[Wine]Desktop Icons

John Wildberger wildberger at cogeco.ca
Tue Oct 19 20:08:14 CDT 2004

On Tuesday 19 October 2004 06:19 pm, David Salisbury wrote:
> This may be semi-offtopic, but it's something I've found very handy when
> adding icons for "shortcuts" in Linux to programs running under WINE.
> Usually I haven't been able to get the actual Windows program icons to show
> up, and then I found this utility:
> http://www.student.lu.se/~nbi98oli/icoutils.html
> It lets you extract .ICO files from your .EXEs, and then extract the icons
> contained within into .PNG files that Linux can use to show as icons for
> your software.  For example, I now have an official mIRC icon on my Linux
> desktop that I use to start mIRC through WINE.  Having the official icon
> just makes it feel that much cooler. :)
Using MenuDrake is probably an easier way to get Icons. When you add a new 
program it shows an empty icon. When you click on this icon it will open an 
icon pool with a lot of icons to choose from.

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