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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Need Help for Ubuntu 15.04; icons & buttons are too big [on hold]

Need Help. I've taken some screen-shots. How do I alter these icon & button sizes? I've tried changing themes using different tweak tools; editing size through the gkrc file in /usr/share/themes; ...
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What is the must customizable desktop environment?

I would like to customize all the icons of my desktop environment, specially change Skype system tray icon which is very ugly! Can you tell me in which DE I can customize all the icons and use those ...
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Separate icon sets for GTK+2 and GTK+3 applications on Kubuntu

I use the Breeze Dark theme on Kubuntu, which also works perfectly with GTK+2 applications, but it's not fully supported on GTK+3 applications like Firefox yet. Because of that, I've set my system to ...
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Icon in Unity launcher (14.04)

Problem: Icon for Visual Studio Code is wrong. It uses the icon from the text editor Things I have tried so far: I tried setting the Icon with alacarte to /usr/share/code/resources/app/resources/...
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Jetbrains Datagrip icon cannot lock to the launcher

I downloaded Jetbrains' Datagrip application on Ubuntu 16.04 and started it by running it's datagrip.sh file on the terminal. When I try to select Lock to launcher by right clicking it's icon on the ...
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Ubuntu MATE, Cinnamon Desktop, custom icon set does not scale

I have a quite strange Problem with any custom icon set und Ubuntu 16.04 MATE. Steps to reproduce: Freshly installed Ubuntu 16.04 MATE version sudo apt-get install cinnamon* sudo apt-get purge ...
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Telegram Icon is showing incorrectly on the unity panel

Recently I installed Telegram and the panel icon is showing incorrectly like in this situation. The answer in that question is not applicable to mine. Can someone help me to fix this kind of problems. ...
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Resize Desktop icons and widgets in kubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

on my new laptop I installed the latest LTS of kubuntu (16.04). After adding some widgets and program shortcuts to the desktop I found that I am not able to rizise the widgets and icons (which are ...
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Why is there an “A” in the software centre icon?

The stock Software Centre icon certainly contains an "A", but why exactly? "Ubuntu" does not contain an A, and I can not imagine it is for "cAnonicAl" or "softwAre". It makes sense for companies ...
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Display settings too large for monitor in 16. opened display, enlarged launch icons. now too big to see the full screen and I cannot adjust them back

Display settings make the display too large for the monitor. Cannot move down or to the right to get to the slider to change the size.
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Opening Simple screen recorder fills up the panel with multiple icons

I have installed the lubuntu desktop today from the software center. I was using Unity and it was so slow for some reason. When I open simple screen recorder, the panel got filled with multiple icons ...
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Some tray icons disappear after shutdown overlay

I just installed and updated Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS on my desktop PC. If I click on the power button (top right icon on the desktop), then I click the larger power icon, then I cancel the operation, ...
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How can I give a script its own icon in the Unity launcher?

With Ubuntu 16.04, if you create a launcher (desktop file in ~/.local/share/applications) with a custom icon for a terminal application (so with Terminal=true) then when you start it, it will spawn a ...
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Grub2 Theme: Assigning Icons to Programs

I am using *buntu 16.04 with Grub 2.02. I have installed a Grub theme to 'beautify' the multi-boot process. I have also installed GRUB Invaders, a silly but kinda cool game one can play prior to ...
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Does XFCE allow for transitions for panels and/or icons?

I want to know if XFCE can be configured to allow zooming/scaling of icons when the user hovers over them, similar to the effect shown on a Mac dock. Also, I wonder if my left panel (of course it ...
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overlayfs not saving icon position

I am using overlayfs to create some kind of sandboxed home directory for a pc at work, but for some reason it always scrambles the icon position on the desktop (using Cinnamon). In the overlayfs ...
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Ubuntu Touch -Text message Unity icon not showing notifications

I have noticed that when I receive a text message (SMS) on my Ubuntu phone, i do not receive plus 1 notification in the text message icon on the unity bar. Without this notification, I am finding that ...
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Centering the application launchers on the panel in 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 with the default Unity desktop environment on a Lenovo Yoga 3 pro. I have moved my launcher panel to the bottom of my screen, from the left, and have it so that it auto hides. ...
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Cannot resize Chome app icon on Unity desktop

When I add a Chrome app to the Unity desktop, the Icon is huge and I cannot resize it: i.e. when I right-click on the Icon and select Resize Icon..., I see the resize-handles, but dragging will not ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 - Move icons around the indicator

I installed Xubntu 16.04 on my laptop and started customizing it to make it blend into environment. Anyways I ran into one issue. How do I move the app indicator icons. I tried the ordering-...
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How can I fix duplicate icons for Telegram?

Using XFCE or MATE desktop I get two icons for Telegram in the Applications > Internet menu: clicking either of these icons launches the application (and if I click either one while telegram is ...
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What package(s) to install for missing button icons in KDE applications on Unity?

I run some KDE applications on Ubuntu 16.04 Unity, such as KDE Connect. I seem to be missing some packages that provide button icons: Does anyone know which packages to install to have these ...
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Problem with icons and theme in ubuntu 16.04

When upgrading to Uuntu 16.04 I lost the icons. "and me were the default and the topic got looks good but with the top menu by default, just start your computer looks with some graphics problems even ...
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Always end up in the Trash!

