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Questions tagged [icon-themes]

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

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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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maintain thumb Icon look

I really enjoy the desktop with icons that include a thumb view for each of them. Such a view makes for easier find and activation of given applications. Somehow, I keep losing these icons. Where at ...
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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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Some icons in the docker change from theme icons ubuntu 18.04

I have used flat remix icon theme for my Ubuntu 18.04 and most of the time my docker icons are change to the default icon style than in the theme as shown in the image. LibreOffice Writer icon is ...
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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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How can I install a Mac theme for 18.04? noobslab PPA is not found by APT [duplicate]

I want to change Ubuntu 18.04 LTS theme to MAC theme. When I use this solution Adding a mac-like theme/skin to Ubuntu I get errors: apt-get update: add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/macbuntu: ...
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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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Directory icons not showing and Terminal color changes after second launch on Ubuntu 17.10

My laptop with Ubuntu 17.10 abruptly turned off due to power shortage. When I restarted it, directory icons are missing and Terminal's default color changes to white when I open terminal second time. ...
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Select individual icons from different Icon Packs [duplicate]

I have the Flatabulous theme pack instaleld on Ubuntu 16.04 with the Unity Tweak Tool. It says that it looks good with ultra-flat-icons so i switched from papirus to that icon pack instead. I like 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 ...
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How to fix vscode icon in numix icon circle theme?

Due to the generic code name, the Numix team have decide not to use the code.desktop icon provided by the VS Code package. So it's icon is configured as a common text editor by default. How to fix ...
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How to change the icon theme in Unity 8?

17.04 has just been released, and with it a usable version of Unity 8. I would like to change the icon theme (and the overall theme if possible) from default ubuntu to paper. The unity tweak tool ...
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Is it possible to change the theme of multimedia icons on the panel в xfce4-mpc-plugin?

In my xfce4 panel, gray and dark icons are almost invisible. Do you know Is it possible to change the theme of multimedia icons on the panel in xfce4-mpc-plugin? How to make the icons back, stop, ...
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How to : Change an icon in 16.04 [duplicate]

Is it possible to replace a particular icon with one of our choice in 16.04 Ubuntu ? If yes, kindly share.
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What icon pack/theme is this?

I want to know which theme & which icon pack is used in the image below:
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Terminal icon disappearing after uninstalling packages?

I was going on a hard drive purging spree by uninstalling software that I don't really use anymore, and by using the command 'sudo apt-get purge atom' the icon for my terminal disappeared. What I want ...
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How can I change the system-devices panel icon (the gear icon) without changing the theme?

The icon I'm talking about is the one on the panel that looks like a gear. Its menu includes a power button, Shut down, Suspend, Logout and all that. It's the default icon and to be perfectly frank.....
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Unity launcher and Steam icons

When I launch "The Binding of Isaac" with Steam, at first the icon is good. When the popup "Preparing to launch Isaac" is closed, a second icon appear Then when the game is launched, the first icon ...
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What happened to my Dash icons?

The other day I noticed one of the icons in the left dash was missing. Today I noticed most of them are missing. What causes this, and could the miniSSD be going bad? I have Icon-theme set to Human (...
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Searching for a Ubuntu icon theme

I'm searching for the name (and eventually links) of an icon theme. Here are two screenshots found on another askubuntu page: Icon theme image 1 Icon theme image 2 Can you please give me the name ...
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How to know which programs have Numix icons? [closed]

Specifically I'm interested in PC games that have Numix Circle ones. Provided it was compiled by somebody, I'd like a list of completed icons. Tried to google it, but found nothing.
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Add missing icon to a file-type (extension)?

All the icon packs that I tried were missing the video icon for the video .ts files that I have. I can change 'artificially' the ts extension to mp4 for example to fix this, but I was wandering how ...
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Why are large packages dependent on specific icon themes?

I use the Breeze icon theme and want to uninstall the others. However, when I try, there are loads of other dependencies being removed. e.g. humanity-icon-theme sudo apt-get remove humanity-icon-...
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Find theme's name

Hello, who knows what is this theme name?
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Where Can I Find the “Show Applications” Icon From My Icon Theme?

I'm currently using the paper icon theme (https://snwh.org/paper), and trying to find the "Show Applications" icon, so that I can replace it. The above picture shows the icon as used by the dash-to-...
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Is there a OSX Yosemite-like icon theme?

I'm wondering if there's any icon theme out there that resembles the new icons of Mac OSX Yosemite. I don't mean something exactly like it, as I don't want to make Ubuntu look like a Mac. I'm looking ...
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How to change a panel icon?

I'm using the elementary-icon-theme on Ubuntu 16.04 and I'd like to change the right-most icon in the top panel (power off/restart menu). This is how it looks (the monitor icon): I'm trying to ...
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How do I use a .desktop file with a snap project?

When a .desktop file is used with a snap project in the setup/gui directory. Does this mean that when the resulting snap is installed, an icon for the application will be added to the launcher, ...
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MacBuntu icon is not working for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I am following a web tutorial to install Mac theme for Ubuntu. It is MacBuntu-os theme and it is working fine but few icons are not looking good. below is ...
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Why are some icon-theme.cache files huge?

On my work computer I've noticed that some icon-theme.cache files are very large. For example: /usr/share/icons/hicolor/icon-theme.cache: 120MB /usr/share/icons/gnome/icon-theme.cache: 113MB /usr/...