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 install dolphin on Ubuntu 15.10 wily with Unity

I am using dolphin as my preferred file manager under unity. After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10, dolphin shows a couple of problems: some program icons are missing. For example icons in the icon bar ...
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Icon theme is selectively applied after upgrade from kubuntu 15.04 to 15.10

This is easiest to see with the following screen shot. As you can see there are clearly two different icon sets being used. I have breeze set as my icon theme, but dolphin is using oxygen, not the ...
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Hide icons from other workspace (desktops)

(first sorry for my grammar), I usually use two workspace/areas/desktops, and I looking for hide icons in launcher that I'm using in another workspaces. Does it is possible? Thanks
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How do I copy a file's icon (emblem?) to a different file

I'm trying to take the icon as seen in Nautilus and move it from one file to another that has no icon associated with it. I can't seem to drag & Drop or find a way to Copy the icon to the ...
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find out all available gtk icon sizes

With gtk_icon_size_register () an app can register a new icon size, but how can I find out on the console, which icon sizes exist? I hope to be able to adjust icon-sizes of apps (in xfce4) that don't ...
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No function icons in the left after installing Ubuntu15.10 32bits on my workstation 10

I tried to install Ubuntu 15.10 with my workstation 10. It did not pop anything error or warning while installing the system. But after I logged in the desk top, I could only see desktop without any ...
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missing icon in the top bar in ubuntu 14.04

I have removed the icon and I want it back. I can't get it. I've tried to reinstall it, but it did not help. I have no ownclient command. I do not know how to solve it, I've tried: apt-get purge ...
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Missing app icon in panel

I installed deb Spotify package and edited desktop file - I chose my own Spotify icon to be shown. The problem is that icon is not displayed in the panel end when Alt+tabbing. Please help :) Bugged ...
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No Icons in Unity Menu

I upgraded my Ubuntu system from 15.04 to 15.10. Icons in the menu(Dash) do not appear. My desktop is fine, my sidebar is fine, just my Dash, no icons. I tried unity --reset--icons, that didn't work, ...
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Is it possible to theme the BFB launcher background separately in Unity 7?

I already had a look at this related question, which covers changing the BFB icon in older versions of Unity. But the information there is probably dated, and does not entirely cover what I'm planning ...
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Where does Nautilus get the icons for SSH mounts?

I am running Nautilus 3.4.2 on Ubuntu 12.04. I spend a lot of my time working on files and in folders accessed over SSH, which I connect to by putting sftp://wherever.my.domain/home/myuser/folder in ...
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How to remove viber icon from left top corner

I have viber icon in my left-top cornet. There is solution how to fix it - How to move viber notification icon to the right position in 14.10? But when I run sudo apt-get update I get errors: Err ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - UI themes aren't correctly loaded

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10, and now themes aren't being applied correctly to the UI. Fonts are rendered inconsistently, with elements appearing in what seems an old GTK default. My customized ...
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Theme not applied if I log in too quickly

My theme, and also my icon theme don't get applied unless I wait for a few seconds at the login screen before logging in. When the login screen appears, if I wait for about three seconds, the screen ...
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I have a problem with compiz, openGL and everything dissapeared, no icons no nothing

Hi recently I tried to make my desktop to look like a cube but when I opened COMPIZ and I switch off OPENGL and maybe as well COMPOSITE I am not sure about the second one and everything dissapear ...
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Is there some way to decrease folders/icons size in Nautilus 3.18?

In the newest Nautilus 3.18 the smallest folder/icon size is really too big. Is there some way to hack (or something) this program and set a smaller one?
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Bug Ubuntu 15.10 - mouse does not work properly, I can't do anything

The funny thing is that I solve the problem but when you reboot it comes back. I solve write: $ dconf reset -f /org/ compiz $ setsid unity # unity --reset-icons Then everything works properly but ...
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Missing Internet Connection Icon on my toolbar [duplicate]

I have no internet icons or buttons in the toolbar at the top of my screen. I cannot figure out which Internet connections I am using because I don't have that icon/button and I cannot find it ...
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Upgraded 12.04LTS to 14.04. Sidebar Launch Icons are Now Garbled Graphics

Also tool-tips and app-launcher are scrambled graphics. The top tool-bar is half-scrambled. Login is fine. Desktop icons and wallpaper are okay. Apps like Firefox and Terminal work fine once ...
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How make “loading” animation to be shown for icons from custom theme (numix)?

So I've installed and applied numix theme for Ubuntu (15.04) and am very happy about it. One thing that bothers me tho is that there are no more "loading " animations on apps' icons (like "jumping" ...
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Enable WICD System-Tray Icon - Unity 15.04

I've installed wicd and wicd-gtk in Unity - Ubuntu 15.04. The icon for the application does not show up in the system tray. I've looked over the following questions, which do not solve my issue: ...
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Unity visual bug, missing icons and buttons

after I turned my pc on today, I realised that something is wrong about my unity desktop. There are missing some icons in left launcher menu and buttons like system and sound settings on upper bar. ...
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How To Lock Desktop Icons On MATE

How to lock desktop icons on XFCE I would like to do something like the solution in the above link to Ubuntu MATE 14.04.2 LTS, but I cannot find an equivalent file. Can anyone help please?
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how to change dota 2 Icon?

I'm new in using ubuntu, I just started 2 days ago. I've installed steam which worked perfectly but the only thing is when I installed dota 2, the Icon isn't correct it only shows me this onehere's a ...
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How to increase KDE Plasma 5 icon-only task-bar icons' size?

