Why Are Icons Lost After Upgrade?

Andreas J. Guelzow aguelzow at taliesin.ca
Tue May 17 23:01:39 CEST 2005

On Tue, 2005-17-05 at 22:27 +0200, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> Rich Shepard wrote:
> >    I've upgraded a couple of hosts here from 4.0.6 -> 4.2.1. The icons on the
> > panel are lost when this happens. Why? I'd like to make that file read only
> > so it's not trashed on the upgrade. That would save me a lot of time.
> > 
> What exactly is lost? Launcher configuration or icon themes? The icon 
> themes were changed between 4.0 and 4.2.

It seems that using the debs from os-cillation, the panel configuration
gets lost. Using the debs from debian experimaental the configuration
was retained.

(I used one set of debs on my home machine, the other on my at work

Prof. Dr. Andreas J. Guelzow
Dept. of Mathematical & Computing Sciences
Concordia University College of Alberta
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