gtk-qt4-engine problems

George Liaskos geo.liaskos at
Sun May 1 10:03:32 UTC 2011

On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 2:22 AM, Ivan Voras <ivoras at> wrote:
> Some time ago it was enough to just install the x11-themes/gtk-qt4-engine
> port and it would show up in KDE4 Application Appearance section. Now, the
> port doesn't even install with the default options (which is problem which
> apparently dates to 2009 :
> and
> when installed with a workaround (either disabling mtree or building without
> bonobo), apparently doesn't work as it doesn't show in the KDE4 settings
> dialogs and GTK applications don't pick it up.
> So in short, my question is: is there any way to make GTK applications pick
> up the QT4 themes, like gtk-qt4-engine was supposed to be doing?
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Hello Ivan,

Try x11/gtkchtheme, you can change gtk themes by running gtk-chtheme
with ALT+F2.
x11-themes/gtk-oxygen-engine is nice, try also the following addon for Firefox


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