[maemo-users] Emacs iconless

From: Kimmo Hämäläinen kimmo.hamalainen at nokia.com
Date: Wed Sep 30 17:19:44 EEST 2009
On Wed, 2009-09-30 at 00:09 +0200, ext Peter Flynn wrote:
> Kimmo Hämäläinen wrote:
> > On Sat, 2009-09-26 at 18:25 +0200, ext Peter Flynn wrote:
> >> Peter Flynn wrote:
> >>> I successfully installed Emacs-x and it's been running well. But when it 
> >>> loads, no icon appears in the sidebar of the screen, so if I run another 
> >>> application while Emacs is running, I can never get back to Emacs 
> >>> afterwards. Is there something needs adding to the menu entry to specify 
> >>> an icon?
> >> I added an Icon=emacs to the emacs.desktop and put a 26x26 PNG into the 
> >> hicolor directory alongside what seem to be all the other app icons, but 
> >> it doesn't seem to have done anything. What am I missing here?
> > 
> > Try gtk-update-icon-cache 
> No change.

This is needed if you add new icons. Maybe it needs some arguments as
well (Debian packages usually run it automatically when installed).

> > or using some existing icon.
> I tried that but it has no effect. Nothing is displayed.
> a. Is "Icon=name" the only change needed to the .desktop file or is 
> there some other setting needed as well?

That should be enough.  And restart hildon-desktop.

> b. Where does the system look for the icons of running apps that are 
> displayed down the LH side?

AFAIK, GTK icons are used and GTK is used to discover them.  But I must
say that I'm Fremantle guy, I'm not so sure about Diablo. The sources
are public, though:


> ///Peter
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