Changing Default Desktop Icons

Erik Harrison erikharrison at
Fri Aug 11 06:10:43 CEST 2006

You can't change the icon for a file, but you can create a desktop
file for it which itself will be treated as a launcher, with custom
icons and the works

On 8/10/06, tomw at <tomw at> wrote:
> Is it possibe to change the default desktop icon for a shell script?
> I've got a favorite windows game (Cribbage) ... that I startup using wine in a shell script.
> If I create a link or copy the file to the desktop I'm unable to chnge the icon.
> Am I doing some thing wrong?
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