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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uGet Double Launcher Icon (Duplicate)

How do I remove one of uGet icons? One of them doesn't have any description. This is the screenshot links. Many Thanks. Double uGet Icon No Description
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Ubuntu Touch webapp icon

Why not change my webapp icon for 'ubuntu-touch' after updating? Apparently it is properly updated in the app store, but when I install it, no. I've created the icon following this guide >> ...
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Ubuntu file manager is not showing proper icons

I am a programmer; and I have noticed something odd lately. All files of a code language, but mostly python do not display the proper file icons. I know that this is not a "big deal". The reason it ...
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How to create launcher in QuickList - Ubuntu, short way is better

I am using SQLite Studio, just download and use, it's not appear in the Dash. I used gnome-desktop-item-edit --create-new ~/Desktop to create icon in my desktop, how can I create a launcher in my ...
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Themes & Icons not loading after logging in quickly

So this is a funny one, I guess. What am I running? Ubuntu 15.04 / Kernel 3.19 On what am I running? ASUS Zenbook ux303ln As the title says, the theme and icon style, specified in the unity tweak ...
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App icon size in Gnome

Can I change the icon size of app icons anywhere in Gnome (I didn't spot anything in the Tweak tool)?
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Xubuntu 15.04 not using all Numix icons

My problem involves a few application icons that won't use the numix-circle-icons package for their app icons when active. When browsing the application manager, I can view the numix icons fine, but ...
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14.04 crash - blank desktop icons, toolbar icons and menu icons, no desktop button on login

I work with Linux professionally, but the desktop is not something I know much about; thus the call for help from those more knowledgeable than myself. This is a new install (8 months ago) of 14.04 ...
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xubuntu 14.04 - when login icons and wallpaper dissapears [solved]

Xubuntu 14.04 - When user loggin in then sometimes his desktop settings such as icons and wallpaper doesn't display, and wallpaper becomes returned to default and also right mouse click shows not the ...
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Prevent unity launcher icons from highlighting across workspaces

I have Ubuntu 15.04 with Unity DE and enabled the multiple workspaces. Now currently, when I open e.g. Firefox in workspace 1, move to workspace 2 and open a Terminal there, I still have the Firefox ...
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Looking for an icon set like this one

I'm looking for a working plastic looking icon set like the one below: Source: http://kxmylo.deviantart.com/art/Plastico-icons-390271064 Unfortunately these icons are too small.
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KDE on Ubuntu 15.04 - Missing .desktop Icons

I installed plasma 5.3 on my ubuntu machine and I am encountering a strange problem. Some application icons are just not displayed: this happens only with kde, while with other DE (unity, gnome and ...
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When creating a .desktop file, what are valid categories?

Can I get list, or a link to a list, of all the categories I could put for a desktop icon when creating one? Specifically I would like my icon to show up in the Games lens, but I'm curious as to all ...
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Unity Launcher Crashes Computer When I have 2 instances of same program

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell XPS 13 laptop straight from Dell. They installed Ubuntu. I have a problem whenever I have multiple windows of the same application open. Say I have 2 terminal windows or ...
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Customize taskbar icon

Here is my Ubuntu installation (I can't post images due to low rep): http://i.stack.imgur.com/UYQmu.png I'd like to replace that sticky-note icon in the taskbar with that tomboy.svg you can see in ...
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Can't get Kdenlive icon onto desktop [duplicate]

Have Ubuntu 14.04. loaded Kdenlive from the Software Center. It works from icon on DASH and from Terminal. However, I have no idea how to put icon on desktop. I looked in usr/share/applications-no ...
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After cuda instalations and updates thems changed to default

I've installed cuda toolkit and update my system before reboot. I'm using Ubuntu 14. After reboot all icons changed to default but even after I changed them for the older one using ubutuntu tweak ...
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Unity launcher: Tor Browser opens as Firefox icon

I have installed TorBrowser through TorBrowser-Launcher and pinned it to my Unity launcher. Now whenever I start it, it show up in the launcher as Firefox. I know that TorBrowser is a modified ...
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How to get steam icons in the Ubuntu dash? Specifically numix

I installed the numix icon pack and noticed the really nice steam game icons (Seen here: http://me4oslav.deviantart.com/art/Numix-Circle-Linux-Desktop-Icon-Theme-414741466). How can I get icons for my ...
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How to get a different Unity Launcher with different icons on each workspace?

I read through the various answers to having separate desktop folders in each Workspace using Screenlets, devilspie, or CCSM ... but that's not the answer to my question. I installed 14.04 LTS a few ...
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Missing icons in Krita

I installed Krita on Ubuntu 14.04, Unity desktop, and the icons are missing: How can this problem be solved?
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Nautilus shows an icon for “List View” and a different one for “Icon View”

I have UbuntuGNOME 14.04 (which comes with Nautilus 3.10.1). And I've installed the Numix-Circle icon theme too. Whenever I open a folder with Java files (text/x-java), on "List View" mode, Nautilus ...
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Web Apps - low quality icons

I use Chromium to create web apps - "File - Create Application Shortcut" and it all works great, however the icons of these web apps are awful, super low quality. I changed the icons by right-click ...
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Restoring Ubuntu default icons folder

Here's the stupid thing I did: I deleted many folders inside the icon folder, with root privileges, and now some icons are gone, but not the main ones, the ones from compiz for instance, or some from ...
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How can I set up PyCharm to launch from the Launcher?

