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The actual command that launches Terminal is . . .gnome-terminal. There are actually many different Terminal Emulators. For instance, I am using sakura right now, a lot of people like Terminator , the classic one is xterm (which by the way also comes with Ubuntu and pretty much any Linux distro that has graphical environment). What you call "shortcut" in ...


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The use of paths in a .desktop file In a .desktop file, you need to use absolute and full paths. Therefore ~ is not expanded. This is a commonly made mistake :) Exceptions concerning icons are a.o. described here: Icon to display in file manager, menus, etc. If the name is an absolute path, the given file will be used. If the name is not an absolute ...


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The line StartupWMClass=Emacs is incorrect. It should be: StartupWMClass=emacs24 or StartupWMClass=Emacs24 You can find out by opening a terminal window, type xprop WM_CLASS then click on the window of your application


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Font colors are usually attributes of the themes. I'd first try not to mess around to much and hence install another theme and try what fits my needs. If you want to go all geek mode and fiddle around you will find the themes under /usr/share/themes/<theme-name>/ There you will usually find a gtk-3.0 folder, in which you will find all the files ...


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In short, .desktop file's Icon= path understands absolute paths, but not tilde expansion, because of the specification which defines how .desktop files are supposed to work. Tilde expansion Where you would see tilde (~) expansion to the $HOME environment variable is often for example in bash, which is the usual login shell you interact with on the command ...


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Have you tried the command $ update-icon-caches ? That might be the one you need.


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One can hide and unhide network-servers / shares using gsettings gsettings set org.gnome.nautilus.desktop network-icon-visible false Refer here for reference


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Once you launch Android Studio, you should have a screen like this: Click on Configure and this will bring you here: Start the SDK Manager and then edit the Android SDK Location.


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The cause Most likely, the issue is the result of a bug (related to the video driver). I assume the second screen is not remembered somehow, and "virtually" re- connected in a rather late stage in the start up (log in) process. Work around As often, even if it is a bug, it doesn't mean we cannot find a work around. If we: can make some kind of a ...


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It means that you are blocking the user. Source: https://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/Using%20Pidgin#Whatdotheiconsnexttomybuddymean


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2016-02 I also had my icons disappear. Fixed it by going to "System Settings -> Appearance" and selecting a theme, the setting was blank.



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