jmak jozmak at gmail.com
Sat Jan 20 17:52:29 UTC 2007

On 1/20/07, Jari Rahkonen <jari.rahkonen at pp1.inet.fi> wrote:
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> jmak kirjoitti:
> > On 1/19/07, Jari Rahkonen <jari.rahkonen at pp1.inet.fi> wrote:
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> >> [SNIP]
> >>
> >> Are you sure your current icon theme doesn't override the icons
> >> installed by the packages? Tango, for example, provides symlinked
> >> substitute icons for most of these, including the orage/xfcalendar icon
> >> you mentioned, xfcalendar.(png|svg). Look in the 48x48/apps and
> >> scalable/apps directories of your current theme and it's fallbacks to
> >> see if they provide these icons.
> >>
> >> If all you want is to see your new icons in action after you've placed
> >> them in hicolor, you can simply switch to the "rodent" icon theme
> >> provided by Xfce (it should be available, at least if you're running
> >> Xubuntu Edgy, don't know about Feisty) or hicolor so the default icons
> >> will be picked up. And I tested, no need to restart xfce-mcs-manager,
> >> just change the icon theme.
> >>
> >
> > Jari,
> >
> > The icon locations are very inconsistent. The orage icon, for instance
> > in the tango scalable folder. But I am unable to find the printer
> > icon, which is a rodent style icon, completely outdated and
> > stylistically speaking doesn't fit in with the the rest of the icons.
> > That one we have to replace because it stick out so badly that hurts.
> > I modified the tango printer icon to go with the other icons, now we
> > just have to find where the original icon that we have to replace.
> > There is one in the rodent directory, I replaced that icon thinking
> > that this was the one the setting manager points to but nothing
> > happened. After I went through all the directories searching for the
> > original printer and the panel icons, but no luck. If anyone could
> > help me to locate the source icons it would be great.
> > I had a bit of success identifying the Panel manager icon and I
> > already modified that one. Look at the attachments. This is the kind
> > of panel icon I want in the setting manager as well.
> >
> > The other attachment goes in a separate mail because it keep bouncing.
> >
> > Jmak
> >
> Hi Jozsef,
> If you re-read my last mail (quoted at the top of this mail), you'll see
> why the settings manager picks up icons from different themes. You're
> using a theme that has identically named icons that override the
> defaults in hicolor/rodent. Which is to be expected. What good are
> different icon themes if they don't change your icons, right? :)
> You should probably just wait until a default icon theme is picked for
> Xubuntu Feisty and provide your icons there. Take note that some of the
> packages in Xfce 4.4.0 (which I gather will be released tomorrow) like
> xfprint have changed their config plugin icon names (xfprint.svg ->
> printer.svg) to ensure theme compatibility and none of them install
> icons in rodent any more. So, as I said, it might be better to put off
> fiddling with the icons until a default theme is picked and you're ready
> to install Feisty for testing.
> - - Jari
> PS: If you want to see what a package installs into /usr/share/icons,
> you could for example check the Installed Files tab of a package
> properties dialog in Synaptic or alternatively run the command
> $ dpkg-query -L [package] | grep icons
> If you need to find the package that installs a specific icon, run
> $ dpkg-query -S [icon file path]

Thanks Jari,

I think I wait with the icons as you said to see what changes come
with feisty, and then I pick up the issue again.

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