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 change/customize Copy.com Nautilus overlay icons?

The grey Copy.com overlay icons, which indicate a file's synchronization or upload status in Nautilus, appear less integrated with the Ubuntu look and feel, compared to the icons that were used by the ...
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Changing icon font size/colour in 14.04

How can I change the desktop icon font size/colour to something more readable? At the moment, icon text looks like this: unity-tweak-tool (as mentioned in How do I change fonts and adjust their ...
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How do I enable thumbnails for 'webm' files?

I have thumbnails for every other file type just not .webm. Is there any way to enable them and if so, how would I do that?
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14.04 strange behavior of desktop icons

Gnome desktop icon in terminal: gnome-desktop-item-edit ~/Pulpit/ --create-new and I have icon on my desktop, it works, but I can not move this item in other place of desktop, is there any solution ...
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Stop/Avoid overlapping desktop icons?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. Icons on Desktop overlaps as follows: I want to avoid this and set icons' possible positions only on finite grid alignment. How to do/solve this?
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Google Chrome messed icons and fonts [duplicate]

Strange things happen to my Google Chrome (35.0.1916.114) in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Before After As you can see icons and fonts are different and also tab styles changed. Sometimes after system ...
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What program has this icon? [closed]

I noticed a screenshot that included this icon in the sidebar, does anyone know what it's from? It looks cool! Looks vaguely reminiscient of Chrome but different enough that it could be a ...
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Icons on Ubuntu server

Hi can someone please assist me i have installed ubuntu server. After the install i installed the unity desktop using sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommeds ubuntu-desktop. The desktop installed ...
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Libreoffice icon on xfce switcher

I want to replace the ugly icons used for libreoffice on the xfce alt-tab switcher (Xubuntu 14.04), but I can't find it on any theme of icons neither any system folder. I really don't imagine where ...
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How can I replace Google Chrome's low resolution notification icon?

Google Chrome was recently upgraded to version 35.0.1916.114 on my Ubuntu 14.04 installation. Since then the notification icon has begun to show up on the system tray. However it seems it's using a ...
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Screen turns black when using launcher icons

I may have found a new bug, I can't find anything resembling the problem I'm having. I recently upgraded to 14.04 from 13.10, and the launcher is virtually useless. If I hover over any launcher icon ...
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ordering-override.keyfile does not contain my indicator apps, how else can I re-organize them? 14.04

I have several apps in my indicator panel, and they aren't in the order they are supposed to be. After many searches I have yet to find an answer that will solve my problem. The only answer I find ...
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The Launcher icon edges disappeared after updates

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. After receiving updates today the edges in the icons in the launcher disappeared (all the icons have transparent edges, even the ones that have applications running). Anyone ...
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System Settings icons missing in 14.04

I did a fresh install of trusty 14.04, but a lot of icons are missing. I installed from DVD which was painfully slow and I hope to avoid repeating the process, especially since I started customizing ...
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Ubuntu theme changed

I changed my ubuntu theme a few days ago and it worked perfectly. It is meditaranean or something like that.. a gtk theme. Then i wanted to change my cursor theme , and that worked aswell ( although i ...
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Unity launcher icon edges disappeared in 14.04

For a couple of days my Unity in Ubuntu 14.04 has been acting weird. The icon borders in the launcher have disappeared and the indicators are acting strange as well (blocks instead of arrows). All of ...
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Problem in changing the icons in Ubuntu 12.04

While entering the password on Welcome screen, I noticed the icons were more beautifully placed. I tried to change the icons and theme of the desktop through Ubuntu tweak to that of the welcome ...
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How to enable icons in menus in Ubuntu 14.04

In previous Ububtu releases I could enable icons in menus via several tweak tools, or via the gnome config editor. All of these options have disappeared or have no effect in 14.04. Takes me 20 ...
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Problem with icon arrangement in the laucher

I'm having a problem with selecting and arranging the icons in the launcher panel. I had the same problem in 13.10. I hoped it would go away in 14.04 but unfortunately it hasn't. First, when I ...
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Icon Size Change

I'm new to Linux, about 2 weeks. I booted up this morning, and all my icons and associated fonts are miniscule, in all my programs. The layout for Thunderbird is so small that I can hardly read the ...
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Reinstalling network manager & icon issues

I just updated to ubuntu 14.04 LTE and network manager is giving me a question mark in my system tray even though I can connect to the internet. This really irritates me. I tried hiding network ...
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Why is the Tomboy Note indicator icon duplicating itself?

I have a bug with Tomboy Notes application on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Whenever I boot my system, clicking the original panel, the icon doubles. And every word that I type and delete in the search bar, the ...
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Printer icon appears in panel [duplicate]

I am using Xfce 4.10. I installed a network Printer and successfully printed a test page, and then I noticed that a small printer icon had appeared inside the right most windows entry in the panel at ...
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Guake icon misaligned at top of screen

Anyone know how to fix Guake's misaligned icon at top of screen on a clean install of Xubuntu 14.04?
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Unity launcher icon boxes missing 14.04LTS 64bit

I just ran across an issue which I have never seen before and I was unable to google anything useful regarding this as well. Basically, after I set my Unity launcher icon size to 32, the icons lost ...
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how to add icons to templates

I have some templates in my ~/Templates folder, but there is no icons in context menu for any of them except the default "Empty Document". when i search i found this post and it is almost two years ...
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Desktop icons label too dark in nemo file manager

I have installed nemo in Ubuntu 14.04 from www.webupd8.org/2013/10/install-nemo-with-unity-patches-and.html, and it worked fine. Today I rebooted my computer and I found my desktop icons with dark ...
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Launcher Icons on sidebar stuck large

Using either System settings, unity tweak tool, or compiz, I cannot shrink my launcher icons, They were adjustable when I first installed ubuntu, but now after I restarted my computer, they seem to be ...
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How do I give icon titles more space to display text?

