[Request] Possibility to set the Icon attached to the application...
jasper at moongroup.com
Mon Jan 5 11:09:48 CET 2004
Op ma 05-01-2004, om 10:47 schreef Jean-François Wauthy:
> Le lun 05/01/2004 à 04:00, purslow at sympatico.ca a écrit :
> > 040102 Eddahbi Karim wrote:
> > > Some applications haven't any icon by default, like xterms, gpdf ...
> > > so Xfce 4.x attached a default icon to this application
> > > seems to represent 2 orange and white boxes and a smaller red cube.
> > > I would like to change the icon attached to these applications via Xfce.
> > > & to extend this feature to applications which have a default icon
> > > Mozilla, Firebird, GAIM, X-Chat ...
> > this has been asked for before & i too wd like to see it happen,
> > but it was pooh-poohed on the ground that the applic'ns themselves shd do it.
> > my answer to that is that it's quite unrealistic to expect XFCE users
> > to go round chivvying a horde of applic'n developers to add icons.
> > there didn't seem to be a big problem from the programming end:
> > can someone take another look at this request ?
> Why don't use the same way that in wmaker : if the program hasn't any
> icon, wmaker use its default icon and the user can change it.
I think a program like devilspie can do this.
To implement this for xfce you need a daemon that would change the icon
for mapped windows based on WM_CLASS or something. It is possible, but
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