Questions tagged [icon-themes]

icon themes are sets of icons used to theme certain UI items.

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How do I change Icons' size?

I've been installing some themes and extensions, and I don't know why but the icons' sizes are way too big than they should be. Icons located in the Desktop are okay, but when I open some applications ...
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I have installed new icons in my ubuntu 18 now I can't open many of my applications including gnome tweaks

I have installed new icons in my ubuntu 18 now I can't open many of my applications including gnome tweaks, this is the error: (gnome-tweaks:8688): Gtk-WARNING **: 21:34:24.347: Theme parsing error: ...
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Cannot select window color theme after upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04

After upgrading Ubuntu from version 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS some icons have not changed to the new version and window color themes are not selectable.
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How to Install LXQt on Lubuntu 18.04 (and replicate the look of newer Lubuntu)

My laptop doesn't seem to want to work with Lubuntu 19.10, so I'm trying to replicate the look of the new Lubuntu with LXQt and the theme on it. What are the steps and what should I install to ...
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change colour of desktop icon name in gnome ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS

I want to change icon name color from white to black. I have already tried theme settings through gnome tweaks. I am using Adwaita(default) for applications and icons. I have now changed the icons ...
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Can't launch applications after uninstalling theme

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 with GNOME environment. I'm not very experienced in Linux. I was just customizing my desktop by installing themes, icon packs, etc. using gnome tweaks tool. I was using a ...
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How to Change Thunderbird sidebar icons

Everything about Thunderbird in 18.04 is right for me. The only thing that stands odd is the left sidebar icons which look very old.Is there any method to change this ? And use Font Awesome or ...
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Problem applying icon pack for ubuntu on system icons and downloaded

I apologize but I have a huge problem applying icons like Papirus icon pack in practice seeing on reddit who has applied these icons seems to have succeeded on a "global" level, that is, for all ...
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.themes and .icons folders read only

I'm new to Linux in general but ive been trying to use this (https://www.howtogeek.com/358049/how-to-install-desktop-themes-on-ubuntu-18.04-lts/) tutorial to install this (https://www.gnome-look....
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How to change the button color in Yaru theme?

I want to change the color orange to something else of Close button in Yaru theme. How can it be done by editing the css file?
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VLC symbolic icon not working

I am using Papirus icon theme. I successfully added a 16x16 thunderbird-symbolic.svg image to the symbolic folder. But when I do the same with vlc-symbolic.svg, it still shows a colourful icon on the ...
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How do I change the GDM Theme in 19.10?

This question has been asked before, but for an old version f ubuntu, I tried those solutions, and they did not seem to work. Is there any way to change the GDM theme, icon theme, and cursor theme?
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Accidently deleted /usr/share/icons/DMZ-White

Now I lost the dmz cursor and I always get the following error when sudo apt upgrade Setting up dmz-cursor-theme (0.4.5ubuntu1) ... update-alternatives: error: alternative path /usr/share/icons/DMZ-...
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How do I remove flat-remix from an installed system using a live system?

I've installed flat-remix and restarted my device, but now I can't log in because my language was set to Persian, and now I can't change it to English. I can edit my files from live Ubuntu. How can I ...
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Associate custom icon to file extension

Problem: show custom icon for files with *.xyz extension (to be used in deb package) Adopted solution 0) Install a fresh ubuntu 19.04 on virtualbox 1) Create a new icon (xyz.svg and xyz.png 48x48) ...
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Getting Yaru Icon Theme on Ubuntu 18.04

I want to be able to get the Yaru icon theme from Ubuntu 19.04 on Ubuntu 18.04, instead of the default Adwaita theme. How can I do this?
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Icon theme does not have an icon for libreoffice

I just realized a few days ago that I have been running an outdated version of libreoffice. When I realized this, I switched over to the application in the software store which is simply called ...
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Changing the size of the theme icons

I'm trying to get a good looking desktop on a mid-DPI monitor (27" 4k), where 100% scale is to little and 200% is too much. I've been able to get a decent result by font scaling (1.5) and application ...
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Further customizations — top bar and desktop icons [duplicate]

Bit of a general question here. Is it possible in Ubuntu 18.04 to move things around on the top bar? For example, the date and time in the center -- can it be moved to the right to sit next to the ...
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How do I install MATE desktop icons?

How do I install MATE desktop icons? I have installed standard MATE from repositories on an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS system, this way: sudo apt install mate-desktop at this point, the option to select MATE ...
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Faenza-Darkest icon theme is broken after upgrade to Ubuntu 19.04

I'm using Faenza icon theme on Ubuntu, specifically its Faenza-Darkest version for dark backgrounds (such as Ambiance theme). After upgrading from 18.04 to 19.04 some icons seem broken. Please see the ...
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Cannot get new icons working on Ubuntu 18.10

I have installed several icon sets, e.g. faenza via the equinox PPA. However, they do not appear in GNOME Tweaks > Appearance > Icons. I have done both ALT-F2 + R and reboot, still not showing. I ...
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Change the icons of buttons on login-screen after log-out on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

On my lock-screen, the buttons look like this: But after I log-out or restart my computer, the buttons on the lock screen, look like this: I want the buttons on my lock screen, after log-out, to ...
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Trying to Change the Show Apps Button in GNOME

I know there are similar questions to this already however I've followed them and I'm still experiencing some trouble. I'm trying to theme the show app grid icon in the dock with this icon https://...
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Icon theme “Adwaita” not found - Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Okular using snap in my Ubuntu 14.04. It is functional but there seems to be a problem with some of the icons. They are not being displayed. I have run okular from terminal by: snap ...
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Change “ Tweaks ” icon

I use a custom fork of Papirus icon theme. When I modify gnome-tweak-tool.svg , nothing changes for the Tweaks icon. I want to use a custom icons for Tweaks at all sizes. Which file should I change ? ...
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Icon Theme not found while opening Ktorrent

$ ktorrent Icon theme "ubuntu-mono-dark" not found. Icon theme "Mint-X" not found. Icon theme "elementary" not found. Icon theme "gnome" not found. I am getting this error when I am trying to open ...
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Where is the icon for Mounted Drives Stored?

