I also want through this issue with gtk-qt-engine-kde4. I somehow workaround
it without the need to install vim-gnome.
After some time, I installed gtk2-engines-oxygen and wanted to try it, I
did. After installing it, in the "gtk styles and fonts" KDE system settings
dialog, I chose "Use KDE style in gtk applications." Most gtk applications
used the KDE style, but vim-gtk stopped working again.
I then chose "Use another style" option in that dialog, either oxygen-gtk or
So I guess the problem doesn't really come from the gtk style, but from the
way KDE styles overlays gtk.
Raúl Sánchez Siles
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