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1. Automatically change folder icon into the first found image inside The python script below will change the icon of all folders inside a directory (recursively) into the first found valid image file inside the folder. The script #!/usr/bin/env python3 import subprocess import os import sys # --- set the list of valid extensions below (lowercase) # --- ...


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Arrange desktop icons alphabetically by command The script below will rearrange a desktop like: ...into an alphabetically ordered desktop like: Ordered: directories first, then files from top to bottom, from left to right Set the number of items vertically Furthermore, you can set an arbitrary number of items vertically (rows); the horizontal ...


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All DE's are capable of changing icon sets that you can download in their respective "Appearance", or "Look and Feel" menus. You can also manually change each one in file property windows by clicking the icon on the properties page, and choose any icon you want. To specifically change only Skype's system tray icon, see the answer here : Change skype tray ...


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That is dropbox doing it's recent failing thing. Run this: dropbox stop && dbus-launch dropbox start I had the same problem. It's more of a workaround, but it works. It helps to create a custom command to just run that real quick. Create an alias in /home/<user>/.bashrc: alias db='dropbox stop && dbus dropbox-start` Or, I ...


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Apparently this is because of a bug in gtk2-engines-murrine . I rolled back to the previous version of the package: sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-murrine=0.98.2-0ubuntu2 and Voila! Everything is properly aligned again! You can track the bug here Additionally if you don't want to upgrade this package automatically in future: sudo echo "gtk2-engines-...


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It seems to be bug 1598316. I downgraded gtk2-engines-murrine from 0.98.2-0ubuntu2.1 to 0.98.2-0ubuntu2 which fixed the issue for me. How to downgrade package


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Timing issue I am pretty sure it is because of the timing. The command most likely runs before its target is "in the field". Changing the command into: /bin/bash -c "sleep 15 && dropbox stop && env DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS="" dropbox start -i" ...will probably do the job.


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I think I found the answer. desktop-file-install probably automatically added a default icon Icon[en_US]=gnome-panel-launcher before I added Icon below it. I totally did not see that line. Most likely the locale specific Icon takes precedence over Icon


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Instruction on how to create KDE icon themes can be found here. All creative credit goes to the original authors of the very good https://techbase.kde.org site, here is an exctract: Icon Theme Usage When developing software make sure to use the icons for the proper context of the widgets that you'll be placing in the application. Using icons from the ...


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The standard icon for Unity Dash is the /usr/share/unity/icons/launcher_bfb.png file . I don't know whether one can safely replace it, but assuming some themes have an alternative icon for the launcher, I assume it is possible.


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I don't have KDE installed right now to test. As I remember with Kubuntu 15.04, KDE was creating two files to override GTK theme settings. GTK2: ~/.gtkrc-2.0 GTK3: ~/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini As they are two separate file you can change them differently. But you may need to change them to read-only so KDE config tool will not able to change them. ...


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I had a similar problem. I tried ScottC's answer mentioned here. I created the .desktop file on my desktop location, added the exec path as <eclipse installation directory>/eclipse and icon path as <eclipse installation directory>/icon.xpm and then pinned it to the launcher. This worked for me.



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