I'm currently using Ubuntu 12.04. I use a size 15 font to display all fonts on my computer and I've noticed that if certain applications have a longer name that consists of two or three words they get ...
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No printer icon in Ubuntu 14.04 system settings

When I Upgraded from 12.04 I had a problem booting till I changed RO to RW in boot files. But my current problem is that I cannot see a printer icon in system settings, and How do I fix it.
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After installation of 14.04 finished up with some unwanted items.

After installation of 14.04 finished up with some unwanted icons on the upper horizontal task bar, left to the other wifi, startup, etc. settings icons. One is the familiar "penguin" icon and another ...
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There is a way to change Google Chrome icon on status bar?

I'm running Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 and I noticed that there is a Google Chrome icon on my status bar - I think is because of the background apps. There is a way to change the icon to ...
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where can i download these icon theme

I am using 14.04 desktop, on web these tablet icon theme sets are showing off again and again. but anyone knows how can i get them in use ?
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Drag and Drop desktop icons

Is there a utility that allows a drag and drop of app icon to the desktop to create a quick launch icon? I know the terminal command to create one. But it is somewhat difficult if you do not know the ...
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Error when trying to create desktop icons

New user to Ubuntu 14.04, and having trouble trying to create desktop icons. When I drag and drop it tells me : Error while copying. There was an error getting information about “/”. Unable to get ...
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New icons for Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to know when new icons will available for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Does anyone know about new icons?
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Change Ubuntu Top bar Icon

I need to change top bar setting icon to Ubuntu logo icon. I searched on following location /usr/share/icons/ubuntu-mono-dark/ /usr/share/unity/themes/ /usr/share/unity/icons/ and I can't find ...
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Why custom launcher icon keep pulsing?

I created a custom launcher icon to enable/disable the touch feature of my Lenovo X220 Tablet. [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Name=handsoff Comment=Enable / Disable touch feature Exec=thinkpad-touch ...
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How to use 22 pixel size icons for toolbars in Ubuntu 14.04

Is there a way to tell the theme engine to use 22 pixel size icons for toolbars? I like to use the FS Icon set (http://franksouza183.deviantart.com/art/FS-Icons-Ubuntu-288407674) with Ubuntu. ...
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Icons on top status/menu bar in gnome not following theme

On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I added an icon theme and activated it using Unity Tweaks. All icons everywhere have changed to my new theme, but the top bar hasn't changed. All icons are still from the ...
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Theme and icons look old after upgrade to 14.04 - AMD GPU issues?

Yesterday I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and I ran into a few problems. Interestingly I upgraded two computers (one of which has identical hardware) before this one and had no problems. When I ...
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White icons, yellow red blue dotted horizontal lines, gray boxes, etc on desktop & webpages

I have previously did a reinstall of Ubuntu 13.10 because JACK was not running correctly. I have only installed Aptik and no other programs since then. But here is the deal - I have white icons in the ...
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Application icons in system settings disappear after deleting Text Entry

I used to install ibus pinyin in 12.04 following steps as belows: Settings-->Language Support-->Install/Remove Languages, check Chinese item $ sudo apt-get install ibus ibus-clutter ibus-gtk ...
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How to fix a Lubuntu blank screen

Lubuntu 12.04 (English) installed completely without problems. I installed 12.04 (Arabic) instead, accepting all questions but I did not understand any arabic wording. I received a (working) blue ...
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How do I change icon resorces for chrome browser?

I want to know how I can get the oxygen-transparent minimize, maximize and close buttons to display for the chrome browser instead of their generic linux buttons, as it looks very different from the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 totem video player show big play/pause icon on screen

After I updated my desktop to 14.04 totem or unity default video player show it's play/pause icon very big on the screen, and there is nothing in preferences that i can change it. any suggestions ? ...
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Launcher Icons stop working on Ubuntu 14.04

I have the problem that sometimes my launcher Icons will get left-click-unresronsive. Right click will open the context menu, though. Starting applications via the HUD works fine, but the launcher ...
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LightDM is missing Gnome Shell icon

the Icon of Gnome shell is missing from lightDM.. I had to manually add Gnome Shell to lightDM because it didn't install properly on my machine. now I don't now how to add the Icon to lightDM. Im on ...
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installing the Lubuntu 13.10 elementary Lubuntu icon set in Lubuntu 14.04

I noticed the 13.10 elementary Lubuntu icon set is missing from Lubuntu 14.04. Is there a way to re-install the 13.10 elementary icon set in Lubuntu 14.04? It was installed by default in 13.10. I am ...
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Lubuntu nm-applet wifi icon missing [duplicate]

I have a Lubuntu (now 14.04) installation. Recently, I logged in to find that the Wi-Fi icon had disappeared, and there was some sort of a keyboard icon in it's place. I have restarted multiple times, ...