missing a .desktop files howto

D. Marlin damarlin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 10:35:27 PDT 2008

Rodney Dawes wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-09-04 at 11:28 -0500, D. Marlin wrote:
>> I'm not an expert on this, but one location where you can place an icon 
>> is in $PREFIX/share/pixmaps, i.e.:
>>    /usr/share/pixmaps/
>> You'll find a lot of icons there.
>> As I understand it, there are alternate icon locations that make up the 
>> search path, including paths for themes, but I don't know the full 
>> search path right now.  Maybe someone else here can clue me in.  ;-)
> The "pixmaps" directory is deprecated in favor of icon themes. See
> the Icon Theme Specification (and the Icon Naming Specification). :)

Will do.  Thanks for the pointers.


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