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Launcher icons
« on: June 05, 2014, 10:34:08 AM »


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I've worked out how to setup a launcher on the desktop and how to assign an icon to it.
Question I'd like to ask is where are the icon folders and can I add some of my own and in what format if I can.

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« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2014, 12:49:49 AM »


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I know that icon files are in .png format in the /usr/share/icons and the hidden .icons folder inside the /home/<username> folder. Different themes have different icons and icon sizes, and are broken down into several categories within the theme's folders.

The following was stolen from:

/usr/share/icons/ typically contains pre-installed themes (shared by all users) ~/.icons/ typically contains folders with the themes installed by the user.

Also, many applications have their icons in /usr/share/pixmaps/ or in the folder with the same name as the application under /usr/share/...

As always, anyone else is free to add to any of this - or to correct me, if I'm wrong...


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