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Re: kde warning messages



On Fri, 07 May 2004 11:37:51 -0600
Justin Guerin <jguerin@cso.atmel.com> wrote:

> On Friday 07 May 2004 10:43, Rodney D. Myers wrote:
> > i normally don't run apps from the shell, I'm using windowmaker.
> >
> > This morning I tried k3b, and kprinter, since the shell was open.
> >
> > When I ran either of these the shell had bunch of warning messages
> > scroll by;
> >
> > sudo kprinter
> > kdecore (KIconLoader): WARNING: Icon directory
> > /usr/share/icons/hicolor/ group 16x16/stock/chart not valid. kdecore
> > (KIconLoader): WARNING: Icon directory /usr/share/icons/hicolor/
> > group 16x16/stock/code not valid. kdecore (KIconLoader): WARNING:
> > Icon directory /usr/share/icons/hicolor/ group 16x16/stock/data not
> > valid. kdecore (KIconLoader): WARNING: Icon directory
> > /usr/share/icons/hicolor/ group 48x48/stock/object not valid.
> > kdecore (KIconLoader): WARNING: Icon directory
> > /usr/share/icons/hicolor/ group 48x48/stock/table not valid. kdecore
> > (KIconLoader): WARNING: Icon directory /usr/share/icons/hicolor/
> > group 48x48/stock/text not valid. kprinter: WARNING:
> > KFilterBase::findFilterByExtension : no filter found for text/plain
> >
> > How do  go about correcting these warnings?
> >
> > Thanks
> 
> Hi Rodney,
> 
> I can't tell you how to get rid of the last warning, but the
> KIconLoader errors are pretty simple.  They are telling you that there
> is no icon with that specific name in the folder you've told it to
> look.  Basically, it means that the icon set that you are using
> doesn't have a native icon, and it is instead using the default icon.
> 
> For example, I use the kids icon set, which doesn't have an
> application icon for kuickshow.  So, when I launch kuickshow from the
> command line, kde wants to look in the
> /usr/share/icons/kids/16x16/apps/ folder for a file named
> kuickshow.png, and put that icon in my new window's titlebar. 
> However, no such file exists, so it instead grabs the icon from the
> folder /usr/share/icons/crystalsvg/16x16/apps/.  It prints out a vary 
> similar warning as to what you see when it does this.  So if you use
> the kde control center to change your icon set to the default, those
> errors will go away.
> 
> Of course, if you don't want to do that, you could always create the
> icon that's missing. ;-)
> 
> The warning is quite harmless.
> 
> Justin Guerin

Justin,

Thanks.. I don't run KDE as my window manager, so as long as it is a
non-fatal error, I guess I can live with it.

Thanks

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