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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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 ...
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Adding Icon-Counter to GNOME Desktop for Ubuntu 12.10

I am looking at displaying a counter or display a variable number as a desktop icon for GNOME in Ubuntu 12.10. I have a computer program that is running through a bunch of files and will likely take ...
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Execute sh script from *.desktop file?

What I want to do at all, is that: Create script that has icon on it. So I know only one way - file.desktop file with icon. Settings icon on it was successful, but I have no luck setting EXEC value :/ ...
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Problem with Keyboard-indicator icon

I must logout and login to fix keyboard indicator icon. when system startup keyboard-indicator icon looks like this: http://s28.postimg.org/5zf5ud6q5/Screenshot1.png but after logout and login it ...
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How to keep icon in unity launcher and remove from desktop?

A number of applications (e.g. Crashplan) install a desktop icon. This can be moved to also appear in the Unity launcher bar, so now there are two icons. If I delete the desktop one the unity bar one ...
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Double wireless icon [duplicate]

How Can I delete this wirelles icon from my tray ? (I've double wireless tray icon).
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Why are my desktop icons really small and without text?

I just installed a fresh Ubuntu 13.10 and observed the following behavior: My desktop icons are all very tiny and the corresponding file names are not displayed. The following example shows my desktop ...
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How can I hide the bluetooth icon in GNOME Shell 3.8.4 (Ubuntu 13.10)?

Both the extensions are outdated and the extension Icon Hider which hides multiple icons forces all icons to appear before allowing you to hide (thus conflicting with other extensions that show/hide ...
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How to add a mimetype icon in the home directory?

About the mimetype I have created a mimetype and I want to add an icon for it. The mimetype is for To-do lists, it matches the TODO pattern and is of type text/todo. I can confirm that upon ...
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Icon size to provide for unity .desktop, and the syntax to reference it

What size icon should I provide (and reference) in a .desktop file for an application? I'm using Sublime Text 2, which provides .PNGs up to 256 pixels square, but by default references 48x48 in it's ...
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Icon for customized ubuntu iso?

When making customized ubuntu with ubuntu-builder, how can I change the icon of the Iso, so when Iso is burned on to the DVD, DVD would have my icon?
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Network Icon Mistaken

After some diagonic processure, I've found that my wireless network has not yet resolved but my wired connection has mistaken the wrong icon. eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 20:6a:8a:3f:70:90 ...
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Add a persistent progress bar to launcher icon

I'm trying to write a script (python) to add a progress bar to an launcher icon. When I execute my script the icon changes, then my script exits and it changes right back. How do I change the icon in ...
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A shortcut that assigns an icon to a running program window in KDE environment

Some programs have no icon and KDE assigns its default icon to them when they are running. Is there a way to create a shortcut to that program, so that the shortcut both runs the program and assigns ...
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No automatic thumbnail generation

I recently decided to do a fresh install of 13.10 and ran into a quite peculiar problem. It seems that thumbnails are not generated automatically, when I open a folder in nautilus I can only see a ...
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How do i put a shortcut icon in the launcher and delete it from the desktop?

With play on Linux shortcuts are added to the desktop. I would like to keep it as clean as possible, so instead I'd prefer it to be on the launcher. And in general when I drag and drop something onto ...
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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 to fix Minecraft showing as a grey question mark on the Launcher?

When I play Minecraft, the icon in the Unity Launcher for it is always a grey question mark. This has persisted from Minecraft 1.6.2 to 1.7.4. See this screenshot: How can this be fixed? I have ...
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Can XFCE put desktop icons on the right?

Is it possible to have XFCE put all the desktop icons to the right instead of the left? I hunted about in the Settings and various place, but found no obvious setting.
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How to make Unity icons enlarge on mouse over as with Cairo Dock?

