Setting custom icon for panel plugin in xfce4-mcs-manager does not work

Mathias Brodala info at
Tue Jul 10 16:03:07 CEST 2007

Hi Robby.

Robby Workman, 10.07.2007 15:43:
> Mathias Brodala wrote:
>> Mathias Brodala, 10.07.2007 10:55:
>>> Mathias Brodala, 10.07.2007 10:25:
>>>> Brian J. Tarricone, 10.07.2007 04:11:
>>>>> On Mon, 09 Jul 2007 22:44:23 +0200 Mathias Brodala wrote:
>>>>>>> $ gtk-update-icon-cache -f
>>>>>>> No theme index file in '(null)'.
>>>>>>> If you really want to create an icon cache here, use
>>>>>>> --ignore-theme-index.
>>>>> You're using it wrong.  Might want to check --help output.
>>>> Ah, OK. (Hm, xfdesktop4 does not really seem to handle this well. […]
>>> WTF? Thunar is even worse. It starts up in the icon theme’s directory by default
>>> now, instead of the home directory … What is going on here?
>> No, still seems xfdesktop4’s fault since every application launched from the
>> right click menu now starts in that directory.
>>> What is going on here?
>> Good question, indeed.
> Were you in that directory when you started X?

No, since X was started with GDM. This occured for the first time after I ran
"gtk-update-icon-cache" and restarted xfdesktop4 because of its distorted icons.

I have no idea where xfdesktop4 stores this default directory; at least not
within ~/.config.

Regards, Mathias


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