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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Icon size increased after update

I have recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 14.10 to 15.04 using the command line. Soon after the update, icons of "Open Shot Video Editor" application have increased in size as shown in the image link ...
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How to change icon of virtual box 5.0

Ok i downloaded virtual box 5.0 using the last post on here How to install Virtualbox from command line? the icon for virtual box is just a black screen. virtual box works and all how do i change ...
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How do I create application icons on the taskbar in gnome desktop in 14.04?

Sorry if this is a dumb question, but I can't find the answer anywhere - I can only find people asking about adding and removing icons from the top bar. In 12.04 I was able to add application icons ...
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Nemo Desktop Windows bug on elementary OS Frreya [on hold]

since I use Linux, my favorite file managar is Nemo, the extra panel is usefull to my, so in my eOS I installled it as default, but in eOS it has some trouble displaying the desktop icons is there ...
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Graphics Problem ( Folder Icons, Images not opening!)

I am using Lubuntu,yesterday an update was being installed and suddenly the power went off. When I booted after sometime all graphical icons are gone ! The images arent opening, network icon, volume ...
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Libre Office icons on HiDPI

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on Dell XPS 13 with high resolution display. In LibreOffice, the icons appear to be very small, although I have changed their size to "Large" in the Options menu. After ...
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Ubuntu 15.04: Dual monitor setup - new icons disappear on a smaller display

I have established a dual monitor setup successfully with my Ubuntu 15.04 (with default display settings and Unity 7.3.2). The first is a built-in display (1) and it belongs to my laptop (1366 x ...
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~/.icons vs ~/.local/share/icons

Where should I keep custom icons that I need to use? ~/.local/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps and ~/.icons/hicolor/16x16/apps Both directories to hicolor/16x16/apps work to point to an icon from a ...
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How to change the Firefox icon?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. I am currently using Firefox which is present on the Unity panel (or launcher). The problem is that the icon is a question mark. I want to change it to the standard Firefox ...
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Unity Launcher Crashes Computer When I have 2 instances of same program

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell XPS 13 laptop straight from Dell. They installed Ubuntu. I have a problem whenever I have multiple windows of the same application open. Say I have 2 terminal windows or ...
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Where does LibreOffice store toolbar icons?

Where does Ubuntu 14.04 LTS store LibreOffice icons ? I mean by that the icons used by the GUI of LibreOffice Writer, LibreOffice Calc, LibreOffice Impress...
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How to make the application taskbar icon identical to the application file icon?

I would like to associate a custom icon with our (Qt) application. We ship the application as stand-alone: that is to say all non-system libraries are part of the software package. We need to set ...
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How do I move stock menubar icons in Ubuntu 15?

Very new to Ubuntu. I set up Unity to look like OS X, and the last remaining thing I'm trying to do is move the settings applet to the left corner instead of the right? So the question is, how do I ...
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How to change the ugly chrome/chromuim tray icon

I'm writing a script to fix hardcoded indicator icons, and i'm having a problem fixing the google chrome/chromium indicator icon. There's two icons that are shown in the tray; i managed to fix the ...
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Google Chrome icon in Dash

I have Google chrome pinned, but when I click the icon another one appears which is in high detail unlike the pinned one. If I unpin all chrome icons, then suddenly when I pin another icon it starts ...
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Missing dropbox applet indicator. How do I get it back?

Dropbox icons missing from top panel. Reinstalling doesn't fix this problem. But Dropbox daemon is work perfectly and i can confirm it was running. How can I get an applet indicator for it?
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Cinnamon Settings appears as Bluetooth in Docky

Recently, I switched over to Cinnamon and Docky as my main WM and it's so far been great. However, I've noticed that the Control Panel/Settings app has the Bluetooth icon (and the Bluetooth name) in ...
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Dropbox icon missing in Gnome Panel

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04, Gnome Panel(gnome-session-flashback) and Dropbox. Dropbox icon is missing in the top panel. However, it is displayed corectly when I run Unity. I tried stop and start ...
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How to Customize the size of the Folder & Files in the desktop?

There are some folders in my desktop which seems large in size (Bulky) !!! No Option to change it, Even Right-Click !!! I would like to Customize it. How to do it?
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How to make desktop icons less fat on Gnome 3.16?

I am contemplating putting these icons on a diet too, however before I start on their diet plan, I am going to try whatever you guys have on offer... So the problem at hand is that although I have now ...
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How do I fix desktop size? (see image)

I tried installing kubuntu-desktop for RDP. However it changed my Unity desktop a bit and I didn't know it was loading masses of other apps. So I removed it and it left the desktop changes ...
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How to make Nautilus icons in Gnome 3.16 less fat?

Since I upgraded from Gnome 3.14 to Gnome 3.16, I have noticed that my icons in Nautilus have started eating a lot more than they used to, and have got really fat, is there any way now to decrease ...
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How to get AppIndicator icons on the top right hand corner again on Gnome 3.16?

