change picture in user applet (cinnamon)

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sylviette
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change picture in user applet (cinnamon)

Postby sylviette » Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:20 am

Hello all,

I'm writing in here because I'm referring to Mint Live customization, but maybe it's place will be in "Desktop"? In this case, sorry for having published my question in the wrong place.

As the subject says, I'm looking for a way to insert a different picture in user applet, the one that's on the immediate left of user full name in bottom panel, on the right, not user picture appearing on lightdm at login time (that one is easy, simply rename user's picture (png) as .face in /home/user).
Once I've done this simply by adding a 48x48 png in /usr/share/pixmaps and renaming it as nobody.png but now it's impossible and, afaik in Sonya and in Sylvia, nobody.png doesn't exist anymore in /usr/share/pixmaps.

So ... does anybody know how to change user applet picture?

Thanks and greetings to everyone,

Silvia

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Re: change picture in user applet (cinnamon)

Postby minitux » Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:17 am

I replaced it with this
https://cinnamon-spices.linuxmint.com/applets/view/175

otherwise see in
/usr/share/cinnamon/applets

if you can change the icon image in the applet directory You Can try to make it as root, I can not verify nothing because I'm writing from smartphones
Sorry for my English, is not my language

When you ask for support, put the output of inxi -Fxz

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Re: change picture in user applet (cinnamon)

Postby sylviette » Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:30 am

minitux wrote:otherwise see in
/usr/share/cinnamon/applets
if you can change the icon image in the applet directory You Can try to make it as root, I can not verify nothing because I'm writing from smartphones


Thanks for the advice, Minitux.

I've taken a look in /usr/share/cinnamon/applets and found out user applet: is user@cinnamon.org, but what I've realized is that simply it seems to be impossible changing user applet icon ... because I've right now realized (I have realized it after having carefully "vi-ed" every single file in /usr/share/cinnamon/applets/user@cinnamon.org) that what I wanted to change it wasn't user picture in user applet (that's easy, as I said in my 1st post) bur applet itself icon ... and that, I fear it's impossible.

Thanks anyway and "arrivederci", as Alitalia says to its passengers! ;-)

Silvia

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Re: change picture in user applet (cinnamon)

Postby minitux » Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:49 pm

I do not know, I changed the icon (icon.png) to the user applet folder, but it changes only in applet management and does not change in the panel

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Re: change picture in user applet (cinnamon)

Postby sylviette » Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:01 am

minitux wrote:I do not know, I changed the icon (icon.png) to the user applet folder, but it changes only in applet management and does not change in the panel




that's what i was saying ... no way to change icon, at least for me

Best,

Sil


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