After upgrading to 11.10 from 11.04, the Unity launcher shows a question mark icon for libreoffice-calc.

If I log in using Unity2D or log into the guest account (2D or 3D), the correct icon appears.

How do I associate the correct icon for my login?


Option 1

Save the file: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:LibreOffice_3.3.1_Calc_Icon.png

Later edit your ~/.local/share/applications/libreoffice-calc.desktop.

Find line with:


And change it to your save file into:


Option 2

Locate file icon in your system using search option. In my case it is like:


so your line should look like:

  • The second option you gave works great, I think it should be the first/only option. – AmanicA Nov 7 '11 at 16:00

Try removing it (right click > de-check "keep in launcher") then launch Calc from dash, and again right click > keep in launcher.

  • I tried that and unfortunately, it does not solve the problem. I also removed the application using the software center and re-installed, and that did not work either. – user27698 Oct 15 '11 at 22:51
  • Problem solved. I opened up the Main Menu app and set the icon there. – user27698 Oct 15 '11 at 23:35

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