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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Icons missing from System Status Area on Gnome 3.10

I recently installed Gnome 3.10 and I noticed that some of the icons don't show up on my system status menu. I can't seem to find any other people having this issue, however if this is a duplicate, ...
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How do I change icon size in folders?

Is it possible, and how do I change icon size in my folders in Ubuntu 14.04? This was part of the folder menu in 12.04, but is missing in 14.04.
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No battery icon in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I'm using an Asus K56CB Laptop and I just upgraded from Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 to Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 (Gnome shell 3.10.4) however now I don't have a battery icon in the upper right-hand corner. Also the ...
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Some icons from XFCE4 panel missing

I'm running Xubuntu 13.04 (xfce4-panel 4.10.0). The icons for Skype and Synapse are missing in the panel. Only a missing icon icon is shown. The icons show correctly in the apps menu. I've tried ...
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Dropbox notification icon not showing in Ubuntu 14.04 with Mate Desktop 1.8.1

Apologies if this sounds similar to related questions, but I have searched and read many posts without finding a satisfactory answer. Did some digging on my own ... here is what happened and a ...
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Is there a plugin for keeping desktop icons same size and ordered?

I would like to have all icons in the same size, and in a ruled desktop. Currently if I try to order my Desktop Icons they can be stacked on top of another, and I hate that, because if I try to place ...
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Icon themes not fully applied

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I've installed Faenza icons (version 1.3.1) and used the latest Ubuntu Tweak to apply the theme. However, Faenza icons are not fully applied and I can still see some ...
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Custom application icon does not appear

My application's icon is not showing if I do not use an absolute path like here: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Name=MyProgram GenericName=MyProgram Comment=This is a comment ...
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Refresh desktop icons

I have used mount --bind to mirror my Windows desktop folder to Ubuntu. I have set it up to mount on boot but the desktop does not refresh the icons so I have to logout and log back in to make the ...
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12.04 Is it possible to change “Home” icon on the launcher?

Is there a way to change the home icon without changing folder icon?
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Why doesn't Firefox obey my icon theme?

I'm using the Faenza icon set in 10.04LTS. Within the gnome-panel, alt-tab and possible more instances Firefox does not use the Faenza icons. All other apps seem too, just not Firefox. Any idea why, ...
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Brightness Icon

Before Icon Brightness was appearing Hotkey (FN+Arrow Right) Whenever i wanted to change my brightness the icon appears on right side of Ubuntu. But then it suddenly stopped working, it was changing ...
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Wireless icon not showing in the panel

I just installed the Ubuntu 14.04 and I cant see wireless icon in the panel or any settings related to the wireless icon.
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Starting a script in a Desktop icon

I have the following .desktop file on my Desktop: [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Name=Robomongo Comment=Launch Robomongo Exec=/usr/local/robomongo-0.8.4-i386/bin/robomongo.sh ...
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where can i download these icon theme

I am using 14.04 desktop, on web these tablet icon theme sets are showing off again and again. but anyone knows how can i get them in use ?
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Icons misses after installing ubuntu 13.10 on VMware 6.0

Here is the screen shot. I searched same issue on internet but the icons still disappeared... The hardware of my ASUS U41Jis: CPU i5, with RAM 4G (1G for Ubuntu), OS: WIN7 home 64-bit, VMware ...
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Kubuntu Panel ICON resizing problem

This question is from KDE users, I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I installed KDE 4.11.2 in ubuntu, and everything seems fine. But these icons gets very smaller when I select SHOW a icon when not ...
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No icons on main screen on VirtualBox

I've tried everything, I've uninstalled and reinstalled, I've tried adding guest additions, nothing is working. EDIT: I should also add I've been using this guide to getting VB set up: ...
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Radio Tray Unity panel icon color change

Thanks to the Linux Action Show I've discovered the awesome Radio Tray panel applet and am loving it. The only problem I have with it is that the icon is blue and everything else in my system tray is ...
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Chrome icon replaced by New Tab - Google Chrome

I'm new to Ubuntu, just installed it on my ChromeBook a few days ago. So please forgive me. My problem is with Google Chrome. I have it installed and working, but when I open it and start browsing, a ...
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How do I delete an icon from the desktop but keep it on the launcher?

I installed steam and the program created two icons one in the launcher and one on the desktop. When I try to delete the one on the desktop, the other one is also deleted. I only want to keep the ...
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Specific editing unity 7.1.2 launcher, the padding space of the icons

In 13.10 Unity, how can I edit the space between the icon itself and the padding enabled by default? In dconf the icon size is editable. The area from the icon to the 'white' of the editor ...
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Problem with Lubuntu in a moment all desktop icons lost and i cant create new icons on my desktop, why?

