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I'm trying to get my program to install correctly, and it mostly does, the launcher icon looks fine, and it opens fine, but the icon used in the alt-tab/app switcher doesn't show up.

The .desktop file points to the correct location for the applications image, hence the launcher icon working, but the alt-tab icon doesn't show up...

Here is the problem in image form:

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Any ideas?

Thanks

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What desktop environment are you using? The switcher on the photo looks decent and I want it, too! (Compiz has only s***.) –  Robert Siemer Mar 13 at 2:51
    
Hey, I believe I was using Unity 2d at the time. Hope this helps :) –  ikt Mar 17 at 12:17
    
Well... Unity 2d is gone. –  Robert Siemer Mar 17 at 12:29
    
yep, I was on 12.04 at the time, this may help though: askubuntu.com/questions/68151/… –  ikt Mar 23 at 17:16
    
No, it doesn’t help, as any switcher suggested there has huge icons for each application. Unity 2d ran with metacity, by the way. And I am on 12.04, but not for long, I guess. –  Robert Siemer Mar 24 at 2:35

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Fixed it!

Change the relative path to an absolute path in your pyqt4 designer code.

for example, change from:

icon.addPixmap(QtGui.QPixmap(_fromUtf8("../liumimages/path3194.png")), QtGui.QIcon.Normal, QtGui.QIcon.Off)

to:

icon.addPixmap(QtGui.QPixmap(_fromUtf8("/home/ikt/code/yaum/liumimages/path3194.png")), QtGui.QIcon.Normal, QtGui.QIcon.Off)

Done!

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