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Where does Do find icons?

Asked by Y-H on 2010-06-29

I've had a difficult time changing the icons displayed in Do (I'm referring to the icons that are displayed when you begin typing). My general understanding is that Do looks to see what is set under System > Preferences > Main Menu. Indeed, changing the icon there and restarting Do usually does change the icon that shows up in Do. However, there are situations when this method fails; in those situations, I generally try editing .desktop files and running gtk-update-icon-cache. Nevertheless, there are icons that I've been unable to change in Do.

Basically, I'm looking for a definitive and sure method for changing icons in Do.

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2010-06-29
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2010-07-08
SoWeLie (sowelie) said : #1

Hey Chen,

I was wondering the same thing myself. I found a solution here at launchpad: https://answers.launchpad.net/do/+question/75926. It seems that if you goto ~/.local/share/applications, and set the icon for the .desktop file there, gnome-do will pick it up.

Y-H (myaverageorange) said : #2

This appears to work. Thanks!

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