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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Themes and Icons changed: can't change back

Today, all of a sudden, my theme and my icons reset to the default style. The funny thing is, this didn’t happen everywhere. The icons in System Settings are as they were before; the Unity Launchbar ...
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Ubuntu Software center messed icons

I recently made a movement from Ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS to Ubuntu 15.04 and on Ubuntu 15.04 all icons or most of them are messed up, There size is also bigger.On 14.04 there was no such problem. I also ...
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How to create launch or desktop icon for Matlab 2015a

I have installed Matlab 2015a on my Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed Matlab 2015a on the default path it offered me. which is /usr/local/MATLAB/MATLAB_Production_Server/R2015a to run matlab I need ...
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Change system icons on Ubuntu 15.10 [closed]

I want to fix system icons theme of my Ubuntu. I have started with Kubuntu, and I recently installed Unity meta-package to use Unity (But I want to keep KDE). I've noticed that system icons (e.g. ...
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How can I preserve the desktop's icon positions after reboot, on a dual monitor setup (Unity)?

I have a dual monitor setup running Unity on Ubuntu 14.04 Whenever I boot the machine, the system appears to forget the positions of my desktop icons on the right-side display (Connected via VGA). ...
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My power/battery indicator applet is a red exclamation point

I've just upgraded from 14.10 to 15.10 and my power indicator applet is messed up. It shows up on my panel as a red circle with an exclamation point in it. I've tried it with different icon themes, ...
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Icon path in .desktop file

On my desktop I have a .desktop file. If I type: Icon=/home/ianbell/Pictures/myLogo.png the icon of the .desktop file changes (the expected result). But, if I type: Icon=~/Pictures/myLogo.png ...
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Cursor theme changes to default after re-login

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10, I changed my cursor theme to dmz-black then restarted. It worked, but when I just logout and login cursor theme has changed to default (dmz-white) yet dmz-black theme is ...
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Huge KDE System Tray icons in Kubuntu 14.04

My KDE system tray icons are huge in Kubuntu 14.04: Notice that the Skype and wicd icons are sized properly, these are not KDE apps. However the KDE apps' icons (Klipper and Volume Control) are ...
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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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Cinnamon Settings appears as Bluetooth in Docky

Recently, I switched over to Cinnamon and Docky as my main WM and it's so far been great. However, I've noticed that the Control Panel/Settings app has the Bluetooth icon (and the Bluetooth name) in ...
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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)" ...
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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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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 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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Terminal icon and command [duplicate]

This is a double question. The first one is: can I put a terminal shortcut on an Ubuntu desktop and how (the double-click is supposed to launch the terminal window) The second is: is it possible to ...
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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 to resize the icons of the desktop?

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 & I need to decrease all the icons size in one move, can I do it or I must resize each icon?
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Removing “install Lubuntu” icon from persistant USB

Thanks in advance for any help. I want to give young students USB drives with persistent Lubuntu installs. When I prepare these drives, I move the desktop icon, "install Lubuntu" to the trash. I ...
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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 to make Nautilus icons in Gnome 3.16 less fat?

Since I upgraded from Gnome 3.14 to Gnome 3.16, I have noticed that my icons in Nautilus have started eating a lot more than they used to, and have got really fat, is there any way now to decrease ...
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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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Viberwrapper-indicator stopped working

After like a week of using viberwrapper-indicator it suddenly stopped working, and the floating icon appeared once again, so now I see both icons. I tried reboot, reinstall of both viber and the ...
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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 ...
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How can I see the window decoration icon in my Plasma 5 panel?

On Kubuntu 15.10, Chrome apps always show with the Chrome icon in the panel, even if their window decoration has a different icon. Changing the launcher icon also does not change the panel icon, as ...
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How to increase KDE Plasma 5 icon-only task-bar icons' size?

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 and Plasma 5.4. The icons on the task-manager is too small. is there a way to make them bigger?
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No Skype tray icon in Ubuntu 15.04

After installing Ubuntu 15.04 and skype (4.3.0.37) I cannot get Skype indicator to appear in tray I've tried doing this: ...
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Don't have desktop icons lock to grid

I am building a Mythbuntu media center, the display being a 42" television. I set the text and desktop icons to be extremely large so they are readable from the couch. This is good, but all of the ...
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Missing panel icons at top right

I have been using 11.10 for a month or two, and I always had these icons at the top right (mail/messenger, battery state, volume control): After upgrading to 12.04, I lost all of these tray entries ...
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Simple Zenity script?

