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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No automatic thumbnail generation

I recently decided to do a fresh install of 13.10 and ran into a quite peculiar problem. It seems that thumbnails are not generated automatically, when I open a folder in nautilus I can only see a ...
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How do i put a shortcut icon in the launcher and delete it from the desktop?

With play on Linux shortcuts are added to the desktop. I would like to keep it as clean as possible, so instead I'd prefer it to be on the launcher. And in general when I drag and drop something onto ...
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How can I set up PyCharm to launch from the Launcher?

I have installed PyCharm on my brand new Ubuntu 13.10 laptop. To launch PyCharm, I find I must navigate to the directory that pycharm lives in, and execute it from there as such: cd ...
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How to fix Minecraft showing as a grey question mark on the Launcher?

When I play Minecraft, the icon in the Unity Launcher for it is always a grey question mark. This has persisted from Minecraft 1.6.2 to 1.7.4. See this screenshot: How can this be fixed? I have ...
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Can XFCE put desktop icons on the right?

Is it possible to have XFCE put all the desktop icons to the right instead of the left? I hunted about in the Settings and various place, but found no obvious setting.
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How to make Unity icons enlarge on mouse over as with Cairo Dock?

I have the Cairo dock installed and I love it. When I mouseover the icons, they enlarge, gain focus, etc. Is there a way to make the icons on the Unity sidebar behave in that same manner? I have ...
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Installing KFaenza Icons on Kubuntu

I am unable to install the KFaenza Icon set. Steps tried: In the Application Appearance section of the KDE System Settings, I clicked on the “download new designs” button. A dialogue pops up which ...
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Icons in the top panel won't change

I recently tried a new theme on Ubuntu 13.10, and when I decided to go back to the default settings all of the icons in the top status bar tray were different the default theme pack. I was wondering ...
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How to show “app” icon at previews in scale using hot corners?

How to show "app" icon at previews in scale using hot corners? Right now I get only windows preview with Ubuntu Tweak and CCSM in 13.10: I want the same effect but including for example, the chrome, ...
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Icon themes seems not to be working on my ubuntu 13.10

When I go to the unity tweaker, and i choose an icons themes, all icons go blank, folders, etc, and only a few one seems to get changed. This happens with dl'ed themes but also with some themes that ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 icons look weird, please help

This is my Ubuntu's icons on Ambiance theme. Most system icons are gone, the folder icon look like unknown file type icon. But when I tried to switch to Radiance theme, icons look ok. These are ...
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Increase icon/font size in Ubuntu 13.10 on some specific locations

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10. I could increase the font size in most places using the tweak tool, however I'm not able to increase it in some specific places (e.g., tab names in chrome, text in ...
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Strange icon for Skype in system tray

When I start Skype the following icon appears in the system tray . Skype works fine and also if I click on the icon in the system tray, it is expanded to the full menu as usual. At some random time ...
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Is that possible to add icons to the login screen top-panel?

Is that possible to add icons(other than defaults) to the login screen top-panel? If yes then which applications icons will be added to the login screen top panel other than the ...
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How to change the app icons of Linux Mint to defaults? [closed]

The icons of Firefox, GIMP, Inkscape etc. are different. How to get back the original icons? Can it be done together (for all apps)? Linux Mint icon: Original icon:
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How do I show missing icons in the system tray?

I have two programs; Retroshare and cameramonitor (which are both great programs) that will not show in the system tray. It's frustrating.
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Moka icon theme doesn't apply correctly Ubuntu 13.10 64bit

I am a fan of Moka icon theme http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/08/moka Recently I had to reinstall Ubuntu, and what was a surprise for me when I found out that my favourite theme doesn't work anymore. ...
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Set Window Icon to Gtk Stock Icon in PyGtk

I am trying to add a Gtk stock icon to my window. Here is the code: #! /usr/bin/python from gi.repository import Gtk class MyWindow(Gtk.Window): def __init__(self): ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 installed with fglrx, cannot copy icons to desktop

I'm somewhat of a Linux Newbie. Ive recently converted to Ubuntu, and after an initial struggle of a 'low graphics issue', which I resolved by doing an apt-get install fglrx. I know have the ability ...
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Lubuntu Desktop icons, auto arrange and lock workaround

On lubuntu 12.04 align to grid is working but I can't really lock desktop icon, they move around if any user drag them, there isn't a working option to lock them to a fixed position. Searching the ...
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KDE Accessible always open and unclosable

since today i have a weird icon in my notifications area, its called KDE accessible... it has a close button but it doesn't closes when i press that button. it also has a process but that process is ...
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How to revert Ubuntu 13.10 icons

I installed an icon pack and wish to revert back to the original icon pack. How do you revert to the original pack?
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gear icon missing unity panel in ubuntu 13.04

i lost the gear icon in Unity panel while trying to change icon themes. the icon appears in ubuntu-mono-light and in some added themes. i reinstalled ubuntu desktop and unity but no success. is it an ...
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Chromium Ubuntu 13.10 - No webapp setup prompt no webapp icon

I have a completely fresh install for Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on Dell Latitude E6510. (I also had the same problem on the same laptop using 13.10 32-bit). I use Chromium as my web browser. Webapps are ...
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xubuntu xfce power manager show pm icon for wireless mouse

I have just installed xubuntu 13.10 and except for a few things everything is great, but I have a slight problem with the pm icons. The xfce power manager shows one icon for laptop battery and another ...
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Icons in the tray do not work properly Ubuntu 13.10

