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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Picasa won't stick in Unity Launcher [duplicate]

I just installed Picasa 3.9 (in Wine) in Ubuntu 12.04LTS with Unity. It works fine. I can launch it via the Dash OK. I can slide the Picasa Icon from the Dash to the Launcher & it stays there ...
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How do I change the color of desktop icon text

Gnome-shell's desktop is unusable with any light colored wallpaper as the icon names (also white) are unreadable. There doesn't seem to be anyway to change their color, changing various themes ...
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Swapping out icon set for a different one (13.10, Ambience theme)? [Solved]

I have hunted for an answer to this one, which must be out there, but I only seem to find older, out-dated "solutions". I would like to use the new Lubuntu Box Icon set in Ubuntu 13.10. But how?? My ...
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Modify indicator - increase distance between icon and text

This is my second question about theming an indicator-applet. With the theme I'm using (FlatStudio,it doesn't matter if Grey, Dark etc...), there is one small annoying bug: The distance between the ...
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Is there an ubuntu desktop icon theme that looks like ubuntu touch icons?

The question is clear. Is there an ubuntu desktop icon theme (complete or not) that looks like ubuntu touch icons? I saw this question, and on trying to install the ubuntu-mobile-icons, I got this ...
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Set Application Icon

I'm building a QML application with the Ubuntu SDK. I've figured out how to add an application icon to the .desktop file, but I'm not sure where to add the window icon itself. I've seen code for ...
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Missing Some Icons Cinnamon installed on Ubuntu 12.04.4

I installed Cinnamon 2.0 and it is quite fast. I had to install the Gnome Icons, which took care of most missing ICONS except for a few like Clementine. This is always a problem with certain ...
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Set the launched application's icons to be top, not side bar

I just recently started using ubuntu for things, other than the terminal. The Side menu is pretty nice, however I am using 3-4 programs (in the definition that they have an icon and appear on the side ...
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Repair overwritten icons paths

After running racket-lang install-script all my /usr/share/application/*.desktop files have broken icon paths and corresponding shortcuts are displayed with question marks. Paths are overwritten like ...
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How should one lock Wine apps to the Unity launcher?

I have installed the Rosetta Stone language learning software successful with Wine. When I click and drag the Rosetta Stone icon from the Dash to the launcher, the other icons make way for it, but ...
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How do I change the icon size in the KDE status bar?

On my 13 inch screen with 3200x1800px I adapted all fonts to 230dpi which is ok in most cases. Also in Settings, I could change Icons of the KDE Theme to 64px. Only the Icons in the statusbar at the ...
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No Icons or menubars visible in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I'm unable to see any icons or menubars on my desktop. However, I am able to open up the file/folder explorer by inserting a USB, which opens up the explorer and let's me open applications and files ...
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missing icon on alt-tab list Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Anyone updated to 14.04 and found missing icon while change to another window using alt-tab shortcut? attached is mine, and any solution for this problem is highly appreciated.
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My wireless icon disappeared

Dell Inspiron 15" laptop I installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 (because that fit on a CD, part of me hates using up a whole DVD over a couple of MB!) Everything worked. I used the software update button, it ...
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Monochrome icons in Nautilus 3.8

I don't like the monochrome icons in Nautilus 3.8. I want them to match the rest of my theme, but they don't change no matter what icon theme I select. How can I change these icons to make them match ...
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How to maintain an icon for a file, when I move that file from a device to another

I wonder if it is possible to maintain an icon associated with a file, when I copy that file from my HDD to an external device (e.g., USB, external HDD, etc.). In particular, when I want to "rank" a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Launcher and overall Style Change

I recently restarted my computer and when it turned back on the unity launcher appearance was different. Originally the icons would stack at the bottom unless I moved the courser over them, and then ...
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Solutions for removing the Skype indicator in Panel on Ubuntu 12.04 don't work

My question is similar to this one, except that I have already tried those solutions with no success: I tried sudo apt-get remove sni-qt and it didn't work, also with sni-qt:i386. I also followed ...
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icons are not displayed properly after removing gnome

I installed gnome on Xubuntu and after trying it for a few hours I tried to remove it from Xubuntu. After removing the gnome sudo apt-get autoremove gnome* some icons are not displayed. I can ...
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/usr/share/icons deleted [duplicate]

I have accidentally deleted all the files in my /usr/share/icons directory by using a wrong command. Do you know a solution to restore the files?
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How can I remove the Ubuntu One icon from my panel bar?

I am new to Ubuntu, and am using Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit. The Ubuntu One icon is between WiFi and keyboard icons. Here is a screenshot.
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Cairo dock, white border lines on all icons

I have ubuntu 13.10 (I think, the latest one) and even thou I love Unity I kind of did not like the left bar so I installed cairo dock which is great, BUT at random times the whole dock gets white ...
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Unity menu headings and nautilus icons/text ignoring text scaling factor

I reported this as a bug here, but I'm wondering if anyone knows of a workaround to fix this problem. After the latest Ubuntu update, which included a new kernel, suddenly the text scaling factor ...
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Desktop icons appear on wrong monitor

I have a laptop with Xubuntu 13.10 and to the right of the laptop is a monitor located. The monitor is the primary: I set the option "Primary" in the settings editor ...
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Missing icons from System Settings in 12.04

