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[SOLVED] How to change window icon on mate-panel?

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[SOLVED] How to change window icon on mate-panel?

Post by Demeter » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:52 pm

Hello!
Please, help to change apps window icon on mate-panel here:
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I tried to change it in mate menu, firefox.desktop (/usr/share/applications) but the window icon remains the same...

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Re: [OPEN] How to change window icon on mate-panel?

Post by erikdubois » Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:49 am

Why do you want to change it?
Is it showing the wrong icon?
Do you want an alternative icon?
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Re: [OPEN] How to change window icon on mate-panel?

Post by Demeter » Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:28 am

I run firefox and firefox-esr separately (two different instanses and .desktop files), so for not to be confused on the panel I want different icons for them
I can change icons everywhere except windows on the panel. So firefox-esr needs an alternative icon

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Re: [OPEN] How to change window icon on mate-panel?

Post by erikdubois » Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:20 pm

I understand

As per your request

next month release will have firefox-esr

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Re: [SOLVED] How to change window icon on mate-panel?

Post by Demeter » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:56 pm

Ok, it is nice to have its own icon
But technically - is there any way to change this icon to another?

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Re: [SOLVED] How to change window icon on mate-panel?

Post by erikdubois » Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:45 am

navigate to

/usr/share/applications.

find the appropriate .desktop file

change the name behind the icon line.
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Re: [SOLVED] How to change window icon on mate-panel?

Post by Demeter » Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:02 pm

erikdubois wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:45 am
navigate to
/usr/share/applications.
find the appropriate .desktop file
change the name behind the icon line.
This changes all icons except windows on the panel

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Re: [SOLVED] How to change window icon on mate-panel?

Post by erikdubois » Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:03 pm

did you delete the icon-theme.cache or recreate it?
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