[kde-linux] Regnerating /var Icon Cache?

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Wed Dec 16 10:51:43 UTC 2009

On Wednesday, 2009-12-16, David Baron wrote:
> Due to /var filling up, the icon cache there is corrupted. Kmail's toobar
> comes up with half of the icons [?]. The icons will show if set to
>  different size or on mouse-over. The folder pane toolbar is also effected.
> Restarting and rebooting did not help. How do I fix this?

You could try touching the top level icon directory /usr/share/icon and/or the 
icon-theme.cache file in there.

Can't remember which one is used as an indicator to rebuild the cache.

Alternatively, removing the cache directory have the same result.

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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