Pidgin 2.6.6 use the default theme instead of the configured theme for GTK 2.0

gialloporpora gialloporpora at
Tue Mar 30 12:22:02 EDT 2010

Daniel Atallah-2 wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 10:17, gialloporpora <gialloporpora at>
> wrote:
>> Dear all pidgin users,
>> yesterday I have updated to Pidgin 2.6.6 on Windows XP SP3 from version
>> 2.5,
>> and I have encountered 2 problems with Pidgin:
>> 1) (solved with Google) when starting Pidgin an error of file missing
>> (iconv.dll) appear, I have fixed it
>> 2) Now Pidgin have the default theme and not the GTK theme as before of
>> updating it
>> I have no fixed the second problem, I have tried to search without
>> finding
>> anything.
>> The GTK theme is well configured, if I run the GTK theme selector:
>> %commonprogramfiles%\gtk\2.0\bin\gtkthemeselector.exe
>>  i uses the correct theme:
>>  <_img src="gtk.png" border="0" />
>>  but when I start Pidgin it uses the default theme:
>>  before to update to version 2.6 all worked fine.
>>  Somebody could help me to solve this problem (not very important)?
>>  Since I have installed Gimp, is it possible that it have installed
>> another
>> GTK version and that now Pidgin use this new version?
>>  It exists a way to know  the path of DLL loaded by Pidgin? In this way I
>> could see what version of GTK is loaded by Pidgin.
> Help->About will tell you which GTK+ version is in use.
> ProcessExplorer
> ( will
> tell you which DLLs are in use.
> The problem is almost certainly caused by a conflicting GTK+ installation.
> -D
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Thank you, Daniel, for you help, sorry if I have reply to author and not to
the list.
I have solved: 

I think that the problem is due  the PyGTK module that I have installed 2
weeks ago.

Thanks again

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