Bug 80919 - switching icons w/ gnome-theme-manager breaks desktop icons
switching icons w/ gnome-theme-manager breaks desktop icons
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: control-center (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jonathan Blandford
David Lawrence
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Blocks: 79578
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Reported: 2003-01-02 08:19 EST by Daniel Resare
Modified: 2013-04-02 00:17 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-14 17:54:47 EST
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Description Daniel Resare 2003-01-02 08:19:17 EST
Description of problem:

When i open gnome-theme-manager in a freshly installed account, select gnome
icons and then switch back to bluecurve icons, the $USER's Home and Trash icons
on the desktop disapperas and is replaced by ugly default icons.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
control-center-2.1.3-1

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a new account and log in
2. run gnome-theme-manager
3. select Gnome icons under the icons tab and then select Bluecurve icons.
    
Actual results:

Ugly default (empty paper) icons on the desktop

Expected results:

The same icons as on first login
Comment 1 Matthias Saou 2003-01-07 11:39:48 EST
Apparent problem :

Under /usr/share/icons there is a "gnome" directory whereas it seems to be
expected as "Gnome". I remember the first time I went to change the icons, I had
the choice between three : "Bluecurve", "Gnome" and "gnome" and got the same
problem you did when I tried to click any of them.

Temporary workaround :

What I did (and it seems to circumvent the issue) :
ln -s gnome /usr/share/icons/Gnome
And I now have only the two correct and working choices, but when choosing
"Bluecurve" again I did get blurry (under/oversized?) icons for lock screen and
shutdown in my menus (bug 80749 it seems).

HTH,
Matthias
Comment 2 Jonathan Blandford 2003-01-14 17:54:47 EST
Fixed in Rawhide/CVS.

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