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No battery icon in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I'm using an Asus K56CB Laptop and I just upgraded from Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 to Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 (Gnome shell 3.10.4) however now I don't have a battery icon in the upper right-hand corner. Also the ...
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28 views

How to fix this broken Gnome Shell ?

Any idea how I can fix this theme? The gap between the icons are bigger than usual and the dock is mis-positioned to a lower portion of the screen!
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1answer
134 views

Icons missing in gnome-shell, nautilus, totem

Last night when I reboot my system, I see that a lot of icons are missing. In gnome shell I don't have anymore the icon for the sound but I can still click on the space. I have the relative same ...
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How do I change the color of an icon

Gnome-shell's desktop is unusable with any light colored wallpaper as the icon names (also white) are unreadable. There doesn't seem to be anyway to change their color, changing various themes ...
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1answer
18 views

Set the launched application's icons to be top, not side bar

I just recently started using ubuntu for things, other than the terminal. The Side menu is pretty nice, however I am using 3-4 programs (in the definition that they have an icon and appear on the side ...
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1answer
18 views

icons are not displayed properly after removing gnome

I installed gnome on Xubuntu and after trying it for a few hours I tried to remove it from Xubuntu. After removing the gnome sudo apt-get autoremove gnome* some icons are not displayed. I can ...
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1answer
48 views

Remove icon from the toolbar

Basic Specs - Ubuntu 13.10, Gnome 3 (session fallback), Ambiance theme, Faenza icons. I tried to drag and drop Transmission icon to place it in the desktop and it appeared on the top toolbar instead ...
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51 views

Strange theme after download

I downloaded CairoDock yesterday and since I rebooted my system it shows me this weird theme, with orange windows and little white borders around programs, also my icons are messed up, the top right ...
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1answer
48 views

How Can I Create and Configure Icon Themes in Gnome?

I know the basics for designing icons but I have no idea how to configure and compile them into a file so that I can create a gnome icon theme out of them. Can anyone help? It would be much ...
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1answer
44 views

Adding Icon-Counter to GNOME Desktop for Ubuntu 12.10

I am looking at displaying a counter or display a variable number as a desktop icon for GNOME in Ubuntu 12.10. I have a computer program that is running through a bunch of files and will likely take ...
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0answers
71 views

How can I hide the bluetooth icon in GNOME Shell 3.8.4 (Ubuntu 13.10)?

Both the extensions are outdated and the extension Icon Hider which hides multiple icons forces all icons to appear before allowing you to hide (thus conflicting with other extensions that show/hide ...
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151 views

Ubuntu 12.04 (Gnome Classic [no effects]) panel problem

Using Edit Menus I create a new menu named Miscellaneous, assign an icon and add several items to it. When I add that menu to a panel with Add to Panel> Application Launcher, it appears without any ...
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3answers
452 views

Icons missing from System Status Area on Gnome 3.10

I recently installed Gnome 3.10 and I noticed that some of the icons don't show up on my system status menu. I can't seem to find any other people having this issue, however if this is a duplicate, ...
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0answers
108 views

Error change icon theme in gnome-shell

Good afternoon. Ubuntu 13.04. Gnome-shell by default. In the system for a long time i did not change, just do install the software update. Earlier is always the theme of icons was faenza. At one ...
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2answers
61 views

How to know what icon is being used in the dock?

I want to replace the synaptic icon (although it could be any other). I have found the Desktop Entry, Icon Theme and Icon Naming specifications that gnome follows (somewhat?), but even though I've ...
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1answer
519 views

Booting Ubuntu 12.04 in Unity the Windows Theme & Icon Theme reversed back to and always locked to Ubuntu default

I did set up last year Faience-Ocre as my Icon Theme and Adwaita Cupertino L Unity as my Windows Theme (the GTK+ thme was unchanged to Adwaita (default)). It has worked perfectly well until 3 days ago ...
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0answers
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how to increase the font and icon in Ubuntu and in the installed software?

