[kde-linux] Changing Icons

Jes Hall jhall at kde.org
Mon Mar 20 22:34:12 UTC 2006

| 2006.03.20 17:34, Tom Strickland raĆ°o:
|> 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.

When you right click on the icon on the desktop and go to 'properties' do not
go to 'Edit file type application' but instead click on the small square on
the top left hand corner of the 'General' tab. This lets you set the icon for
only that link and not every executable.


Jes Hall

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