Description of problem:
lightdm-gtk seems have not defined dependency on some icon theme and therefore when lightdm-gtk is installed standalone on top of minimal fedora install, instead of icons user can see only 'missing_icon' icon.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. install minimal fedora
2. install lightdm-gtk and if needed proper drivers for xorg
3. run systemctl start lightdm.service
proper icons for all top level buttons
<shrug>, that's the risk one takes with a minimal install sometimes, similar issues can happen for many things like fonts, locales, etc...
I'd rather avoid a hard-coded
if at all possible (since the required icons can theoretically be provided by any theme).
On the other hand, seems the .spec already has:
# owner of HighContrast gtk/icon themes
So maybe something has changed recently. I'll see what I can find out.
And on my f20 box at least,
$ rpm -qR gnome-themes-standard
So either deps have changed, or the icons provided by gnome/HighContrast themes have changed/regressed.
Indeed, gnome-themes-standard switched over to
And until when/if adwaita-icon-theme provides what we need, will have to continue relying on gnome-icon-theme.
* Mon Aug 11 2014 Rex Dieter <firstname.lastname@example.org> 1.8.5-3
- missing icons, +Requires: gnome-icon-theme (#1128697)
[11/07/14 10:43] <raveit65> rdieter, hi, are those runtime requires really needed for lightdm-gtk ? http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/lightdm-gtk.git/tree/lightdm-gtk.spec#n54
[11/07/14 10:43] <rdieter_work> raveit65: yes, each requires has a comment explaining why
[11/07/14 10:44] <rdieter_work> raveit65: are you questioning something in particular?
[11/07/14 10:44] <raveit65> rdieter, i think all symbolic-icons which are needed for lightdm-gtk are in adwaitha-icon-theme
[11/07/14 10:45] <raveit65> rdieter, i did test it
[11/07/14 10:45] <rdieter_work> <nod> that could be true for f21+ now
[11/07/14 10:45] <rdieter_work> raveit65: can you file a bug so I don't forget?
[11/07/14 10:45] * rdieter_work is working on a bazillion other things atm
[11/07/14 10:45] <raveit65> rdieter, i ask because reducing size of livecd
[11/07/14 10:46] <raveit65> lightdm is the only package which pulls i the requires
[11/07/14 10:47] <raveit65> raveit65, file out a report
[11/07/14 10:47] <rdieter_work> raveit65: nvm, I'll reopen the old one
* Fri Nov 07 2014 Rex Dieter <email@example.com> 1.8.5-10
- revert +Requires: gnome-icon-theme, adwaita reportedly good enough now (#1128697)
In detail i removed gnome-themes-standard and gnome-icon-theme with rpm ....--nodeps.
All needed symbolic icons are there which comes from adwaita-icon-theme in f21.
So using adwaita-icon-theme shopuld be enough.
Only the gtk2 part should be depend on gnome-icon-theme and adwaita-themes-gtk2 packages.
I would be great if we can can have a new build before livecd's are tagged for release.
hmm, gnome-icon-theme is only for the gtk2 needed, imo
lightdm-gtk-1.8.5-10.fc21 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 21.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 21 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing lightdm-gtk-1.8.5-10.fc21'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
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lightdm-gtk-1.8.5-10.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
in el7/centos7/epel7 is not adwaita-icon-theme available, problem is resolved with gnome-icon-theme-symbolic.
[root@gizmo2 ~]# rpm -q lightdm-gtk
I don't have any missing icons (using lightdm-1.8.5-14.el7), and I don't have gnome-icon-theme-symbolic installed.
i do not have clasiccal 'desktop' install, i just provisioned minimal rhel7 on usb stick and installed WindowMaker and lightdm.
and noticed missing 'settings' icon. i listed on another box, where i don't have missing 'setting' icon and i tried first package i didn't spotted on usb stick install. it was gnome-icon-theme-symbolic, after install restarted and icon appeared.
ok, if my settings you mean the 'custom' item in sessions, then yes, I can reproduce.
I don't think it's worth adding a dependency (on gnome-icon-theme-symbolic) for that single issue though.