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How do I enable icons in the menues (File-Edit-...) and also right-click-menues (Refresh-Copy-Paste-...) and on the buttons (OK-Cancel-Yes-No-...) in Ubuntu 11.10?
I would like it to work the way it does on Linux Mint or Zorin OS. Cheers, Kalsan

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Run the following command in a terminal:

gconftool --set /desktop/gnome/interface/menus_have_icons --type bool true
gconftool --set /desktop/gnome/interface/buttons_have_icons --type bool true

This will add the icons to the menus and the buttons.

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Same answer, different method:
Launch Ubuntu tweak (am using 0.8.6) and go to tweaks -> Miscellaneous,
Check the buttons Menus have icons and Buttons have icons.
This will also add the icons as above.

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