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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Lock the position of desktop icon 14.03

I was wondering if there is a way to prevent a user from moving a desktop icon but it still be usable? I am on ubuntu 14.03 32 bit. Any help wnd suggestions are appreciated. Thanks.
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ugly launcher icon for smartgit

When I open smartgit via the terminal i get this weird looking icon with a question mark in my launcher. When i go "add to launcher", close smartgit again and try to open it via the launcher, nothing ...
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Icons all missing - blank desktop

15.04 - Unity - This morning, all my icons, as well as the top bar, went missing. I've tried everything I've found here (commands for re-installing unity, etc) but nothing has helped. I HAVE ...
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AUTODOCK software installation problem

I am new user for ubuntu. I have always used windows but have very little knowledge about terminal and command lines. ((As I am a research scholar with medicinal background.) But I have been following ...
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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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Icon size increased after update

I have recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 14.10 to 15.04 using the command line. Soon after the update, icons of "Open Shot Video Editor" application have increased in size as shown in the image link ...
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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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Graphics Problem ( Folder Icons, Images not opening!)

I am using Lubuntu,yesterday an update was being installed and suddenly the power went off. When I booted after sometime all graphical icons are gone ! The images arent opening, network icon, volume ...
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How to change icon of virtual box 5.0

Ok i downloaded virtual box 5.0 using the last post on here How to install Virtualbox from command line? the icon for virtual box is just a black screen. virtual box works and all how do i change ...
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How do I create application icons on the taskbar in gnome desktop in 14.04?

Sorry if this is a dumb question, but I can't find the answer anywhere - I can only find people asking about adding and removing icons from the top bar. In 12.04 I was able to add application icons ...
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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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Nemo Desktop Windows bug on elementary OS Frreya [closed]

since I use Linux, my favorite file managar is Nemo, the extra panel is usefull to my, so in my eOS I installled it as default, but in eOS it has some trouble displaying the desktop icons is there ...
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Unpinned Docky/Plank icon from Docky/Plank docks and can't pin it on again

The Docky/Plank icons on the homonym docks let the user edit the settings more quickly than modifying the configuration file, I unpinned them and now I don't know how to pin them on again.
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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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Dropbox icon missing in Gnome Panel

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04, Gnome Panel(gnome-session-flashback) and Dropbox. Dropbox icon is missing in the top panel. However, it is displayed corectly when I run Unity. I tried stop and start ...
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How to change the Firefox icon?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. I am currently using Firefox which is present on the Unity panel (or launcher). The problem is that the icon is a question mark. I want to change it to the standard Firefox ...
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Change Icon of Wine Application in Unity Launcher

I frequently run a windows program with wine. When I open this program it shows up in the unity launcher as wine instead of the actual opened program. I have made a desktop launcher with the right ...
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Libre Office icons on HiDPI

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on Dell XPS 13 with high resolution display. In LibreOffice, the icons appear to be very small, although I have changed their size to "Large" in the Options menu. After ...
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How to change the ugly chrome/chromuim tray icon

I'm writing a script to fix hardcoded indicator icons, and i'm having a problem fixing the google chrome/chromium indicator icon. There's two icons that are shown in the tray; i managed to fix the ...
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Ubuntu: Icon sticks to cursor

My cursor ends up dragging an icon around the screen, after some time of use. I'm running Ubuntu Gnome, and I'm suggesting that it has something to do with Docky, since the icons are coming from ...
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How to get AppIndicator icons on the top right hand corner again on Gnome 3.16?

Ever since I upgraded from Gnome 3.14 to Gnome 3.16 on Ubuntu 15.04 I have found that my icons that would go in the top-right-hand corner go in the bottom-left-hand corner, is there any way to change ...
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Ubuntu 15.04: Dual monitor setup - new icons disappear on a smaller display

I have established a dual monitor setup successfully with my Ubuntu 15.04 (with default display settings and Unity 7.3.2). The first is a built-in display (1) and it belongs to my laptop (1366 x ...
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~/.icons vs ~/.local/share/icons

Where should I keep custom icons that I need to use? ~/.local/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps and ~/.icons/hicolor/16x16/apps Both directories to hicolor/16x16/apps work to point to an icon from a ...
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Unity Launcher Crashes Computer When I have 2 instances of same program

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell XPS 13 laptop straight from Dell. They installed Ubuntu. I have a problem whenever I have multiple windows of the same application open. Say I have 2 terminal windows or ...
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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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How to display Trash and Home folder icons?

I've googled quite a bit but nothing I've found works. I just want to display the Trash, Home folder, Computer etc icons on my Desktop in Ubuntu. The closest I've come is installing dconf-tools, ...
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Where does LibreOffice store toolbar icons?

Where does Ubuntu 14.04 LTS store LibreOffice icons ? I mean by that the icons used by the GUI of LibreOffice Writer, LibreOffice Calc, LibreOffice Impress...
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How can I change the icon of a unity web app?