Ever since I upgraded from Gnome 3.14 to Gnome 3.16 on Ubuntu 15.04 I have found that my icons that would go in the top-right-hand corner go in the bottom-left-hand corner, is there any way to change ...
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Sound icon not working in ubuntu 15.04

Suddenly sound icon stopped working in my system. I am seeing the icon as shown below- If I click on the sound icon and go to Sound Settings, I can change the volume level, but it doesn't take any ...
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Nautilus shows an icon for “List View” and a different one for “Icon View”

I have UbuntuGNOME 14.04 (which comes with Nautilus 3.10.1). And I've installed the Numix-Circle icon theme too. Whenever I open a folder with Java files (text/x-java), on "List View" mode, Nautilus ...
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Hide systray davmail icon in Icon Only taskmanager

How do I hide the icon from davmail from the KDE4 Icon Only taskmanager's system tray?
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LibreOffice menu items: missing icons and highlight

Some menu items are missing the icon, but instead a rough checkbox-like style icon is displayed. Menu items are not highlighted when mouse is over. The same for some contextual menus. This is ...
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How to change the dash icon in Unity 15.04 to a custom .png? [duplicate]

It's very tiring to have to keep looking at the default image of the Ubuntu logo in the dash. How do you change this default image into a custom image (btw, in my case I have a 48x48 .png ready to be ...
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Can't install icon theme KDE plasma 5

I have been trying to install a icon theme. The problem is when selecting the achieve or the index I get The file is not a valid icon theme archive. both of these 1 and 2 should work but they do not ...
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How do I make taskbar icons appear in GNOME?

In Unity, I see running programs such as Dropbox or Pidgin in the taskbar (the icons also change when dropbox is updating or I have received a new message in Pidgin). However, when I switched to ...
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Wrong icon after application startup

I have two Eclipse installations and for each of them a desktop file, see below. For the icons, I'm using eclipse in both cases with an activated Numix Icon Theme. If I search and start the ...
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File icon showing in properties but not in nautilus

http://i.stack.imgur.com/uoNUQ.png As you can see from the image the icon for python files displays fine in the properties window but not in nautilus. Even more, the Perl icon displays fine in ...
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Is there a way to adapt font and icon sizes to High Definition screen resolutions in Ubuntu-Studio XFCE?

I have a Dell XPS 13. I got it with windows 8 and it adapts the fonts and icons to the 3200x1800 screen resolution. Then I start my virtual Ubuntu Studio 14.04 machine and they look really small. How ...
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Themes & Icons not loading after logging in quickly

So this is a funny one, I guess. What am I running? Ubuntu 15.04 / Kernel 3.19 On what am I running? ASUS Zenbook ux303ln As the title says, the theme and icon style, specified in the unity tweak ...
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Touchscreen usages on ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed on my HP Envy M6 touchsmart. I have this hardware issue with the mouse pad (control zone), and I would like to base most of my actions on just the touchscreen (.i.e. I ...
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Gnome 3: No Indicators are Shown on top Panel

I have recently installed Ubuntu Gnome with Gnome 3 running on it. I have installed various programs on it which in Unity would have a little icon which would go on the right on the Unity panel, such ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Icons leaving the screen

I have a Radeon R9 270x card powering 3 monitors, my main display seems larger than the actual screen, so I can drop windows out of sight if I drag them down. My problem is every so often, my icons ...
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No mime icon for .cue in Icon View

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 Hi, I cannot see proper icon for .cue files in Icon View (File Manager) - it's mime-empty, however in List View it's OK. What I have done till now: I just created audio-x-cue.png ...
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Ubuntu mate themes not working

I am new to all of this, Linux included, so please forgive me if this question has already been posted before. If it was, I have not been able to find it. Basically I need help with installing new ...
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Problem adding NetBeans IDE to Docky Unity

I have installed docky and numix-icon-theme-circle, and now that I have installed those I want to pin my favourite programs there permanently, and all was fine until I tried to do so with NetBeans ...
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Symbolic icons not showing

I'm on Xubuntu 14.04.2 and have issues with symbolic icons not showing within applications, as shown below: The issue persists through changing icons themes, logging out/back in, rebooting, and ...
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Icons on screen will not appear. Desktop is blank

I've seen similar questions about blank desktops, but the ones I've seen have issues with clicking. When I log into my computer I can click and right click. It's just that my icons aren't there. I ...
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How can I disable Viber icon from tray

I need to disable Viber indicator from tray. How can I do it?
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Is there a way to display window title in the Ubuntu sidebar, like in Windows before 7?

My current main OS is Windows 7. I changed the taskbar to run vertically, mimicking Ubuntu's efficient use of the 16:9 widescreen ratio of modern monitors. I also display window titles together with ...
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nemo doesn't work correctly on ubuntu 15

I installed nemo and use these three command..... gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons false gsettings set org.nemo.desktop.background show-desktop-icons true xdg-mime ...
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Why does my custom launcher open under a separate icon?

I've created a custom launcher file: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Name=P4V Comment=Perforce Visual Client Icon=/usr/lib/p4v/P4VResources/icons/P4-V_128x128.png Exec=/usr/bin/p4v Terminal=false ...
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Can I make icons smaller on a bq Aquaris e5 Ubuntu Edition?

It's all on the title 😉 But I need more characters...
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Cannot launch eclipse from Unity Launcher [duplicate]

I recently downloaded the Eclipse package and placed it in a folder in my Home directory, without blending the installation with anything else in the system. Eclipse opens normally, if I use the ...
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Workstation Desktop Shortcut Icon to a Windows document server

I am New to Ubuntu. I've searched all kinds of FAQ's and Forums, but have yet to obtain a simple answer to these questions. Probably a typical situation for a new Linux User. Here are my ...
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Customize Kubuntu task bar

I just installed Kubuntu 15.04 the first time here. I don't know the correct name of Kubuntu's "Task bar" but there is something about it that drives me nuts. I moved the Task Bar to the left of my ...