Just downloaded and started using Ubuntu. About every ten clicks or so, the Trash opens up and I have to close it before I can continue. Any ideas as to why this is happening? Bry
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Battery icon is disappearing and appearing on and on

Battery icon over bar is disappearing and coming back in 2 seconds repeatedly. Tried sudo apt-get purge indicator-power sudo apt-get install indicator-power Yet, it did not work out. Any ...
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How do I get my desktop Icons back on my primary display?

So, I have read several questions - with and without answers - and though this is similar to others, I have found nothing particular to the issues I am experiencing. It is a three-part problem and I ...
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How to stop my machine from alternating themes

I was trying to read info from a DVD, but it got very, very laggy. So me, being the experienced Ubuntian that I am, decided to turn it off and on again. When I reopened my computer, it gave me an ...
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WIFI status icon can't sync with my WIFI status in the upper status bar!

When I use wireless network,the network status icon show up wireless connection icon.WIFI connection status icon But when I use command ifconfig wlan2 down to disconnect wifi,the network status icon ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 pixelated icons in task manager

In my install of kubuntu 16.04 running plasma 5.6.4 via the backparts ppa, the icons rendered on the task manager are extremely low quality for some applications. It seems for pre-installed kde ...
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I can't find other language for Krita which is installed by snap, and there is no icon for Krita, either

As you can see, there is English only. As you can see, there is no icon for Krita.
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Can I apply MacBuntu themes and icons on Xubuntu 16.04?

MacBuntu 16.04 is supposed to be compatible with XFCE. Fonts and cursors work, but when I apply the themes and icons on Xubuntu 16.04, nothing happens. How can I apply these icons and themes (or ...
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Problems on adding Actions in .desktop file

I am working on Blender recently, but the problem turns up when I set up the desktop icon file. Sometimes I need Blender to open with a terminal, but most time is "no it is not useful". Although I can ...
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Desktop icons keep rearranging whenever I refresh the desktop or boot the system

Desktop icons keep rearranging whenever I refresh the desktop or boot the system. When I arrange the icons by moving them with the mouse and refresh it, it'd be undone and rearranged by name. What's ...
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Problem with Google Chrome dock icon on 16.04

My problem is that when I minimize a chrome window and I want to maximize it again by clicking the chrome icon in the dock for about a second everything looks like it's crashing (system interface ...
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How to Have Vectorized Small Unity Icons in Ubuntu 14.04 by Defaults?

I know that there are many icon theme packages, but really, I think Ubuntu should be able to provide vectorized icons with any settings found in the system. So please no third party packages for the ...
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Trash bin icon won't clear

The trash bin icon won't clear even though it's empty. I think it has something to do with deleting items from externals as suggested elsewhere, but after trying the suggested operations in different ...
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Ubuntu Tweak tool does not change the icons theme

Ubuntu 16.04: Ubuntu Tweak Tool is not changing the launcher icon theme. The icons that he change are just the notification area, but the icons in the launcher and especially the system does not ...
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The Eclipse executable launcher was unable to locate its companion shared library

Upgraded from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS but my Eclipse is not getting launched from the launcher on the side vertical bar. Giving me this error: The Eclipse executable launcher was unable to locate its ...
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Network icon not shown

After an update in Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS trusty the network icon is missing. The network is working ok just only the icon is not shown in the top bar. This is the second time it happens after an update ...
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Change font glyph is taken from

I've trying to use some Font Awesome glyphs as icons for workspaces in i3wm, but I can't get them to display correctly. After reading the answers on this post, I saw that the glyph I want was being ...
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Problem with cinnamon desktop icons

I install cinnamon desktop environment in Ubuntu. Now i face a problem that some icons and file icons freezes as they are image files in the desktop. I am unable to move them or remove these icons ...
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Missing icon on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a relatively clean install of 16.04 running, nothing fiddled about with too much. I use pCloud for my online storage which comes with a really good app to do syncs and what-not. I turned it on ...
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Hiding plus and dropdown icon Ubuntu 16.04 terminal

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 and liked it so far. The only thing that is bugging me is the plus and dropdown icon that appear in the terminal when you open multiple tabs, see screenshot below. ...
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Mobile net ubuntu 16.04 wifi icon

In Ubuntu 16.04 when I'm connected to mobile broadband connection, the icon still signs that I'm not connected. It's a little bit annoying and it's a minor problem, but it would be great if it signs ...
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Privacy & Security icon dissapeared after uninstalling activity control monitor

As the title describes, I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed. Is there anyway to fix this? Thank you
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Huge gaps between desktop icons when Lubuntu panel moved to top

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 on my old laptop. My laptop's screen is broken. There's a horizontal flickering band at the very bottom, so I have to move the panel to the top (via Panel Settings > Geometry ...
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Desktop icons shifting when external monitor is plugged in

Whenever I plug in my external computer monitor for use with my Toshiba laptop, all of my desktop icons shift down. This started when I first plugged in the external monitor and since it isn't exactly ...
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Owncloud icon is misplaced

The owncloud icon is at the left end of the top bar. It is annoying since it overlaps the "X" to exit from whatever application at full screen. The command unity --reset-icons does not solve it.
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Viber indicator not working

So I installed Viber on my Ubuntu 14.04 and had the realisation that the notification icon was at the wrong place (top left instead of with the other icons on the tray). I followed the instructions ...
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GNOME Icons in taskbar deleted by mistake

I deleted the icons for Wi-Fi, time, shut down etc. by mistake. I have been looking for hours but none of the methods are working. I even re-installed GNOME, but still no luck. I can't see any options ...