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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I have put my app icons to /usr/share/icons/hicolor/*x*/apps but referencing them by the name alone doesn't work - why?

I have put an icon (appropriate resolution versions of it) for a custom application of mine to /usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps/myapp.png /usr/share/icons/hicolor/22x22/apps/myapp.png ...
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Why are there SVG files in /usr/share/icons/hicolor/*x*/apps?

I thought SVG icons are meant to be placed in /usr/share/icons/hicolor/scalable/apps/ but ls -1 /usr/share/icons/hicolor/*x*/apps/*.svg gives ...
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Low resolution icons in user config directories overwriting default icons

Few icons appears in my Unity Dash and launcher in very low resolution. I found that is because some icons in ~/.thunderbird directory are been used instead of the ones in /usr/share/.. directories. ...
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Java jar launcher which preserves programmatically set icon and name

In my environment we have a lot of executable capsule jars which - depending on the environment they connect to - set a custom icon and name programmatically. This is done by calling ...
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Teamspeak 3 Sound breaks & Start with Icon

i have a Problem with the Teamspeak 3. 1. I can start it only with Command. But i want to start it like other programms with an icon. I have sound crashes/breaks every 2-3 Minutes for at least 3-5 ...
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I accidentally used xkill on my desktop - how can I get it back?

I ran xkill to force quit Chrome, and I clicked my desktop. The icons disappeared. Is there a command that will get them back? I'd rather not restart. I'm using GNOME and GDM.
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How to change the launcher icon of folders/files?

Every time I open a new Home window, the icon showed in the launcher is this: It should be a "folder image" but the icon showed seems to be a "snail". I would like to change it for another image.
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No icon and weather showing on conky

My Conky Setup is not showing the icon and weather information. I am running ubuntu gnome 14.04 LTS and conky used is bauraturia. See below screenshot: [ When I run conky in terminal I get this: a ...
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no LibreOffice icon in taskbar when directly opening a document file

First, i don't think it's an duplicate of: no LibreOffice icon in applications bar and/or LibreOffice icons missing from Unity task panel I am using: Ubuntu [15.04] with Cinnamon[2.8.0]-Desktop ...
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Theming Telegram Panel Icon (ubuntu 15.10)

I'm adapting an icon theme (FlatWoken) to fit my desktop. I seem to have a problem with Telegram icon. I can set a dash icon but no luck with the top panel indicator, as you can see in the picture ...
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15.10 Crashes when moving icons on desktop

Using cairo-Dock wonder if the problem is with Ubuntu or Cairo-Dock. But when I try to drag an Icon on the desktop (no matter what it is) it moves a few mm and then everything locks up for a couple ...
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Paper icon theme broken after upgrade with little RAM

After running a package upgrade with little RAM available, my Paper icon theme install is broken. apt-get purgeing and reinstalling the package, with reboots after every step, hasn't helped. When I ...
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Battery status indicator showing but “load” icon is missing

Here is the power indicator : On load : On battery: Recent changes : I just paired a new logitech device using Unify. I reinstalled solaar and solaar-gnome3, paired, reboot, then the issue ...
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Start Up Menu And Icons Have Disappeared

Start menu and all icons are missing from my desktop. I am unable to use any programs, I'm also unable to min/max/close pages, and I have to force SHUTDOWN everytime I need to. In order to get on the ...
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Changing themes and icons with Unity or Ubuntu Tweak, but getting same menu bar “defaults”

On Ubuntu 15.10, using Unity or Ubuntu tweak, I can change my Theme and Icons. But for some Icon sets, the menu bar icons seem to be the same. For example, this is what the menu icons for ...
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15.10 Reinstall Failed did Clean Install

I backed up /home to external drive and did clean install 15.10 because upgrade from 15.04 got interrupted. Now the system is up and running but most of system icons and folder icons are missing. In ...
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wallch icon has moved and is distorted

The wallch icon used to appear in the top left corner of the screen, over the top of the circular red close window icon (as reported in Move or remove the wallch button on top left). It now appears ...
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No icons or launcer appears after login. I have tried everything

So after login the screen doesn't show any icons or anything else,its just background. I did some google searching and also on this site and i found this solution Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, ...
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How to change only folder icons in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am using Ultra-flat-orange icon pack, I am satisfied with all the icons but I just don't like the folder icon, is there any way by which I can change only the folder icon (I want to keep the other ...
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Foxit icon picture is missing from Dashboard

I installed Foxit Reader from the Foxi web page. Hear is the link of the Foxi reader. I have a problem, the icon in ubuntu dashboard is there but the picture is missing. When I first installed the ...
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What are possible directories for .desktop files and their icons, and when to use what directory?

