mclasen at redhat.com
Tue Mar 2 10:45:50 PST 2010
On Tue, 2010-03-02 at 15:26 +0100, Kai-Uwe Behrmann wrote:
> I am searching for a way to tell filemanagers about a certain mime type
> and a according icon. What I could do is to install the mime type xml file
> in the style described here:
> Additional I have added a <generic-icon name="oyranos_logo"/> element. But
> this seems to have no effect (dolphin and nautilus). In fact this icon is
> provided as PNG in:
> ~/.local/share/icons/hicolor/128x128/apps/oyranos_logo.png and
> The icons in that paths are used for applications just fine, e.g.
> Is my mime xml file somehow wrong (attached)?
> Is on freedesktop.org a tutorial on how to install a application including
> a own data format?
> I must admit the spec pages on freedesktop.org is somewhat confusing.
> There are even specs which do not have a date inside, especially the
> "Shared MIME-info Database" spec.
> Perhaps the generic-icon element is simply not yet implemented?
generic-icon is implemented just fine in gvs and nautilus.
As a first step in untangling your problem, I would recommend running
gvfs-info on one of the files you expect to show that icon, and study
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