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TOPIC: Raspberry Pi 3 Setup Script

Raspberry Pi 3 Setup Script 4 months 2 weeks ago #22884

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Actually I have Ubuntu Mate also installed on my laptop and of course I installed KStars bleeding on it and the icons show up just fine. The plot thickens....

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Raspberry Pi 3 Setup Script 4 months 2 weeks ago #22886

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Hmm I wonder if it is a raspberry pi specific issue? It is a modified version of Ubuntu mate they use.

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Raspberry Pi 3 Setup Script 4 months 2 weeks ago #22887

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Wait did you install the kstars bleeding on the laptop more than 1 week ago? If so, it still included the fallback icons at that point

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Yes I did so that mist be it then.

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Raspberry Pi 3 Setup Script 4 months 2 weeks ago #22896

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I compared the icon themes on my laptop and RPi and found a difference: the oxygen icon theme was not installed on the RPi. Once I installed it the icons showed up just fine in KStars. I'll also put this answer in the other thread .

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Raspberry Pi 3 Setup Script 4 months 2 weeks ago #22905

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That is strange. Why would they need the oxygen icon theme for the breeze icon theme to work? I understand why they might need the hicolor theme, since it is the default theme and other themes are based on it. But why oxygen?

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Raspberry Pi 3 Setup Script 4 months 2 weeks ago #22907

I did a complete re-install today, decided to update everything including the raspberry kernel etc. No problems whatsoever besides Firefox. I read that this problem is already present for months, so I decided to remore Firefox and install Chromium. Which is actually great as it synced everything I had already setup in Chrome on my regular computer and I was good to go, love it! I also installed both icon themes mentioned above, before running the script and the icons are displaying fine now.

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Raspberry Pi 3 Setup Script 4 months 2 weeks ago #22908

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Good that its working. Perhaps Chromium should be installed in the script. It is better than Firefox in many ways I think.

Looking into why oxygen might be needed with Jasem. . .
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Raspberry Pi 3 Setup Script 4 months 2 weeks ago #22920

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I have a solution that seems to work without the oxygen icon theme or the fallback icons. Can somebody else try this?

Add a file called ~/.config/kdeglobals

and put in it:
[Icons]
Theme=breeze

If this works I can easily add that to the setup script. I found the answer here:
www.google.com/url?q=https://forum.kde.o...yC2IJbCFjNA2023L86qg

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Raspberry Pi 3 Setup Script 4 months 2 weeks ago #22925

Hey Ron.

Tried your work around and I now have icons.

Thanks

John

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Raspberry Pi 3 Setup Script 4 months 2 weeks ago #22926

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Cool! It's not really a workaround, it's probably what we need to do for non kde-linux systems. Apparently, it must need that file to load the theme properly.

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Raspberry Pi 3 Setup Script 4 months 2 weeks ago #22928

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Tonight I started all over again with my RPi3 and added the file with the contents as specifed. It worked for me as well. Plus the 1.5/2 minute delay I had before is gone now yay!

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