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Re: Setting up power-off icon




On Thursday 01 June 2017 00:17:29 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> I want to set up a large power-off icon on the desktop for a user with very
> poor sight.  I have found a suitable icon and am now struggling with
> setting up the icon on the desktop.
>
> Debian Jessie 8.8 with TDE 14.0.5.
>
> This is what I have so far:
>
> [Desktop Entry]
> Name=Shut_down
> Comment=Log out and power off
> Icon=/usr/share/pixmaps/power-button-off_318-42222.jpg
> Exec=sudo /sbin/poweroff
> Type=Application
> Encoding=UTF-8
> Terminal=false
> Categories=None;
>
> saved in /home/$USER/Desktop/

I have one that is working via the desktop shortcut - but am now faced with 
being unable to change the icon.  (Which is just a gear.)

Lisi
>
> I get an icon (the wrong one!) on the desktop on which I can click and it
> launches the application launcher and asks for an application or URL.  If I
> delete the word sudo I get the menu opened up and get asked which
> application I want.
>
> I asked on the TDE list and was told to set up an con to execute the sudo
> command, then googled, and got the idea for this from:
> http://www.raspberry-projects.com/pi/pi-operating-systems/raspbian/gui/desk
>top-shortcuts but am now completely at sea and am probably asking the wrong
> questions.
>
> I have never been a lover of icons and am not very hot on their creation
> and use.
>
> The user got badly scammed, so I am doing this instead of just reinstalling
> Windows 7 and letting him get on with it.  If I can succeed, this will be
> much easier for him and MUCH less insecure.
>
> Lisi

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