what on earth??
james at grayonline.id.au
Sun Feb 26 21:37:12 UTC 2006
On Sunday 26 February 2006 15:18, gabe wrote:
> oh what a balls-up. Like I said in my first email the drop down list of
> sizes in Kcontrol and System Settings had gone blank, and when I clicked
> the RESET button at the bottom the app crashed. Before I reinstalled I
> deleted .kde in /home and this fixed the problem but also removed all my
> apps settings and config, so I went about restoring the essentials from the
> Trash. After about 30 mins of narking around it was back the way I wanted.
> Seriously though, these kind of things shouldn't be a consequence of
> adjusting the icon size, this is some glitch/bug, hope it's eliminated in
> KDE 3.5.1. Even MS Windows doesn't get its pants twisted this bad from
> changing a theme or something.
I agree but you need to understand what happened. Not ALL icons are available
in ALL sizes. Have a look through /usr/share/icons and you'll see what I
I wrote a script a long time ago (and have subsequently lost) that re-scaled
the nearest available size to the missing size for all icon sets
in /usr/share/icons. This meant I could set any icon size I wanted and KNEW
all icons would be available.
You can script something yourself if you want to. Install the "imagemagick"
package (sudo apt-get install imagemagick) and then "man convert". Add some
"find" commands, a dash of "sed" and "awk" wrap it all up in "bash" and be
prepared for some pain.
If enough people beg me, I might find the time to recreate the script :)
Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored.
-- George Saunders' dying words
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