After installing VS Code i'm getting a default icon not that one that comes with vs code
How can i get it look like these ?
Based on VS Code developers on github we can solve this by changing the path to the right icon like so:
sudo nano /usr/share/applications/code.desktop
And change the Icon link to :
It should Look like so:
[Desktop Entry] Name=Visual Studio Code Comment=Code Editing. Redefined. GenericName=Text Editor Exec=/usr/share/code/code --unity-launch %U Icon=/usr/share/pixmaps/code.png Type=Application StartupNotify=true StartupWMClass=Code Categories=Utility;TextEditor;Development;IDE; MimeType=text/plain;inode/directory; Actions=new-window; Keywords=vscode; X-Desktop-File-Install-Version=0.22 [Desktop Action new-window] Name=New Window Name[de]=Neues Fenster
There is no information about HOW did you install your software. In Ubuntu there are several ways to install packages, some of them may be harder, some easier. I recommend reading this tutorial first:
Im pretty sure that these steps will lead you to succes installation with your icons working fine.
PS: To uninstall your current version you can use
sudo apt-get purge code
Just in case you don't know.
Add this path to the icon: