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 What is GTK?
    GTK is a library for creating graphical user interfaces similar to
 the Motif "look and feel". It is designed to be small and efficient, but
 still flexible enough to allow the programmer freedom in the interfaces
 created. GTK allows the programmer to use a variety of standard user
 interface widgets ( Widgets) such as push, radio and check
 buttons, menus, lists and frames. It also provides several "container"
 widgets which can be used to control the layout of the user interface
    GTK provides some unique features. (At least, I know of no other
 widget library which provides them). For example, a button does not
 contain a label, it contains a child widget, which in most instances
 will be a label. However, the child widget can also be a pixmap, image
 or any combination possible the programmer desires. This flexibility is
 adhered to throughout the library.
    To make life easier for you, GTK presents this flexibility in a
 uniform framework.  Specifically, it implements its own support for
 object oriented programming that is well adapted to the purposes of a
 user interface toolkit and it aims at providing a reasonable sane and
 disciplined programming interface.  This uniformity and discipline is
 intended to make it easy and reliable to access GTK from languages other
 than C.  Especially more dynamic languages like Perl, Python or Scheme
 will find amble support, and in fact, bindings to these languages
 already exist.
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