The images that a desktop environment uses to identify files, folders, and applications. Icons are a core component of a GUI and are a fundamental part of navigating any computer today.

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dragging shortcuts to urls?

I sometimes want to copy the urls of web sites to a location on my network, rather than bookmarking and syncing bookmarks. I can drag the url from the toolbar of Firefox onto my desktop (Ubuntu ...
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How to enable back light glow when toggled in Numix theme?

i enabled numix gtk theme and icon theme. great themes but, in default theme,(gtk:ambience Icons:ubuntu-mono-dark) the launcher icons illuminate when i click on them, i love that. but when i changed ...
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save custom icons and restore it to default

As there are many great icon themes out there, I try shwitching between them. But none of them is perfect, allways there are some missing so I usually asign custom icons to apps via "main menue". But ...
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How to change the way desktop icons are displayed in Kubuntu 15.04

I'm running KDE 15.04. My desktop icons all show up in a reduced size on a gray rectangular background. I want them to be displayed in normal size without that background, just as they were in ...
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Viberwrapper-indicator stopped working

After like a week of using viberwrapper-indicator it suddenly stopped working, and the floating icon appeared once again, so now I see both icons. I tried reboot, reinstall of both viber and the ...
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Different 'Desktop' Icons in Ubuntu per workspace [duplicate]

I have moved to Ubuntu from Windows. One thing that is definitely different is the ability to create Desktop icons. It's just a bit more of a hassle - but not a deal breaker. It would be great to ...
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Icon size inside an application is too large

Whenever I uses a software that uses gtk as Its source for its viewscreen, the icons on buttoms and some are about the twice the size of icon on my unity launcher I'm using a Ununtu 15.04 with ...
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The panel's icons are messed up

Yesterday I turned off my laptop(normal usage... without any new package installation), and after I turned on my laptop my menu bar's icon are messed like below: which gone icons are for bluetooth ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: task bar icon for google chrome is gone? [closed]

I think since the lastest google chrome update (today), the icon used in the task bar looks like this: but at least in the launcher, it still looks "ok": When I check the launcher properties ...
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Google Chrome's icon after Ubuntu 14.10 lastest update

I am getting the gray box with a question mark in the middle of the icon for chrome, before it would show the chrome icon but now it's this ugly icon, I did fix it with a sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu wrong application icons in panel [closed]

From time to time application icons become wrong (not the ones that used to be) in panel. I verified that the icon file in the folder is alright, although the panel shows wrong icon. How can I fix ...
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Process names missing in System Monitor [closed]

The image below pretty much speaks for itself. On Ubuntu 15.04 I have to use command line tools such as ps or htop to monitor process activity. Can anything be made about it? Update I: the output ...
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How to fix icons in ardesia in Ubuntu 15.04?

I just installed ardesia on ubunty 15.04, and I can draw on screen but I can't see any icons in the sidebar, most notably I don't know how to exit the program. I had to stop it using top. Does anyone ...
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“Leftover” Application icons in Unity dashboard

I realized I installed the wrong version of Skype and uninstalled it using apt-get remove skype. Everything went well but when I launched my Unity dock, I could still see this file with the icon. Same ...
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How to find icon names (to add to theme)

I'm creating an icon theme, but I'm running into trouble adding new icons. I'm starting by building off of an existing theme, so if there's an icon already there I just replace the one with the right ...
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Desktop icons look like plain files on Cinnamon

I just installed Cinnamon on top of the default Unity DE and GDE, and for some weird reason I am not able to see the different icons on the desktop, they just look like white sheets of paper, even the ...
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15.04: Ugly icons in the Launcher

Using 15.04 since yesterday, one of the things I note is a number of icons portrayed strangely by the Launcher. Here are a few examples: I thought this was a resolution issue but zooming in one can ...
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15.04 GUI icons (Buttons) not responding to mouse over

I've recently installed updates and they broke my GUI... :( problem is that I don't know what did it.. Here is what is happening: When I mouse over an icon in the tray, it doesn't light up like it ...
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Numix-Circle Theme: Word Online does not get recognized

Some of my applications, f.e. Qpdfview, JabRef, Word- Excel- and PowerPoint-Online don't get correctly recognized, so the default icons get used, and not the Numix-Circle Icons. I manually changed ...
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Folder icon not shown properly in ubuntu 15.04

In my Ubuntu 15.04,Folder icon not properly appear. Even it doesn't appear on standard theme.please help me to fix this?.
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Text and icons display improperly [on hold]

My system does not show text and icons properly, see screen capture below for reference: I have tried both Ubuntu 15.04 and 14.10 with the issue persisting in both systems. What could be causing ...
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after installation kubuntu some application launcher icon missing

After installation kubuntu some application launcher icon missing.Please check screen-shot I have already try moving .kde,cache and .local file but not got any success. Please help !
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How to remove icons from KDE application dropdown menu items?

