FR and ASU - how to start GTK apps?

Torfinn Ingolfsen tingox at
Sat Jul 12 13:47:58 CEST 2008


On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 1:25 PM, Daniel Mewes <danielmewes at> wrote:
> you can add custom launcher icons by creating a file
> in /usr/share/applications . Just start with a copy of one of the

Actually, openmoko-agsui have a .desktop file there. But the Icon line
in that file just says "fixme", so there is no icon.

> existing files and change names and paths appropriately. The new icon
> should show up immediately (i.e. without restarting) in the launcher.
> Icons are loaded from /usr/share/pixmaps by default, but you can also
> specify an absolute path.

I tried changing the icon line in the .desktop file for
openmoko-agpsui so that it used an existing icon, but that didn't
work. Not even after a reboot.
I have no idea why it behaves in that way.
Torfinn Ingolfsen

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