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 and Plasma 5.4. The icons on the task-manager is too small. is there a way to make them bigger?
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My desktop doesn't show icons

My desktop icons are not appearing on ubuntu. I tried to enable icons with gnome-tweak tools but it's not working for me. Also, the desktop wallpaper doesn't show. I use Gnome classic with compiz. ...
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I lost the network and battery icons in xubuntu 14.04

I accidently removed the network and battery icons in xubuntu panel. How can I get them back? Thank you.
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Prevent Desktop Icons / Shortcuts From Being Deleted & Moved

I am planning on setting up about 20 computers at a school with Ubuntu which presently have Windows XP. The move should be easy as the computers are already locked down and the users simply open ...
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when I open the Skype it only show left menu only. Not show icon top of the taskbar

when I open the Skype it only show left menu only. Not show icon top of the taskbar. No duplicated or any thing. If I click on the close button skype end. It not show on the right side. Now I ...
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Make Ubuntu Mate Look Like Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu. I'm wondering if it's possible to make Ubuntu Mate look like the old Ubuntu (10.10). I want it to look exactly like this: Thanks!
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Ubuntu 15.04 - Chrome launcher icon

I have a Chrome icon on the launcher, for about 3 months it worked "fine", i mean, starting the application highlighted the icon. Lately happens when I start Chrome that a new Chrome window is added ...
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Ubuntu Software center messed icons

I recently made a movement from Ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS to Ubuntu 15.04 and on Ubuntu 15.04 all icons or most of them are messed up, There size is also bigger.On 14.04 there was no such problem. I also ...
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Sort icons by type in nautilus doesn't order as expected

I use to sort icons by type all the time, and in nautilus I'm getting an strange result. For example, I sorted the following files: a.cpp b.cpp a.c x.html n.hpp m.txt x.glade and I expect a result ...
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How are those dots called? And how to get rid of them?

sorry to bother you with such a pesky problem but I installed a few themes, and in all the ones I download, I have those lines or dots surrounding clickable areas. I chose an example where we see them ...
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Icon theme not changing to Numix Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to select Numix Circle Icon theme as well as the GTK Theme. It was working before, but after an update now it won't load. It's selected in Unity Tweak Tool, but won't actually change ...
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Can any icon be deleted from “Search your computer and online sources” part? [duplicate]

I set up Eclipse and carried its icon to "Search your computer and online sources" on Ubuntu that watching this video: Click for video However, I want to delete it now from there because of a ...
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Custom folder icons for Dropbox, Google Drive, and Github in the Ubuntu 15.04 design?

For design consistencies, I would like to set custom folder icons for my custom folders of the services Dropbox, Google Drive, and Github. Currently, my home folder looks as follows: Are there ...
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uGet Double Launcher Icon (Duplicate)

How do I remove one of uGet icons? One of them doesn't have any description. This is the screenshot links. Many Thanks. Double uGet Icon No Description
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How to create launcher in QuickList - Ubuntu, short way is better

I am using SQLite Studio, just download and use, it's not appear in the Dash. I used gnome-desktop-item-edit --create-new ~/Desktop to create icon in my desktop, how can I create a launcher in my ...
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Ubuntu file manager is not showing proper icons

I am a programmer; and I have noticed something odd lately. All files of a code language, but mostly python do not display the proper file icons. I know that this is not a "big deal". The reason it ...
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App icon size in Gnome

Can I change the icon size of app icons anywhere in Gnome (I didn't spot anything in the Tweak tool)?
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Xubuntu 15.04 not using all Numix icons

My problem involves a few application icons that won't use the numix-circle-icons package for their app icons when active. When browsing the application manager, I can view the numix icons fine, but ...
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xubuntu 14.04 - when login icons and wallpaper dissapears [solved]

Xubuntu 14.04 - When user loggin in then sometimes his desktop settings such as icons and wallpaper doesn't display, and wallpaper becomes returned to default and also right mouse click shows not the ...
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Prevent unity launcher icons from highlighting across workspaces

I have Ubuntu 15.04 with Unity DE and enabled the multiple workspaces. Now currently, when I open e.g. Firefox in workspace 1, move to workspace 2 and open a Terminal there, I still have the Firefox ...
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Looking for an icon set like this one

I'm looking for a working plastic looking icon set like the one below: Source: http://kxmylo.deviantart.com/art/Plastico-icons-390271064 Unfortunately these icons are too small.
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When creating a .desktop file, what are valid categories?

Can I get list, or a link to a list, of all the categories I could put for a desktop icon when creating one? Specifically I would like my icon to show up in the Games lens, but I'm curious as to all ...
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KDE on Ubuntu 15.04 - Missing .desktop Icons

I installed plasma 5.3 on my ubuntu machine and I am encountering a strange problem. Some application icons are just not displayed: this happens only with kde, while with other DE (unity, gnome and ...
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Can't get Kdenlive icon onto desktop [duplicate]

Have Ubuntu 14.04. loaded Kdenlive from the Software Center. It works from icon on DASH and from Terminal. However, I have no idea how to put icon on desktop. I looked in usr/share/applications-no ...
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After cuda instalations and updates thems changed to default

I've installed cuda toolkit and update my system before reboot. I'm using Ubuntu 14. After reboot all icons changed to default but even after I changed them for the older one using ubutuntu tweak ...
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How to get steam icons in the Ubuntu dash? Specifically numix

I installed the numix icon pack and noticed the really nice steam game icons (Seen here: http://me4oslav.deviantart.com/art/Numix-Circle-Linux-Desktop-Icon-Theme-414741466). How can I get icons for my ...