How can I make my Qt app look like GTK?

2019-03-02 by No Comments

How can I make my Qt app look like GTK?

Using a GTK icon theme in Qt apps If you are running Plasma, install kde-gtk-config and select the icon-theme under System Settings > Application Style > GTK. If you are using GNOME, first check if dconf-editor is installed.

How do I set my Qt theme?

To switch themes, select Tools > Options > Environment, and then select a theme in the Theme field. You can use the Qt Creator text and code editors with your favorite color scheme that defines how code elements are highlighted and which background color is used.

Which apps use GTK?


  • GNU Paint.
  • Inkscape.
  • gThumb.
  • gPhoto.
  • Eye of GNOME.
  • Sushi.
  • Shotwell.
  • What is QGnomePlatform?

    QGnomePlatform is a Qt Platform Theme aimed to accomodate as much of GNOME settings as possible and utilize them in Qt applications without modifying them – making them fit into the environment as well as possible.

    Does Xfce use GTK or Qt?

    Historically, most of the applications you use on Cinnamon, MATE, and Xfce are Gtk based while most applications you use on KDE are Qt based.

    What is kvantum manager?

    Kvantum Manager can be used to manage your kvantum themes and settings. This also includes ‘hacks’ such as transparent Dolphin view, blur, icon sizes, and more.

    How do I activate kvantum?

    To do this, follow the steps below.

    1. Step 1: Download the latest Kvantum source. You can either download the latest Kvantum release, or grab the latest Kvantum code via Git:
    2. Step 2: Install the build dependencies.
    3. Step 3: Compile Kvantum.
    4. Step 4: Install Kvantum.

    Should I use QT or GTK?

    I would recommend Qt, because it’s more than GUI, it has nice Python bindings (so does Gtk), and GUI libraries themselves are (subjectively speaking) more pleasant then Gtk. Gtk is on the other hand more common in linux world, so you can probably get more help on the web.

    How to get Qt5 apps to use GTK + style?

    This includes applications like VirtualBox, VLC, qBittorrent, Simple Screen Recoder, the ownCloud desktop client, and so on. This article explains how to fix this and get Qt5 applications to use a Gtk+ 2 style in Debian or Ubuntu (and Linux distributions based on Ubuntu that use a Gnome desktop, like Pop!_OS).

    What’s the difference between Qt and GTK +?

    QT has a concept of slots and signals which introduce new C++ keywords and a preprocessor. Basically, after reading a tutorial you’ll get it easily and will start to love it. I’m now doing iPhone dev and it does feel a bit like Cocoa’s/Interface Builder’s UI paradigm.

    Is there a Qt port for GTK 3?

    The GTK 3 version is included in the gtk3 package, while the GTK 2 version is in gnome-themes-extra. adwaita-qt is a Qt port of the Adwaita theme. Unlike #QGtkStyle, which mimics the GTK 2 theme, it provides a native Qt style made to look like the GTK 3 Adwaita.

    What’s the difference between Qt4 and Qt5?

    This Qt style uses GTK 2 to render all components to blend in with GNOME and similar GTK based environments. Beginning with Qt 4.5, this style is included in Qt. It requires gtk2 to be installed and configured. This is the default Qt4 style in Cinnamon, GNOME and Xfce, and the default Qt5 style in Cinnamon, GNOME, MATE, LXDE and Xfce.