Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Mandriva
User Name
Mandriva This Forum is for the discussion of Mandriva (Mandrake) Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 07-29-2004, 05:04 AM   #1
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: brooklyn ny
Distribution: mandrake9.2
Posts: 297

Rep: Reputation: 30
How do I change K menu Icon?

Mandrake 9.2,how to cange K menu icon?
Old 07-29-2004, 05:43 AM   #2
Registered: May 2004
Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Distribution: dual boot.... Mandrake 10.0OE/10.xcooker
Posts: 611

Rep: Reputation: 30
this is how i did it in MDK10.0, so it should work in 9.2 also............

go to ~/.kde/share/icons/ this is where your user installed icon themes are installed.

choose the folder of the icon theme that you are using, or that you want to use. (the default KDE icon theme is Crystal)

go into the size folders (16x16, 32x32, etc), then into the apps folder. the 2 most common are 32x32 and 48x48

find the icon named kmenu.png and rename it to menuk-mdk.png

now, reload your icon theme (K menu -> System -> Configuration -> KDE -> LookNFeel -> Icons, select a new theme, then your original theme and click apply). you can also use any .png file to make an icon, provided it meets the size requirements (IE: 16x16, 32x32, etc.).

you should be all set now. you should have a new menu icon. using this method, you should be able to select any icon you want to be your new K-Menu icon.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Change the KDE Menu icon Boffy Mandriva 3 08-02-2005 02:33 PM
Is there a way to change the KDE K-Menu icon? LinuxSeeker Linux - General 3 08-01-2005 03:00 AM
Change K Menu icon Celettu Linux - Newbie 4 09-21-2004 05:38 AM
Change K-menu icon on Suse 9? AwoLtheMighty Linux - Newbie 2 01-06-2004 02:49 PM
How To change the main menu icon Mikecore Linux - Newbie 0 12-16-2003 05:55 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:50 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration