[kde-linux] Changing Icons

Tom Strickland tlinux at comcast.net
Mon Mar 20 18:36:13 UTC 2006

Thank you for your response!! I'm now half way to where I want to be. I've set 
up the Kmail link as you suggested. Now I want to change all the icons 
in /usr/bin back to their original values. Now they're all the same kmail 

Thanks again.

On Monday 20 March 2006 11:52 am, Vytautas P. wrote:
> 2006.03.20 17:34, Tom Strickland rašo:
> > I've just linked Kmail to my desktop and changed the icon to replace the
> > blue gear. The icon looks like an envelope leaning against three gold
> > bricks. This is fine, but I noticed that this change also changed to
> > icons of every executable file in /usr/bin to this Kmail icon. I changed
> > the desktop icon by right-clicking on it, then going to Properties->Edit
> > File Type application. I then left-clicked on the icon and that opened
> > the Select Icon window where I selected the Kmail icon.
> >
> > What do I need to do to change only the icon on the Desktop without
> > changing all the executable icons in /usr/bin?
> And how did you make that shortcut? You should make it by right clicking on
> Desktop>Create New...>Link and then you'll be able to change appearance of
> it. And if you drag&drop, you make a copy of executable file, and when you
> change appearance of one exec you change them all.
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