Definition of the current icon theme

Александр Соколов sokoloff.a at
Mon Jan 30 15:58:40 UTC 2017

2017-01-30 15:23 GMT+03:00 Simon McVittie <simon.mcvittie at>:

> I can't help thinking that a desktop environment should really be able to
> start up without writing to disk, and that writes to $XDG_CONFIG_HOME
> should
> only happen when some interesting event occurs (like a user changing
> configuration).
If we will use XDG_CONFIG_DIRS and XDG_CONFIG_DIR, then no problem.
At the start desktop environment will look for files in the following order:
  1. ~/.config/${XDG_CONFIG_PREFIX}xdg-settings.ini
  2. ~/.config/xdg-settings.ini
  3. /etc/xdg/${XDG_CONFIG_PREFIX}xdg-settings.ini
  4. /etc/xdg/xdg-settings.ini

So, if user config not exists  then global settings will be used from

> --
Best regards,
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