Here are some of the directories where .desktop files describing applications can be found: ~/local/.share/applications /usr/share/applications /usr/share/app-install/desktop Perhaps there are even ...
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Tray icons dissapeared ubuntu 15.10

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.10 and I'm experiencing some issues related to tray icons not appearing in the top right corner. For example, programs such as Skype or Dropbox initiate on startup, as i ...
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Just install Ubuntu 12.04 on my iMac G5 and have only a white screen with no Icons How can this be fixed?

I am a beginner at this and am having trouble with trying to get Ubuntu 12.04 just freshly installed on my powerpc imac G5. every time i turn on my imac it takes a bit for Ubuntu to come up but when ...
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Opening a New Window from Unity (Firefox)

I am using multiple workspaces. Whenever I click the Firefox icon in the Unity toolbar it takes me to the workspace with Firefox currently open which is a useful feature. However, every time I click ...
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keyboard input meathods (ibus?) crashed, and icons randomly rearranging

Well, I got another issue, and it's this: One day, a mysterious window randomly popped up after a while after login, and after doing some basic stuff and using Kazam, I rebooted, and my icons began ...
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unity dash icons missing

Some system icons in the unity dash are missing, as displayed in the picture below, such as System Settings, Details, etc. How can I get them back? I tried to change to another theme, but it didn't ...
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how do I set my icon grid to a better shape?

I'm running a Lubuntu 14.04 in my computer. I wanna use auto-arrange the icons in the desktop but the columns in wich they arrange have too wide horizontal separation. Is there some parameter to ...
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How can I display Font Awesome fonts in Character Map?

I am running on Ubuntu 14.04 x64, and I've just installed FontAwesome - firstly by running install on the ttf file, which I grabbed from http://fortawesome.github.io/Font-Awesome/; and secondly by ...
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System Tray and Ibus

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 64bit. Recently I have installed an input-method in the internet which is (Robo-iBus). I depicted figure below, icon bogo above English (US). Later, I removed it from my ...
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Material Design Icons

Hi I am looking for a software very similar to this. Is there any program for Ubuntu that does the same as this generator?
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Panel applet icon changed

I changed my Desktop environment from Unity to Gnome 3 in my Ubuntu 14.04, it worked well but I didn't like it so much so I switched back to Unity.But now as I login to unity one of the icons in the ...
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Desktop background and icons messup

Using the latest Ubuntu Wiley Werewolf with linux mint cinnamon menu (hey im not up to speed on terms here bear with me!) Anyways usually when the system update comes on or if i use wine and ...
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Unable to change system and nautilus icons in Ubuntu 14.04 and Unity Tweak Tool

I have been experimenting with new themes provided by noobslab.com, and I am having issues applying all parts. It seems the only icons I can set are Ubuntu's default, anything else gives me blank ...
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View list of all available unique icons with their names and thumbnail

I want to see what icons are installed and available on my system and by which names I have to refer to them. How can I get a nicely formatted list of all unique icons (don't show several ...
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Kate is missing all button icons

After removing KDE and switching to xfce, I discovered that Kate has lost all button icons, while Kile has not. I guess some configuration file refers to missing files, but what file is it. I tried to ...
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disable launcher icons in another workspace [duplicate]

I use one workspace for watching movies and another workspace for my work. I don't want that folder icon opened in one workspace to be displayed in other workspace i.e.my first workspace in which I ...
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Numix circle theme - change one Icon

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on a Thinkpad T450. I installed numix-circle-theme like that: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:numix/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install numix-icon-theme-circle and ...
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How to have multiple Icons sets on different workspaces in Lubuntu?

Is it possible to have multiple Workspaces with different icons? Like how the wallpaper works when you change between one another.
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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 ...