A blog about someones first time with a Linux desktop which mentions Pidgin

Etan Reisner pidgin at unreliablesource.net
Tue Apr 29 12:29:06 EDT 2008

On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 04:22:10PM +0100, Phil Hannent wrote:
> Looking at the screenshot from the blog I can see that the window manager
> kind of obscures that fact that the combo box is a combo box, it looks more
> static than something I have to select.  The way around it would be to
> switch to a list view or radio buttons, neither of which I like.
> Regards
> Phil Hannent

That's not a window manager thing that's a GTK+ theme thing and yes some
GTK+ themes are worse than others at making things look like proper
clickable dropdowns (though truth be told I'm not sure what makes
something look like a proper clickable dropdown either).


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