DBeaver Documentation


Troubleshooting system issues



DBeaver is an Eclipse RCP application. Therefore, it may have issues with GTK. Here are known workarounds regarding various issues which may arise.

Fixing screen flickering

  • Add export GTK_IM_MODULE=ibus to ~/.profile.

Parts of DBeaver are white and dark on dark and white theme

To fix the issue, we recommended having a graphical theme which is similar to system one in terms of the color palette.

No more handles because there is no underlying browser available

You need to install libwebkit2gtk library to your system, this will solve the issue and allow you to use DBeaver browser functionality

Theme parsing error

GTK-WARNING xxx:Theme parsing error issue requires you to change the GTK-program-style system settings-appearance-program style(the setting location may vary for different systems).

Gtk box gadget distribute issue

To fix gtk_box_gadget_distribute: assertion size 'size >=0 0' failed in GtkScrollbar issue, you need to remove the overlay scrollbars in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini.

gtk-overlay-scrolling = false