Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Is there any way, to change the Deskbar-applet-panel icon? I have checked in /usr/share/deskbar-applet/art, but none of those icons seem to change the panel icon or is there a different path for the icon(s) to be found.

share|improve this question

2 Answers 2

up vote 3 down vote accepted

Check one of those:


(Found those by running sudo dpkg -L deskbar-applet.)

share|improve this answer

The deskbar applet icon is managed by your icon theme. If you change your icon theme, it will also change your applet icon. However if you just want to change that particular icon, you can modify the theme by doing:

locate deskbar-applet. - this will give you all locations of files with the name deskbar-applet, and now you can change the icon files under your themes' directory(ies).

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.