Missing icons of kmix and klipper in bar of i3

It’s a quick note for anyone coming from search. If you’re not using a full-featured DE, rather something as simple as i3, or Awesome, or XMonad, or Fluxbox, or anything else not including bells’n’whistles; and you’ve missing or wrong icon of klipper/kmix in bar(and, probably, some other Qt apps), then you’ve to set XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP="xfce" for those apps.

E.g. I’m using i3, and have the variable set to “kde” (for dolphin, and likes), so I’m just autostarting klipper and kmix like XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP="xfce" kmix.

The reasons is probably that those DEs provides some API which applets expect to use. Using "xfce" variable in the case of absent DE is fine though.

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