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Re: [trinity-users] Help Icon Issue

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2018 16:19:11 +0100
Could it be, that you have a permission problem? Who owns the desktop or icons?


Am Sonntag, 11. März 2018 schrieb Danny W. Burdick:
> These are the fish I can think of...
> 
> What does Trinity Control Center say? Can you change the icon theme there?
> 
> Thierry
> 
> 
> Ah...you've opened up a symptom.....good...good...
> Found none of the tde installed icons sets would let me change an icon on the desktop using kdesktop/properties/select-icon
> But two that had been externally installed worked fine...gnome and adwait
> 
> Using Trinity Control Center as root it allowed me to remove all other themes except I wanted to try and rescue crystalSVG so I left it
> and exhaustively compared and investigated...but no obvious issues with permissions or missing pieces.
> 
> I just wish someone with in-depth knowledge of this issue could tell me where the path or symlink is that tells
> Select - Icon Kdesktop where to look for those crystalSVG icons...
> 
> I'm pretty sure if I installed an external downloaded theme say the new crystalSVG it would work...but hate to do that...
> I even reinstalled
> tdebase-data-trinity (crystalSVG actual icons)
> tdeartwork           (all the others except mono)
> tde-icons-mono-trinity (monochrome)
> 
> And it puts them all back but the system still cannot find them...
> 
> When you go to desktop and have the system set for any of the tde installed themes now
> and you pick out an icon on the desktop
> you select properties
> and then click on that icon
> boom lala land....cursor forever...even let it run overnight...
> 
> but if you switch to and externally installed theme
> it goes right to the different locations...and shows those icons for you to visually select and change as you wish
> 
> In all folders
> 
> /actions
> /animations
> /apps
> /categories
> /devices
> /emblems
> etc....etc....etc...
> 
> Danny
> 
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