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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Gnome-Terminal shortcut not working

My issue is that the icon for the Gnome-Terminal has changed to user@hostname, clicking this icon does nothing, i have to press ctrl+alt+t for the Gnome-Terminal to open. i've tried to reinstall the ...
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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 ...
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“Forbidden” sign in place of active locale in Unity

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit in VMWare to experiment with. I don't remember when the problem arised, but lately I see a "forbidden" sign instead of a flag or "EN"/"GR" at Unity. In Gnome ...
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NetBeans icon disappeared

After sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get install unity sudo shutdown -r now Netbeans icon disappeared. only the question mark. and it does not execute.
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Indicators icons from choosen theme don't what to load

Indicators icons from default themes ubuntu-mono-dark/light don't want to load and system is loading others icons ( few indicators icons [precisely: power,sound,keyboard] not all in the theme ). It ...
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Creating a Unity Launcher icon for PyCharm

I can start, PyCharm from a shell script in a subdirectory of /opt. I get a gray question-mark icon (see attachment) rather than the orange/green PyCharm icon (see attachment). Note that the correct ...
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How to remove extra classic menu indicator from the menu bar?

I am a new user of Ubuntu. I installed classic menu indicator through Ubuntu Software Center and then I found an icon of Ubuntu appeared on launcher bar. I tried to open it so I click on it, I didn't ...
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After installing MATE desktop some of the icons in my dash increased in size

Few days back i Installed MATE desktop on my system running UBUNTU 14.10. After the installation the size of some application icon has increased dramatically. Which is looking pretty bad. my another ...
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There is no launch menu. In window there is no close and minimize buttons

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2. There is no launch menu. In window there is no close and minimize button. After the bootup, I can only see the wallpaper. Right click is working.
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Numix circle icon for emacs/dash not working

I just installed and started using numix circle icons on Ubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately, the icons for dash search and Emacs haven't changed, either in the dash or on the launcher, even though all the ...
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Problem with google chrome icon in launcher (left bar)

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and have a problem with launcher (the left bar with bunch of icons). There is a Google Chrome icon on the launcher. However, when I click it, other google-chrome icon ...
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lxpanel Application Menu Lost Icons

My lxpanel, when I first installed it on Ubuntu 14.04, came with application menu icons. However, now suddenly they are gone. How do I get them back?
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How to get a different Unity Launcher with different icons on each workspace?

I read through the various answers to having separate desktop folders in each Workspace using Screenlets, devilspie, or CCSM ... but that's not the answer to my question. I installed 14.04 LTS a few ...
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Application icon search path order [duplicate]

From where does Unity first search icons? I would like to overwrite alarm-clock-applet icon in unity taskbars indicators section but i do not want to do this every time my icons package gets updated! ...
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Match overlay icons in spread/scale to icon theme [14.04]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with Compiz 0.9.11.3. Not all overlay icons in the spread mode match the icon theme. For example: emacs24, gimp, libre office, Mathematica, Google-chrome, sublime. ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 folder icons missing [duplicate]

Ok, so I have searched and searched and cannot figure out what I did here. Most of my mp3, Libre Office, pdf, etc. files have missing icons. they look like this: However if I access my network ...
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Wrong display name and icon in launcher

I am trying to correct the icon and the display name of Arduino IDE in my launcher. I used to lock on the sketch of Arduino IDE 1.6.3 in 7 April into the launcher. It didn't work as I expected so I ...
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Two icons on unity panel on non-standard application launch [duplicate]

I have an application which doesn't come from any ubuntu repo (neither official, nor ppa) but available as tgz and supposed to be unpacked and ready to use. To be precise it is LightTable. The problem ...
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new chrome shortcut gets created after launching new Incognito Window

When I right click on chrome icon on launcher and open New Incognito Window, new icons gets created (as shown in image). (dont get confuse of icons, I have changed icon theme) Cant lock this icon ...
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icons not appearing properly after installing plasma 5

I installed Plasma5 in UBuntu running Unity. The installation went fine however, the icons for KDE are not showing up properly. I tried deleting the /var/tmp/kdecache-$USER/icon-cache.kcache but it ...
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Unity Launcher icon size slider jumps back to default

Until I updated from 14.04 to 14.10 I could set the unity "Launcher icon size" on the Look tab under Appearance under System Settings (red cogwheel/spanner icon on the sidebar by default). I have the ...
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What are the names of the icons that LightDM uses?

