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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Change Icon of Wine Application in Unity Launcher

I frequently run a windows program with wine. When I open this program it shows up in the unity launcher as wine instead of the actual opened program. I have made a desktop launcher with the right ...
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Nautilus icons are missing on KDE

I really like Nautilus file manager, but on KDE the icons are missing. It works good on Unity and Gnome. If I start nautilus from Terminal (writting nautilus) I see the following logs: $ nautilus ...
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Dropbox icon in tray is missing

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and today when I start my laptop I saw that the dropbox icon is missing from the top panel and I don't know how can I get it back.
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Ubuntu 13.04 default icons in Ubuntu 12.04

Does anyone know where can I get Unity icons set from 13.04 to install it on 12.04? With kind regards, Abel Dean.
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Set Window Icon to Gtk Stock Icon in PyGtk

I am trying to add a Gtk stock icon to my window. Here is the code: #! /usr/bin/python from gi.repository import Gtk class MyWindow(Gtk.Window): def __init__(self): ...
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How to revert Ubuntu 13.10 icons

I installed an icon pack and wish to revert back to the original icon pack. How do you revert to the original pack?
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gear icon missing unity panel in ubuntu 13.04

i lost the gear icon in Unity panel while trying to change icon themes. the icon appears in ubuntu-mono-light and in some added themes. i reinstalled ubuntu desktop and unity but no success. is it an ...
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Chromium Ubuntu 13.10 - No webapp setup prompt no webapp icon

I have a completely fresh install for Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on Dell Latitude E6510. (I also had the same problem on the same laptop using 13.10 32-bit). I use Chromium as my web browser. Webapps are ...
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Icons in the tray do not work properly Ubuntu 13.10

Context I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 from an iso on my Asus X202E and everything was working fine so far. However I discovered that the icons from the tray (dropbox, wifi, keyboard, layout, ...
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xubuntu xfce power manager show pm icon for wireless mouse

I have just installed xubuntu 13.10 and except for a few things everything is great, but I have a slight problem with the pm icons. The xfce power manager shows one icon for laptop battery and another ...
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4 screens icon can become 4 seperate icos

Is there a way to have 4 separate icons on the left menu bar, one for each screen window, instead of one. If there are 4 icons then by clicking on one of those icons the co responding window will ...
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Desktop Icons disappear when I position my second screen not left or right

I am having various issues with dual screen as my setup is not having my screens side by side. But rather the second is above the main and half way to the right. When I set this option my desktop ...
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The top panel bar in unity will not change the icon theme

I had to reinstall unity and now for some reason the icon theme is stuck for only the icons in the top menu bar panel. Is there a cache that might have got corrupt? Maybe there is a place to manually ...
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Icons missing from System Status Area on Gnome 3.10

I recently installed Gnome 3.10 and I noticed that some of the icons don't show up on my system status menu. I can't seem to find any other people having this issue, however if this is a duplicate, ...
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Dropbox indicator icon dissapears right after login

Even though Dropbox's app indicator dissapearing from the tray area seems like a recurrent enough problem, my issue is a litte different. When I login, I can see the app panel populating, and the ...
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Icons misses after installing ubuntu 13.10 on VMware 6.0

Here is the screen shot. I searched same issue on internet but the icons still disappeared... The hardware of my ASUS U41Jis: CPU i5, with RAM 4G (1G for Ubuntu), OS: WIN7 home 64-bit, VMware ...
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Icon assigned in .desktop file is not used when application is loaded and launcher icon appears

I am installing the newer application eclipse Juno on ubuntu 12.04 64bit, following this tutorial: http://www.blogs.digitalworlds.net/softwarenotes/?p=54. I have already installed Eclipse Indigo in ...
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How to create application to find it with Unity

I tried creating a menu entry with Alacarte for Eclipse, but the item doesn't appear once created. Also I tried doing in sudo but nothing. I want to be able to run eclipse by pressing and typing ...
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Duplicate (Spotify) Icon in launcher

I have installed spotify on Ubuntu 13.04 and have locked the icon on the launcher. But when I exit the program fully or even restart and use that icon to open spotify, a new icon is created or a ...
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Clone Unity Dock for All Users?

I've spent 3 days trying to figure out how to clone the Unity dock from my firstuser profile in Ubuntu 12.04 to all of the other profiles I'm hoping to create. I've read where the /etc/skel folder ...
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How to add icon and screenshot for my app .deb package to see it in Ubuntu Software Center?

I created a .deb package of application by myself and I want to add to it icon and screenshot to visualize it in Application Manager such as Ubuntu Software Center. When I launch my package by ...
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How do I change the default .htm file icon?

I really enjoy the look of UBUNTU. The only thing that I want to change is the default icon used for .html (.htm) files. I want to use the icon /usr/lib/firefox/browser/icons/mozicon128.png instead. ...
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Setting the icon_theme_path in python script

I've made a python script to add a new indicator in the systray on Ubuntu Unity. When i set a specific folder for the icon, the icon appears in the systray. Exemple : ...
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IBus icon is missing at startup?

After some installing, tweaking, ... the IBus icon is missing at startup, although it's working fine: $ ps -ef | grep [i]bus quanta 1918 1890 0 09:54 ? 00:00:01 /usr/bin/ibus-daemon --xim ...
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How to restore drive icon on Unity Launcher?

I have 2 WINDOWS drive icon on Unity Launcher but I unlock 1 from Unity Launcher. How to restore it?
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How Do I Change Icons in the Dock “Plank”?

