Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 14th Feb 2009 12:55 UTC
Google A major complaint about Google's Chrome web browser has been that so far, it is still not available on anything other than Windows. Google promised to deliver Chrome to Mac OS X and Linux as well, but as it turns out, this is a little harder than they anticipated, Ben Goodger, Google's Chrome interface lead, has explained in an email. It has also been revealed what toolkit the Linux version of Chrome will use: Gtk+.
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RE[3]: Yes!
by dnas.dnas on Sat 14th Feb 2009 21:51 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Yes!"
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Another thing to add to that point: Qt 4.5 will come with QGtkStyle which directly calls into GTK+ to handle the drawing (which involves quite a few hoops to jump through. GTK+'s drawing API is awful). For older Qt, you can compile it separately with some fiddling. It does its job incredibly well. Native GTK+ file dialogs, the widgets look right, etc.

There is an equivalent for GTK+, but it's hacked together by one guy, unstable, and rather badly lacking in areas, whereas QGtkStyle is officially maintained by Trolltech.

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