Garud Welcome App Not Respecting Theme

System:
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    parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen
    root=UUID=ee197dc0-f3e2-42c3-8a13-f72183d2c1a6 rw [email protected]
    quiet
    cryptdevice=UUID=14385f9d-8949-45d9-82e6-c24a744dccdd:luks-14385f9d-8949-45d9-82e6-c24a744dccdd
    root=/dev/mapper/luks-14385f9d-8949-45d9-82e6-c24a744dccdd quiet splash
    rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0
    resume=/dev/mapper/luks-53e21b32-061f-4a63-96b1-bc267509f995 loglevel=3
    ibt=off
  Desktop: Cinnamon v: 5.6.4 tk: GTK v: 3.24.35 wm: muffin vt: 7 dm: 1: GDM
    v: 43.0 note: stopped 2: LightDM v: 1.32.0 Distro: Garuda Linux
    base: Arch Linux
Machine:
  Type: Laptop System: Micro-Star product: GP63 Leopard 8RD v: REV:1.0
    serial: <superuser required> Chassis: type: 10 serial: <superuser required>
  Mobo: Micro-Star model: MS-16P6 v: REV:1.0 serial: <superuser required>
    UEFI: American Megatrends v: E16P6IMS.109 date: 05/22/2019
Battery:
  ID-1: BAT1 charge: 39.5 Wh (95.4%) condition: 41.4/53.4 Wh (77.5%)
    volts: 11.9 min: 10.9 model: MSI Corp. MS-16P6 type: Li-ion serial: N/A
    status: not charging
  Device-1: hidpp_battery_0 model: Logitech Wireless Touch Keyboard K400
    serial: <filter> charge: 55% (should be ignored) rechargeable: yes
    status: discharging
CPU:
  Info: model: Intel Core i7-8750H bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Coffee Lake
    gen: core 8 level: v3 note: check built: 2018 process: Intel 14nm family: 6
    model-id: 0x9E (158) stepping: 0xA (10) microcode: 0xF0
  Topology: cpus: 1x cores: 6 tpc: 2 threads: 12 smt: enabled cache:
    L1: 384 KiB desc: d-6x32 KiB; i-6x32 KiB L2: 1.5 MiB desc: 6x256 KiB
    L3: 9 MiB desc: 1x9 MiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 2358 high: 4099 min/max: 800/4100 scaling:
    driver: intel_pstate governor: powersave cores: 1: 2200 2: 2200 3: 2200
    4: 4099 5: 2200 6: 2200 7: 2200 8: 2200 9: 2200 10: 2200 11: 2200 12: 2200
    bogomips: 52799
  Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx
  Vulnerabilities:
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  Type: l1tf mitigation: PTE Inversion; VMX: conditional cache flushes, SMT
    vulnerable
  Type: mds mitigation: Clear CPU buffers; SMT vulnerable
  Type: meltdown mitigation: PTI
  Type: mmio_stale_data mitigation: Clear CPU buffers; SMT vulnerable
  Type: retbleed mitigation: IBRS
  Type: spec_store_bypass mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via
    prctl
  Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer
    sanitization
  Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: IBRS, IBPB: conditional, RSB filling,
    PBRSB-eIBRS: Not affected
  Type: srbds mitigation: Microcode
  Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected
Graphics:
  Device-1: Intel CoffeeLake-H GT2 [UHD Graphics 630] vendor: Micro-Star MSI
    driver: i915 v: kernel arch: Gen-9.5 process: Intel 14nm built: 2016-20
    ports: active: HDMI-A-2 off: eDP-1 empty: DP-1,HDMI-A-1 bus-ID: 00:02.0
    chip-ID: 8086:3e9b class-ID: 0300
  Device-2: NVIDIA GP107M [GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile]
    vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: nvidia v: 525.60.11
    alternate: nouveau,nvidia_drm non-free: 520.xx+
    status: current (as of 2022-10) arch: Pascal code: GP10x
    process: TSMC 16nm built: 2016-21 pcie: gen: 1 speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 16
    link-max: gen: 3 speed: 8 GT/s bus-ID: 01:00.0 chip-ID: 10de:1c8c
    class-ID: 0302
  Device-3: Acer HD Webcam type: USB driver: uvcvideo bus-ID: 1-13:7
    chip-ID: 5986:211b class-ID: 0e02
  Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 21.1.4 with: Xwayland v: 22.1.5 driver: X:
    loaded: modesetting,nvidia dri: iris gpu: i915 display-ID: :0 screens: 1
  Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1360x768 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 360x203mm (14.17x7.99")
    s-diag: 413mm (16.27")
  Monitor-1: HDMI-A-2 mapped: HDMI-2 pos: primary model: NS-39D220NA16
    serial: <filter> built: 2015 res: 1360x768 hz: 60 dpi: 49 gamma: 1.2
    size: 698x392mm (27.48x15.43") diag: 976mm (38.4") ratio: 16:9 modes:
    max: 1360x768 min: 720x400
  Monitor-2: eDP-1 note: disabled model: LG Display 0x0590 built: 2017
    res: 1360x768 dpi: 142 gamma: 1.2 size: 344x194mm (13.54x7.64")
    diag: 395mm (15.5") ratio: 16:9 modes: 1920x1080
  API: OpenGL v: 4.6 Mesa 22.2.3 renderer: Mesa Intel UHD Graphics 630 (CFL
    GT2) direct render: Yes
Audio:
  Device-1: Intel Cannon Lake PCH cAVS vendor: Micro-Star MSI
    driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel alternate: snd_soc_skl,snd_sof_pci_intel_cnl
    bus-ID: 00:1f.3 chip-ID: 8086:a348 class-ID: 0403
  Sound API: ALSA v: k6.0.11-zen1-1-zen running: yes
  Sound Interface: sndio v: N/A running: no
  Sound Server-1: PulseAudio v: 16.1 running: no
  Sound Server-2: PipeWire v: 0.3.61 running: yes
Network:
  Device-1: Intel Cannon Lake PCH CNVi WiFi driver: iwlwifi v: kernel
    bus-ID: 00:14.3 chip-ID: 8086:a370 class-ID: 0280
  IF: wlan0 state: down mac: <filter>
  Device-2: Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2400 Gigabit Ethernet
    vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: alx v: kernel pcie: gen: 1 speed: 2.5 GT/s
    lanes: 1 port: 3000 bus-ID: 03:00.0 chip-ID: 1969:e0a1 class-ID: 0200
  IF: enp3s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Bluetooth:
  Device-1: Intel Bluetooth 9460/9560 Jefferson Peak (JfP) type: USB
    driver: btusb v: 0.8 bus-ID: 1-14:8 chip-ID: 8087:0aaa class-ID: e001
  Report: bt-adapter ID: hci0 rfk-id: 1 state: down
    bt-service: enabled,running rfk-block: hardware: no software: yes
    address: <filter>
Drives:
  Local Storage: total: 1.84 TiB used: 831.24 GiB (44.1%)
  SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required.
  ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 maj-min: 259:0 vendor: Samsung model: SSD 970 EVO 1TB
    size: 931.51 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 31.6 Gb/s
    lanes: 4 type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 2B2QEXE7 temp: 41.9 C scheme: GPT
  ID-2: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 model: SATA SSD size: 953.87 GiB block-size:
    physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s type: SSD serial: <filter>
    rev: 61.3 temp: 33 C scheme: MBR
Partition:
  ID-1: / raw-size: 914.2 GiB size: 914.2 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 404.47 GiB (44.2%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/dm-0 maj-min: 254:0
    mapped: luks-14385f9d-8949-45d9-82e6-c24a744dccdd
  ID-2: /boot/efi raw-size: 300 MiB size: 299.4 MiB (99.80%)
    used: 752 KiB (0.2%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/nvme0n1p1 maj-min: 259:1
  ID-3: /home raw-size: 914.2 GiB size: 914.2 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 404.47 GiB (44.2%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/dm-0 maj-min: 254:0
    mapped: luks-14385f9d-8949-45d9-82e6-c24a744dccdd
  ID-4: /var/log raw-size: 914.2 GiB size: 914.2 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 404.47 GiB (44.2%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/dm-0 maj-min: 254:0
    mapped: luks-14385f9d-8949-45d9-82e6-c24a744dccdd
  ID-5: /var/tmp raw-size: 914.2 GiB size: 914.2 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 404.47 GiB (44.2%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/dm-0 maj-min: 254:0
    mapped: luks-14385f9d-8949-45d9-82e6-c24a744dccdd
Swap:
  Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
  ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 15.47 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 100
    dev: /dev/zram0
  ID-2: swap-2 type: partition size: 17.01 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%)
    priority: -2 dev: /dev/dm-1 maj-min: 254:1
    mapped: luks-53e21b32-061f-4a63-96b1-bc267509f995
Sensors:
  System Temperatures: cpu: 45.0 C pch: 64.0 C mobo: N/A
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Info:
  Processes: 370 Uptime: 2h 10m wakeups: 15 Memory: 15.47 GiB
  used: 4.3 GiB (27.8%) Init: systemd v: 252 default: graphical
  tool: systemctl Compilers: gcc: 12.2.0 alt: 11 clang: 14.0.6 Packages: 2350
  pm: pacman pkgs: 2344 libs: 572 tools: cylon,octopi,pamac,paru,trizen,yay
  pm: flatpak pkgs: 6 Shell: Bash v: 5.1.16 running-in: gnome-terminal
  inxi: 3.3.23
Garuda (2.6.10-1):
  System install date:     2022-12-03
  Last full system update: 2022-12-05 ↻
  Is partially upgraded:   No
  Relevant software:       NetworkManager
  Windows dual boot:       No/Undetected
  Snapshots:               Snapper
  Failed units: 