I'm currently trying (and failing) to make a system icon theme for the Ubuntu LightDM login screen. I really hate the default ubuntu-mono-dark icons, and would like to use my own set of icons. After ...
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Move icons on Kubuntu 15.04

There is no unlock button like here. Sorry, full screen. Left top corner.
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google-chrome-unstable icons not found on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on a Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14D and I am using it with the gnome classic metacity window manager. I then added the Google repositories on the sources directory in /etc/apt ...
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How do I solve this video rendering problem?

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and few days ago some parts of the screens are with fuzzy strange icons and fonts. Could anyone help me to find out what's happening here? Thanks,
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network icon disappeared in gnome-panel

Today I dragged a photo to the gnome-panel.Then the panel background changed,but after a reboot i got an error saying "reload gnome-panel". I reloaded, but it asked 10 times. After that my network ...
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Need System Settings Icon back on Launcher

So plain and simple. I've never uses Ubuntu in my life. I was playing around with the launcher shortcuts on the left side of my window, and I decided to "unlock system settings" from the launcher. How ...
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Any good ubuntu 14.04 steampunk default icon sets?

I'm trying to give my laptop that steampunk feel, I have already change default colour schemes and am now looking into changing the icon set. Is there a good set of icons (plus preferably a tutorial ...
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Custom icons not loading in the launcher with icons on Launcher

I have a problem with icons on the Launcher. The problem is strange since I have 2 laptops, both with Ubuntu 14.04.2; one is working without any problem, on the second one (same problem with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Context Menus Missing Icons

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I've noticied that context menus, as well as menus from the top bar, do not have any icons. I use Eclipse frequently and I know there icons associated with some of ...
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How to see photo icons in Lubuntu file manager

In File Manager PCManFM, when I open a folder with pictures, I can only see the icon that represents a picture file. I would like to be able to see the icons of the pictures as those pictures ...
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is it a launcher issue?

when I open nautilus, this open a new launch with strange icon. so if this is a config, tell me how can I fix that, (ubuntu 14.10 working great, but when I uninstalled xubuntu desktop it become like ...
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Software Centre is missing icons

I have a problem with Ubuntu Software Centre not showing icons for available apps, e.g: Is there a command to refresh the icon cache for Ubuntu Software Centre?
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Still have to go back to 13.10

I've got a Compaq CPU and a Dell screen. I switched from version 13.10 to 14.04 as soon as the latter came out. Problem is that I keep having to switch back to version 20 (The initial version of ...
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rhythmbox button icon names?

The shuffle and loop/repeat button icons in rhythmbox don't match my gtk icon theme. I would assume that's because my theme is missing files named appropriately in order to theme those icons. Is ...
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How do I change Google Chrome's system tray icon?

I'm very meticulous about how my desktop looks, and using Google Chrome as my main browser, I'm annoyed by certain inconsistencies in the icons that are in my panel. As you can see in the ...
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Move/associate window from one group to another

I'm looking for a cross linux way to move a window from one group to another group. I thought of and tried this way but it didnt work, i share a screencast showing it doesnt work. In this screencast ...
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Change toolbar icons

I've been searching forever. How do you change the toolbar items in several programs? I´m making my first iconpack. The back and forward icons etc. Thanks!
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Make a Python program executable from its icon

I wish to python programs execute in a window from clicking an icon. This is day one of teaching myself and type of coding and Ubuntu so over-explantion and extra detail is appreciated. Code example ...
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Activities tab while starting Ubuntu

Sorry, I am newbie in ubuntu, But a lover of linux systems. I don't know what has happened with my ubuntu, it was working very much fine a week before. Problem is when I open my ubuntu, activities ...
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Desktop icons not showing when using dolphin

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with pretty much the default setup. I decided to install dolphin and use that as my default file browser (via the exo-preferred-applications tool). After I did this, my ...
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Startup Java Application not showing Application Icon

So I have a custom java application that I run on startup using the startup applications tool. The issue is that program's assigned icon is not being displayed in the unity side bar. it's showing the ...
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Dissociate window from .esktop file and chane icon with XChangeProperty

This is copy paste code that can be compiled with gcc -o icon icon.c -L/usr/X11/lib -lX11 -lstdc++. It opens a new window and sets its icon with XChangeProperty on _NET_WM_ICON. This proves it works ...
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Is there a way to move icons to edge of a screen

I have an unusual question. Is there a way to move the icon to the edge of the screen across the entire width of the desktop, and obviously keep they aligned as they were. I mean that icon grid would ...
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Tray Icons missing after installing and uninstalling kubuntu-desktop

I installed kubuntu-desktop along side unity on lenovo yoga 2 pro but had to uninstall because it had issues with high dpi. But after I uninstalled , I see traces of kde here and there. One of those ...