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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Missing icons in dropdown menus in Eclipse

Icons don't appear in dropdown menus in Eclipse. I know that in Gnome this bug can be cured by this way: Icons on menus have disappeared but it doesn't work in Unity. Any suggestions? Thanks in ...
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Distance between folders inside “Icon view” mode (Nautilus)

I'm using two different file managers, and there one annoying thing which I admit in Nautilus. On the picture below you can see how beautiful Thunar show "Icon view" and how it's look in Nautilus on ...
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“Forbidden” sign in place of active locale in Unity

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit in VMWare to experiment with. I don't remember when the problem arised, but lately I see a "forbidden" sign instead of a flag or "EN"/"GR" at Unity. In Gnome ...
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NetBeans icon disappeared

After sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get install unity sudo shutdown -r now Netbeans icon disappeared. only the question mark. and it does not execute.
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Indicators icons from choosen theme don't what to load

Indicators icons from default themes ubuntu-mono-dark/light don't want to load and system is loading others icons ( few indicators icons [precisely: power,sound,keyboard] not all in the theme ). It ...
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System Settings icons missing in 14.04

I did a fresh install of trusty 14.04, but a lot of icons are missing. I installed from DVD which was painfully slow and I hope to avoid repeating the process, especially since I started customizing ...
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Creating a Unity Launcher icon for PyCharm

I can start, PyCharm from a shell script in a subdirectory of /opt. I get a gray question-mark icon (see attachment) rather than the orange/green PyCharm icon (see attachment). Note that the correct ...
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How to get a different Unity Launcher with different icons on each workspace?

I read through the various answers to having separate desktop folders in each Workspace using Screenlets, devilspie, or CCSM ... but that's not the answer to my question. I installed 14.04 LTS a few ...
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How Do I Change Icons in the Dock “Plank”?

I'm wondering how I change icons for specifically the dock "Plank". I've only managed to find a way to change theme, but not icons for the actual applications in the dock. Is it possible? If so, how ...
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How to remove extra classic menu indicator from the menu bar?

I am a new user of Ubuntu. I installed classic menu indicator through Ubuntu Software Center and then I found an icon of Ubuntu appeared on launcher bar. I tried to open it so I click on it, I didn't ...
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After installing MATE desktop some of the icons in my dash increased in size

Few days back i Installed MATE desktop on my system running UBUNTU 14.10. After the installation the size of some application icon has increased dramatically. Which is looking pretty bad. my another ...
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Changing icon font size/colour in 14.04

How can I change the desktop icon font size/colour to something more readable? At the moment, icon text looks like this: unity-tweak-tool (as mentioned in How do I change fonts and adjust their ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 folder icons missing [duplicate]

Ok, so I have searched and searched and cannot figure out what I did here. Most of my mp3, Libre Office, pdf, etc. files have missing icons. they look like this: However if I access my network ...
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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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ordering-override.keyfile does not contain my indicator apps, how else can I re-organize them? 14.04

I have several apps in my indicator panel, and they aren't in the order they are supposed to be. After many searches I have yet to find an answer that will solve my problem. The only answer I find ...
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There is no launch menu. In window there is no close and minimize buttons

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2. There is no launch menu. In window there is no close and minimize button. After the bootup, I can only see the wallpaper. Right click is working.
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How to change launcher icons according to Numix theme?

I recently installed Numix theme for my ubuntu 14.04. After installing and upgrading I rebooted my system and the theme worked fine but after some time whenever I start my Ubuntu machinet the colors ...
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Numix circle icon for emacs/dash not working

I just installed and started using numix circle icons on Ubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately, the icons for dash search and Emacs haven't changed, either in the dash or on the launcher, even though all the ...
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linux mint toolbar applet color [closed]

I have problem with linux mint 17.1 ,the color of wifi ,sound,bluetooth and battery applets has changed like the picture and I don't think it is related to the theme it's look like inactive http ...
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lxpanel Application Menu Lost Icons

My lxpanel, when I first installed it on Ubuntu 14.04, came with application menu icons. However, now suddenly they are gone. How do I get them back?
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Problem with google chrome icon in launcher (left bar)

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and have a problem with launcher (the left bar with bunch of icons). There is a Google Chrome icon on the launcher. However, when I click it, other google-chrome icon ...
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Issue with Sublime Text Unity icon

I just installed Sublime Text 3 via the terminal from the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/sublime-text-3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install sublime-text-installer ...
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Application icon search path order [duplicate]

From where does Unity first search icons? I would like to overwrite alarm-clock-applet icon in unity taskbars indicators section but i do not want to do this every time my icons package gets updated! ...
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Missing sound volume icon on screen top (14.04)

I have recently installed a fresh ubuntu 14.04. But the volume icon is missing. I can hear all kinds of sounds (rythmbox, youtube videos,...) ... I have already tried to install the package ...
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Match overlay icons in spread/scale to icon theme [14.04]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with Compiz 0.9.11.3. Not all overlay icons in the spread mode match the icon theme. For example: emacs24, gimp, libre office, Mathematica, Google-chrome, sublime. ...
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icons not appearing properly after installing plasma 5