I can't seem to find the location of the icon for mounted drives anywhere - I already tried the following paths - /usr/share/icons/ ~/.local/share/icons/ /usr/share/pixmaps/ ~/.icons/ Where does ...
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Ubuntu 18.04, Inkscape 0.92: Cannot change icons

I am using a global dark theme on Ubuntu 18.04 and it makes all the icons in Inkscape 0.92 hard to see. I found an icons.svg with better icons and copied them to ~/.config/inkscape/icons but when I ...
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Ubuntu 18.10: How do I get the old icons back

Ubuntu 18.10 added in new icons and a new GTK theme. However I prefer the old icons and GTK theme. Is it possible to get the icons and ambience theme from Ubuntu 18.04 into 18.10?
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gtk-update-icon-cache: The generated cache was invalid

i'm working on some editing icon theme and when i want to update the icon cache i got this error : gtk-update-icon-cache: The generated cache was invalid. WARNING: icon cache generation failed for /...
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Folder and file icons messed up

As you can see in this image, my folder and file icons are messed up. The trash app icon is messed up too. I changed themes and icon themes in tweak and maybe that's what triggered this but then I did ...
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error when updating paper theme in ubuntu 18.04

I've paper theme PPA added and when I do a sudo apt-get upgrade I get the below error, I'm 18.04.1 LTS also I Don't know how to add --force-overwrite option to apt which is available in dpkg: ...
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Xfce themes not working when placed in ~/.local/share/themes

Might be more of an xfce related problem rather than one in ubuntu. I'm not sure. To use different theme than greybird in Xubuntu 18.04 i followed these instructions: https://wiki.xfce.org/howto/...
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Is there a way I can modify icon themes? [duplicate]

There are currently two icon themes that I like, but I prefer certain icons over others. Is there a way to put certain image files into the different folders and mix the two themes?
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How to fix incorrect “Show Applications” button icon?

I am on Ubuntu 18.04 with GNOME. I am currently using the Pop theme, but I don't think that matters much. Contrary to the question and answer here, the view-app-grid-symbolic.svg icon is not what is ...
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Lubuntu: How to change panel applet icon?

So I'm kinda new to Linux, just installed Lubuntu and love it. I have this "minimize all windows" button in my panel (next to bluetooth, battery, wi-fi etc...) but it's kinda ugly and I'd like to ...
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How to get battery icon to match percentage?

I have added the "show battery percentage" feature within the gnome tweak tool menu, but my battery icon does not mirror this and my OCD is getting the best of me. Is there a way to change the ...
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Nautilus (Files) path visibility problem

I need a bug-free solution to a visibility problem. This contrast problem happens when you browse "up" to a parent directory and look at the top of the file manager image which has a line which is a ...
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Icons are missing in desktop notifications (Facebook and VLC)

I am using ubuntu budgie remix 17.10 and I have noticed the following thing. When a notification appears on my screen either from facebook or from vlc shows the message of the notification the action ...
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Is it possible to make it so that an application has no icon?

I was wondering, could I make an application not have an icon? I don't mean like "make it a question mark," but I mean like for example how Synapse has no icon when running, would it be possible to ...
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Creating an Icon theme with a single file size 16.04

Is it practical to use a single file size for an icon theme for Unity + 16.04 ? If yes, what file size should be optimal ? Kindly share the mandatory files and folders required for an icon theme to ...
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How to apply the adapta theme on ubuntu mate

I've seen that amazing adapta theme here for gnome users. but I am a MATE environment user running 1.16.2 version and GTK3 Version: 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3. I know they made one for MATE and I want to fully ...
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LibreOffice icons hard to see with dark themes

I've recently installed a dark theme for Ubuntu (16.04) and it's great but the only problem I have is that I can't see the icons in LibreOffice. I've tried the default icon themes in LibreOffice but ...
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Why are all icon themes showing invalid folder icons

A couple days ago, I had ubuntu 17.04, but started experiencing issues with my icons: My file explorer's icons (folders, files, minimize, maximize, close buttons, create new folder button, etc.) and ...
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Looking for the con name of image viewer in Ubuntu 16.04 so I can replace it with my own icon [duplicate]

I am trying to replace the image viewer icon with my own. What's the name of image viewer icon in 16.04? From one popular icon theme, I see image viewer icon under 2 entries, namely: x-content-image-...
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What icons does Xubuntu use?

I like the Xubuntu default icons, but I'm not using Ubuntu. Can I download the icons to make my xfce look like Xubuntu?
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Cinnamon install broken in 17.04. Black background, icons not changing

I did a clean install of Ubuntu Gnome today. I installed cinnamon and switched to it (I left gnome installed). I was customizing the theme, and all settings were taking effect immediately, but I can'...
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ubuntu-gnome 16.04: can i make it look like ubuntu 17.04?

can i install the gnome-theme of the latest ubuntu for my 16.04 installation? is there a ppa somewhere or a theme i could install to get the very same look-and-feel? i downloaded and installed the ...
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Identify iconset

I am using an Ubuntu System with a cool iconset, and I would love to know which one is it, to try it at home. But I have no idea how. This is a sample: If I look at "Settings > Appearance" this is ...