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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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After Upgrade From 14.04 to 14.10, Themes and Icon's Missing

Was wondering if anyone has had a problem when upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 that there themes and icons are missing? I am unable to change my theme via appearance app and most of the icons while ...
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How to ban icons from desktop?

After using ElementaryOS I am back on Ubuntu. In eOS one of the features are "no desktop icons" and "no rightclick option on desktop" and i prefer that setting, its simple and lightweight and I dont ...
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Ubuntu loads wrong icons theme and fonts

Sometimes ubuntu loads default icon theme instead of Faenza icons and fonts look weird: But when I do setsid unity Icons are fixed and when I do nautilus -q Fonts are fixed Where is ...
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Proper file icon is missing

Recently I have installed Quantum Gis (Qgis) on my ubuntu 14.04 64bit desktop, but when I create files of this software (type is .qgs) the icon does not appear. I have tried assogiate but it did not ...
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System Tray icons (Skype, Wifi) and Double Displays

After upgrade no notebook to Ubuntu 14.04, I noticed the missing of my System Tray icons, such as Skype, Dropbox and others. After this, my system tray has back to show my apps: sudo apt-get ...
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How to install an icon for indicators to ubuntu system

I've made an indicator app for ubuntu. What is the right way to install the icon for it into system?
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changing unity dash icon

I tried to change the unity dash icon in /usr/share/unity/icons. I downloaded a .png with the same size and renamed it and copy-pasted to the folder, so I replaced the launcer_bfb.png with the new ...
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Unread indicator for Slack Chrome App

I'm using Slack as an application shortcut through Google Chrome. It appears that unity uses the web's favicon for the launcher icon, which is neat. However, it seems to cache the icon for an unknown ...
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I have lags when I'm deleting files from desktop with Xubuntu

I have Xubuntu 14.04 and I am experiencing some lags when I work with desktop icons, especially when I'm deleting them. Haven't notice that with Thunar filemanager and in System Monitor couldn't ...
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My custom launchers are highlighted in Docky when Chrome is launched

I've had this problem for a while, but for some reason it just irritated me more than usual today. I have Google Chrome pinned to Docky, as well as several custom launchers for various programs not ...
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Can't see the Ubuntu desktop 12.04.5

I installed Ubuntu server and its working fine but when I am trying to install Ubuntu desktop all that shows up is the background. There is no icons. I tried turning off the 3-D settings but i cant ...
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quiana desktop icons text is grayed out [closed]

Every time I boot, the text for the Desktop Icons are always grayed out. (EVERY BOOT) To get past this, I go to Start/Preferences/Appearance and change Themes. This workaround fixes this issue ...
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Nautilus Thumbnails Size Fix

Nautilus displays thumbnails very small when I have it set to 200% icon zoom in icon mode. I would prefer to have 5 columns of icons like this, but with larger picture and video icons: When I set ...
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Conky Shows Multiple Widgets [closed]

So I'm at a loss. I installed conky 100% correctly but when I start it there is some unknown widget that shows up behind my selected widget. There is no other widget installed in the conky directory ...
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Wireless icon not showing in the panel

I just installed the Ubuntu 14.04 and I cant see wireless icon in the panel or any settings related to the wireless icon.
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edit applications menu xfce4.10 icon size menu size

Is it possible to make Icons larger in xfce 4.10? I've tried this and it appeared to do nothing. xfconf-query -c xsettings -p /Gtk/IconSizes -s "panel-applications-menu=32,32"
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How to get the dropbox icon back without removing Chrome?

I installed the newest Chrome-version (38). Before that I was using version 34 and the dropbox indicater was in the system tray. After installing Chrome after restarting a message showed up indicating ...
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Icons not appearing next to custom categories in Main Menu [migrated]

Just installed LM 17 Qiana Cinnamon. Installing applications and have added some custom menus. These appear as in the ~/.local/share/desktop-directories folder and look like: [Desktop Entry] Comment= ...
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Get ARGB data from html5 canvas

I have a html5 canvas element and I'm trying to get an array of ARGB data (32bit packed data, for use with x11/xorg/xlib). My code and jsfiddle attempt is at bottom. I don't know how to do this ...
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Where should I put the application icon for the application menu? [duplicate]

I've created an application entry for an app in /usr/share/applications/, just like this: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Encoding=UTF-8 Name=Sample Application Name Comment=A sample application ...
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Starting a script in a Desktop icon

I have the following .desktop file on my Desktop: [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Name=Robomongo Comment=Launch Robomongo Exec=/usr/local/robomongo-0.8.4-i386/bin/robomongo.sh ...
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How can I group applications in one launcher icon? [duplicate]

Is it possible to create a kind of folder in the launcher that if your mouse is on top of it a menu will appear so I can bundle my programs in groups. For example, I want to group my creative ...
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Wifi Icon Missing

I know there are current threads that have been solved for this issue, but none of them have seemed to help me. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 My wifi icon on the top has disappeared, I can still connect ...
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Different icons for multiple profiles in Chrome apps

TL;DR having Chrome apps icons for multiple Chrome profiles in the Unity Launcher isn't possible due to a Chrome bug. Is there a dock/launcher/whatever that doesn't suffer from that bug? Using ...
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Getting icon of window, and then changing icon

My goal is to get the icon which is currently on the window. (Then using some img tools I'll modify that icon, then save it to a location, I can do this part no need for help here please). Then I ...
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Icons aren't using scalable [NEMO]

I am using a GTK+ and Icon theme. Unless I increase the icon size in Nemo, the icons are still using the default Gnome icons. In the "After" picture, I "zoomed" out in Nemo, and then the icon changes. ...
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How do I change icon size in folders?