I am trying to make a simple graphical Zenity+Bash script that will list all the icon themes available in /usr/share/icons, then let the user select one and click "OK" to replace ...
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Bluetooth icon appeared with Android Studio

I installed Android Studio last week. After it installed the emulator, a Bluetooth icon showed up on my taskbar. This isn't really a problem, but it's really confusing, because my laptop does not have ...
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How do I set custom application icons in KDE?

I have several Virtual machines (VMs) that run through VirtualBox that I have created desktop configuration files for and set custom icons (usually in .svg format, although to see whether this issue ...
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What is the name of the default eBook file icon in Xubuntu 15.10?

The default eBook file (.epub) icon in Xubuntu 15.10 looks like this: I have cropped this icon from a screenshot to be able to paste it here. What is the name of this icon file and how could I ...
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File icon with a cross, what does it mean?

A file icon shown below has a cross on the lower right corner, what does that mean?
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How to format the task bar (or bar panel)

I don't know what I did, but since last Friday into my Ubuntu Studio 15.10 desktop the task bar panel (or, simply, bottom bar panel) all the icons appear to the left side of the bar (like the typical ...
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Not Able to change the Launcher Icon Size & not able to unlock icons from Launcher in Ubuntu 14.04

I have never faced this problem before. It's been a 2 year since I am using Ubuntu. I was running Ubuntu 14.04. Yesterday, I just installed the updates on my machines and when I restarted the ...
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Cannot get Cryptkeeper systray icon to appear in Ubuntu 14.04.3 (Lubuntu)

I am using Ubuntu 14.02.3 (Lubuntu) and have been using Cryptkeeper for some time now with no problem, recently however I had to re-install OS from scratch and now cannot get systray icon up for ...
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Annoyances with appindicator icon positions (Ubuntu 14.04.2)

I have a niggling problems with appindicator icons. The first problem is with the positioning of one particular icon, I've managed to change the order of all but one of my user indicators using the ...
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What is the default size of the Ubuntu app icon?

What is the default size of the Ubuntu app icon?
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How to change the ugly chrome/chromuim tray icon

I'm writing a script to fix hardcoded indicator icons, and i'm having a problem fixing the google chrome/chromium indicator icon. There's two icons that are shown in the tray; i managed to fix the ...
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Is there an icon pack for nautilus right click menu?

I saw in default gnome theme icons when I clicked right the mouse. The icons are very useful for orientation in the menu. See the picture below. How can I add some icons to standard ubuntu theme? If ...
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GTK theme, Window theme, and icon theme for Guest Account

Hi I want to change only the gtk, window and icon theme for my guest account. I looked at the CustomizeGuestSession guide but the first section I did not understand how to apply it to my need and the ...
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Customizing size of icons in the Dash

Upon searching for anything specific in the Dash, it displays a wide variety of items with huge icons for a 15.6 inch display on a laptop. I was wondering if there's any alternative to reduce the ...
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Ubunt 13.04 Icons disappeared [duplicate]

My Bars on top and at left disappeared. I can now only right click and choose - change desktop background - Pressing Ctrl+Alt+T bring terminal out. Problem is I know nothing about it. There is now ...
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Ubuntu: Icon sticks to cursor

My cursor ends up dragging an icon around the screen, after some time of use. I'm running Ubuntu Gnome, and I'm suggesting that it has something to do with Docky, since the icons are coming from ...
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I have lags when I'm deleting files from desktop with Xubuntu

I have Xubuntu 14.04 and I am experiencing some lags when I work with desktop icons, especially when I'm deleting them. Haven't notice that with Thunar filemanager and in System Monitor couldn't ...
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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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Preview TXT file with Space key is broken

Ubuntu 15.10 here, freshly upgraded. I used to have a bug that I hoped would have been fixed with this release, but it's still here, and it's annoying as hell for me as I work a lot with small TXT ...
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Distorted Icons on shortcut sidebar [duplicate]

I am continuously facing a problem where the icons in sidebar start to get distorted. When I restart my computer - this seems to go away. But it has a tendency to return if I log out and into my user. ...
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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 ...