Newbie total loss of KDE icons and...

Bernard T. Higonnet bthcom at
Tue Jun 15 09:01:25 BST 2010

On 06/15/10 04:37, Budai wrote:
> Kevin Krammer wrote:
>> On Monday, 2010-06-14, Bernard T. Higonnet wrote:
>>> Hello
>>> FreeBSD 8.00-RELEASE-p3, KDE 4.4 (? not sure see below)
>>> KDE seems to be mostly working (more on that later) but afer working for
>>> a few days, all KDE's icons have disappeared. By that I mean all icons
>>> in the panel and all icons when I click on where the KDE-wheel 'is'.
>>> Sorthcuts previously put in the panel work when clicked but there is no
>>> visible icon...
>> That's probably a bug in plasma-desktop.
>> What you can try to do in such a situation is open a shell and type
>> kquitapp plama-desktop&&  plasma-desktop

As my problems exist when I start KDE after having turned my machine off 
every night, I would have thought that every day I cause a new 
plasma-desktop to be run, so I don't see how this would help (but then 
again, it's obvious I don't know anything about plasma and KDE's 

Can anyone tell me where KDE's icons reside, or perhaps the name of the 
KDE wheel icon so I can see where it is?

Bernard Higonnet
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