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custom-symbolic icons for places in nautilus

I know it is possible to set custom-icons for folders with using gvfs-set-attribute /home/folder metadata::custom-icon-name: folder-whatever but nautilus uses symbolic icons ...
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1answer
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Application Startup Icon Locked (root)

I have installed a program, an icon appears on the desktop, but it has a picture of a lock on it, and clicking it does nothing. It's a program I installed from a file. ...
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1answer
38 views

Where can I find alternative folder icons?

I want to find alternative icons for nautilus folder. I don't want to find application or something else icons But Icons for Folders only (In other words Alternative Nautilus folder/directory icons.) ...
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1answer
256 views

Ubuntu 14.04 nautilus icons size

After upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 from 13.10, I tried a bit of tweaks. Not sure which tweak was responsible but now I have nautilus icons that are very small. Though in the preferences the icons size is ...
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RabbitVCS icons question

In nautilus my folder shows up with a green tick icon, even though it contains files which are not committed (these show with a red exclamation mark). Is it correct that a folder should be marked as ...
0
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1answer
141 views

How to change/customize Copy.com Nautilus overlay icons?

The grey Copy.com overlay icons, which indicate a file's synchronization or upload status in Nautilus, appear less integrated with the Ubuntu look and feel, compared to the icons that were used by the ...
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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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0answers
33 views

how to add icons to templates

I have some templates in my ~/Templates folder, but there is no icons in context menu for any of them except the default "Empty Document". when i search i found this post and it is almost two years ...
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1answer
415 views

Launcher Icons stop working on Ubuntu 14.04

I have the problem that sometimes my launcher Icons will get left-click-unresronsive. Right click will open the context menu, though. Starting applications via the HUD works fine, but the launcher ...
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0answers
59 views

change icons back to global theme

I changed some of my individual icons via rooted nautilus and selected my own different icons. But now I want to make them back to whatever my default global icon theme is. Is there anyway to make ...
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1answer
345 views

Icons missing in gnome-shell, nautilus, totem

Last night when I reboot my system, I see that a lot of icons are missing. In gnome shell I don't have anymore the icon for the sound but I can still click on the space. I have the relative same ...
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1answer
178 views

How do I change the color of desktop icon text

Gnome-shell's desktop is unusable with any light colored wallpaper as the icon names (also white) are unreadable. There doesn't seem to be anyway to change their color, changing various themes ...
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0answers
28 views

Monochrome icons in Nautilus 3.8

I don't like the monochrome icons in Nautilus 3.8. I want them to match the rest of my theme, but they don't change no matter what icon theme I select. How can I change these icons to make them match ...
0
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0answers
90 views

Unity menu headings and nautilus icons/text ignoring text scaling factor

I reported this as a bug here, but I'm wondering if anyone knows of a workaround to fix this problem. After the latest Ubuntu update, which included a new kernel, suddenly the text scaling factor ...
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0answers
109 views

Elementary XFCE theme icons not working in Nautilus

The theme doesn't show the correct icon for some filetypes, like .txt, .h and .cpp. as you can see in the file property the icon file exist and is selected but is not showed under nautilus. I am ...
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0answers
122 views

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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1answer
654 views

How to change file managers “files” icon to nice “nautilus shell” icon in Ubuntu 12.04?

I've attached Nautilus to Unity launcher in Ubuntu 12.04. In Ubuntu 12.04 the default "Files" icon for Nautilus file manager is not as pretty as a "Nautilus Shell" icon. But when I search in Dash for ...
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1answer
78 views

How to remove text from file icons ?

I am fairly new to Ubuntu (Linux). I noticed when creating a .java file or .py gives me an icon, however when I start writing code it overrides the thumbnail into showing text. Is there a way to ...
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1answer
169 views

mimetypes icons missing in nautilus

I need help for a small issue with the Nautilus file manager. The problem is that it dosen't show mimetypes icons for some file types. Here's a screenshot : ...
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43 views

Monochrome icons in Nautilus 3.4

I have Ubuntu 12.04 with Nautilus 3.4.2. Is there any chance/mod to display monochrome icons in the sidebar like Nautilus 3.8? I get mono icons only with Lubuntubox icon set from lubuntu ppa.
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1answer
706 views

Nautilus icons are missing on KDE

I really like Nautilus file manager, but on KDE the icons are missing. It works good on Unity and Gnome. If I start nautilus from Terminal (writting nautilus) I see the following logs: $ nautilus ...
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0answers
104 views

Nautilus / Files does not use icon theme

I just installed a new icon theme on my laptop (ubuntu 13.04). Unfortunately, nautilus/files (version 3.6.3) keeps showing the wrong folder icons (from the Humanity-Theme). As far as I can tell, every ...
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1answer
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Some icons missing in Nautilus

I've noticed that many icons are missing in my folder view, but have no idea when or how this happened. Here's the screenshot: The icons that are missing are those from the sidebar and navigation ...
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0answers
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App for finding icons easily? [duplicate]

Occasionally I need to use a custom icon for something - a launcher created with alacarte, a custom .desktop file, or just a particular folder viewed in Nautilus. I know there are LOADS of cool icons ...
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votes
3answers
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No desktop icons after uninstalling nemo

I tested nemo on Ubuntu 12.04. I made it the default file manager. When I uninstalled it, desktop icons disappeared and I can't do a right click on desktop to open menu. How can I make Nautilus the ...
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1answer
347 views

Icons for custom mime-type does not show up with Ubuntu-mono-dark theme

I manually installed LuxRender 1.2.1 under /usr/local/bin/ and it works fine and dandy. I then created 5 new mime-types for LuxRender *.lxs, *.lxo, *.lxm, *.lxv and *.flm file formats (scene, objects, ...
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2answers
204 views

How can I assign custom icons to folders persistently?

