Desktop file icon - how to make transparent?

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castalla
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Desktop file icon - how to make transparent?

Post by castalla » Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:01 am

Mint 19:

I have a .desktop file pointing to a png format image icon. This appears on the desktop with a white background. How do I get a transparent background?

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Re: Desktop file icon - how to make transparent?

Post by castalla » Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:58 pm

Fixed ... used a paint program to make background transparent

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Re: Desktop file icon - how to make transparent?

Post by phd21 » Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:58 pm

HI castalla,

That is cool you figured it out, so how did you do that and with what paint program?

Linux & Things: Making Transparent PNG Images
http://hawknotes.blogspot.com/2005/07/m ... mages.html

transparency - Making the background of an image transparent in Gimp - Graphic Design Stack Exchange
https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com ... nt-in-gimp

gimp make background transparent - Google Search
https://www.google.com/search?ei=wQnNW5 ... VdehSXHSG8

Editing Images With Pinta
https://www.howtoforge.com/editing-images-with-pinta


FYI: There are some icon applications too.
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