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|Summary:||The xterm menu item does not displays an icon for XFCE and KDE|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Massimiliano <massi.ergosum>|
|Component:||xterm||Assignee:||Miroslav Lichvar <mlichvar>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||15||CC:||adaptee, dickey, mlichvar, pertusus, redhat|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|:||847035 (view as bug list)||Environment:|
|Last Closed:||2012-08-07 13:25:32 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Massimiliano 2011-11-19 08:38:28 EST
Description of problem: The xterm menu item does not displays an icon in both my XFCE and KDE environments Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): $ rpm -q xterm xterm-268-1.fc15.i686 How reproducible: Open the applications menu where the xterm item is located: no icon (or default icon) is shown Expected results: An icon shown, that is related to the xterm label Additional info: The file /usr/share/applications/fedora-xterm.desktop contains an entry that points to a icon that is not not present in my system: $ grep -i icon /usr/share/applications/fedora-xterm.desktop Icon=gnome-xterm If I change this entry pointing an image present into the package, then an icon (not very nice, but acceptable) is displayed: Icon=xterm_48x48
Comment 1 Bob Farmer 2011-11-19 10:26:26 EST
The "gnome-xterm" icon appears to be from the "gnome-desktop" package. In my Fedora 15 installation, that package was installed, so things were fine, but now in Fedora 16, that package didn't get installed even though I was installed both GNOME and KDE. After manually installing the package, the icon graphics still didn't fix itself in KDE, but I was at least able to manually edit the XTerm icon to use it.
Comment 2 Massimiliano 2012-06-12 08:36:54 EDT
This issue is still present in F17: does somebody love this bug?
Comment 3 Thomas E. Dickey 2012-06-12 17:42:35 EDT
However gnome-desktop3 contains no icons (or themes which organize them). I would expect the gnome-desktop package to become obsolete at some point.
Comment 4 Jekyll Wu 2012-06-22 01:36:13 EDT
Please stop this gnomeism. Xterm is desktop agnostic in upstream, why does the downstream packager decide to force this strange and non-working gnomeism upon users ?
Comment 5 Thomas E. Dickey 2012-06-27 07:39:50 EDT
xterm patch #281 provides icons in svg and png format which should be used rather than implicitly depending upon other optional (and sometimes missing) packges.
Comment 6 Fedora End Of Life 2012-08-07 13:25:34 EDT
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