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How To: Change The GNOME Menu Bar Icon

Sep 23, 2009, 04:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ian MacGregor)

[ Thanks to Ian MacGregor for this link. ]

"Step 1: Create the necessary directory
This step is going to partially mirror the directory tree of a /usr/share/icons icon theme in ~/.icons. I like this method because it's easy to change icons for any icon theme without having to escalate privileges. However, this method only works on a per-user basis. If you don't want to have to perform these steps for every user on the system, then it's probably best to make changes in /usr/share/icons/$icon_theme.

"Creating the directory - command line method:

$ mkdir -p ~/.icons/$(gconftool-2 --get /desktop/gnome/interface/icon_theme)/24x24/places

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