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I've submitted an app to the software store but it gets sent back with this error:-


What does this mean and how do I fix it?

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In the .desktop file entry, there’s the line which starts with “Icon=”. This part is especially important as it will show the icon of your app, which will distinguish it from other entries.

When providing the icon file name, make sure you:

  • Use no absolute paths (ie. /usr/share/icons/…)
  • Use an icon which you actually ship in your app
  • Specify the 'Icon=' key in the .desktop file
  • Put the icon in the root of your project (i.e. Icon=./icon.png)
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So in which folder should I save this said icon? – Agmenor Feb 24 '14 at 19:24
Just put the icon in the root directory of your project. – popey May 28 '14 at 23:59

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