The Linux icons can be a variety of sizes - Chromium supplies a 64x64 icon
in the xprop reported icon set (or possibly bigger) as well as the two
sizes that LibreOffice shows.
Does Libreoffice actually load its app icons from /usr/share/icons/hicolor?
I've tried replacing those icons with symlinks to my icons (an ugly bodge,
but potentially workable) and rebuilt the icon caches, but nothing seemed
to change so I assumed there was another source that they were read from or
that the icons were built in at compile-time.
On Feb 12, 2013 9:34 PM, "webmaster-Kracked_P_P" <email@example.com>
On 02/12/2013 03:29 PM, IBBoard wrote:
I don't know if this is the best place (I couldn't see a developer
mailing list outside the internal-focused ones) but here goes.
I use LibreOffice on openSUSE Linux. I've got a custom icon set that
replaces the application icons for LibreOffice. This works fine for
launcher icons, but once the program is running (e.g. I'm editing a file
in LO Writer) then the "current app" icon and the Alt-Tab app switcher
use the original icons (upscaled horribly from about 24x24 to 64x64).
As best as I can tell, Gnome is honouring the _NET_WM_ICON property of
the window, which does show the old style icons when you query it with
I'm not talking about the toolbar icons, which I know there are multiple
themes that I can select from, but the actual launcher icon, and the one
that Gnome Shell uses to show you which app is running.
Is it possible to either a) get LibreOffice to use my theme's icons for
_NET_WM_ICON or b) replace some files pre-build, and if so, which ones?
I've got an account that already has some repackaged software on the
openSUSE Build Service (OBS), so I'm not afraid of patching packages, if
that is the only option :)
Maybe the solution is to include other icon sizes, like 24x24 and 64x64,
or maybe larger ones, for those systems that might need or use them.
Small, medium, large, and extra-large, icons might work for those who are
on systems where you can change the icon size. I think Win7 has only two
icon sizes to choose from. I do not remember seeing that option in my
Ubuntu/MATE install, though. It could be there and I never seen where the
So, maybe there might be a need for icon sizes other than the two being
Debian install[s] show
Could there be an "icon24x24" and "icon64x64" added to the
How many systems would work with more than just the "default" two sizes?
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