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QuickTip: Fix Eclipse Galileo Buttons on Ubuntu 9.10

There’s a nasty upstream bug in GTK present in Ubuntu 9.10 that makes Eclipse Galileo all but unusable – specifically it makes clicking many buttons with the mouse just stop working. You can use tab and spacebar to make it work, but that’s not much of a workaround. All you need to do is set an environment variable before starting Eclipse: