Small contribution

Etan Reisner pidgin at
Wed Apr 29 13:32:01 EDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 01:28:14PM -0400, John Bailey wrote:
> Richard Laager wrote:
> > On Tue, 2009-04-28 at 08:24 +0100, Luc Ducazu wrote:
> >> I could be mistaken, but is is my understanding that these GtkSettings
> >> are global settings, aren't they?
> >> I just want not to have tooltips in the main pidgin window. Tooltips
> >> for other applications are fine.
> The settings are global, yes; however, Pidgin respects a private gtkrc-2.0 file
> located at ~/.purple/gtkrc-2.0 for settings intended solely for Pidgin.
> John

The fact that GTK+ makes it necessary for applications to do this on their
own is something I have always found unfortunate. Even more so as they
move more things to being backed by XSettings and thus the global gtkrc
settings are ignored.


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