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Bug 588037 - Missing icon in menu
Missing icon in menu
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: empathy (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Brian Pepple
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-05-02 06:22 EDT by Christoph Wickert
Modified: 2011-06-27 12:01 EDT (History)
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Description Christoph Wickert 2010-05-02 06:22:48 EDT
Description of problem:
In the 'Chat' menu the icon for 'New conversation' entry has a broken image.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. gconftool-2 --type boolean --set /desktop/gnome/interface/menus_have_icons
2. make sure to use the Fedora default icon theme
3. start empathy and look into the 'bookmarks' menu
Actual results:
'New Conversation' entry displays a broken image. Note that this does not mean
there is no icon but gtk-missing-image is shown.

Expected results:
None of the menu entries should display gtk-missing-image

Additional info:
In the right click menu of the tray icon the same menu entry does have an icon.
Comment 1 Brian Pepple 2010-05-02 12:12:48 EDT
Hmmm, I'm using the default icon theme (Fedora) and I'm getting the 'New Conversation' icon fine in both the Chat menu & Notification Area pop-up menu.. The icon you are missing is actually shipped with Empathy, and not part of the default icon theme:


Could you please verify that your not missing that icon, and also that the icon-cache has been updated? Thanks.
Comment 2 Christoph Wickert 2010-05-02 13:54:38 EDT
This is strange: The icon is in place and the cache is updated. However I still don't have the icon in Xfce, only in GNOME. I tried with a new user and he does have the icon even in Xfce. There is definitely something fishy here, but I'm not sure if it's in empathy. 

When I start empathy in Xfce, I see 

$ empathy
failed to create drawable

I don't get this message in GNOME.
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