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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12.04 LTS - desktop items take long time to appear after login

my Ubuntu worked fine until 1 month ago. I ran then a regular SW update via Update manager and since then the elements on my desktop take about 20 seconds to appear after log in. Before this update ...
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Icons missing in gnome-shell, nautilus, totem

Last night when I reboot my system, I see that a lot of icons are missing. In gnome shell I don't have anymore the icon for the sound but I can still click on the space. I have the relative same ...
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System Settings icons missing with Numix uTouch

I am using the Numix uTouch icon theme, some of the icons on System Settings are not replaced. This is how it should look. Currently on 14.04...
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Ubuntu Hide Desktop Icon Problem Ubuntu 13.10

I am facing the scenario as below whenever I try to hide the Desktop Icon for Ubuntu 13.10. When my default File Manager is set to Nautilus, everything is working fine even after I set the Desktop ...
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Items have disappeared from the panel, and apps do not work with image files

Items have disappeared from the panel, and apps do not work with image files, for example Gthumb. GIMP appears, but gives this message: not support file jpg. This happened yesterday (March 18, 2014) ...
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Panel Status Icons Wrong Color

Across the top of the panel, I have these status indicators: Language, Network Connection, Messaging, Volume, Time, and System. Upon format and fresh install of 13.10, I see that Language icon does ...
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.desktop files: how to specify the icon path

I had a look at the .desktop files on my 12.04 Ubuntu system, and many of them do not have a full path specification for their icon file. It is rather something like: Icon=anjuta or Icon=vlc or ...
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Probleme with battery icon in Xubuntu 13.10

After upgrading Xubuntu to 13.10 I have this issue with battery icon
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how to change icon image on ubuntu 12.04?

I want to change icon of a binary file which is placed on my desktop binary file is related to unetbootin. I want to execute unetbootin from desktop so i want to change icon. can anyone help me in ...
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Cannot change any icon sizes in Kubuntu System Settings…can someone help me please?

I'm a newbie when it comes to Ubuntu and I'm using the latest version of Kubuntu. When I go to System Settings, then Application Appearance, then Icons, then Advanced, all the Size drop-down boxes ...
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unity panel icons not working

All the custom icon themes I install can change the nautilus icons just fine, but the unity panel always looks like this: Except when I set it to the standard Ubuntu mono, that looks normal. I'm ...
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Workspace related question - How to hide icons in second workspace

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 I want to know how I can hide icons in my 2nd workspace while they remain in the first workspace 1. Is it possible? If there is any other better alternative to Work space then ...
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Double icons in task bar, other icons don't stay

I am using Lubuntu (Operating System : Ubuntu 13.10). I have double icons for network connections/WiFi on the taskbar by clock. How do I get it to one(merge them), it seems like duplicates? FYI this ...
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How can I use two different icon sets at same in KDE 4.x?

I'm on Kubuntu 12.4, and I want to use Tux 'n Tosh for places and devices, and Reflektions for renmant system. How do I that? Thanks in Advice. (And sorry for the bad english, I'm from Brazil)
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Unity is locked, you can not remove icons or move them

Issue the following, I can not change the order of icons on the unity, nor their sleep or anything to add that it would be "locked", the programs run.
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Custom icon for .desktop file not appearing

I intend to change from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. There are some icons on the desktop I would like to use on Ubuntu. I converted these icons to *.png 64*64 pixel and put in /home/user/icons Then I use ...
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Wireless icon missing in 12.04

My system is running on 12.04.4, 64 bit and the wireless icon is missing. There are no connectivity issues, but it becomes tedious to choose a different network from the Network menu than the tray.
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How to change icons on GNOME favorites bar?

I'm new to Ubuntu, and I switched to GNOME and managed to change the icons! But when I open a program that has its own (new) icon on the favorites bar (if that's its name) I still see the original ...
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How can I change “Show Desktop” icon following icons theme?

I've installed Numix-Circle icons themes and inside there is a "show-desktop.svg" icon, but the icon loaded remains "user-desktop.svg" from the Numix theme. Where the Show Desktop icons is located? ...
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Ubuntu desktop 12.04 Desktop Environment customization

I am a new Linux user, I want to accomplish the following settings of the followings no Dash icon no trash icon no workspace switcher icon In global menu bar, only show the current time, but can't ...
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Creating executable file with password included in a script

How can I execute a sudo command by double clicking an icon ( password should be part of the script). Please help! Excuse if question is a blunder. My gnome-ppp is not detecting my BSNL modem when I ...
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Where are the default user pictures/icons located?

I'm looking for a specific picture Ubuntu has that would look good on my XP desktop in VirtualBox. Specifically, the icon of the Jack Russel. Here's the locations I tried: ...
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Picasa won't stick in Unity Launcher [duplicate]

I just installed Picasa 3.9 (in Wine) in Ubuntu 12.04LTS with Unity. It works fine. I can launch it via the Dash OK. I can slide the Picasa Icon from the Dash to the Launcher & it stays there ...
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How do I change the color of desktop icon text

Gnome-shell's desktop is unusable with any light colored wallpaper as the icon names (also white) are unreadable. There doesn't seem to be anyway to change their color, changing various themes ...
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Swapping out icon set for a different one (13.10, Ambience theme)? [Solved]

I have hunted for an answer to this one, which must be out there, but I only seem to find older, out-dated "solutions". I would like to use the new Lubuntu Box Icon set in Ubuntu 13.10. But how?? My ...
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Modify indicator - increase distance between icon and text

This is my second question about theming an indicator-applet. With the theme I'm using (FlatStudio,it doesn't matter if Grey, Dark etc...), there is one small annoying bug: The distance between the ...
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Is there an ubuntu desktop icon theme that looks like ubuntu touch icons?