I have installed PyCharm on my brand new Ubuntu 13.10 laptop. To launch PyCharm, I find I must navigate to the directory that pycharm lives in, and execute it from there as such: cd ...
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How can I add image icon (e.g. national flags) to indicator-sysmonitor based on IP location?

I recently installed system indicator monitor by fossfreedom (https://github.com/fossfreedom/indicator-sysmonitor) and I am able to add a custom shell command. Since I VPN to many different servers ...
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I downloaded some icons and when i'm using it i cannot open ristretto image viewer. Can anybody help?

I downloaded icons from Ravefinity but when I'm using them Ristretto, Xubuntu's image viewer doesn't open. When I change the icon theme it starts working again. How can I use these icons with ...
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ugly launcher icon for smartgit

When I open smartgit via the terminal i get this weird looking icon with a question mark in my launcher. When i go "add to launcher", close smartgit again and try to open it via the launcher, nothing ...
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Icons all missing - blank desktop

15.04 - Unity - This morning, all my icons, as well as the top bar, went missing. I've tried everything I've found here (commands for re-installing unity, etc) but nothing has helped. I HAVE ...
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AUTODOCK software installation problem

I am new user for ubuntu. I have always used windows but have very little knowledge about terminal and command lines. ((As I am a research scholar with medicinal background.) But I have been following ...
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Icon size increased after update

I have recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 14.10 to 15.04 using the command line. Soon after the update, icons of "Open Shot Video Editor" application have increased in size as shown in the image link ...
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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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Graphics Problem ( Folder Icons, Images not opening!)

I am using Lubuntu,yesterday an update was being installed and suddenly the power went off. When I booted after sometime all graphical icons are gone ! The images arent opening, network icon, volume ...
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How to change icon of virtual box 5.0

Ok i downloaded virtual box 5.0 using the last post on here How to install Virtualbox from command line? the icon for virtual box is just a black screen. virtual box works and all how do i change ...
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How do I create application icons on the taskbar in gnome desktop in 14.04?

Sorry if this is a dumb question, but I can't find the answer anywhere - I can only find people asking about adding and removing icons from the top bar. In 12.04 I was able to add application icons ...
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Unpinned Docky/Plank icon from Docky/Plank docks and can't pin it on again

The Docky/Plank icons on the homonym docks let the user edit the settings more quickly than modifying the configuration file, I unpinned them and now I don't know how to pin them on again.
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Dropbox icon missing in Gnome Panel

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04, Gnome Panel(gnome-session-flashback) and Dropbox. Dropbox icon is missing in the top panel. However, it is displayed corectly when I run Unity. I tried stop and start ...
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How to change the Firefox icon?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. I am currently using Firefox which is present on the Unity panel (or launcher). The problem is that the icon is a question mark. I want to change it to the standard Firefox ...
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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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Libre Office icons on HiDPI

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on Dell XPS 13 with high resolution display. In LibreOffice, the icons appear to be very small, although I have changed their size to "Large" in the Options menu. After ...
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How to get AppIndicator icons on the top right hand corner again on Gnome 3.16?

Ever since I upgraded from Gnome 3.14 to Gnome 3.16 on Ubuntu 15.04 I have found that my icons that would go in the top-right-hand corner go in the bottom-left-hand corner, is there any way to change ...
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Ubuntu 15.04: Dual monitor setup - new icons disappear on a smaller display

I have established a dual monitor setup successfully with my Ubuntu 15.04 (with default display settings and Unity 7.3.2). The first is a built-in display (1) and it belongs to my laptop (1366 x ...
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~/.icons vs ~/.local/share/icons

Where should I keep custom icons that I need to use? ~/.local/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps and ~/.icons/hicolor/16x16/apps Both directories to hicolor/16x16/apps work to point to an icon from a ...
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How to display Trash and Home folder icons?

I've googled quite a bit but nothing I've found works. I just want to display the Trash, Home folder, Computer etc icons on my Desktop in Ubuntu. The closest I've come is installing dconf-tools, ...
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Where does LibreOffice store toolbar icons?

Where does Ubuntu 14.04 LTS store LibreOffice icons ? I mean by that the icons used by the GUI of LibreOffice Writer, LibreOffice Calc, LibreOffice Impress...
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How can I change the icon of a unity web app?

I installed the Tumblr web app but the icon looks horrible. I was wondering if there is any way to change it to a nicer looking one. I've tried changing the icon in the .icons folder but it always ...
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How to make the application taskbar icon identical to the application file icon?

I would like to associate a custom icon with our (Qt) application. We ship the application as stand-alone: that is to say all non-system libraries are part of the software package. We need to set ...
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How to lock desktop icons on XFCE

I'm wondering if is there any way to have a functionality like in KDE: I can set icons to be "locked", so they will not change of location. But in XFCE when I start a game in 800*600 resolution and ...
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How do I change Clementine's play/pause indicator icons?

This is how the Clementine indicator displays play/pause: It's a minor detail, but I feel that the play and pause icons just don't go with the monochrome design of the panel. In order to change ...
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Home folder icons dont change

I just installed my-humanity icon theme on my Ubuntu 12.10 but i have an issue : I extracted the archive to /usr/share/icons or/and to ~/.icons but when i apply the icon theme from gnome twek tool ...