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Re: How to change user icon at top of Application Launcher's menu?




Hi Dale,
   Thank you for the response. That dialog area appears to be the same
one I get to directly by clicking on the offending icon that resides
at the top of the Application Launcher menu. Choosing the icon at the
right allows me to choose a new one from a gallery, but only
(apparently) for a new user. Changing it does not effect my account.

   Possibly this is a lack of documentation issue but there are
already user accounts on this machine and none of those existing users
show up on the left. All it says is 'New User'. Possibly I can create
a 'mark' user and then possibly KDE will change the icon associated
with my account but I'm uncertain and don't want to just play around
and create problems.

   Again, thanks for the response.

Cheers,
Mark


On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 4:42 PM, Dale <rdalek1967@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Mark Knecht wrote:
>> Hi,
>>    An update to KDE on my Gentoo machine yesterday has changed the
>> icon that shows up to the left of my name at the top of Application
>> Launcher menu. I'm sure it's unintended but I find the icon insulting
>> and would like to change it. How can I change this icon back to the
>> Sad Cyclops icon, or better yet one of my choice, that appeared there
>> before this update?
>>
>>    If I click on the icon I get the User Manager from System Settings.
>> On the left it says "New User" and on the right there is a place to
>> edit what I suspect is the icon area but changing it doesn't change
>> the icon I see here. Sadly clicking on Help at the bottom returns the
>> message "The file or Folder help:/ does not exist" so possibly
>> Gentoo's build has excluded this by default. The Help system for
>> Plasma has a section for the Application Launcher but I don't find
>> instructions for this problem.
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Mark
>>
>
>
> I think I know what you are talking about but am not sure.  If it is
> what I think, System Setting, Account Details under Personalizations,
> then on the left User Manager.  You should be able to click on the user
> icon and get some options.  It used to be in another section but guess
> it got moved, which may be why you couldn't find it.
>
> If that isn't what you are talking about, no clue.
>
> Dale
>
> :-)  :-)