No icon theme in 4.6?
jannis at xfce.org
Sat Feb 28 12:30:26 CET 2009
On Sat, 28 Feb 2009 12:23:03 +0100
Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at xfce.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 28 Feb 2009 10:32:13 +0000
> Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 10:10 AM, Yves-Alexis Perez
> > <corsac at debian.org> wrote:
> > > On sam, 2009-02-28 at 09:01 +0000, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> > >> Please, tell me that I am missing something here!
> > >
> > > Sure there is no icon theme (nobody had time to port Rodent to XDG
> > > specs). Stephan has started a new theme but it's far from
> > > complete. I brought attention on this numerous time because we
> > > couldn't ship a desktop like this in Debian. But tango-icon-theme
> > > has just been relicensed to public domain so, at least for
> > > Debian, we'll depend on tango-icon-theme so it could be used, and
> > > force the default theme to be tango in config files.
> > I don't care about Tango or whatever, I don't care about politics
> > and Tango is free enough for me, but I do care that Xfce by
> > default looks crap because we use a theme that is not available by
> > default!
> > I do have Tango icon theme installed, but nevertheless if
> > xfce4-icon-theme is not installed, there is no icon in either the
> > panel nor the file manager, not even in menus. I see this as a major
> > problem, that's why I truly hope that we did not released Xfce as
> > such and I am missing something obvious here...
> > Simple question, do we try test the changes we make? I mean, did
> > anybody else has ever tried to do the default install, create a new
> > user and see how it looks?
> I did and with Tango installed, it looks fine. Since you're missing
> all icons even though you do have an icon theme installed (Tango),
> that sounds like different problem to me. Maybe no hicolor theme?
> Maybe no icon theme selected at all (maybe we should add a default
> for Tango)?
Ok, once I removed gnome-icon-theme from the Xubuntu system I installed
4.6 on, it didn't look so good anymore. Choosing Tango manually helped
though. So I guess we need a default setting for that.
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