oversized icons in the distro

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro
Thu Jan 24 15:19:15 UTC 2008

Martin Sourada wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-01-23 at 16:46 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
>> Hey, so we are looking at the size of test1 live cd images right now (of
>> course, things don't fit). One thing I notice is that some packages ship
>> huge svg icons, like the following:
>> 203094 /usr/share/gnome-power-manager/icons/hicolor/scalable/status/gpm-phone-030.svg
>> 229993 /usr/share/gnome-power-manager/icons/hicolor/scalable/status/gpm-phone-000.svg
>> 274693 /usr/share/gnome-power-manager/icons/hicolor/scalable/status/gpm-keyboard-030.svg
>> 284391 /usr/share/gnome-power-manager/icons/hicolor/scalable/status/gpm-phone-060.svg
>> 287861 /usr/share/gnome-power-manager/icons/hicolor/scalable/status/gpm-phone-100.svg
>> I wonder if this list has the expertise and knows the tools to reduce
>> excess details in svgs like those ?
> Try inkscape's vacuum defs (inkscape --vacuum-defs FILE). For example
> for gmp-phone-030.svg it crops the size from 198.3 KB to 47.9 KB...

Yeah, I did the same: gpm-phone-100.svg decreased from 281.1 KB to 56.4 
KB after vacuum defs and to 48.6 after saving as plain svg.

I will do a vacuum defs to all files and post it back.

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