Is it possible, and how do I change icon size in my folders in Ubuntu 14.04? This was part of the folder menu in 12.04, but is missing in 14.04.
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How do I make my PyQt4 application icon appear correctly?

I have an application I wrote with PyQt4 When run, the icon that appears on the launcher and with Alt-Tab is the generic icon, and not my app's. When I copy / rename the starting script, the icon ...
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Battery not detected when laptop is disconnected in Ubuntu 14.04

I have made a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 installation on a Toshiba Satellite L735 laptop and bought a new BTExpert Battery. Strangely, the battery icon does not show ("Show battery status in the menu bar" is ...
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desktop taskbar and tital bar disabled (not visible) . vmware 10 ubuntu14

i has installed Ubuntu 14.4 64 bit as guest OS on windows 7 using vmware workstation 10. after installing i am not able to see task-bar (left) or title bar (top). please can you help.
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Ubuntu 14.04 Panel Icon Errors

One of the users on my system gets icon errors in the top panel at login. The volume icon and the message icon are red, round circles with lines through them. The icons for online status are also ...
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How to change folder icons on pcmanfm panel

I'm using PCManFM on Lubuntu 14.04: As you can see, some personal folders on the Places panel have different icons. For example, Downloads or Videos folder. Using ctrl+d we can add another ...
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Debian installer does not create desktop/launcher link

I have a Qt application that I want to deploy as a deb package. I have been reading so many sources, all slightly different - most of what I did follows this How To: preparing an application for ...
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How can I use colored icons in Nautilus sidebar?

Does anybody know how to make Nautilus (ubuntu GNOME 14.04) use colored icons in its sidebar instead of the default black/white ones?
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Icon theme got messed up?

I just got a question answered here - Some buttons are too big? But now it raised a new question. On my icon theme (Evolbuntu/Evolbuntu Dark Fallback) there are huge buttons that were not there ...
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Interface Problem. Plz help

so...yeah...I've been planning to try Linux for quite a while now and suddenly thought of getting Ubuntu alongside my windows 8.1. everything went smoothly (that's not true, took a week) after ...
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Humanity icon instead of Symbolic for USB devices in Nautilus sidebar, Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 installed. USB devices in Nautilus sidebar are shown in "color", as it was before in 12.04. Screenshot (USB is called TV SHOWS): I think the needed icon is located there: ...
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Strange Menu Bar

More often than not, when I boot into Ubuntu, the menu bars are completely white and non-transparent. Many of the icons are different too. All my folders and jar files are also just white sheets of ...
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Alternatives to StartupWMClass in .desktop

is there any alternative to StartupWMClass in order to group a java application under the same launcher in unity? My problem is related to the fact that some applications, such as SqlDeveloper 4, ...
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Application icon doesn't set

Set an icon for a program, but it doesn't appear anywhere. I copied icon images into /usr/share/icons/hicolor in several dimensions and specified an icon in .desktop file of this program ...
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Recent app install won't show up [duplicate]

I'm having the next problem. I never learned how to install .tar.gz files, so I installed Alien and convert the .tar files to .deb and install the apps with software center or by terminal. The problem ...
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Missing icons in Krita

I installed Krita on Ubuntu 14.04, Unity desktop, and the icons are missing: How can this problem be solved?
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Desktop icon is not running my BASH script

I have a simple script runme.sh which works when i run from terminal. #!/bin/bash chromium-browser "https://askubuntu.com/" But i need to make it now runnable for normal Users. So i place a desktop ...
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How can I specify a custom icon for different folders in Unity?

I would like to have certain folders have their own custom icons. I've been doing this with scripts for some time, by creating .desktop files like the following: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application ...
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Get nemo to use proper icon resolution

Most icon themes have a set of different sized icons that will be used for the same thing but change depending on the size of the icon being viewed. In nemo, if I want to change the icon of a file or ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 will not show network manager icon

My wireless information is here at http://pastebin.ubuntu.com/8379981/ . I have tried stopping the Network Manager and deleting the .state file associated with it, then restarting the process. No ...
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No thumbnails for fresh installed xmind and projectlibre application

I've just installed Xmind and Projectlibre in Ubuntu 14.04 64bits. When I click on a .xmind file, it opens Xmind. When I click on a .pod file, it opens ProjecLibre and that's ok. But they both have ...
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How to lock drive Icon on launcher? [duplicate]

I unintentionally unlocked one drive from launcher ? How to add again ?
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Ubuntu launcher (shorcuts bar) multiline view

Is there a way to set ubuntu launcher (or however that line on the side of the screen is called where shortcuts for applications are listed) view to be multiline (at least two lines) instead of ...
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Set the Google Chrome icon back to default

I get "some webpage's tag-Google Chrome" after I put my cursor upon the Google icon of the sidebar. How can I restore the tag back to the default?