More dumb newbie questions

Knapp magick.crow at
Mon Feb 2 22:34:14 GMT 2009

On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 10:50 PM, alan c <aeclist at> wrote:
> John Desmond wrote:
>> Salutations, gentlefolk !
> Welcome to Linux World!
>> I recently switched from Windows to Kubuntu Linux 8.04.1, kernel
>> 2.6.24-14, KDE 3.5.10, and am wondering how to deal with the following
>> annoyances.
>> 1 - Desktop icons - I'd like to change the icons so that 'file folder A'
>>   is represented by one icon on my Desktop, while 'File Folder B', File
>> Folder C', and so on, have different icons.  But when I click on
>> 'Properties' for that folder, then 'Select Icon - K Desktop', and pick a
>> new icon for that folder, the system uses _that_ icon for _all_ file
>> folders on the desktop.  How do I change that ?
> Easy, if I understand you correctly:
> With the folder icon on the desktop, right click Properties,
> then left click the icon area at the top left of the properties
> window.....
> There is a bunch of choice, and if you really want to, there is a way
> of creating your own icon, I looked it up once.
> hth
> --
> alan cocks

I think you are missing his point.
Douglas E Knapp

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