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[Bug 387828] Re: ALT+TAB with compiz shows really ugly icons for minimized windows


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On 2009-10-19T21:10:41+00:00 Felix wrote:

Created attachment 365278
look at the firefox icon ...

I have switched to rawhide recently. For the first time desktop effects
work on my notebook thanks to the intel 2.9 driver...

But switching through the minimized applications the gnome applications
look horrible as the have a pixeled icon. The KDE apps look way better.

There are better icons as the desktop icons look clear even when

AFAIK X allows windows to pass icons in several sizes to the WM.

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On 2009-10-19T21:18:21+00:00 Felix wrote:

For more information you might have a look at:
http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=95220 which originated in my report at https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=372983.

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On 2009-10-20T13:47:34+00:00 Ray wrote:

This has to be fixed at the app level I think.  moving to firefox.

The gnome-desktop component is for a small library called
libgnomedesktop that is used to get wallpaper and monitor settings

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On 2009-10-21T14:43:24+00:00 Matěj wrote:

Us or upstream?

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On 2009-10-24T19:47:27+00:00 Matěj wrote:

Created attachment 365981
screenshot of gnome-shell with Alt-TAB switching

Surprisingly icon is pretty good in gnome-shell.

Is it because we don't have SVG icon of Firefox, and KDE tried poorly to
scale bitmap icon?

bradford:~$ locate firefox.svg
bradford:~$ find /usr/share/icons/ -name firefox\*

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On 2009-10-24T20:08:35+00:00 Felix wrote:

(In reply to comment #4)
> Created an attachment (id=365981) [details]
> screenshot of gnome-shell with Alt-TAB switching
> Surprisingly icon is pretty good in gnome-shell.

> Is it because we don't have SVG icon of Firefox, and KDE tried poorly to scale
> bitmap icon?
Just to clarify. The screenshot I attached is from gnome 2.28 with desktop effects turned on. It is not KDE.

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On 2009-10-28T20:23:47+00:00 Felix wrote:

Ubuntu has a bug about the same issue:

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On 2009-10-30T10:09:41+00:00 Felix wrote:

bug #451904 has pretty similar content for emacs.

To see the icons that a program offers, one can use xprop. 
Looking at the output Firefox offers 16x16, 32x32 and 48x48 icon while ksnapshot offers 16x16, 32x32, 64x64 and 128x128 icons.

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On 2009-11-16T13:52:15+00:00 Bug wrote:

This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.

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On 2010-11-04T09:22:11+00:00 Bug wrote:

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On 2010-12-04T07:26:36+00:00 Bug wrote:

Fedora 12 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-12-02. Fedora 12 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of 
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Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.

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** Changed in: fedora
       Status: In Progress => Won't Fix

** Changed in: fedora
   Importance: Unknown => Medium

** Bug watch added: OpenOffice.org Issue Tracker #95220

** Bug watch added: Novell/SUSE Bugzilla #372983

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