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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Icons missing panel System Settings in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I did a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04 (Xfce 4.10), but a lot of icons are missing in Panel "All Setting". How to restore? After : $ dpkg -l | grep buntu-desktop ii xubuntu-desktop 2.180 ...
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Where can I find a folder containing icons of all my applications, that I can double-click? [duplicate]

Where can I find the folder where I can see icons of my applications and click on them as I am accustomed to from other operating systems? (N.B. Please see my comments re duplications.)
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creating desktop icon for Arduino 1.6.7 in 14.04

Being a newbee with Ubuntu, I still struggle quite a lot with setting up desktop icons to my apps. I am currently trying to setup a desktop icon to Arduino IDE and I don't know enough to properly set ...
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Icon and interface size changes randomly

Well my explorer usually look like this: default but sometimes it gets randomly changed to this: changed any idea what's causing it and how to make it stop/change it back to my default one?
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How to change the icon of a .jar file/application

i installed a .jar application and the icon is a box, how do i change the icon? I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS
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How to associate an icon to a file type

Is there a definitive, infallible tool or recipe to associate an icon to a file type? I mean, to simultaneously associate an icon with all files of that type on a computer? I could do that file by ...
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Nitrogen wont change wall paper on gnome 3.12

I have disable the draw background and show desktop icons schema in dconf editor at org.gnome.desktop.background. I have ensured that desktop icons is also disable in gnome-tweak-tool and I even made ...
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Where does Ubuntu put my icon settings?

When I change the icons of my folders, where does Ubuntu store these icon settings? I would like to know because I set the wrong picture to be the icon of folder, so I replaced it with another picture ...
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Shrink launcher's icon size [duplicate]

I wanted to shrink my launcher's icon size menu via the terminal. I have CCSM instaled, I found out the way to shrink them using the GUI: But now I want to do it in the terminal. How can I do this?
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Some of Icons are invisible in ubuntu 14.04?

From a few days i could not see some important icons on a header. The icons like wifi-network,skype,kazam. inshort will you please guys help me to see all the currently working applications icons? ...
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how to change the lightdm gtk session icon

Quick question - I'm using lightdm-gtk-greeter in both 15.10 and 16.04 In the panel the budgie-desktop session icon is appearing as a spanner (wrench) icon. Any ideas how I can change this from this ...
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set new icon for rxvt-unicode

I am trying to use a numix icon for rxvt-unicode. I haven't found much recent discussion on this topic but the thread I was following was: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=166210 my /....
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I have to boot two times (boot + reboot) to have normal displaying desktop

Everytime I boot I first get wrong displaying desktop (without my theme and icon (numix both)) and I have to hit the reboot once to get everything fine. So it seems something is initialized wrong at ...
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how do I set the libreoffice icon style for new users?

My organisation wants to have a common icon-style for libreoffice - they want to change from "Tango" to "sifr" for all new users. Obviously a user can set the icon-style themselves via The ...
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Skype and Wi-Fi icons are missing from the system tray

Why are my Skype and Wi-Fi icons constantly missing from the system tray? Now I opened up the Transmission program, the application used for downloading torrents that ships natively with Ubuntu, and I ...
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Multi Monitor - Icons go offscreen

This issue is best shown by the image below. As you can see, the 1.archive folder has moved up to be slightly buried beneath the top bar. This issue gets worse with the further the dell monitor is ...
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Two keyboard icons in Tray

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is that for some reason I now have two keyboard indicators in the system tray, see a screenshot here: Screenshot of system tray. The keyboard icon shows ...
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Icon Missing Dolphin

I freshly installed Ubuntu 16.04 with the Gnome environment. I installed the file browser "Dolphin" from the default repository. I ran into a problem, because when I launch it I see that there are ...
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How to add .desktop icon under program list?

I created a deb file for ubuntu and I can add the program under Sound & Video. But when I try to add icon for it , it show no icon image . My dbr.desktop file content is : [Desktop Entry] ...
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Used apt-get to install chromium but how to start it?

Sorry I am new to ubuntu. I have installed chromium by using: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser Its installed but where does it go? No icon for starting it from desktop.and no icon in ...
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Changing the folder icon using terminal

How do I change, let's say Documents icon, using only terminal? Or how do I do it for a set of folders like Documents, Videos, Pictures etc. Thanks in advance.
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Yosemite icon pack for Ubuntu 14.04

I have been searching for an OSX Yosemite icon pack but I was unable to find one. Some website was saying file doesn't exist error 404. So please help me find a good Yosemite icon pack for Ubuntu 14....
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Script for changing certain folder icons

I'd like to know if there is a way to change folder icons system-wide using bash script so I can do the same on any machine at any time. Let's say I store all my custom icons in Dropbox where I have a ...
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.desktop icon sizing

I have a single question, but am trying to accomplish two things. 1.Fix an icon that suddenly went missing. 2.Create my own icons. I know that the icons are usually defined in /usr/share/applications/...
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How to disable .txt content icon preview? [duplicate]

I wish to permanently disable the process that generates a preview of any file content (specially text files) and generates an new icon for it. Sometimes my programs quickly update several files and ...
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(rEFInd) Different icon for Ubuntu Recovery