I installed the Tumblr web app but the icon looks horrible. I was wondering if there is any way to change it to a nicer looking one. I've tried changing the icon in the .icons folder but it always ...
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How to make the application taskbar icon identical to the application file icon?

I would like to associate a custom icon with our (Qt) application. We ship the application as stand-alone: that is to say all non-system libraries are part of the software package. We need to set ...
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How to lock desktop icons on XFCE

I'm wondering if is there any way to have a functionality like in KDE: I can set icons to be "locked", so they will not change of location. But in XFCE when I start a game in 800*600 resolution and ...
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How do I change Clementine's play/pause indicator icons?

This is how the Clementine indicator displays play/pause: It's a minor detail, but I feel that the play and pause icons just don't go with the monochrome design of the panel. In order to change ...
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Home folder icons dont change

I just installed my-humanity icon theme on my Ubuntu 12.10 but i have an issue : I extracted the archive to /usr/share/icons or/and to ~/.icons but when i apply the icon theme from gnome twek tool ...
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How do I move stock menubar icons in Ubuntu 15?

Very new to Ubuntu. I set up Unity to look like OS X, and the last remaining thing I'm trying to do is move the settings applet to the left corner instead of the right? So the question is, how do I ...
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Google Chrome icon in Dash

I have Google chrome pinned, but when I click the icon another one appears which is in high detail unlike the pinned one. If I unpin all chrome icons, then suddenly when I pin another icon it starts ...
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Can't install icon theme KDE plasma 5

I have been trying to install a icon theme. The problem is when selecting the achieve or the index I get The file is not a valid icon theme archive. both of these 1 and 2 should work but they do not ...
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Missing dropbox applet indicator. How do I get it back?

Dropbox icons missing from top panel. Reinstalling doesn't fix this problem. But Dropbox daemon is work perfectly and i can confirm it was running. How can I get an applet indicator for it?
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Cinnamon Settings appears as Bluetooth in Docky

Recently, I switched over to Cinnamon and Docky as my main WM and it's so far been great. However, I've noticed that the Control Panel/Settings app has the Bluetooth icon (and the Bluetooth name) in ...
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Is there a way to adapt font and icon sizes to High Definition screen resolutions in Ubuntu-Studio XFCE?

I have a Dell XPS 13. I got it with windows 8 and it adapts the fonts and icons to the 3200x1800 screen resolution. Then I start my virtual Ubuntu Studio 14.04 machine and they look really small. How ...
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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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How to add icon and screenshot for my app .deb package to see it in Ubuntu Software Center?

I created a .deb package of application by myself and I want to add to it icon and screenshot to visualize it in Application Manager such as Ubuntu Software Center. When I launch my package by ...
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Unity dock: Tor Browser opens as Firefox icon

I have installed TorBrowser through TorBrowser-Launcher and pinned it to my Unity launcher. Now whenever I start it, it show up in the launcher as Firefox. I know that TorBrowser is a modified ...
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How to Customize the size of the Folder & Files in the desktop?

There are some folders in my desktop which seems large in size (Bulky) !!! No Option to change it, Even Right-Click !!! I would like to Customize it. How to do it?
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Hide systray davmail icon in Icon Only taskmanager

How do I hide the icon from davmail from the KDE4 Icon Only taskmanager's system tray?
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How to make desktop icons less fat on Gnome 3.16?

I am contemplating putting these icons on a diet too, however before I start on their diet plan, I am going to try whatever you guys have on offer... So the problem at hand is that although I have now ...
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How do I fix desktop size? (see image)

I tried installing kubuntu-desktop for RDP. However it changed my Unity desktop a bit and I didn't know it was loading masses of other apps. So I removed it and it left the desktop changes ...
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How to make Nautilus icons in Gnome 3.16 less fat?

Since I upgraded from Gnome 3.14 to Gnome 3.16, I have noticed that my icons in Nautilus have started eating a lot more than they used to, and have got really fat, is there any way now to decrease ...
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Sound icon not working in ubuntu 15.04

Suddenly sound icon stopped working in my system. I am seeing the icon as shown below- If I click on the sound icon and go to Sound Settings, I can change the volume level, but it doesn't take any ...
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dissapearing menu on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I recently switched to Ubuntu and after I installed my NVidia driver package by using sudo apt-get install nvidia-current I relaunched my pc and everything seemed fine in the login screen but after I ...
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Nautilus shows an icon for “List View” and a different one for “Icon View”

I have UbuntuGNOME 14.04 (which comes with Nautilus 3.10.1). And I've installed the Numix-Circle icon theme too. Whenever I open a folder with Java files (text/x-java), on "List View" mode, Nautilus ...
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cinnamon panel icons oversized

the panel icon size is too large on cinnamon in my ubuntu 14.04 as you can see in the lower right corner. how to fix this?