Hacking the UI (Om 2008)

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This guide will cover modifying the main screen of the Om_2008.8 distribution and related (FDOM etc).

Contents

Home screen

Modifying

Icon files are located under /usr/share/pixmaps.

.png extension is assumed

Any .desktop file placed in /usr/share/applications will appear on the home screen.

Example:

[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=INSTALLER
TryExec=assassin
GenericName=Installer
Comment=Assassin Openmoko Installer
StartupNotify=false
Exec=assassin
Icon=assassin
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=PackageManager;System;Settings;Bar;

Set icons to appear in the low menu

In the above example, 'Bar;' indicates that the item will appear in the bottom menu where 'INSTALLER' sits as default. Add 'Bar;' to 'Categories' for it to appear here.

See also

Personal tools

This guide will cover modifying the main screen of the Om_2008.8 distribution and related (FDOM etc).

Home screen

Modifying

Icon files are located under /usr/share/pixmaps.

.png extension is assumed

Any .desktop file placed in /usr/share/applications will appear on the home screen.

Example:

[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=INSTALLER
TryExec=assassin
GenericName=Installer
Comment=Assassin Openmoko Installer
StartupNotify=false
Exec=assassin
Icon=assassin
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=PackageManager;System;Settings;Bar;

Set icons to appear in the low menu

In the above example, 'Bar;' indicates that the item will appear in the bottom menu where 'INSTALLER' sits as default. Add 'Bar;' to 'Categories' for it to appear here.

See also