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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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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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 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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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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Ubuntu Studio 15.10 - icons not appearing in Kdenlive

I get no icons in the toolbars of Kdenlive in Ubuntu Studio 15.10. There are two of them, the usual one below the menu bar (New, Open, Save, Undo, Redo, Copy, Paste) and the Render (not a button, only ...
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Android Studio sdk directory

I installed android-studio through ./studio.sh command in terminal and manually created desktop-entry with following details in it : [Desktop Entry] Version=1.5.1 Type=Application Name=Android Studio ...
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Desktop icon to application switcher

I would like to add an icon link in the Unity Launcher which opens the application switcher (the one that the keyboard shortcut alt+tab opens). How can I do this? Edit: I installed xdotools and have ...
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KDE Plasma 5.4.2 task switcher displays some icons pixelated

The problem I installed Kubuntu 15.10 with KDE Plasma 5.4.2 on my Dell. However, when I use the task switcher (Alt + Tab), which is configured to list large image models of the running applications, ...
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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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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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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 gtk-icon-theme-name="...
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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 Ubuntu,...
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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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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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What is the default size of the Ubuntu app icon?

What is the default size of the Ubuntu app icon?
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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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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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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 /usr/share/...
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Why are there SVG files in /usr/share/icons/hicolor/*x*/apps?

I thought SVG icons are meant to be placed in /usr/share/icons/hicolor/scalable/apps/ but ls -1 /usr/share/icons/hicolor/*x*/apps/*.svg gives /usr/share/icons/hicolor/128x128/apps/softwarecenter....
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Low resolution icons in user config directories overwriting default icons

Few icons appears in my Unity Dash and launcher in very low resolution. I found that is because some icons in ~/.thunderbird directory are been used instead of the ones in /usr/share/.. directories. ...
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Java jar launcher which preserves programmatically set icon and name

In my environment we have a lot of executable capsule jars which - depending on the environment they connect to - set a custom icon and name programmatically. This is done by calling javax.swing....
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Teamspeak 3 Sound breaks & Start with Icon

i have a Problem with the Teamspeak 3. 1. I can start it only with Command. But i want to start it like other programms with an icon. I have sound crashes/breaks every 2-3 Minutes for at least 3-5 ...
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I accidentally used xkill on my desktop - how can I get it back?

I ran xkill to force quit Chrome, and I clicked my desktop. The icons disappeared. Is there a command that will get them back? I'd rather not restart. I'm using GNOME and GDM.
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How to change the launcher icon of folders/files?

Every time I open a new Home window, the icon showed in the launcher is this: It should be a "folder image" but the icon showed seems to be a "snail". I would like to change it for another image.
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No icon and weather showing on conky

My Conky Setup is not showing the icon and weather information. I am running ubuntu gnome 14.04 LTS and conky used is bauraturia. See below screenshot: [ When I run conky in terminal I get this: a ...
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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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Theming Telegram Panel Icon (ubuntu 15.10)

I'm adapting an icon theme (FlatWoken) to fit my desktop. I seem to have a problem with Telegram icon. I can set a dash icon but no luck with the top panel indicator, as you can see in the picture ...
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15.10 Crashes when moving icons on desktop

Using cairo-Dock wonder if the problem is with Ubuntu or Cairo-Dock. But when I try to drag an Icon on the desktop (no matter what it is) it moves a few mm and then everything locks up for a couple ...
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Paper icon theme broken after upgrade with little RAM

After running a package upgrade with little RAM available, my Paper icon theme install is broken. apt-get purgeing and reinstalling the package, with reboots after every step, hasn't helped. When I ...
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Battery status indicator showing but “load” icon is missing

Here is the power indicator : On load : On battery: Recent changes : I just paired a new logitech device using Unify. I reinstalled solaar and solaar-gnome3, paired, reboot, then the issue ...
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Start Up Menu And Icons Have Disappeared

Start menu and all icons are missing from my desktop. I am unable to use any programs, I'm also unable to min/max/close pages, and I have to force SHUTDOWN everytime I need to. In order to get on the ...
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Changing themes and icons with Unity or Ubuntu Tweak, but getting same menu bar “defaults”

On Ubuntu 15.10, using Unity or Ubuntu tweak, I can change my Theme and Icons. But for some Icon sets, the menu bar icons seem to be the same. For example, this is what the menu icons for "Breeze-...
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15.10 Reinstall Failed did Clean Install

I backed up /home to external drive and did clean install 15.10 because upgrade from 15.04 got interrupted. Now the system is up and running but most of system icons and folder icons are missing. In ...
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wallch icon has moved and is distorted

The wallch icon used to appear in the top left corner of the screen, over the top of the circular red close window icon (as reported in Move or remove the wallch button on top left). It now appears ...
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No icons or launcer appears after login. I have tried everything

So after login the screen doesn't show any icons or anything else,its just background. I did some google searching and also on this site and i found this solution Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, ...
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How to change only folder icons in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am using Ultra-flat-orange icon pack, I am satisfied with all the icons but I just don't like the folder icon, is there any way by which I can change only the folder icon (I want to keep the other ...
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Foxit icon picture is missing from Dashboard

I installed Foxit Reader from the Foxi web page. Hear is the link of the Foxi reader. I have a problem, the icon in ubuntu dashboard is there but the picture is missing. When I first installed the ...
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What are possible directories for .desktop files and their icons, and when to use what directory?

Here are some of the directories where .desktop files describing applications can be found: ~/local/.share/applications /usr/share/applications /usr/share/app-install/desktop Perhaps there are even ...
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Tray icons dissapeared ubuntu 15.10

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.10 and I'm experiencing some issues related to tray icons not appearing in the top right corner. For example, programs such as Skype or Dropbox initiate on startup, as i ...
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Just install Ubuntu 12.04 on my iMac G5 and have only a white screen with no Icons How can this be fixed?

I am a beginner at this and am having trouble with trying to get Ubuntu 12.04 just freshly installed on my powerpc imac G5. every time i turn on my imac it takes a bit for Ubuntu to come up but when ...
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Opening a New Window from Unity (Firefox)

I am using multiple workspaces. Whenever I click the Firefox icon in the Unity toolbar it takes me to the workspace with Firefox currently open which is a useful feature. However, every time I click ...
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keyboard input meathods (ibus?) crashed, and icons randomly rearranging

Well, I got another issue, and it's this: One day, a mysterious window randomly popped up after a while after login, and after doing some basic stuff and using Kazam, I rebooted, and my icons began ...
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unity dash icons missing

Some system icons in the unity dash are missing, as displayed in the picture below, such as System Settings, Details, etc. How can I get them back? I tried to change to another theme, but it didn't ...
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how do I set my icon grid to a better shape?

I'm running a Lubuntu 14.04 in my computer. I wanna use auto-arrange the icons in the desktop but the columns in wich they arrange have too wide horizontal separation. Is there some parameter to ...
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How can I display Font Awesome fonts in Character Map?

I am running on Ubuntu 14.04 x64, and I've just installed FontAwesome - firstly by running install on the ttf file, which I grabbed from http://fortawesome.github.io/Font-Awesome/; and secondly by ...