Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 503347
default_leonidas.png not the default face icon on F11
Last modified: 2009-06-24 15:30:14 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #502618 +++
Description of problem:
It seems impossible to make kdm remember any default user icon other than the (IMHO) incredibly ugly icon in /usr/share/kde4/apps/kdm/pics/users/default1.png. Even if I change it in the configuration, reinstalling kdm is enough to return it to the original.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open the KDM configuration (System Settings - Advanced - Login Manager)
2. Go to the "Users" tab
3. Select some other default icon (e.g., /usr/share/kde4/apps/kdm/pics/users/default_leonidas.png)
4. Save and quit -- the new icon is in place
5. "yum reinstall kdm" (or install a new version if it's available)
6. Check the configuration now -- the icon is back to default1.png again!
Ugly icon returns
The selected icon remains
--- Additional comment from firstname.lastname@example.org on 2009-05-29 21:19:18 EDT ---
Please report this issue upstream at http://bugs.kde.org and also please add
the upstream information to this report. We will monitor upstream for a
--- Additional comment from email@example.com on 2009-05-31 10:10:02 EDT ---
--- Additional comment from firstname.lastname@example.org on 2009-05-31 10:46:10 EDT ---
And the KDE developer says that this one actually is a downstream-specific issue ...
--- Additional comment from email@example.com on 2009-05-31 10:56:47 EDT ---
The symlink for the default icon is created in the kdm package. So it's normal that this is reset each time the package is reinstalled. Upstream needs a way to configure the icon without setting symlinks in systemwide directories, there's currently no way to both have a system default and let the user override it.
The bug on our end is that we're still using default1.png instead of default_leonidas.png as we should as the default on F11.
Fix committed to CVS, should be in the 4.2.4-2.fc11 build soon to come.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
kdeaccessibility-4.2.4-1.fc11, kdeadmin-4.2.4-1.fc11, kdeartwork-4.2.4-1.fc11, kdebase-4.2.4-2.fc11, kdebase-runtime-4.2.4-1.fc11, kdebase-workspace-4.2.4-3.fc11, kdeedu-4.2.4-1.fc11, kdegames-4.2.4-1.fc11, kdegraphics-4.2.4-1.fc11, kdelibs-4.2.4-2.fc11, kdemultimedia-4.2.4-1.fc11, kdenetwork-4.2.4-2.fc11, kdepim-4.2.4-1.fc11, kdepimlibs-4.2.4-1.fc11, kdeplasma-addons-4.2.4-1.fc11, kdesdk-4.2.4-1.fc11, kdetoys-4.2.4-1.fc11, kdeutils-4.2.4-2.fc11, konq-plugins-4.2.4-1.fc11, kde-l10n-4.2.4-2.fc11, kdebindings-4.2.4-2.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora 11 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.