What is the configuration setting to not show icons next to menu dropdown items for KDE applications installed in Ubuntu? Gnome applications do not display an icon next to dropdown menu items. ...
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14.04 add wine tray to upper panel

need solution how to add active wine apps tray to my upper panel on Ubuntu 14.04, because now, they're not showing anywhere at all. Help ;-)
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desktop icons disappearing

I haven't managed to figure out the logic but most of the day I have Netbeans running to develop programs. Since 15.04 it has been happening fairly frequently that my desktop shortcuts to programs ...
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What cool features/applications are there to change the way ubuntu GUI interface looks and feels? [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu, and was just curious of things that I can do with this OS (ex: changing folder icons, button icons, etc.). I know this isn't really a technical question, more of a fun one. What ...
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Icon of running firefox in the specific profile in gnome

I have few firefox profiles, which are launched as different processes in the panel header. Like that: How can I customize icon of the firefox in the process menu? I mean this icon:
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missing some icons in KDE 5 launcher and tray after installing unity

I have kubuntu 15.04 on my laptop. last night I installed unity desktop using the command: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop on my laptop. but after first restart I missed some of my application ...
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Edit Pale Moon icon

Pale Moon browser is installed in /opt on Ubuntu 14.04. This seems odd to me but to start off the icon that is displayed in that directory for the Pale Moon program is a simple grey box which when ...
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bq aquaris e4.5 ubuntu many problems

This morning I received the phone (bq ubuntu edition) and arrived several problems: after updates that required me to have disappeared icons of some applications and and left with the caption, the ...
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How do I completely remove MenuLibre and reset all changes?

I wanted to know how I could remove MenuLibre and all changes I did with it. I only used it to change the icons of my applications, but I would now like to change all my icons to a new theme. When I ...
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Minecraft icon not showing properly in launcher?

Here is my problem: the Minecraft icon in the Unity launcher is inconsistent with the icon theme, even though the icon theme has a minecraft icon in it. The theme I am using is Numix-Circle and I am ...
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How can I hide the running program icon from the notification bar and unity launcher on Ubuntu ? Please reply asap

what can I do for Hiding program icon from the notification bar and unity Launcher.
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Icons are not smooth

I have recently upgraded to ubuntu 15.04. But all icons on my left panel are choppy. Is this a bug of new ubuntu or there is a way I can correct it ? I am attaching the screen shot of the icons.
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How do I resize the desktop icons in Ubuntu 15.04

How do I resize the desktop icons in Ubuntu 15.04? I ran /usr/bin/nautilus in terminal Nautilus did not open. The icon size changed when I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 15.04, and I wish to ...
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How to Add a Monochrome Spotify Indicator Icon?

Spotify's green colored "tray" icon looks out of place on Ubuntu's Unity bar, next to the other monochrome icons. In addition to the color, the size of the icon is a bit too large. How can an ...
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How can I contribute artwork to kubuntu?

I recently installed kubuntu on my PC. I would like to change the icon of the system task bar and submit the icon so that it can replace the default icon in the kubuntu KDE 5 breeze theme. Please ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 icons and top bar missing

Today I achieved installing a Windows 7 / Ubuntu 14.04 dualboot. Everything WAS fine. Used both OS with no real changes, just test them for several hours. Nothing was installed nor uninstalled. Then I ...
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How to fix huge FS Icons in Ubuntu 15.04 menubars?

The FS Icons in Ubuntu 15.04 appear huge in the menubars of some applications like Nautilus, Gedit, Calculator, etc. How can the FS icon sizes be corrected to work in Ubuntu 15.04? Here is what the ...
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Make nautilus to adjust icons size

In the following picture, I want nautilus to scale up mp3 icon so that it seems as same size as two other thumbnails. What I've done but seemed with no luck: Manipulating ...
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Hiding the workspace switcher in unity [duplicate]

As many of you know, Unity includes both a GUI and a set of hotkeys to change workspaces. I have gotten used to the hotkeys to a degree where the workspace switcher icon is a waste of launcher space. ...
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Missing icons from system settings KDE 15.04

i have a missing icons from the Kubuntu System Settings panel, installed from kubuntu-ppa/backports in ubuntu 15.04 with kubuntu-desktop any ideas?
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Wine hijacked 'text/plain' file's icon

I recently installed TADS 3 Workbench using Wine and accidentally chose the option to create file type association. Now, all my plain text files have a rather garish icon replacing their default ones. ...
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Why some Folder & File icons are unvisabel

I use Lubuntu 14.04. The title of my folder/files are apparent but their icons are randomly unapparent. In some cases when I move the mouse on them they become unvisabel fore a short time. a ...
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Some icons in Gnome applications are very large

I currently have both Unity and Xubuntu/Xfce installed. Recently, I upgraded to 15.04. One problem that I came across was that certain icons in GNOME applications (or at least I think it's only GNOME ...
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Duplicate icons, and some old ones in Dash [duplicate]

My issues is that I've some how managed to get duplicate icons (picture below) and some older icons. When I click on the duplicate / old icons it just takes me to the system settings. This is driving ...
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How to get rid of disk icons in Unity launcher? [duplicate]

I have got here an installation of Unity and I am annoyed with the 3 disk icons in the Launcher right below the workspace switcher. Is there a way to prevent these icons from showing? Those 3 icons ...
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15.04 upgrade problems

So, I just upgraded to Kubuntu 15.04, and it completely screwed over my system settings. My old icons are gone, my folder viewer was gone, and my old mouse icons were gone. My splash screen also ...
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After 15.04 update: Aliased/choppy icons

Just updated to 15.04, and my icons are all aliased/choppy looking now. I tried purging and reinstalling my icon themes, and I keep seeing this warning: gtk-update-icon-cache: The generated cache ...
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Distance between folders inside “Icon view” mode (Nautilus)

I'm using two different file managers, and there one annoying thing which I admit in Nautilus. On the picture below you can see how beautiful Thunar show "Icon view" and how it's look in Nautilus on ...