Changing the default icon in the System Tray

Jonas Norlander jonorland at
Sun Jan 25 13:29:55 UTC 2009

2009/1/25 Constantinos Maltezos <pandarsson at>:
> On Sunday 25 January 2009 6:36:17 am Amichai Rotman wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am running Kubuntu 8.04.2 with KDE 3.5.10.
>> I would like to change the defaul icon for the KBluetooth daemon.
>> Is it possible? If yes - how?
> Technically, it's possible.  But it involves getting the source, changing the
> icon and compiling.  Practically, I'd say no.  The system tray icons generally
> aren't made to be changed, sadly.

Are you sure? Most of the times the icons and pictures for KDE are
normal png files and is stored in /usr/share/icons/ or somewhere under
/usr/share/kde4/. So I think it would be possible to backup the icon
in question and replace it with the one you wont.

/ Jonas

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