Is there some way to achieve icon persistence on Ubuntu with nautilus or some other file manager? So far when I change an icon from the properties of the folder the change won't remain visible if ...
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votes
1answer
137 views

QQ - small, unidentifiable icons on desktop

Running QQ with Nautilus. Display is 1280 x 1024 - ViewSonic, recognized by QQ. When I put a file or folder on the desktop, the icon is incredibly SMALL nearly INVISIBLE. Have to go into the change ...
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0answers
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Mac Icons on Ubuntu 13.04! [duplicate]

I have already asked question like that. It was marked for duplicate. I want to not I AM NOT ASKING FOR 12.10 or 12.04!! I am asking for 13.04! I use Gnome Cupertino theme etc. but not everywhere ...
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1answer
73 views

Non-vector icons in Nautilus

I'm happy Acer AOD257 (2GB, Atom) netbook owner with Ubuntu 12.10. I once saw that all Nautilus/Unity/Ubuntu icons are in raster and vector formats. BUT! I see vector only. My netbook is weak, does ...
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2k views

How can I remove the gray boxes around custom folder icons? [closed]

When I set custom folder icons in Ubuntu 13.04, gray boxes appear around them: How can I make the icons just look normal?
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votes
2answers
7k views

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, ...
2
votes
1answer
189 views

How do I change Nautilus 3.6 symbolic icons?

I have the new Nautilus 3.6 installed and the new symbolic icons for Home and Trash don't fit with the rest of my icon theme. How would I be able to change these icons? Is there a certain name I must ...
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vote
1answer
134 views

Nautilus suddenly looks different after a restart

Nautilus now looks different, and I don't like it. Before I restarted, I installed a few things, so that could of caused it. (the buttons are outlined and my icon pack isn't working for the 16x ...
4
votes
1answer
184 views

Icons for templates

I have some templates in my ~/Templates folder, but there is no icons in context menu for any of them except the default "Empty Document". menus_have_icons is enabled How to get/set them? Ubuntu ...
11
votes
2answers
877 views

How can I programmatically change a file's icon?

If I select an icon in Nautilus and select Properties, I can click on the icon presented there. This gives me a file-chooser dialog to select a new icon image. I would like to do this via a script of ...
3
votes
2answers
775 views

Computer, Home icons disappear from desktop after reboot

I previously enabled the display of the Computer, Home, Trash, and Network Servers icons on the desktop on Ubuntu 12.04, probably using MyUnity. Today, I installed a custom icon set and after ...
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votes
1answer
587 views

Can't resize some icons

I upgraded to 12.10 yesterday and I am having a problem. Icons of my files are shown as the icon image's original size. I tried to resize the icons but it did not work! But the normal size icons ...
6
votes
1answer
971 views

Where is Nautilus icon file located and how is it chosen?

When I plug my Garmin Nuvi 265 GPS device into my computer via a USB cable, it mounts as a drive with a blue triangle icon instead of the default gray hard drive icon. HOW does Nautilus know how to do ...
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3answers
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Desktop does not show icons

Since this morning, I have some files in the desktop, but I cannot see them. I know nothing has been deleted, as I can see what's on the desktop whenever I try to save anything from the Internet. How ...
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vote
1answer
773 views

Change filetype icon (Pcmanfm LXDE)

I've been trying to change the icon for the filetype *.eml (message/rfc822) within PcManFm (file manager of LXDE) but after severall hours and many lines read and tried, I still cannot find a working ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

How do Nautilus album art thumbnails work?

There's something for which I've been searching an answer for a while now, but to no avail, and it's strange to me, as it seems like a thing that people would talk about: one of those nice little ...
8
votes
2answers
5k views

Where does Gnome/Nautilus store directory icons

On some key folders in nautilus I've changed the folder icons. It looks nice, and aids my productivity because I can easily find important folders in a mass of others. But then I move to another ...
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vote
1answer
268 views

Nautilus toolbar icons became bigger

I had installed Mac4Linux from here I didnt like it that much so i removed it. After removing it my nautilus toolbar icons have become large Previously it used to look like this with small icons ...
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votes
1answer
197 views

Migrate Nautilus file attributes (Icons, positions, folder views) to another computer

I am using Nautilus' options to add meta-data to files a lot. For example, I use manual positioning of Icons, have many files with custom icons and emblems, etc. How can I copy all this ...
0
votes
2answers
225 views

Nautilus File Names

Upgraded to 12.04 with gnome 3, how do i get the file names to be shown under or beside folders and files. I have Configuration Editor but i just can't find it! I must have done this in 11.10 but i'm ...
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0answers
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Is there a way to automatically reorganize desktop icons?

Gnome has "Keep Aligned", Windows "Rearrange Automatically"; can't find it in Unity. Is it perhaps because we're not intended to have icons in the desktop?
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votes
2answers
755 views

What is the difference between “Nautilus”, “Files” and “Home Folder”?

When I type "nau" in the search bar of the applications-HUD the result is a "Home Folder" folder and a "Files" folder installed but the "Files" has a Home drawing in it and is recently used, whereas ...
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2answers
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How to hide all desktop icons in 12.04?

In 11.10 Using Configuration editor, one used to be able to edit a boolean parameter named : Desktop_Show This allowed to hide/show all desktop icons. This latter was removed in 12.04. Someone, ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

How can I change the folder icon?

I know how to change an icon this way. Also that doesn't work for folders inside Nautilus, but for application launchers. What I'm looking for is an equivalent to changing the icon for an ...