Illume desktop and fileman

Pander pander at
Mon Jan 12 08:08:49 CET 2009

Does anyone know how to set the font of the icons from Bold to Regular?

Joel Newkirk wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Jan 2009 18:54:28 +0100, Mirko Lindner <mirko at>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am currently (among many other things) fighting with the illume
>> design. More precisely with the display of the *.desktop files.
>> What I want to achieve:
>> I want the icons/entries to be displayed one per line at a height of
>> roughly 65px. I actually don't want the pictures at all but rather only
>> the names of the programs available in a long scroll list.
>> The illume-settings do not allow me to change to a list design. Raster
>> said Fileman has this option but it is currently not available and or
>> functional.
>> Has anyone and idea how I could achieve the list view using the tools
>> available ?
>> I have tried several things such as editing the illume.edj and decrease
>> the size of the swallow containing the icons, which gives a list view,
>> but cuts of the titles once they are increased in size (a rather logical
>> result).
>> Any other ideas?
>> /mirko
> Not a solution, unfortunately, more of a "me too".  I've been trying to
> figure out a way to show one icon per 'line' with the label to the right -
> effectively the same thing you're seeking, but with icons retained.  I'd
> initially thought that "Sliders" mode in the launcher should accomplish
> this, but that turns out to provide a shortened full-width view of the
> icon, label below, and the icons slide left to right to select other
> apps/whatever within the same category, so each line is effectively an icon
> category.  (which, incidentally, I think would also be nicer with icon on
> left and text on right ;)
> My current thoughts center on redesigning the theme for the launcher
> itself, but like you I've been unable to find the right place in illume.edj
> (or other themes) to accomplish this.  I'm not happy with the
> multi-layer-black-button-with-shine-and-so-forth look of the icons in the
> illume theme anyway - something else that has been driving me to figure out
> where the icons pull their layout and look. My goal is something similar to
> ASU theme, but with config & keyboard buttons and my own slightly altered
> Illume battery & GSM and ASU clock - I've gotten all but config patched
> into a modified ASU theme so far.  (specifically, I've altered the GSM
> widget from Illume to utilize colored bars for easier at-a-glance reading
> of signal quality plus show carrier name, hijacked the Illume battery
> widget but scaled it narrower, and I've altered the ASU digital clock to
> include the date below the time)
> j

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