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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How to fix giant icons on Ubuntu 14.04 dash?

When an icon is changed from its default for a personalized one, it turns to be bigger than normal on the dash. How to make they look normal?
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Multiple chromium icons in launcher of 14.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS a few weeks before the official release and set up multiple google chromium profiles. Using "StartupWMClass", I managed to get each profile to have a separate version of ...
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Icon themes not fully applied

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I've installed Faenza icons (version 1.3.1) and used the latest Ubuntu Tweak to apply the theme. However, Faenza icons are not fully applied and I can still see some ...
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Why do I have two bluetooth icons after the Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade?

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ("Trusty Tahr") this afternoon, I now have two bluetooth icons shown in my system tray... Why do I have two bluetooth icons now shown, and how can I remove one ...
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Wine - Using Native Icon for Program

When I run a wine program, the icon that is used in the Gnome Dock is the generic wine icon, so when I run Photoshop or League of Legends then the icon is the wine icon. (I'm not talking about the ...
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Icons without names

I would like the icons of the current programs running not to show their names, like Windows 7. I am running Xubuntu 13.10, and help would be appreciated!
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How to move Unity launcher icons to desktop?

everyone. OK, I have what may be a very simple question--how do I take an icon from the Unity Launcher that I had locked there, and move them onto the desktop? I have tried everything I can think of ...
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Which icon does indicator-power use when fully charged?

This is a minor annoyance. Using Xubuntu 14.04. I installed the latest Faenza icon set. Unfortunately, it's missing the icon for when the battery is fully charged (adapter is connected). It looks ...
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Input method icon invisible in Radiance theme

As I am Czech, but I also need to write in English, I am switching through Czech keyboard layout and English keyboard layout. In Ambiance I could see what keyboard layout am I using simply by looking ...
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How can I change the appearance of an icon?

Just installed Ubuntu 13.10 I am new to ubuntu OS. I did number 31, Google Services Launcher, of this page: What Custom Launchers and Unity Quicklists are available? I'm just trying to do some things ...
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How should I design an Ubuntu app icon for Unity 8?

Are there any guidelines available for designing an Ubuntu app icon which will fit in visually with the rest of the system? By this, I mean it should be consistent with the new app icons being used in ...
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change icons back to global theme

I changed some of my individual icons via rooted nautilus and selected my own different icons. But now I want to make them back to whatever my default global icon theme is. Is there anyway to make ...
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prevent java applications from creating tray icon

With Ubuntu 13.04 the possibility to whitelist (and consequentely blacklist) certain applications from creating a tray icon is gone. Since then the tray icons of Java applications and Wine icons are ...
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Arrows next to Launcher Icons in Unity 2D

What do the tiny white arrows next to the icons in the Unity 2D launcher mean? Sometimes there is one, often more. Do they indicate the number of windows of that application that are open?
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Installing new icons/themes/etc

I'm trying out 14.04 beta. When I used 13.10, I found a way to access the root folder, which I seem to have forgotten - I did that in order to add icon themes and cursor themes to Ubuntu, as there ...
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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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Launcher and some icons do not appear

This is the first time I use Linux (Ubuntu - 13.10 ) After installation, there is no Launcher bar and some icons, like minimize / maximize and close, are missing in any window. What I've realized is ...
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Change location of system menu indicatior to left.

I want to change location of that system menu indicator which is on the extreme right side to extreme left side of status bar. Here is the sample: How can i do this ?
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Viber icon missing on panel

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I've installed Viber and I'm struggling for days with this problem. My Viber icon is located at the top left corner, few milimeters to the right from the dash icon. I have ...
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12.04 LTS - desktop items take long time to appear after login

my Ubuntu worked fine until 1 month ago. I ran then a regular SW update via Update manager and since then the elements on my desktop take about 20 seconds to appear after log in. Before this update ...
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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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System Settings icons missing with Numix uTouch

I am using the Numix uTouch icon theme, some of the icons on System Settings are not replaced. This is how it should look. Currently on 14.04...
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Ubuntu Hide Desktop Icon Problem Ubuntu 13.10

I am facing the scenario as below whenever I try to hide the Desktop Icon for Ubuntu 13.10. When my default File Manager is set to Nautilus, everything is working fine even after I set the Desktop ...
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Items have disappeared from the panel, and apps do not work with image files

Items have disappeared from the panel, and apps do not work with image files, for example Gthumb. GIMP appears, but gives this message: not support file jpg. This happened yesterday (March 18, 2014) ...
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Panel Status Icons Wrong Color

Across the top of the panel, I have these status indicators: Language, Network Connection, Messaging, Volume, Time, and System. Upon format and fresh install of 13.10, I see that Language icon does ...
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.desktop files: how to specify the icon path

I had a look at the .desktop files on my 12.04 Ubuntu system, and many of them do not have a full path specification for their icon file. It is rather something like: Icon=anjuta or Icon=vlc or ...
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Probleme with battery icon in Xubuntu 13.10

After upgrading Xubuntu to 13.10 I have this issue with battery icon
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how to change icon image on ubuntu 12.04?

