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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dropbox icon gone but returned black

I think I have a potential solution to a fairly minor but annoying problem, upon updating my repositories the dropbox icon disappeared from the taskbar. I actually got it back by removing and ...
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Change locked icon in the side bar

I locked the Eclipse's icon in the side bar of my Ubuntu 16.04, but Ubuntu did not recognize it. As you can see here, there is a question mark in the place of the icon that should be Eclipse's icon. ...
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Gnome 3.18 Panel Icon Size

I have upgraded to Gnome Ubuntu 16.04 and I see now that gnome 3.18 has panel icon size of 16px in size fixed. Since gnome developers in their brilliant move to compile gnome resources made the gnome ...
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Why do some Chrome Apps don't display a Unity launcher icon?

Some Chrome(ium) Apps don't properly display an icon in the Unity launcher. Example: Signal Messenger Screenshot of the Unity icon: Screenshot of chrome:apps: Content of ~/Desktop/chrome-...
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Numix Theme not showing up in Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed the Numix theme and the Numix circle icons. However, when I enable the theme and the icon set in Unity Tweak tool nothing appears to change on my desktop. The Launcher icons ...
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Unity Search Crashes

I updated yesterday. All seemed well. I started my machine today and noticed a number of strange issues. When ever I open the unity search bar my machine crashes. The mouse will move however all of ...
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How to change default “Applications” text of app-menus gnome extension?

I using Ubuntu Gnome over a year and now is a BIG fan of it !! So cool and great with its extensions. Today I install Mmod panel and customize my ubuntu like this: I turn on "Applications menu" ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Desktop file doesn't show icon in Launcher

I have a small script, which uses rsync to do a backup and some associated housekeeping, that I run from a .desktop file which contains the line Terminal=true The desktop file is in ~/.local/share/...
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Extra non-working Rstudio icon in dash

New linux user with ubuntu 14.04. I installed Rstudio by downloading and then opening through the software center. After installation, I got an Rstudio icon in my dash, but clicking it had no effect. ...
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How to hide desktop icons text?

How can I hide the text shown under the icons on my desktop? Using Ubuntu 15.10. I did find older questions suggesting to use gconf-editor, but I know that gconf is old and now it's been replaced by ...
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Icons and Themes not fully working Ubuntu 15.10

I installed the Flatabulous and Ultra-Flat-Icons themes from PPA's, which were successfully downloaded. However, when I apply them via Ubuntu Tweak, they do not apply. An interesting note is that ...
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double brightness indicator ubuntu

I have double brightness indicator in ubuntu system tray. How can I fix it? I am using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with KDE
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Tray icon on gnome top panel

I deleted the tray icon on gnome top panel, Now I want to bring it back, but how to do that, please help.
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Muon Update Manager Icon Shows wrong number of updates

Running 64 bit Kubuntu 15.10 on an HP Envy. When Muon icon indicates updates are available, I click on it and it says something like: X updates are available Y of which are security updates ...
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How to show the task icon hidden by gnome-shell theme?

I'm using a gnome-shell theme called Dark Mode. This theme hides the icon of a task in the panel and it just shows the name of a task. How can I edit the gnome-shell.css to solve it?
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How to disable auto arrange desktop icons on Xubuntu 14.04.3

After each boot, my Xubuntu rearrange desktop icons. It started happening once I tried to arrange by right clicking and selecting "Arrange Desktop Icons". How can I disable this feature?
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Missing icons in ubuntu GUI

I have been using ubuntu for several months now and I have never come across an issue as such. The following screenshot was captured and has applications without icons. The following is a ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 15.10 permanently from desktop - install icon unresponsive

I'm running Win7 on a Lenovo laptop and "trying out" Ubuntu. I freed up 60gig of drive space and the functions look good on the desktop, but nothing happens when I click the "Install Ubuntu ...
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APC UPS: Missing icon on logon screen and power dialog

I've installed apcupsd on my 64 bit 14.04 system and it works well with my APC system. The UPS information appears in the Power dialog, is available to conky, etc. The only fly in the ointment is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 How to launch java application to occupy entire screen

I want to launch my java application so it appears on top of the desktop over the top of the icon bar on the left. Question is how?
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MIME Type now showing up all files

I downloaded some icons from a the Ubuntu theme website. I set them up but the MIME Types are not showing up. If i click on the file properties, i can see the MIME Type in the description. However, ...
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tasks open multiple icons in taskbar

I'm using the latest lubuntu desktop environment. DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=15.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=wily DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 15.10" NAME="Ubuntu" VERSION="15.10 (Wily Werewolf)" ID=...
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Set icon for applications run from Terminal - Ubuntu Gnome

I using Ubuntu Gnome 15 with Numix-circle icons, it's so great ! But I have an issue that some applications start from terminal commnand doesn't show correct Numix-circle icon in Dashbar (show below ...
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How to remove icons from buttons

I would like to ask you, how can I remove icons (see image) from buttons at "Zrusiť" and "Odstrániť"
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Zoom in file window (ctrl +)

I'm a new Ubuntu 14.04 user and I have a small problem. When I zoom using ctrl + + or - in a folder window, for example in the videos folder, the icons zoom in and out, but the text doesn't scale ...
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How to include customized icons for 'actions' in the tool-bars of Kile?

I am using Kile for years now. Earlier, the Configure-Toolbars menu would allow me to select 'actions' to be included in the toolbar and also allow me to select the Icon and Text to be associated with ...
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How do I tell arandr to not dublicate desktop icons onto the second monitor?

I use a Lubuntu 14.04 with two monitors and had them set up via arandr. I had to re-install lubuntu-desktop and now the secondary monitor is added as it should so there is just one desktop over both ...
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Re-install icon packs

I am running 15.10, and for whatever reason my Firefox and Thunderbird icons have become blurry in the unity launcher. I have seem some word of this being a bug, but also a bug that is resolved. When ...