[Mono-list] Questions about cross-platform program icon

Chris Howie cdhowie at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 11:46:22 EST 2008

On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 11:28 AM, Petit Eric <surfzoid at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/12/17 Chris Howie <cdhowie at gmail.com>:
>> Same with Linux usually -- the icon is set by the launcher
>> (Linux-speak for shortcut I guess).  You don't have to bundle them
>> together, but you're not going to be able to see an icon on an
>> application in the file browser if you're looking at the executable
>> file directly.  Not for any Linux application.
> Not really, the excutable isn't directly the .exe but the script file
> (sh) so you cannot change the system shell icon of it.
> The only way is to work on the .Desktop file who will go in the menu.

Whether you're looking at the .exe file or a shell script, what I said is true.

Chris Howie

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