This is a follow up to “Use Adwaita cursors in the GNU Guix System”.
NOTE: Please read the EDIT.
1 Icons and cursors
For icons and cursors to be usable, I found that you may need to link
ln -sf "$GUIX_PROFILE/share/icons" "$HOME/.icons"
After that, you can do something like change your cursor from your
and load the new settings with
xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources. Note that
your window manager may need a restart to properly pick up the
I read somewhere that Guix’s fontconfig should pick up fonts from
$GUIX_PROFILE/share/fonts. I don’t know how fontconfig works but I
can say that IceCat couldn’t find any of the fonts I manually
fc-list 1also didn’t report anything other than what I got
on the system when I intially installed it.
If you experience the same problem, link
ln -sf "$GUIX_PROFILE/share/fonts" "$HOME/.fonts"
Fonts installed by Guix should now be shown by
fc-list and should be
available to select from your programs. If not, try to update your
fc-cache are part of the