New Gentoo install - why does main menu not have icons?

David Mohr squisher at
Tue Mar 2 04:55:29 CET 2010

On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 8:43 PM, Mark Knecht <markknecht at> wrote:
> I've just done a complete Gentoo install from scratch. The machine is
> up and running (I'm using it now) and XFCE looks good so far but one
> thing I notice is that the main XFCE menu on the bottom left doesn't
> have any icons associated with about 1/2 of the items. (Specifically
> Settings, accessories, Development, Multimedia and System)
> Is there some package the Gentoo devs have made optional that might
> fill all that in?
> I've not seen this on my other machines which also have either Gnome,
> KDE or both. This machine has neither and shows the problem.

Have you installed an icon theme like tango?


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