I'm wondering how I change icons for specifically the dock "Plank". I've only managed to find a way to change theme, but not icons for the actual applications in the dock. Is it possible? If so, how ...
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The icons on the top right have all vanished

I have looked around this site and haven't found anything exactly like the case I have. The time, internet, sound and all other icons on my top bar have all simply vanished. The issue arose when I ...
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How to remove obsolete shortcut from the Files launcher icon?

The "Files" launcher icon has a set of shortcuts. One of this is a older folder that I have removed, so the shortcut does not work and display this error: How can I remove this obsolete ...
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Steam entry missing text in Unity 13.10 dash after upgrade

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and switched from using KDE to Unity. When I search for the program Steam in the Unity dash, it's entry (leftmost in the screenshot) does not contain any text and ...
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Unity icons problem

Ever since I upgraded to 13.10 the icons in the Unity panel appears in Gnome's default theme instead of Unity. Here's a screenshot: http://i.imgur.com/9cU15wK.png Both the unity tweak tool and the ...
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How do I delete an icon from the desktop but keep it on the launcher?

I installed steam and the program created two icons one in the launcher and one on the desktop. When I try to delete the one on the desktop, the other one is also deleted. I only want to keep the ...
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How to change default icon size in Chrome and other apps?

I would like to make the default icon size at the top of Chrome (and other apps), and the default zoomed-in-ness, larger for my aging eyes? Can i ask how to do it? And thanks
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Missing Dropbox indicator-applet icon, how do I get it back?

I'm currently running Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit and wanted to change my Dropbox indicator-applet icon to make it look more uniform with the other icons. I found this suggestion of a PPA and package to try ...
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Remove/add indicator icons

I'm trying out Ubuntu 13.10. I would like to remove some of the default indicator icons in the upper right corner. Is there an easy way to do it? And then I would like to add some other icons ...
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How to change file managers “files” icon to nice “nautilus shell” icon in Ubuntu 12.04?

I've attached Nautilus to Unity launcher in Ubuntu 12.04. In Ubuntu 12.04 the default "Files" icon for Nautilus file manager is not as pretty as a "Nautilus Shell" icon. But when I search in Dash for ...
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How to remove text from file icons ?

I am fairly new to Ubuntu (Linux). I noticed when creating a .java file or .py gives me an icon, however when I start writing code it overrides the thumbnail into showing text. Is there a way to ...
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Lubuntu 13.04: mysterious occurrence of icons appearing to be dragged

On Lubuntu 13.04 every now and again, it appears as if an icon or file is being dragged across the screen ... sometimes very short distances, sometimes longer. It seems to happen a short while after ...
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Specific editing unity 7.1.2 launcher, the padding space of the icons

In 13.10 Unity, how can I edit the space between the icon itself and the padding enabled by default? In dconf the icon size is editable. The area from the icon to the 'white' of the editor ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Workspace switcher icon doesn't indicate the workspace I'm currently in

first of all, English is not my native language, so please bear with any mistakes I make. The title says pretty much all. The workspace switcher works fine so far, but the icon behaves as if I were ...
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unstable icons in bottom toolbar and in menu

Ubuntu 13.10 and earlier version 13.04 ? Icons in the tool bar at bottom of screen are unstable and flicker on and off then change to solid white blocks. Even the text above them is garbled when the ...
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changing the icon theme has no effect (13.04)

Using gnome-shell 3.6 on Ubuntu 13.04. I installed gnome-tweak-tool, and I can use it to change both the shell theme and the current theme (ie. window borders). However, changing the icon theme has ...
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Error change icon theme in gnome-shell

Good afternoon. Ubuntu 13.04. Gnome-shell by default. In the system for a long time i did not change, just do install the software update. Earlier is always the theme of icons was faenza. At one ...
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How do I change the text color of items displayed in the Unity Dash?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail with the Malys-uniblack icon theme (The icons are black). Also I'm using a theme called Mediterraneanlight. I think it looks very nice. I have the launcher ...
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How to make ALT+TAB switcher icons smaller

Is there any way to reduce the size of the default Ubuntu 13.04 window switcher icons, shown when pressing ALT+TAB? Changing Compiz settings (with a text editor, if not in the CCSM GUI) or installing ...
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How to know what icon is being used in the dock?

I want to replace the synaptic icon (although it could be any other). I have found the Desktop Entry, Icon Theme and Icon Naming specifications that gnome follows (somewhat?), but even though I've ...
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how can i remove desktop icon like home ,network server

i am using ubuntu 13'10. Home and network server have been set as desktop icon anyway. How can I remove them ?
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What is the replacement for AssoGiate?

During the update to Saucy, the AssoGiate module is removed as it has been declared obsolete. I can find no replacement for the editor of the MIME file types database which is compatible with UBUNTU ...
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Booting Ubuntu 12.04 in Unity the Windows Theme & Icon Theme reversed back to and always locked to Ubuntu default

I did set up last year Faience-Ocre as my Icon Theme and Adwaita Cupertino L Unity as my Windows Theme (the GTK+ thme was unchanged to Adwaita (default)). It has worked perfectly well until 3 days ago ...
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How do have icons in a listview on Desktop

For Windows user's there is a tweak to make your desktop icons in a list view as you can see here: http://www.howtogeek.com/?post_type=post&p=959 Icons normally on Desktop: Icons in a ...
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Problem with Lubuntu in a moment all desktop icons lost and i cant create new icons on my desktop, why?

Hello all i need your help ! Am using Lubuntu last version (in Greek language), is updated and i had till now no problem. Just now, in a moment with no reason, all the icons of my Desktop ...