I am buying a 15' notebook with Full HD resolution but the icon and the text are too litle for me Can I change these value? and for the text inside the installed programs (menu programs, etc)? Is it ...
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1answer
316 views

changing the icon theme has no effect (13.04)

Using gnome-shell 3.6 on Ubuntu 13.04. I installed gnome-tweak-tool, and I can use it to change both the shell theme and the current theme (ie. window borders). However, changing the icon theme has ...
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0answers
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Deleted the folder /usr/share/icons/ and now all icons are 'white' for anything, how to change it to “gray”?

I deleted my folder /usr/share/icons/ and now every icon is a white icon no matter what it is. I kind of like it this way, but I want to modify this white icon so it's gray. Can this be done, and ...
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0answers
128 views

Theme, icons etc. problems

I'm very new to linux only had ubuntu 12.04 a couple of days. Now I pimped a bit with compiz but I would really like my windows, icons and such to be diffrent aswell. I read themes are the way for ...
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0answers
103 views

Where are the desktop icon positions stored?

I'd like to back up the current layout of my desktop so that it can be retrieved when the icons get scrambled (unfortunately, this happens to me too often). Thanks for any advice!
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0answers
106 views

Why doesn't the icon show up in my Nautilus-Actions action?

I've set up a Nautilus-Action menu item and it works perfectly, except for the fact that I can't get the icon to show up in the menu. I've tried the same icon in the formats .ico, .png, .bmp, .tiff ...
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0answers
53 views

Oxymentary Gnome icon theme

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome shell. I have installed the Oxymentary icons in the /usr/share/icons directory. I can pick Oxymentary as an option in the Gnome Tweak Tool, but with the normal user ...
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0answers
709 views

Missing icons in Gnome-Shell overview

There are applications icons missing in my Gnome-Shell 3.8.2 overview, but this wasn't like that on a fresh install with Gnome3-PPA enabled. I do not have or had the Gnome3-Staging-PPA enabled. I had ...
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1answer
329 views

Custom VirtualBox Launcher in GNOME 3

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 with GNOME 3. My goal is to create a custom launcher that will launch a specific VirtualBox virtual machine, and I'd like it to have it's own icon. From a purely functional ...
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1answer
235 views

Change color of Applet context menu font or background

As seen here http://i.imgur.com/9tySBEi.png, theres little contrast between the greys. I'm using the FlatStudio theme with Faenza Dark icons. I'm assuming it's because the icons are for a dark theme, ...
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1answer
295 views

What is the purpose of /usr/share/icons/gnome/scalable/mimetypes/?

Adding an Icon section in AddingMimeTypes has this: Now we need to associate an icon with the MIME type. Get an SVG icon and name it "text/extension .svg", or whatever your modified MIME type ...
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0answers
211 views

Context menu icons in some Qt apps missing

The context (right click) menu icons are missing in some Qt apps like Virtualbox or Skype. Using: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface menus-have-icons true fixes this problem for KDE apps ...
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0answers
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Why do my Gnome Shell icons on the bar replicate and how can I stop it?

Why do my Gnome Shell icons on the right hand side of the top bar replicate themselves and what can I do to stop it? On first start up there is the normal single set of icons but after hibernating ...
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1answer
999 views

System Settings has two online account icons?

I have two Online Accounts icons in System Settings. I'm pretty sure it's a bug. Clicking the red one shows me my facebook account, Clicking the blue shows nothing, so I can probably deduce those ...
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1answer
893 views

All my desktop icons have disappeared in gnome shell ubuntu 12.10 after 6 March update

I have lost all Desktop icons after updating on 6 March. I updated from Canonical's archive directly as I thought they would test software before they release it. When I run gnome tweak tool it says ...
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0answers
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Creating Icon Themes Gnome 3

I want to keep all the icons included in the gnome 3 icon theme "Ubuntu mono-dark" except the icons which appear when I alter the brightness or sound using fn keys. I haven't found any tutorial about ...
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2answers
445 views

