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Re: Squeeze: Gnome icons missing

On Mon, 10 Jan 2011 17:35:12 -0800, Alan Ianson wrote:

> On Mon, 10 Jan 2011 22:00:13 +0000 (UTC) Zeissmann wrote:

>> Recently I've installed Debian Squeeze with Gnome on a new laptop.
>> Unfortunately I'm missing some of the icons. Namely missing are those
>> under the System menu and all of those in the right-click menus. I've
>> got all the basic Gnome icons installed which I've checked with the
>> packages present on the old laptop. Has anyone got a clue what's wrong?
> I'm not sure why but those are off by default now and there is no easy
> way to set it now (that I know of).

IIRC, it was an upstream (GNOME) decision which Debian (as well as other 
distributions) also seems to adapt it. I have to admit I fully agree with 
that :-)

> I turn them on by running gconf2 or the configuration editor and
> navigating to Desktop -> Gnome - Interface and checking
> "buttons_have_icons" and "menus_have_icons".

Yep, that is the way to restore the icons.



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