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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Where does Nautilus get the icons for SSH mounts?

I am running Nautilus 3.4.2 on Ubuntu 12.04. I spend a lot of my time working on files and in folders accessed over SSH, which I connect to by putting sftp://wherever.my.domain/home/myuser/folder in ...
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How to remove viber icon from left top corner

I have viber icon in my left-top cornet. There is solution how to fix it - How to move viber notification icon to the right position in 14.10? But when I run sudo apt-get update I get errors: Err ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - UI themes aren't correctly loaded

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10, and now themes aren't being applied correctly to the UI. Fonts are rendered inconsistently, with elements appearing in what seems an old GTK default. My customized ...
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Theme not applied if I log in too quickly

My theme, and also my icon theme don't get applied unless I wait for a few seconds at the login screen before logging in. When the login screen appears, if I wait for about three seconds, the screen ...
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I have a problem with compiz, openGL and everything dissapeared, no icons no nothing

Hi recently I tried to make my desktop to look like a cube but when I opened COMPIZ and I switch off OPENGL and maybe as well COMPOSITE I am not sure about the second one and everything dissapear ...
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Is there some way to decrease folders/icons size in Nautilus 3.18?

In the newest Nautilus 3.18 the smallest folder/icon size is really too big. Is there some way to hack (or something) this program and set a smaller one?
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Bug Ubuntu 15.10 - mouse does not work properly, I can't do anything

The funny thing is that I solve the problem but when you reboot it comes back. I solve write: $ dconf reset -f /org/ compiz $ setsid unity # unity --reset-icons Then everything works properly but ...
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Missing Internet Connection Icon on my toolbar [duplicate]

I have no internet icons or buttons in the toolbar at the top of my screen. I cannot figure out which Internet connections I am using because I don't have that icon/button and I cannot find it ...
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Upgraded 12.04LTS to 14.04. Sidebar Launch Icons are Now Garbled Graphics

Also tool-tips and app-launcher are scrambled graphics. The top tool-bar is half-scrambled. Login is fine. Desktop icons and wallpaper are okay. Apps like Firefox and Terminal work fine once ...
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How make “loading” animation to be shown for icons from custom theme (numix)?

So I've installed and applied numix theme for Ubuntu (15.04) and am very happy about it. One thing that bothers me tho is that there are no more "loading " animations on apps' icons (like "jumping" ...
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Enable WICD System-Tray Icon - Unity 15.04

I've installed wicd and wicd-gtk in Unity - Ubuntu 15.04. The icon for the application does not show up in the system tray. I've looked over the following questions, which do not solve my issue: ...
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Unity visual bug, missing icons and buttons

after I turned my pc on today, I realised that something is wrong about my unity desktop. There are missing some icons in left launcher menu and buttons like system and sound settings on upper bar. ...
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How To Lock Desktop Icons On MATE

How to lock desktop icons on XFCE I would like to do something like the solution in the above link to Ubuntu MATE 14.04.2 LTS, but I cannot find an equivalent file. Can anyone help please?
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how to change dota 2 Icon?

I'm new in using ubuntu, I just started 2 days ago. I've installed steam which worked perfectly but the only thing is when I installed dota 2, the Icon isn't correct it only shows me this onehere's a ...
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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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My desktop doesn't show icons

My desktop icons are not appearing on ubuntu. I tried to enable icons with gnome-tweak tools but it's not working for me. Also, the desktop wallpaper doesn't show. I use Gnome classic with compiz. ...
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I lost the network and battery icons in xubuntu 14.04

I accidently removed the network and battery icons in xubuntu panel. How can I get them back? Thank you.
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Prevent Desktop Icons / Shortcuts From Being Deleted & Moved

I am planning on setting up about 20 computers at a school with Ubuntu which presently have Windows XP. The move should be easy as the computers are already locked down and the users simply open ...
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when I open the Skype it only show left menu only. Not show icon top of the taskbar

when I open the Skype it only show left menu only. Not show icon top of the taskbar. No duplicated or any thing. If I click on the close button skype end. It not show on the right side. Now I ...
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Make Ubuntu Mate Look Like Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu. I'm wondering if it's possible to make Ubuntu Mate look like the old Ubuntu (10.10). I want it to look exactly like this: Thanks!
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Ubuntu 15.04 - Chrome launcher icon

I have a Chrome icon on the launcher, for about 3 months it worked "fine", i mean, starting the application highlighted the icon. Lately happens when I start Chrome that a new Chrome window is added ...
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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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Sort icons by type in nautilus doesn't order as expected

I use to sort icons by type all the time, and in nautilus I'm getting an strange result. For example, I sorted the following files: a.cpp b.cpp a.c x.html n.hpp m.txt x.glade and I expect a result ...
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How are those dots called? And how to get rid of them?

sorry to bother you with such a pesky problem but I installed a few themes, and in all the ones I download, I have those lines or dots surrounding clickable areas. I chose an example where we see them ...
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Icon theme not changing to Numix Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to select Numix Circle Icon theme as well as the GTK Theme. It was working before, but after an update now it won't load. It's selected in Unity Tweak Tool, but won't actually change ...
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Can any icon be deleted from “Search your computer and online sources” part? [duplicate]

I set up Eclipse and carried its icon to "Search your computer and online sources" on Ubuntu that watching this video: Click for video However, I want to delete it now from there because of a ...
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Custom folder icons for Dropbox, Google Drive, and Github in the Ubuntu 15.04 design?

For design consistencies, I would like to set custom folder icons for my custom folders of the services Dropbox, Google Drive, and Github. Currently, my home folder looks as follows: Are there ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lock the position of desktop icon 14.03

I was wondering if there is a way to prevent a user from moving a desktop icon but it still be usable? I am on ubuntu 14.03 32 bit. Any help wnd suggestions are appreciated. Thanks.
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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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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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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 ...