Context I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 from an iso on my Asus X202E and everything was working fine so far. However I discovered that the icons from the tray (dropbox, wifi, keyboard, layout, ...
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4 screens icon can become 4 seperate icos

Is there a way to have 4 separate icons on the left menu bar, one for each screen window, instead of one. If there are 4 icons then by clicking on one of those icons the co responding window will ...
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Desktop Icons disappear when I position my second screen not left or right

I am having various issues with dual screen as my setup is not having my screens side by side. But rather the second is above the main and half way to the right. When I set this option my desktop ...
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The top panel bar in unity will not change the icon theme

I had to reinstall unity and now for some reason the icon theme is stuck for only the icons in the top menu bar panel. Is there a cache that might have got corrupt? Maybe there is a place to manually ...
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Chrome icon replaced by New Tab - Google Chrome

I'm new to ubuntu, just installed it on my chromebook a few days ago. So please forgive me. My problem is with the Google Chrome browser- I have it installed and working, but when I open it and start ...
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How to create application to find it with Unity

I tried creating a menu entry with Alacarte for Eclipse, but the item doesn't appear once created. Also I tried doing in sudo but nothing. I want to be able to run eclipse by pressing and typing ...
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Icons misses after installing ubuntu 13.10 on VMware 6.0

Here is the screen shot. I searched same issue on internet but the icons still disappeared... The hardware of my ASUS U41Jis: CPU i5, with RAM 4G (1G for Ubuntu), OS: WIN7 home 64-bit, VMware ...
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Kubuntu Panel ICON resizing problem

This question is from KDE users, I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I installed KDE 4.11.2 in ubuntu, and everything seems fine. But these icons gets very smaller when I select SHOW a icon when not ...
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Clone Unity Dock for All Users?

I've spent 3 days trying to figure out how to clone the Unity dock from my firstuser profile in Ubuntu 12.04 to all of the other profiles I'm hoping to create. I've read where the /etc/skel folder ...
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How to add icon and screenshot for my app .deb package to see it in Ubuntu Software Center?

I created a .deb package of application by myself and I want to add to it icon and screenshot to visualize it in Application Manager such as Ubuntu Software Center. When I launch my package by ...
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How do I change the default .htm file icon?

I really enjoy the look of UBUNTU. The only thing that I want to change is the default icon used for .html (.htm) files. I want to use the icon /usr/lib/firefox/browser/icons/mozicon128.png instead. ...
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The icons on the top right have all vanished

I have looked around this site and haven't found anything exactly like the case I have. The time, internet, sound and all other icons on my top bar have all simply vanished. The issue arose when I ...
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Steam entry missing text in Unity 13.10 dash after upgrade

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and switched from using KDE to Unity. When I search for the program Steam in the Unity dash, it's entry (leftmost in the screenshot) does not contain any text and ...
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Unity Panel has wrong icons

I upgraded to 13.10 and installed ubuntu-desktop to try Unity (I have been using KDE). Whenever I log in, the Unity panel icons are wrong - they don't follow the Ubuntu theme and a couple show up as ...
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How to remove obsolete shortcut from the Files launcher icon?

The "Files" launcher icon has a set of shortcuts. One of this is a older folder that I have removed, so the shortcut does not work and display this error: How can I remove this obsolete ...
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Setting the icon_theme_path in python script

I've made a python script to add a new indicator in the systray on Ubuntu Unity. When i set a specific folder for the icon, the icon appears in the systray. Exemple : ...
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Unity icons problem

Ever since I upgraded to 13.10 the icons in the Unity panel appears in Gnome's default theme instead of Unity. Here's a screenshot: http://i.imgur.com/9cU15wK.png Both the unity tweak tool and the ...
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How to change default icon size in Chrome and other apps?

I would like to make the default icon size at the top of Chrome (and other apps), and the default zoomed-in-ness, larger for my aging eyes? Can i ask how to do it? And thanks
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How do I delete an icon from the desktop but keep it on the launcher?

I installed steam and the program created two icons one in the launcher and one on the desktop. When I try to delete the one on the desktop, the other one is also deleted. I only want to keep the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 (Gnome Classic [no effects]) panel problem

Using Edit Menus I create a new menu named Miscellaneous, assign an icon and add several items to it. When I add that menu to a panel with Add to Panel> Application Launcher, it appears without any ...
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Remove/add indicator icons

I'm trying out Ubuntu 13.10. I would like to remove some of the default indicator icons in the upper right corner. Is there an easy way to do it? And then I would like to add some other icons ...
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How to change file managers “files” icon to nice “nautilus shell” icon in Ubuntu 12.04?

I've attached Nautilus to Unity launcher in Ubuntu 12.04. In Ubuntu 12.04 the default "Files" icon for Nautilus file manager is not as pretty as a "Nautilus Shell" icon. But when I search in Dash for ...
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Unity Dashboard won't find local files, rearrange icons on two computers

I can't move icons around my unity launcher anymore and the Dash won't search my local files and folders. Was working when I first installed 13.10, but now it won't search for local files, and it ...
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Specific editing unity 7.1.2 launcher, the padding space of the icons

In 13.10 Unity, how can I edit the space between the icon itself and the padding enabled by default? In dconf the icon size is editable. The area from the icon to the 'white' of the editor ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Workspace switcher icon doesn't indicate the workspace I'm currently in

first of all, English is not my native language, so please bear with any mistakes I make. The title says pretty much all. The workspace switcher works fine so far, but the icon behaves as if I were ...