Icon lookup

Alexander Larsson alexl at redhat.com
Mon Oct 4 09:27:07 EEST 2004

On Sat, 2004-10-02 at 14:23 +0200, Tomislav Markovski wrote:
> Hello list,
> How/where is an icon in an icon theme is to be named/placed if the
> .desktop file looks like this:
> gnome-database-properties:
> Icon=libgnomedb/gnome-db.png
> Exec=gnome-database-properties
> Naming the icon "gnome-db.png" and putting it in the apps/ folder does
> not replace the icon when the theme is applied (neither does if it's put
> in apps/libgnomedb).
> Is this .desktop file not conforming the standards?

Icons are looked up according to the icon theme spec, or as plain
filenames in /usr/share/pixmaps/.

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