Re: Setting up power-off icon
- Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2017 00:48:31 +0100
- From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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]
> Comment=Log out and power off
> Exec=sudo /sbin/poweroff
> 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.)
> 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:
>top-shortcuts but am now completely at sea and am probably asking the wrong
> 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.