Issue: Garuda apps are showing in light theme mode instead of dark theme mode.
Themes:
Applications: Sweet-Dark
Icons: Beautyline
Desktop: Sweet-Dark

Have picture of issue but cannot upload due to new users not being allowed to upload images.

Appreciate any assistance.

I believe those apps are themed with Qt instead of GTK--I'm not sure if that is a clue, but perhaps this would be a good place to start: Uniform look for Qt and GTK applications - ArchWiki

What was your method for changing the theme?

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Make sure you have a dark theme installed
and activated before configuring qt apps!

nano ~/.config/Trolltech.conf
add lines:
[Qt]
style=GTK+

For Debian/Linux Mint/Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install qt5-style-plugins
For Arch Linux:
sudo pacman -S qt5-styleplugins

sudo nano /etc/environment
add lines:
QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=gtk2

also, this line may be added in case you still have light-colored apps after reboot:
QT_STYLE_OVERRIDE=gtk2

If you are going to copy and paste from a resource you found, you should link to the resource so others can read it. The way you have pasted it into the thread, it is missing a lot of context that would make it useful to someone who wants to learn more.

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What about qt5-settings-manager and/or kvantum-manager?
And Garuda use micro, btw. :slight_smile:

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kvantum-manager does have a "respect dark themes" option under Configure Active Themes > Safe Settings > Hacks

I'm unsure if editing the file(s) manually caused this option to become checked or not.

I was unaware of the micro tool. Nice tool to use.

Thank you for the support. Keep up the great work.

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