I have the Cairo dock installed and I love it. When I mouseover the icons, they enlarge, gain focus, etc. Is there a way to make the icons on the Unity sidebar behave in that same manner? I have ...
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Installing KFaenza Icons on Kubuntu

I am unable to install the KFaenza Icon set. Steps tried: In the Application Appearance section of the KDE System Settings, I clicked on the “download new designs” button. A dialogue pops up which ...
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Icons in the top panel won't change

I recently tried a new theme on Ubuntu 13.10, and when I decided to go back to the default settings all of the icons in the top status bar tray were different the default theme pack. I was wondering ...
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How to show “app” icon at previews in scale using hot corners?

How to show "app" icon at previews in scale using hot corners? Right now I get only windows preview with Ubuntu Tweak and CCSM in 13.10: I want the same effect but including for example, the chrome, ...
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Icon themes seems not to be working on my ubuntu 13.10

When I go to the unity tweaker, and i choose an icons themes, all icons go blank, folders, etc, and only a few one seems to get changed. This happens with dl'ed themes but also with some themes that ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 icons look weird, please help

This is my Ubuntu's icons on Ambiance theme. Most system icons are gone, the folder icon look like unknown file type icon. But when I tried to switch to Radiance theme, icons look ok. These are ...
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Increase icon/font size in Ubuntu 13.10 on some specific locations

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10. I could increase the font size in most places using the tweak tool, however I'm not able to increase it in some specific places (e.g., tab names in chrome, text in ...
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Strange icon for Skype in system tray

When I start Skype the following icon appears in the system tray . Skype works fine and also if I click on the icon in the system tray, it is expanded to the full menu as usual. At some random time ...
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Is that possible to add icons to the login screen top-panel?

Is that possible to add icons(other than defaults) to the login screen top-panel? If yes then which applications icons will be added to the login screen top panel other than the ...
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How to change the app icons of Linux Mint to defaults? [closed]

The icons of Firefox, GIMP, Inkscape etc. are different. How to get back the original icons? Can it be done together (for all apps)? Linux Mint icon: Original icon:
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How do I show missing icons in the system tray?

I have two programs; Retroshare and cameramonitor (which are both great programs) that will not show in the system tray. It's frustrating.
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Moka icon theme doesn't apply correctly Ubuntu 13.10 64bit

I am a fan of Moka icon theme http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/08/moka Recently I had to reinstall Ubuntu, and what was a surprise for me when I found out that my favourite theme doesn't work anymore. ...
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Set Window Icon to Gtk Stock Icon in PyGtk

I am trying to add a Gtk stock icon to my window. Here is the code: #! /usr/bin/python from gi.repository import Gtk class MyWindow(Gtk.Window): def __init__(self): ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 installed with fglrx, cannot copy icons to desktop

I'm somewhat of a Linux Newbie. Ive recently converted to Ubuntu, and after an initial struggle of a 'low graphics issue', which I resolved by doing an apt-get install fglrx. I know have the ability ...
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Lubuntu Desktop icons, auto arrange and lock workaround

On lubuntu 12.04 align to grid is working but I can't really lock desktop icon, they move around if any user drag them, there isn't a working option to lock them to a fixed position. Searching the ...
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KDE Accessible always open and unclosable

since today i have a weird icon in my notifications area, its called KDE accessible... it has a close button but it doesn't closes when i press that button. it also has a process but that process is ...
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How to revert Ubuntu 13.10 icons

I installed an icon pack and wish to revert back to the original icon pack. How do you revert to the original pack?
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gear icon missing unity panel in ubuntu 13.04

i lost the gear icon in Unity panel while trying to change icon themes. the icon appears in ubuntu-mono-light and in some added themes. i reinstalled ubuntu desktop and unity but no success. is it an ...
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Chromium Ubuntu 13.10 - No webapp setup prompt no webapp icon

I have a completely fresh install for Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on Dell Latitude E6510. (I also had the same problem on the same laptop using 13.10 32-bit). I use Chromium as my web browser. Webapps are ...