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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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 ...
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Changing KeePass2 tray icon

I want to change default KeePass2 tray icons - currently unlocked workspace is displayed with blue "calm" icon and secure, locked workspace is displayed with red element suggesting problem/danger. It ...
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How can I change the icon of an app launched from keyboard shortcut (or terminal)?

I succeeded in changing the poor default icon of NetBeans (32x32), which appears in window switcher (Alt+Tab), to HD one (128x128) when started from Launcher by clicking it, but still unable to make ...
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How can I remove weather icon of uninstalled application from application lens in Dash?

I installed Weather and its icon was in launcher as well in application lens in dash. When I unistalled Weather(it not "my weather indicator"), its icon vanished from the launcher but the icon is ...
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I uninstalled skype, and still have an icon in my application menu called “skype”

thanks in advance for your help. This problem initially started when I noticed two "skype" icons in my applications. I thought I'd uninstall and reinstall to remove the eyesore, but only one ...
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Installing icon stuck to launcher Ubuntu 16.04

Just updated from 15.10 to 16.04. While trying to install VLC player from Ubuntu Software the installing icon got stuck on the launcher. Any reason why this happens? I had to relaunch software ...
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How to use more than one tab in Ubuntu Web Browser

I have just started to use Ubuntu Web Browser and would like to know how to open more than one tab at a time. I saw another post which said you use the activity icon but I don't know what this looks ...
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How can I remove icons mistakenly placed on the desktop?

Everything went great with the Ubuntu installation and setup. The 1000 mb hard drive is divided in half with ubuntu on one half and windows XP on the other half. I now regret not making the XP side ...
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How to change user icon/avatar in app-launcher? (Kubuntu)

Picture showing default user icon in application launcher TL;DR how do I change the "Standard" user avatar seen at the top of the application launcher as seen in the picture? (Application ...
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My Network Notification icon not showing Ubuntu Kylin 14.04

I know this is a question asked a lot,but I have tried almost every solution out there and the network icon is still not showing. I am using Ubuntu Kylin 14.04. I tried to access nm-applet but it ...
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Is it possible to have different icons in different workspace ? [duplicate]

Right now I am using Ubuntu 16.04 with unity 7.4.0. I am thinking is it possible to have different icons in different workspace ? In one workspace-01 I want all my graphic software icons. Like gimp, ...
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Ubuntu GNOME and high resolution screen: icons in QT apps are too small. How to solve?

my brother got a new laptop, a Thinkpad X1 Carbon 4th generation. It features a screen with a rather large resolution of 2560x1440 px. Out of the box, GNOME scales well the size of the text and the ...
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Separate icons for Chromium and Hangouts in Unity (Ubuntu 16.04)

I installed the Hangouts extension, but both hangouts and Chromium share the same entry in the Unity launcher, which makes it very difficult to switch between Chromium windows and chat windows (see ...
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Vnc Ubuntu 14.04 destop don't show menus icon

Just like the picture shows above, no application icon showed in the taskbar, my /home/sdfsd/.vnc/xstartup file are like this: #!/bin/sh export XKL_XMODMAP_DISABLE=1 unset SESSION_MANAGER unset ...
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How to cleanup themes/icons that I messed up

I've been playing a bit too much with my custom themes/icons. I started by copying them from /usr/share/themes (/icons) to ~/.themes (.icons). Then afterwards decided to delete the original files to ...
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Chrome Apps have no Icon and are not in Dash available anymore since 16.04

There are some applications that are not available for Linux, e.g. Trello or Sunrise Calendar. As long as there is a Chrome App available as an alternative, it doesn't matter much. However, since I ...
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Newly opened windows won't get focused [mostly happens with Nautilus, Clementine and Atom Editor]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and have installed Chrome. Whenever I click on "Show in Folder", it opens the "Downloads" folder (if not already open) and the files icon in the Launcher is highlighted for ...
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Webstorm favourite entry adds another when executed

Yes, I know the question title doesn't make sense. I have a desktop entry which was created by webstorm itself. I need to add it to the favourites sidebar. So I just searched for it from launcher and ...
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Icon theme switcher for Openbox?

There is gtk-theme-switch2 for switching gtk themes. Is there the same or similar thing for switching global icon theme ? I'm asking about this cause I use Openbox.
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How to resize a single desktop icon through terminal?

There are two icons that I can't resize by right clicking no matter what, all the other icons are fine, but these two are stuck on that size and I really have no idea how to fix it, can anyone help me,...
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AppIndicator3: Set indicator icon from file name or GdkPixbuf

I'm writing a small Python 3 app which uses AppIndicator3 to place an icon in the top bar, and then change that icon in response to user actions. Simple, right? Because the app is small, it needs to ...
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How to add Dropbox to Nautilus left bar

I use Dropbox a lot, so I would like a way to add its folder to Nautilus' left bar. As far as I know, we can add the folder Dropbox to bookmarks, but I would like it to be at the top, near Downloads ...
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Tor-Browser appears as Firefox in the Unity Launcher

Running Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit, I have installed Tor-Browser from Ubuntu Repository (via terminal). But when I run it, it runs as Firefox. While its icon in dash is its own, when it runs, it shows ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 all icons disappeared after update

