Strange Icon sizes in menu [12.10]
Aere at Dvorak-Keyboards.com
Fri Oct 19 21:51:45 UTC 2012
I do not know the cause. I was merely presenting information on which I
might have a unique perspective.
On Fri, 2012-10-19 at 14:34 -0700, Ryan Porter wrote:
> That sounds plausible... Only thing is it definitely didn't do that in
> 12.04; I just reinstalled Lubuntu 12.10 from scratch (not saving files,
> etc.) and it still has this problem with those applications. Did the
> menu use to automatically scale the icons?
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: RE: Strange Icon sizes in menu [12.10]
> From: Aere Greenway <Aere at Dvorak-Keyboards.com>
> Date: Fri, October 19, 2012 12:36 pm
> To: Ryan Porter <websterhamster at felton4h.net>
> Cc: 神癒礁湖 "(Rafael Laguna)" <rafaellaguna at gmail.com>, Alexander
> Andjelkovic <andjelkovic at gmail.com>, Lubuntu Users
> <lubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> On Fri, 2012-10-19 at 12:01 -0700, Ryan Porter wrote: Thanks for the
> repsonses. I don't think this is a bug, it's most likelysomething wrong
> in a config file. And it most likely is caused by adisconnect between
> some standard in 12.04 and 12.10.Here's the
> going to redo my install from scratch and see if that solves
> it.Sincerely,Ryan All:
> Having looked at a number of Debian packages to see how they work, I
> have noticed that icons can be supplied in different sizes, and
> different formats.
> The application (amsynth) supplies two icons in its Debian package,
> putting them in the "/usr/share/pixmaps" folder:
> amsynth.png (which is a more typical size, but is still
> unusual, in being 48 x 49 pixels)
> amsynth.xpm (which is much bigger (108 x 105 pixels) than
> any of the other icons in that folder)
> From your screenshot, the second icon (the '.xpm') is actually used.
> According to the gimp graphics editor, this icon is 108 pixels wide, by
> 105 pixels high. Typically, an icon is 32 x 32 pixels, or 16 x 16
> pixels. This one (as supplied in its Debian package) is huge.
> -- Sincerely,Aere
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