The question is clear. Is there an ubuntu desktop icon theme (complete or not) that looks like ubuntu touch icons? I saw this question, and on trying to install the ubuntu-mobile-icons, I got this ...
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Set Application Icon

I'm building a QML application with the Ubuntu SDK. I've figured out how to add an application icon to the .desktop file, but I'm not sure where to add the window icon itself. I've seen code for ...
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Missing Some Icons Cinnamon installed on Ubuntu 12.04.4

I installed Cinnamon 2.0 and it is quite fast. I had to install the Gnome Icons, which took care of most missing ICONS except for a few like Clementine. This is always a problem with certain ...
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Set the launched application's icons to be top, not side bar

I just recently started using ubuntu for things, other than the terminal. The Side menu is pretty nice, however I am using 3-4 programs (in the definition that they have an icon and appear on the side ...
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Repair overwritten icons paths

After running racket-lang install-script all my /usr/share/application/*.desktop files have broken icon paths and corresponding shortcuts are displayed with question marks. Paths are overwritten like ...
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How should one lock Wine apps to the Unity launcher?

I have installed the Rosetta Stone language learning software successful with Wine. When I click and drag the Rosetta Stone icon from the Dash to the launcher, the other icons make way for it, but ...
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How do I change the icon size in the KDE status bar?

On my 13 inch screen with 3200x1800px I adapted all fonts to 230dpi which is ok in most cases. Also in Settings, I could change Icons of the KDE Theme to 64px. Only the Icons in the statusbar at the ...
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No Icons or menubars visible in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I'm unable to see any icons or menubars on my desktop. However, I am able to open up the file/folder explorer by inserting a USB, which opens up the explorer and let's me open applications and files ...
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missing icon on alt-tab list Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Anyone updated to 14.04 and found missing icon while change to another window using alt-tab shortcut? attached is mine, and any solution for this problem is highly appreciated.
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My wireless icon disappeared

Dell Inspiron 15" laptop I installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 (because that fit on a CD, part of me hates using up a whole DVD over a couple of MB!) Everything worked. I used the software update button, it ...
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Monochrome icons in Nautilus 3.8

I don't like the monochrome icons in Nautilus 3.8. I want them to match the rest of my theme, but they don't change no matter what icon theme I select. How can I change these icons to make them match ...
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How to maintain an icon for a file, when I move that file from a device to another

I wonder if it is possible to maintain an icon associated with a file, when I copy that file from my HDD to an external device (e.g., USB, external HDD, etc.). In particular, when I want to "rank" a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Launcher and overall Style Change

I recently restarted my computer and when it turned back on the unity launcher appearance was different. Originally the icons would stack at the bottom unless I moved the courser over them, and then ...
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Solutions for removing the Skype indicator in Panel on Ubuntu 12.04 don't work

My question is similar to this one, except that I have already tried those solutions with no success: I tried sudo apt-get remove sni-qt and it didn't work, also with sni-qt:i386. I also followed ...
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icons are not displayed properly after removing gnome

I installed gnome on Xubuntu and after trying it for a few hours I tried to remove it from Xubuntu. After removing the gnome sudo apt-get autoremove gnome* some icons are not displayed. I can ...
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/usr/share/icons deleted [duplicate]

I have accidentally deleted all the files in my /usr/share/icons directory by using a wrong command. Do you know a solution to restore the files?
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How can I remove the Ubuntu One icon from my panel bar?

I am new to Ubuntu, and am using Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit. The Ubuntu One icon is between WiFi and keyboard icons. Here is a screenshot.
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Cairo dock, white border lines on all icons

I have ubuntu 13.10 (I think, the latest one) and even thou I love Unity I kind of did not like the left bar so I installed cairo dock which is great, BUT at random times the whole dock gets white ...
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Unity menu headings and nautilus icons/text ignoring text scaling factor

I reported this as a bug here, but I'm wondering if anyone knows of a workaround to fix this problem. After the latest Ubuntu update, which included a new kernel, suddenly the text scaling factor ...
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Desktop icons appear on wrong monitor

I have a laptop with Xubuntu 13.10 and to the right of the laptop is a monitor located. The monitor is the primary: I set the option "Primary" in the settings editor ...
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Missing icons from System Settings in 12.04

Every time I go to System Settings it looks like this: Most of the icons are missed and when I search them in Unity2D dashboard they appear but when I click they redirect me to the same page. I ...
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Adding an icon to a guest account when the icon is on main account

How do I add an icon to a guest account when the icon is available on main account?
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Icons all messed up for Office Documents

I have installed MS Office on my Ubuntu box through PlayOnLinux and have got it very nicely integrated, except for one thing: my icons. This all started after I tried to get MS' nice(r) icons into my ...
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Network icon suddenly disappeared from the notification area on Ubuntu 13.04

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and there is problem with network icon. It suddenly hide from top-right corner of the screen and disconnect with wifi-internet . I also restart the network-manager service by ...