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Hey folks im new to linux and im trying to change the "K" icon on the taskbar in mandrake 9.1 running KDE, i cant figure out how to change that ...
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    KDE Menu Icon Question


    Hey folks im new to linux and im trying to change the "K" icon on the taskbar in mandrake 9.1 running KDE, i cant figure out how to change that icon, i've managed to change the otheres. I'm sure its real easy.

    Thanks in advance

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    I maybe wrong but I don't think there is a way to change the KDE icon. It's the logo for the desktop and while every other application has its own icon, the KDE icon maybe special. Again, I'm not too sure about this so don't take my word for it.
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    I don't think that's true, because I think (not sure here) that RedHat has changed it to its icon of a red hat.
    I haven't really used KDE much, though, so I can't say much, especially not about how to change it. I know how you can do it for GNOME, but that wasn't really important here, right?

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    Thanks guys its not that big of a deal.

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    *Update*

    Yes it can be done and i figured it all out by myself i'm so proud

    ok heres how i did it i have no idea if this holds for other versions beside mandrake 9.1 but i bet it does

    file:/usr/share/icons/crystalsvg/64x64/apps

    go to this location the only replacements should be the current theme your running (my case its crystalsvg) then select the appropriate size (mine was 64x64) then select apps, the icon that you will want to replace is called kmenu.png

    i then logged in as root (console ) and copied the new icon i wanted as kmenu.png and replaced the current one. loaded up X and boom it worked


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    yeah, i only saw this post just now, but with a lot of the themes you can install, it will automatically change the icon to a K

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    Am I the only one who enjoys the old kde themes (2.2) as opposed to the new (3.1) themes?
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