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I have a strange problem. I installed Postman following the instructions from the Internet. Now it can be opened, works fine etc. but icon is not displayed. occupies a place, shows that it is open and it writes a name when it crosses over it but irritates me because it can not be seen. What is the problem and how can I fix it? I tried to reinstall it and same happened...

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You might want to edit the desktop entry file at /usr/share/applications/postman.desktop

Example postman.desktop file:

[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=Postman
Exec=postman
Icon=/opt/Postman/resources/app/assets/icon.png
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=Development;

Reference gist

Also, I learned that they had updated the icon path in the latest releases. So, you can just go ahead and change the path of icon at .desktop file.

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    In Ubuntu 20.04, I had the same problem. I solved by changing the icon path to Icon=/opt/Postman/app/resources/app/assets/icon.png – dc_Bita98 May 11 '20 at 18:09
  • This answer isn't valid anymore. I'm working with v7.36.0 on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS and still the issue persists. – joker Dec 2 '20 at 15:40
  • @joker Please do add solution for mentioned version if you can. Thanks! – Jay Modi Dec 6 '20 at 16:49
  • @JayModi, Couldn't solve the problem! :'( This sucks. – joker Dec 7 '20 at 15:05
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It depends on how you installed postman. I used snap, the icon (icon.png) can be found in /snap/postman//usr/share/Postman/resources/app/assets.

The folks at postman have refactored their resource tree.

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