I installed Plasma5 in UBuntu running Unity. The installation went fine however, the icons for KDE are not showing up properly. I tried deleting the /var/tmp/kdecache-$USER/icon-cache.kcache but it ...
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Wrong display name and icon in launcher

I am trying to correct the icon and the display name of Arduino IDE in my launcher. I used to lock on the sketch of Arduino IDE 1.6.3 in 7 April into the launcher. It didn't work as I expected so I ...
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Two icons on unity panel on non-standard application launch [duplicate]

I have an application which doesn't come from any ubuntu repo (neither official, nor ppa) but available as tgz and supposed to be unpacked and ready to use. To be precise it is LightTable. The problem ...
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new chrome shortcut gets created after launching new Incognito Window

When I right click on chrome icon on launcher and open New Incognito Window, new icons gets created (as shown in image). (dont get confuse of icons, I have changed icon theme) Cant lock this icon ...
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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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What are the names of the icons that LightDM uses?

I'm currently trying (and failing) to make a system icon theme for the Ubuntu LightDM login screen. I really hate the default ubuntu-mono-dark icons, and would like to use my own set of icons. After ...
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Where are the stock-icon-names defined for the unity-panel-service indicators and notify-OSD?

Layout cases in the Notification | Ubuntu App Developer document states that ... using non-existing (stock-)icon-names ... use one of the new icon-name (see icons) ... and that this (icons ...
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Unity Launcher icon size slider jumps back to default

Until I updated from 14.04 to 14.10 I could set the unity "Launcher icon size" on the Look tab under Appearance under System Settings (red cogwheel/spanner icon on the sidebar by default). I have the ...
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No desktop icons after update to 14.04

Updated Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 LTS. All seemed to go smoothly. After re-boot, the desktop displays the wallpaper and my user name appears with a password prompt. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS appears in the ...
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How to increase icon size of xfce4-panel window buttons (panel-tasklist-menu)

After searching for a solution for a few days, I believe that this could be a bug. After increasing the height of the xfce-panel I noticed, that the icons of the window buttons remained small. Because ...
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network icon disappeared in gnome-panel

Today I dragged a photo to the gnome-panel.Then the panel background changed,but after a reboot i got an error saying "reload gnome-panel". I reloaded, but it asked 10 times. After that my network ...
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How do I turn off the border around Unity launcher icons?

Is there a way to turn off the boxes around the icons in Unity? Clarification: I do not mean the backlight color -- there are plenty of questions about turning that off. I want the icons, and just ...
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Dropbox 3.2.9 ignoring local themes / missing notification icon

After upgrading from xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04, I found that dropbox needed re-installation on my system, amongst a slew of other problems. I performed the following as suggested here: sudo rm -rf ...
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google-chrome-unstable icons not found on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on a Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14D and I am using it with the gnome classic metacity window manager. I then added the Google repositories on the sources directory in /etc/apt ...
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Move icons on Kubuntu 15.04

There is no unlock button like here. Sorry, full screen. Left top corner.
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Custom icons not loading in the launcher with icons on Launcher

I have a problem with icons on the Launcher. The problem is strange since I have 2 laptops, both with Ubuntu 14.04.2; one is working without any problem, on the second one (same problem with ...
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How do I solve this video rendering problem?

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and few days ago some parts of the screens are with fuzzy strange icons and fonts. Could anyone help me to find out what's happening here? Thanks,
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Need System Settings Icon back on Launcher

So plain and simple. I've never uses Ubuntu in my life. I was playing around with the launcher shortcuts on the left side of my window, and I decided to "unlock system settings" from the launcher. How ...
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Any good ubuntu 14.04 steampunk default icon sets?

I'm trying to give my laptop that steampunk feel, I have already change default colour schemes and am now looking into changing the icon set. Is there a good set of icons (plus preferably a tutorial ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Context Menus Missing Icons

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I've noticied that context menus, as well as menus from the top bar, do not have any icons. I use Eclipse frequently and I know there icons associated with some of ...
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How to create a desktop shortcut in Unity?

Is there an easy way to create a desktop shortcut for an application in Unity? The ability to right click or drag and drop icons to the desktop in Unity does not seem to be there.
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Unread indicator for Slack Chrome App

I'm using Slack as an application shortcut through Google Chrome. It appears that unity uses the web's favicon for the launcher icon, which is neat. However, it seems to cache the icon for an unknown ...
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Is there a way to move icons to edge of a screen

I have an unusual question. Is there a way to move the icon to the edge of the screen across the entire width of the desktop, and obviously keep they aligned as they were. I mean that icon grid would ...
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How to see photo icons in Lubuntu file manager

In File Manager PCManFM, when I open a folder with pictures, I can only see the icon that represents a picture file. I would like to be able to see the icons of the pictures as those pictures ...
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is it a launcher issue?

when I open nautilus, this open a new launch with strange icon. so if this is a config, tell me how can I fix that, (ubuntu 14.10 working great, but when I uninstalled xubuntu desktop it become like ...