Re: [code] [Textadept] .desktop file has a few issues

From: Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com>
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:52:14 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Pedro,

On Fri, 21 Apr 2017, Pedro Andres Aranda Gutierrez wrote:

> More on icons from
> https://specifications.freedesktop.org/icon-theme-spec/icon-theme-spec-latest.html
> Installing Application Icons
>
> So, you're an application author, and want to install application icons so
> that they work in the KDE and Gnome menus. Minimally you should install a
> 48x48 icon in the hicolor theme. This means installing a PNG file in
> $prefix/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps. Optionally you can install icons in
> different sizes. For example, installing a svg icon in
> $prefix/share/icons/hicolor/scalable/apps means most desktops will have one
> icon that works for all sizes.
>
> Shouldn't we also follow this recommendation? Open for discussion, as well
> as using desktop-file-install to install the desktop file. This tools is
> also hosted in freedesktop.org

Okay, thanks for the link and the screenshots. I will look into adding
Textadept's icon to /usr/share/pixmaps and updating the .desktop file
accordingly.

Thanks for your patience with me. Hopefully it won't take many more
iterations to get it working.

Cheers,
Mitchell

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Received on Sun 23 Apr 2017 - 16:52:14 EDT

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