I just installed rEFInd for dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04. However, there are three entries on boot. Windows 10 Ubuntu Ubuntu Recovery Is there a way to change the icon for Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 inkscape,gimp,libre…all app top drop-down menu icons missing

This is inkscape: This is gimp: I tried few days but It is still not works. I hope you can help .thank you guys
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Arc Theme not changing launcher

I have just installed the Arc theme on Ubuntu 15.10. However, I noticed that the launcher did not update - it is still the default launcher, save for the icon pack I downloaded. Taking a look at the ...
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Trying to fix no-audio now no system center icon

I began trying to fix a no-audio issue then lost the system center icon. I have implemented all suggested fixes on this thread with no result. The last situation is this: bill@bill-Precision-...
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Removing Numix icon package from Ubuntu 15.10

How to remove Numix icon package from Ubuntu 15.10
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Messed up desktop and other folders

Recently i made an attempt to rename Desktop to desktop..and messed up some things.When i try to remove these folders from here..they get deleted from home directory. Following is screenshot of home ...
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Strange FB Icon App installed automatically via Firefox

I don't know exactly how it happened, but I was browsing Facebook and then I happened to click on a link. It not only opened in a new tab in the browser but a FB icon also appeared on my launcher. ...
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Minimize icon is corrupted when windows inactive

Minimize icon is corrupted when windows inactive I can include any other information that may prove to be relevant as needed, but I can't really think of where to start looking. $uname -a Linux ...
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How make LibreOffice use theme icons instead of its own?

So I have Square icons theme installed in Unity environment and LibreOffice5.1 suite installed manually from deb packages on the official website. The easy solution would be using PPA for LO5.1 but ...
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Nautilus not showing folder icons in home folder

Usually folders like pictures and documents show up with an icon in nautilus. Since I have a 1TB hard drive for storage I decided to put the folders there instead and create a symbolic link to my home ...
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Eclipse Icon not shown, desktop file points to xpm

I recently installed the latest version of Eclipse that I downloaded from the Eclipse website. It is located at /opt/eclipse. I have a symbolic link form /usr/bin/eclipse to /opt/eclipse/eclipse. I ...
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How can I connect my laptop to the internet for the first time if the network-manger-icon is not displayed?

I bought a laptop for a friend and installed Ubuntu for him. Since he had no internet connection home when I delivered the laptop I didn't try to build up a connection until now. I opened the ...
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Ubuntu Gnome Top Bar Icon Look

I recently got myself Ubuntu Gnome, which I think looks really nice, but there is this one thing that kinda bothers me. Before I got Gnome I saw on screenshots that the icon of the current application ...
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How do I install updates after dismissing the popup?

The update green icon is the icon that pop-up and informs that you can install updates, or you can choose to be informed later. I wanted to install them now, but I accidentally clicked "Remind me ...
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change thunderbird's icon while running

I'm searching a way to temporarily change the icon of an application (thunderbird in my case) while it's running. I tried a dozen of addons, but none if them did the job. Is there a way to code this? ...
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WiFi icon often not appearing in icons tray

I installed Kubuntu 15.10 since a couple of days on my computer. I noticed that the WiFi icon does not appear in the icon tray at startup, and this makes managing the network connection quite longer. ...
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Where is an icon on the Kubuntu desktop stored?

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04. I have an icon on my desktop that I would like to reuse somewhere else. The properties of the icon show the graphic, but not where the actual graphic file is located. How ...
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Install application ubuntu14.04 lts

I am a beginner , just want to ask why ubuntu doesn't create by default a run icon in my /usr/share/application. i installed netbeans and a run icon was created in the application directory but when i ...
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How to change Unity Dash icon [duplicate]

I want to change my ubuntu unity dash icon.I have tried many blogs but don't understand. Is it a command line process or Synaptic package manager system? How to do that?
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repair ubuntu folders Icon

My Ubuntu folder icons are damaged. How can I repair it?
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Icons for source code files are not proper in Ubuntu file manager

Recently, I noticed that when I create an empty new file for source code (like .cpp or .hpp or .py) the initial icon is properly shown. However, as soon as I edit the file by adding some text and ...
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GNOME-SESSION-FALLBACK in trouble. Maybe someone can help

If you have multiple tasks opened on the bottom bar, you have to walk the bar one task at a time and extend each enough to close it by one means or another. You can logout or reboot in order to make ...
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Dropbox icon is not working Xubuntu 14.04 LTS 64

A few hours ago the dropbox icon in Xubuntu 14.04 stopped working. The icon is black with a red slashed zero. I cannot click on it to bring up the dropbox menu. I believe there was an update right ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Wily missing keyboard indicator icon

I don't know what exactly happened but all at once keyboard indicator icon went missing on panel: I have three input sources, so it should be displayed, my settings are on the screenshot below: ...
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Xubuntu Dropbox Icon Fail

Affects: 14.10 / 15.04 / 15.10 / 16.04 I started my dropbox deamon today, with the following result in the panel: The icon with the warning/failed symbol should be my dropbox icon. I cannot right-...