Missing icons - SOLVED

David dgboles at gmail.com
Sun Sep 1 00:35:30 CEST 2013

On 8/31/2013 4:41 PM, killermoehre wrote:
> Am 31.08.2013 21:07, schrieb David:
>> On 8/31/2013 1:59 PM, killermoehre wrote:
>>> Am 31.08.2013 19:27, schrieb David:
>>>> Again I apologize. As you can see I have posted this to two places that
>>>> are directly involved. I have recieved nothing but acknowledgment that
>>>> this is broken and it appears that either they don't care or they can't
>>>> fix it.
>>>> Would anyone here be able to offer some suggestions or help?
>>>> ======================================================================
>>>> I apologize for posting this to two lists. However I posted this to the
>>>> Fedora Testers list on August 17 and Rex Dieter was the only person to
>>>> reply. I appreciate his help. But since it did not solve this situation
>>>> I would like to ask this here with a slight modification.
>>>> In Rawhide (which should have been Branched to future Fedora 20 but now)
>>>> with Xfce as the desktop the icons in the greeter have been missing, for
>>>> me, for several weeks. Which means that they are missing in bothe the
>>>> Fedora 20 Branch and in my Rawhide which is now to be Fedora 21. Would
>>>> anyone happen to know what package provides them?
>>> Hi David,
>>> In Arch, I use hicolor-icon-theme, gnome-icon-theme,
>>> gnome-icon-theme-symbolic and the icon-naming-utils. This provides a
>>> very well base for the icon theme of my choice, Faenza.
>>> Regards
>> Thank you. I had all but  icon-naming-utils  installed. Switching
>> between various icon themes is easier but it has no affect on the
>> missing icons in the Greeter screen.
>> Thank you again.
> At least for lightdm you need to specify the icon theme in the config file.

A *really* big thank you sir!

That was it. In the above mentioned Fedoras that line is commented out
with a '#' and there is no icon-theme named after the '='.

Editing both of those solved this.

I will add it to their Bugzilla. If you are interested:


Thank you again.



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