Hello all i need your help ! Am using Lubuntu last version (in Greek language), is updated and i had till now no problem. Just now, in a moment with no reason, all the icons of my Desktop ...
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Booting Ubuntu 12.04 in Unity the Windows Theme & Icon Theme reversed back to and always locked to Ubuntu default

I did set up last year Faience-Ocre as my Icon Theme and Adwaita Cupertino L Unity as my Windows Theme (the GTK+ thme was unchanged to Adwaita (default)). It has worked perfectly well until 3 days ago ...
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Unity icon issue and desktop icons not appearing

Screenshot of problems I'm having Recently I have been having problems with my unity launcher and desktop. As you can see in the picture, when I log in, my desktop icons don't show up. My profile ...
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Can't view Ubuntu like it should appear

New to Linux and boy am I seeing that fact. I'm wanting to try to have it set up so I can turn the computer and it starts up immediately with Ubunutu, from a flash drive. I wasn't having any kind of ...
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Notification icon for wireless connection when using /etc/network/interfaces

I have modified /etc/network/interfaces in order to connect to my wireless network automatically on startup. My question: Is there a way, to put a notification icon on the top panel to confirm that ...
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changing the icon theme has no effect (13.04)

Using gnome-shell 3.6 on Ubuntu 13.04. I installed gnome-tweak-tool, and I can use it to change both the shell theme and the current theme (ie. window borders). However, changing the icon theme has ...
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Icons in Desktop

I've read some threads about this subject but I think none addresses my case. I think it happened after trying to run a Phyton script as super user. Now if I put an icon in the desktop I don't see it. ...
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Problem installing some icon themes

Downloaded a few icon themes. Some of the themes instructed me to move the icon folder to the /.icons directory. After that the instructions state to cd to the /.icons/iconthemefolder. I'm issue the ...
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No taskbar and icons 13.04

So I've been playing around the past few days with Ubuntu (still new to it), and then I wanted to upgrade my nvidia drivers to the latest beta version, I messed up horribly ad now the taskbar and the ...
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Can anyone tell me if there is a way to use lubuntu with a linux mint flavour/theme?

I have tried before to use ubuntu with linux mint theme/icons...it worked pretty well. Is there a way to use linux mint themes/icons with lubuntu and enjoy its stability and speed?
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Google Chrome Launcher Not Installed on Unity Bar

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 today. I expected the Google Chrome Browser to be part of the install. When I didn't see the icon I went to the Ubuntu software web page and downloaded and installed the ...
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Sound icon not working

I am using Ubuntu 13.04. last time i installed Pulse-audio-4.0 after which a weird problem started with my sound icon.In sound icon there are two hyphens following the speaker like <|-- i clicked ...
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no upper right icons with Ubuntu 12.10 and lightdm

I have a Ubuntu 12.10 server running in which I have installed lightdm. Now lightdm can boot and I can log in, but when I see the screen, I don't see ANY top right icon. So I cannot logout I cannot do ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 launcher icons missing

I just notice that the icons in the launcher are all missing. The launcher is there, but it is empty. Now I have to use Alt+Tab to switch between opened applications. I don't know what happened. I am ...
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After install ubuntu 12.10 no icons

Im having a problem showing icons on the desktop screen after I installed ubuntu 12.1. I installed the software on a inspiron 5100 laptop. The unit has windows XP with service pack 3 also installed. ...
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Wireless not working/ Wireless enabling dysfunction

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.1, though I am continuously running into the same networking error. Whenever I boot Ubuntu, it takes me to the desktop perfectly, but when the wireless connection says ...
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Nitrux Icon's Battery indicator symbol is incorrect - how do I fix this?

I just have installed Ubuntu 12.10 (fresh new installation) and installed an icon theme pack - Nitrux Icons - and everything is fine, except the battery icon in the system tray. Here's the icon with ...
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How can I see if a contact has video/voice capability in Empathy?

I'm using empathy for the first few weeks now on Ubuntu 12.10. I can't find any symbols indicating a contact has the ability to do a video chat or voice chat... Though I can see a "Mobile" symbol ...
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Not all the icons have changed after installing a new icon theme in Lubuntu

I have installed an icon theme in Lubuntu. Icons have changed but not every icon. Folder icons are the same but there are many more icons for music folder, video folder etc. Opera has new icon, but ...
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Cairo Dock: White outline on selected icons?

I installed Cairo Dock and it's working fine, but I'm seeing a white outline on selected icons. I've searched, but cannot find the file (s) associated with this outline. Any ideas? Thanks!
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Kubuntu 12.04 looks very bad on IBM T23

I'm using a Linux OS for the first time (Kubuntu 12.04) and I'm absolutely amazed of it. I learned a lot in the past few days, and everything works great on my old machine but the looks of the OS is ...
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Unwanted application icons showing on unity taskbar

I installed my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop after a dependency loop hell. After I re-installed the Unity panel shows all application icons whenever the app is loaded. For example I can now always ...
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How can I change Trash icon in unity

I've changed so many icons individually by using Main Menu. Now I want to change icons of Trash (empty and full trash) with some PNG but I don't know what to do. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04
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How to hide certain icons from unity app lens

Ok, so unity is great and all, but something that annoys me that the various systems settings apps show up in the app lens, I don't need them there because there's the system settings menu. Is there ...
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Modify dash minimize/maximize/close icons

I'd like to be able to customize the dash minimize/maximize/close icons, specifically to be able to change the color. I've tried several custom gtk+ and window themes (using gnome-tweak-tool), some ...
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Is there a way to set app icons to top menu bar. (near clock,charge etc)

I want to see my favorite applications on top menu bar. Is there a way to set app icons to top menu bar. (near clock,charge etc). in ubuntu 11.10
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My computer doesn't show icons

I was experimenting with my computer, one with the Ubuntu 14.04 and i accidentally erase some very important library tampering with synaptics. What i was trying to do, if you ask was just eliminate ...
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How can I get color panel icons in Lubuntu 12.04?

How do I get all color panel icons in Lubuntu 12.04? I have tried changing the "look and feel" and the openbox settings, but there doesn't seem to be any way to get all color panel icons.