GTK Engines-2.20.2

Introduction to GTK Engines

The GTK Engines package contains eight themes/engines and two additional engines for GTK2.



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Package Information

GTK Engines Dependencies




Lua-5.4.4 and Which-2.21 (required for test suite)

User Notes:

Installation of GTK Engines

Install GTK Engines by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--enable-lua --with-system-lua: Use these switches if you installed Lua and want to build Lua theming engine.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries:,,,,,, and (GTK-2 engines libraries)
Installed Directories: /usr/lib/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/engines, /usr/share/gtk-engines, /usr/share/themes/Clearlooks, /usr/share/themes/Crux, /usr/share/themes/Industrial, /usr/share/themes/Mist, /usr/share/themes/Redmond and /usr/share/themes/ThinIce
Installed Themes: Clearlooks, Crux, Industrial, Mist, Redmond and ThinIce

Short Descriptions

engine libraries

are manager systems for specific themes