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I have opted for menus without icons system-wide for reasons of simplicity and speed.

But I still get icons in Nautilus context menus. I don't mind the icons on Open With menu items too much, but all those identical icons on Nautilus Scripts (especially when you have many scripts) look ugly.

I wonder if there's a way of disabling these icons at all?

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As an interim solution, i.e. to avoid identical script icons (in the absence of a way of disabling display of icons) different and more relevant icons can be set for Nautilus Scripts using this command pattern:

gvfs-set-attribute -t string "<Your-Nautilus-Script-File-Path>" metadata::custom-icon file:///usr/share/icons/<Your-Coice-of-Individual-Icon>

Note: Another trick to get rid of those icons can be assigning non-existent icons, upon which no icon is displayed in the Scripts menu!

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