Unity equivalent to gnome drawers and/or unique icons

Back when I was using gnome I had a number of quick shortcuts to various applications with custom switches tucked away in "drawers". It meant a two-click distance to things like starting and stopping ...
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1answer
364 views

Size of icons on Ubuntu 12.04 with GNOME 3

I have never had any difficulties changing size of icons. Now the main trouble is that change of -shell-grid-item-size does not take effect. I was sure that -shell-grid-item-size defined the size of ...
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1answer
126 views

Nautilus suddenly looks different after a restart

Nautilus now looks different, and I don't like it. Before I restarted, I installed a few things, so that could of caused it. (the buttons are outlined and my icon pack isn't working for the 16x ...
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1answer
528 views

desktop icon not showing

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 and using it with gnome. I can not see my computer icon, home folder icon in my desktop. In Cinnamon settings the options to show them is enabled. Thank you!
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1answer
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How to replace tray icons for applications in cinnamon

I have my cinnamon bar with tray icons (skype, pidgin, dropbox) next to cinnamon ones. I'd like to replace them with my own icons so that they have similar design to those remaining. Where should I ...
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0answers
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How to change the width of desktop icon title in Gnome?

I want to make the title of the icon (from the screenshot below) narrower. How can this be done?
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1answer
844 views

Gnome Shell task switcher and Wine applications: only generic icon displayed

When switching applications with the task switcher in Gnome Shell, only the generic "glass of wine" icon is displayed. This is the same for all Wine apps I tried. Icons in the activities menu are ...
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1answer
807 views

Where is Nautilus icon file located and how is it chosen?

When I plug my Garmin Nuvi 265 GPS device into my computer via a USB cable, it mounts as a drive with a blue triangle icon instead of the default gray hard drive icon. HOW does Nautilus know how to do ...
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1answer
2k views

How to change the default application icons of Gnome Shell's top right area

Im using Gnome 3 with Gnome Shell, my problem is some of the applications that have indicators in the top right area dont have icons that fit with the others. This is how my indicator icons look ...
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votes
2answers
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How do I remove ugly google chrome icon in the Gnome3 applications tab?

When I search in applications of Gnome for Chrome, I get two entries: the left one in the picture is OK with a high resolution icon, the right one has a low resolution icon. I couldn't figure out ...
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1answer
218 views

How do I make “add icons to the desktop” work in 10.04?

This question is closely related to other two questions: "How to Add a Shortcut On Desktop" and "How do I add icons to the desktop in 10.04?" (this being a closed question). And I know the answers ...
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1answer
987 views

Restore Keyboard Layout Icon and locale

I'm an Ubuntu 12.04 user, using Gnome Classic (with no effects). I don't know what I did, but lately instead of the keyboard layout with the locale (for example, IT, UK and so on) a strange "no ...
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2answers
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Where does Gnome/Nautilus store directory icons

On some key folders in nautilus I've changed the folder icons. It looks nice, and aids my productivity because I can easily find important folders in a mass of others. But then I move to another ...
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2answers
220 views

Nautilus File Names

Upgraded to 12.04 with gnome 3, how do i get the file names to be shown under or beside folders and files. I have Configuration Editor but i just can't find it! I must have done this in 11.10 but i'm ...
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1answer
246 views

persistent accidental icons on gnome (fallback) top panel

I accidentally dragged (twice) the "shut down" icon onto the top bar, and am not managing to get of them. I already tried: 1. pressing alt or alt+win and right clicked them (nothing happens) 2. ...
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1answer
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Missing icons in Gnome System Settings

I have installed a Ubuntu 12.04 AMD64 server, and Gnome Shell on top of it. Now I am missing some icons from the Gnome System Settings dialog. The missing icons is marked with red circles, on this ...
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0answers
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How to add right click menu item to create a launcher in Gnome 3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I create launchers on my desktop? When I create desktop icon launchers I need to use an extensive workaround. Using "dconf editor" is a workaround to enable ...
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3answers
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How can I remove icons from the GNOME Shell panel?

I tried to use the gmenu-simple editor, but it said it can't find it. It's just for a good look.