RE: lintian doesn't like icons in png format [was Re: icon.png =
> Lintian sings:
> W: kups: menu-icon-not-in-xpm-format
> Icons in the Debian menu system should be in icon format.
> Refer to menu 3. for details.
> So it means icons in png format are not allowed ?!
> BTW, where's "menu 3" (in the Debian Policy Manual or in the Debian Menu
> sub-policy) with information about an icon format.
section 3.4 of the menu documentation (/usr/share/doc/menu).
1. The icons should be in xpm format.
2. The icons may not be larger than 32x32 pixels, although smaller sizes are
3. The icons should use only the 24 colors present in cmap.xpm, which comes
with the menu package.
4. The background area of the icon should be transparent, if possible.