Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 755206
The xterm menu item does not displays an icon for XFCE and KDE
Last modified: 2012-08-07 13:25:34 EDT
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
Open the applications menu where the xterm item is located: no icon (or default icon) is shown
An icon shown, that is related to the xterm label
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
If I change this entry pointing an image present into the package, then an icon (not very nice, but acceptable) is displayed:
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.
This issue is still present in F17: does somebody love this bug?
However gnome-desktop3 contains no icons (or themes which organize them).
I would expect the gnome-desktop package to become obsolete at some point.
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 ?
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.
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