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I am working on a program and I want to implement icon denoting keyring state. If you start seahorse you'll see it has the same icon of padlock in two states, locked and unlocked.

I am unable to find unlocked icon name. There are many locked padlocks in /usr/share/icons but I didn't find any unlocked icons.

So, my question is, what's the name of the icon I can use with set_from_icon_name method.

Note: stock_lock-open is not the one am looking for.

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When I start seahorse I see two keys on a keyring, not padlocks. Are you using Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10, and have you installed any themes? – Tom Brossman Dec 25 '12 at 19:26
Nevermind, I think I see what you mean in the newer version in 12.10. Browsing the package file list online, it appears there are multiple icon files also in /usr/share/seahorse/icons/hicolor/??? Does that help? I'm on 12.04 so unfortunately I can't see the same thing. – Tom Brossman Dec 25 '12 at 19:41
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Here you go, taken from the Seahorse source:

from gi.repository import Gtk, Gio

icon_theme = Gtk.IconTheme.get_default()
def get_pixbuf_from_themed_icon(name, size):
    icon = Gio.ThemedIcon.new_with_default_fallbacks(name)
    icon_info = icon_theme.lookup_by_gicon(icon, size, 0)
    return icon_info.load_icon()

pixbuf_lock = get_pixbuf_from_themed_icon("changes-prevent-symbolic", 48)
pixbuf_unlock = get_pixbuf_from_themed_icon("changes-allow-symbolic", 48)

win = Gtk.Window()
win.resize(300, 300)
win.connect('delete-event', Gtk.main_quit)

vbox = Gtk.VBox(False, 4)
img_lock = Gtk.Image.new_from_pixbuf(pixbuf_lock)
vbox.pack_start(img_lock, False, False, 0)
img_unlock = Gtk.Image.new_from_pixbuf(pixbuf_unlock)
vbox.pack_start(img_unlock, False, False, 0)


Only problem is the dark version. I couldn't translate the create_spotlight_pixbuf function to Python.

You might also want to look at the GtkLockButton.

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I've found solution to this problem little earlier but it's the same solution. Thanks, marking as accepted. – MeanEYE Dec 26 '12 at 20:23

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