My all icons have disappeared after update, I tried selecting different icon themes but still no icons are showing no icons
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How to change sound indicator player's icons size

Where can I change the size of icons in the portion of volume control? view screenshot
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Set desktop icons background color Kubuntu 16.04

I just installed Kubuntu 16.04. Still exploring, not sure how much of an improvement over 14.04 it is, but I already have one question: I always set some desktop icons for easy starting. In 14.04, I ...
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putting a battery status icon into my stalone

I'm running Trusty-tahr using fvwm, so I don't automatically get access to the battery status icon that's available in the standard ubuntu desktop manager. I'd like to put the standard icon into my ...
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How to add Chrome Apps to the Ubuntu Launcher with icons

In previous versions of Ubuntu / Chromium, I was able to use the 'create shortcuts' feature for Chrome Apps. It would create an icon in the Ubuntu launcher, giving a native experience. Currently ...
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Compiling GUI Java Client, Penguin Icon instead of Window

I am trying to run a java client program on Ubuntu through command line. This program connects to a server program written in C. My java program has GUI and many classes, so when I compile it, I get a ...
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Email icon (messaging menu) in Ubuntu 16.04

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed and Mailnag to check my Gmail account. With Ubuntu 14.10 I had a email icon (messaging menu, provided by indicator-messages package, that I currently have installed) ...
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Breeze icon theme wrong icons

I could not find this specific issue on Google. After I updated from Ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04 LTS, next to xfce4 and unity not working correctly, also the icons from the Breeze icon theme are behaving in ...
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Where is the location of the keyboard input locale icons?

See the dark blue EN icon. The icon will change depending on the input you use and your keyboard config. I'd just like to know where these icons are located.
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Some icons and text randomly become invisible after waking up from sleep (ubuntu gnome)

Icons, and things in the dropdown settings sometime disappear, (see screenshots) : http://imgur.com/a/NNLmq This happens after waking up from sleep and can be fixed until waking up from sleep again by ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Libre Office Icons Appearnce Change

I have successfully upgraded Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04 but now I find the icons in the Libre Office suite have changed to a very simple, almost washed out, appearance. It is now difficult to know ...
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how to integrate wine with unity icons automatically? [16.04]

In my previous ubuntu, using ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa, apps run with wine would automagically be shown with nice icons in unity launcher. In 16.04, using ppa:wine/wine-builds, I installed wine-devel but ...
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How to make a icon theme in UBUNTU 14.04 [duplicate]

How can i create a icon theme in UBUNTU 14.04? I tried to search for tutorials but i couldn't find any
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16.04 IntelliJ IDEA Desktop Entry not working

I tried running "Create Desktop Entry" both from "Tools" in main menu and "Configure" from the splash screen. It shows Desktop Entry Created You may now exit IDEA and start it from the system menu (...
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How do I get the “right” LibreOffice Calc icon into the launcher?

I just uninstalled the pre-installed LibreOffice from Ubuntu 16.04 and installed the 5.0.5-version. Now there occured a problem with the launcher icon that (I think) wasn't there before: The icon ...
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Filezilla stopped working on upgrade to 16.04

I recently updated my Ubuntu installation on PC from 15.10 to 16.04 and now I can't run Filezilla. (All other apps are OK as far as I can tell.) When I go to Dash and click on the Filezilla icon, the ...
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Two Software Center Icons 16.04

After upgrade to 16.04 from 15.10, I see two software center icons. One works, the other doesn't. In the image below, the right works, the left doesn't. The left, when clicked, doesn't do anything, ...
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How to get back Launcher icon for emacs in 16.04?

After installing 16.04 the Emacs icon in the Launcher turned into a question mark: In 15.10, the icon looked more like this: I guess the problem might be that I installed Emacs from source ( and ...
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nemo not showing script icons

I just installed nemo file manager in Ubuntu by following this tutorial, and I really like this it. The only problem I am having is that nemo doesn't show the right icon on source code files (like ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Eclipse launcher icon problems

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, with the latest version of Eclipse installed from their website. In the Unity Launcher bar to the left, I can't get the icon for Eclipse to be anything except a question ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 / 16.04 theme doesn't change

So I've tried to change my Ubuntu 15.10 to a different Theme or icon theme. Both didn't work or only worked partially. Most of the tries it only changed the topbar (sometimes with icon missing symbols)...
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dropbox icon gone but returned black

I think I have a potential solution to a fairly minor but annoying problem, upon updating my repositories the dropbox icon disappeared from the taskbar. I actually got it back by removing and ...
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Closing the lid create an error with the wireless icon

Since updating to 16.04, I encounter a problem where the wifi symbol would become an up and a down arrow. The problem arises when I close the lid, but sometimes it does not matter whether I close the ...
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Change locked icon in the side bar

I locked the Eclipse's icon in the side bar of my Ubuntu 16.04, but Ubuntu did not recognize it. As you can see here, there is a question mark in the place of the icon that should be Eclipse's icon. ...
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Gnome 3.18 Panel Icon Size

I have upgraded to Gnome Ubuntu 16.04 and I see now that gnome 3.18 has panel icon size of 16px in size fixed. Since gnome developers in their brilliant move to compile gnome resources made the gnome ...