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Bug 162765 - Icons of newly installed apps don't appear in menus
Icons of newly installed apps don't appear in menus
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 162465
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-panel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Mark McLoughlin
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Reported: 2005-07-08 10:27 EDT by Stefan Schwandter
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-07-11 11:24:39 EDT
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Description Stefan Schwandter 2005-07-08 10:27:44 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; de-DE; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050524 Fedora/1.0.4-4 Firefox/1.0.4

Description of problem:
After having installed an application with yum on the gnome desktop, the icons don't show up besides the name of the application. The same happens when installing gnome applets (f.e. gnome-applet-netspeed) in the "add to panel"-selector.

They do appear after logoff-logon however

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install app
2. Look in the menu
3. No icon for the newly installed app

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Comment 1 Mark McLoughlin 2005-07-11 11:24:39 EDT
This is a bug with the application/applet itself. It needs to invoke
gtk-update-icon-cache before the panel will see the icon.

You should open new bugs for each app which doesn't do this.
Comment 2 Mark McLoughlin 2005-07-12 07:34:49 EDT
Of course, it depends on where the app installs its icon. See:


and bug #162465 for more details
Comment 3 Mark McLoughlin 2005-07-13 09:42:38 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 162465 ***

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