4.2 Newbie: Icons in Desktop Menu?
djc at cisco.com
Thu Dec 2 16:25:21 CET 2004
Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> nope, this has nothing to do with gtk themes.
> the only thing i can think off offhand is that you have the XDG_DATA_DIRS
> env var set to something weird. (usually most people shouldn't have it
> set at all, and we have a sane default, right benny?)
> oh also... something silly. are you using a self-customised menu in
> your homedir from a 4.0.x install? it won't just magically pick up icons;
> you need to tell it what they are. the autogenerated system menu will
> do icons if the entry has one listed in its .desktop file. i'd suggest
> moving your ~/.config/xfce4/menu.xml aside and check out the default menu
> (force xfdesktop to reload by running 'xfdesktop -reload'). if that
> still doesn't give you icons, then the problem is elswehere.
Not silly at all. I am in fact using a menu generated by menumaker
some time ago. This would explain my case, at least. I will try out
the auto-generated menu sometime soon and see if that suits my needs
any better than menumaker (although I do like the "recently used"
support from menumaker).
Don Christensen Senior Software Development Engineer
djc at cisco.com Cisco Systems, Santa Cruz, CA
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