Bug 847035 - The xterm menu item does not displays an icon for XFCE and KDE
Summary: The xterm menu item does not displays an icon for XFCE and KDE
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 804279
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xterm
Version: 17
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Miroslav Lichvar
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-08-09 13:52 UTC by Massimiliano
Modified: 2012-10-10 14:55 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of: 755206
Last Closed: 2012-10-10 14:55:40 UTC
Type: ---

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Description Massimiliano 2012-08-09 13:52:43 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #755206 +++

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

How reproducible:
Open the applications menu where the xterm item is located: no icon (or default icon) is shown

Expected results:
An icon shown, that is related to the xterm label

Additional info:
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:

--- Additional comment from bobf on 2011-11-19 10:26:26 EST ---

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.

--- Additional comment from massi.ergosum on 2012-06-12 08:36:54 EDT ---

This issue is still present in F17: does somebody love this bug?

--- Additional comment from dickey on 2012-06-12 17:42:35 EDT ---

However gnome-desktop3 contains no icons (or themes which organize them).
I would expect the gnome-desktop package to become obsolete at some point.

--- Additional comment from adaptee on 2012-06-22 01:36:13 EDT ---

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 ?

--- Additional comment from dickey on 2012-06-27 07:39:50 EDT ---

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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Comment 1 Miroslav Lichvar 2012-10-10 14:55:40 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 804279 ***

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