Every time I go to System Settings it looks like this: Most of the icons are missed and when I search them in Unity2D dashboard they appear but when I click they redirect me to the same page. I ...
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Adding an icon to a guest account when the icon is on main account

How do I add an icon to a guest account when the icon is available on main account?
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Icons all messed up for Office Documents

I have installed MS Office on my Ubuntu box through PlayOnLinux and have got it very nicely integrated, except for one thing: my icons. This all started after I tried to get MS' nice(r) icons into my ...
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Network icon suddenly disappeared from the notification area on Ubuntu 13.04

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and there is problem with network icon. It suddenly hide from top-right corner of the screen and disconnect with wifi-internet . I also restart the network-manager service by ...
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Remove icon from the toolbar

Basic Specs - Ubuntu 13.10, Gnome 3 (session fallback), Ambiance theme, Faenza icons. I tried to drag and drop Transmission icon to place it in the desktop and it appeared on the top toolbar instead ...
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I have an invisible icon in my launcher

I created a desktop shortcut using this command: `gnome-desktop-item-edit –create-new ~/Desktop` Then I thought it would be a great idea to see if I can drag the icon onto the launcher. I tried ...
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How to restore ambience icons?

I uninstalled Dropbox and in the process manually removed Ambiance and Radiance action bar Dropbox icons (I thought they were part of the Dropbox install but I guess not). How can I restore these ...
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Elementary XFCE theme icons not working in Nautilus

The theme doesn't show the correct icon for some filetypes, like .txt, .h and .cpp. as you can see in the file property the icon file exist and is selected but is not showed under nautilus. I am ...
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change folder icons in ubuntu-mono-dark theme

I'm running 13.10 with Unity, and I have a "problem": I'm using Nemo, because I prefer it over Nautilus (for obvious reasons imo), and it works really great. The drawback of Nemo is, that it is kind ...
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Add and remove launcher icons from command line

I am building an Ubuntu 12.10 VM using Vagrant and Chef, and I want to control which icons initially appear in the launcher. Specifically I want to clear out all of the initial launcher icons, just ...
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Strange theme after download

I downloaded CairoDock yesterday and since I rebooted my system it shows me this weird theme, with orange windows and little white borders around programs, also my icons are messed up, the top right ...
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Running Apps have different icons from launchers-Cairo Dock-Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Cairo-Dock and suddenly when I click on a launcher, a new icon appears to indicate the running app. You can see for instance the launchers for terminal and chrome. I've search through ...
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How Can I Create and Configure Icon Themes in Gnome?

I know the basics for designing icons but I have no idea how to configure and compile them into a file so that I can create a gnome icon theme out of them. Can anyone help? It would be much ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 icon on task bar

How to restore the icon on the task ? This was the message on the screen:'indicator Applet Complete has quit unexpectedly'.
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Dash shows a extra chrome icon related to Amazon

In Dash the Chrome icon shows up twice under applications, one that says "Google Chrome" and a non-functional one that reads Amazon.com:J....-Google chrome. I have tried purging the Chrome app yet the ...
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Zotero/LibreOffice icons in Xubuntu 13.10

I've seen various fixes and have tried a bunch (all with varying degrees of success - explained below), and this is the sort of pertinacity thing which really annoys me - No icons in LibreOffice for ...
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How to change an application Icon

I would like to know if it's possible to change an application permission in order to change the icon. In this case, it's Steam, situated at /usr/share/applications. I don't know if I should change ...
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Volume adjuster and icon at the top of the screen is missing

Click here to see the picture. As you can see there is no sound icon and I cant adjust the sound without going into the sound settings every time.
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Installing theme, Problems with icons ubuntu 12.10

I was installing Flattastic theme. Copied the unzip files to /usr/share/themes and selected theme using tweak tool. Ubuntu 12.10 Problem 1: No flattastic related icons are listed in icon-theme. ...
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My gear icon thing up in the top right corner has turned red.. why?

The gear icon on the top right has turned red. why?
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Xubuntu 13.10 Icon to permanently install doesn't work

I booted from USB and xubuntu opens on what I presume is a desktop run directly from the USB. There is an icon on the desktop that says click to install permanently. I would like to install xubuntu ...
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Howto unpinned icons from terminal

Good day to all, I was wondering how to unpinned desktop icons from terminal. Yes, It is easier to do it with the buttons mouse, the but is that the right one is not working and for my own needs I ...
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no notification when I change brightness and/or volume

I user Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 (Gnome Shell 3.8). When I change the volume or brightness via hotkeys or my volume +/- buttons on my keyboard I do not get the notification in the middle of the screen. ...
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How can I show user name on gear icon in ubuntu 12.04?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 after once used 13.04 one. However, when I login to ubuntu 12.04 and see the gear icon at the right-top of the screen, there is no username on it. How can I fix/show it? Is ...
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Dual Monitor Vertical Desktop Icons Alignment

I'm currently running ubuntu 13.10. I have an nvidia graphic card and two monitors (VGA and DVI). The monitor I use as the main one is on the right, and the launcher is indeed on this screen. The ...
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Change icon for .bin file [duplicate]

I have downloaded SQLite Studio .bin file. After I made it executable and start it, icon is pretty disappointing. Because of that, I got another .png icon from the web. Changing icon in properties of ...