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By default Ubuntu displays toolbar icons alongside its text. I want to make every applications toolbar to show icon only. I tried changing this value /desktop/gnome/interface/toolbar_style to icons using gconf-editor like mentioned here and restart Ubuntu, but it didn't work.

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which toolbars are you talking about? – green Aug 17 '12 at 9:02
every application toolbar – toobuntu Aug 17 '12 at 12:03

Finally found it. Use dconf-editor. Tree path :org/gnome/desktop/interface/toolbar-style

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