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Natty GTK2 and GTK3

My Ubuntu Natty default shipped GTK2 and Epiphany (browser) 2.x. I wanted to switch to Epiphany 3.x but it comes along with several GTK3 stuff.

This is how I did it

Enable Oneiric reposotiry

Although it's only alpha at this moment, I enabled them in my "sources.list" I did not enable any pinning. Dont forget to apt-get update.

Install wanted softwares and dependences

After installing Epiphany, Evince and Evolution (yes...), It worked well but the aspect of GTK3 windows was different because of my current GTK2 theme was not ported to GTK3 yet. As far as I searched, Radiance and Ambiance were ported so I switched to them on my XFCE Theme manager and all went well. Radiance and Ambiance are part of the light-themes package (on Ubuntu).

GLib-GIO-ERROR **: Settings schema 'org.gtk.Settings.FileChooser' does not contain a key named 'last-folder-uri'

I encoutered that error:

  • Epiphany: When I open the preference menu (the download location?)
  • Evolution: When replying to a message (the attachment folder to open?)
After some search I found:


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