I want to change icon of a binary file which is placed on my desktop binary file is related to unetbootin. I want to execute unetbootin from desktop so i want to change icon. can anyone help me in ...
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Cannot change any icon sizes in Kubuntu System Settings…can someone help me please?

I'm a newbie when it comes to Ubuntu and I'm using the latest version of Kubuntu. When I go to System Settings, then Application Appearance, then Icons, then Advanced, all the Size drop-down boxes ...
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unity panel icons not working

All the custom icon themes I install can change the nautilus icons just fine, but the unity panel always looks like this: Except when I set it to the standard Ubuntu mono, that looks normal. I'm ...
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Workspace related question - How to hide icons in second workspace

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 I want to know how I can hide icons in my 2nd workspace while they remain in the first workspace 1. Is it possible? If there is any other better alternative to Work space then ...
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Double icons in task bar, other icons don't stay

I am using Lubuntu (Operating System : Ubuntu 13.10). I have double icons for network connections/WiFi on the taskbar by clock. How do I get it to one(merge them), it seems like duplicates? FYI this ...
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How can I use two different icon sets at same in KDE 4.x?

I'm on Kubuntu 12.4, and I want to use Tux 'n Tosh for places and devices, and Reflektions for renmant system. How do I that? Thanks in Advice. (And sorry for the bad english, I'm from Brazil)
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Unity is locked, you can not remove icons or move them

Issue the following, I can not change the order of icons on the unity, nor their sleep or anything to add that it would be "locked", the programs run.
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Custom icon for .desktop file not appearing

I intend to change from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. There are some icons on the desktop I would like to use on Ubuntu. I converted these icons to *.png 64*64 pixel and put in /home/user/icons Then I use ...
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Wireless icon missing in 12.04

My system is running on 12.04.4, 64 bit and the wireless icon is missing. There are no connectivity issues, but it becomes tedious to choose a different network from the Network menu than the tray.
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How to change icons on GNOME favorites bar?

I'm new to Ubuntu, and I switched to GNOME and managed to change the icons! But when I open a program that has its own (new) icon on the favorites bar (if that's its name) I still see the original ...
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How can I change “Show Desktop” icon following icons theme?

I've installed Numix-Circle icons themes and inside there is a "show-desktop.svg" icon, but the icon loaded remains "user-desktop.svg" from the Numix theme. Where the Show Desktop icons is located? ...
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Ubuntu desktop 12.04 Desktop Environment customization

I am a new Linux user, I want to accomplish the following settings of the followings no Dash icon no trash icon no workspace switcher icon In global menu bar, only show the current time, but can't ...
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Creating executable file with password included in a script

How can I execute a sudo command by double clicking an icon ( password should be part of the script). Please help! Excuse if question is a blunder. My gnome-ppp is not detecting my BSNL modem when I ...
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Where are the default user pictures/icons located?

I'm looking for a specific picture Ubuntu has that would look good on my XP desktop in VirtualBox. Specifically, the icon of the Jack Russel. Here's the locations I tried: ...
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Picasa won't stick in Unity Launcher [duplicate]

I just installed Picasa 3.9 (in Wine) in Ubuntu 12.04LTS with Unity. It works fine. I can launch it via the Dash OK. I can slide the Picasa Icon from the Dash to the Launcher & it stays there ...
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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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Swapping out icon set for a different one (13.10, Ambience theme)? [Solved]

I have hunted for an answer to this one, which must be out there, but I only seem to find older, out-dated "solutions". I would like to use the new Lubuntu Box Icon set in Ubuntu 13.10. But how?? My ...
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Modify indicator - increase distance between icon and text

this is my second question about theming an indicator-applet, I'm afraid this is something I really can't understand... With the theme I'm using (FlatStudio, doesn't matter if Grey, Dark etc.) there ...
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Is there an ubuntu desktop icon theme that looks like ubuntu touch icons?

The question is clear. Is there an ubuntu desktop icon theme (complete or not) that looks like ubuntu touch icons? I saw this question, and on trying to install the ubuntu-mobile-icons, I got this ...
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Set Application Icon

I'm building a QML application with the Ubuntu SDK. I've figured out how to add an application icon to the .desktop file, but I'm not sure where to add the window icon itself. I've seen code for ...
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Missing Some Icons Cinnamon installed on Ubuntu 12.04.4

I installed Cinnamon 2.0 and it is quite fast. I had to install the Gnome Icons, which took care of most missing ICONS except for a few like Clementine. This is always a problem with certain ...
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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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Repair overwritten icons paths

After running racket-lang install-script all my /usr/share/application/*.desktop files have broken icon paths and corresponding shortcuts are displayed with question marks. Paths are overwritten like ...