Questions tagged [icons]

The images that a desktop environment uses to identify files, folders, and applications. Icons are a core component of a GUI and are a fundamental part of navigating any computer today.

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Launch error for desptop icons in xfce

Just started using Xubuntu 20.04 (which I love), but here lately I am occasionally getting a "Launch error" upon startup (maybe once every 10 or 12 startups). Clicking on any desktop icon yields the ...
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How to kill/remove tray icons (KDE)

KDE, Ubuntu 20.04. In this case, they are from some Wine/Proton (via Steam) app. I killed the app (the game itself ran fine, but it did not quit properly). However, the icon still seem to be there. I ...
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How to customize system tray icons in Lubuntu 20.04?

The system tray in Lubuntu 20.04 includes the icons for Qlipper and Notification. I'd like to keep them running but hidden from the system tray. I believe there is a config file somewhere to control ...
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Trying to remove hard disk icons from Ubuntu Dock and also automounting hard drives not working

I was trying to set my taskbar a little more "clean" and found that I can't remove the hard drive mounted icons from the task bar (Ubuntu Dock). I already tried disabling showing in the interface user ...
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Ubuntu dock icons on GNOME 3: show little dots instead of red underline

Previously, my dock icons showed several little red dots on their left side whenever I opened several instances of an application. I liked this feature because I could immediately tell that I had ...
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Lubuntu install damaged: svg files lost properties

My lubuntu 18.04 installation got a problem. I'm not aware what was i doing, but suddendly All my screen lost the icons, just the text in the launchers in my desktop, and a very single icons in the ...
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Ubuntu Dock adds a new icon when I open certain programs [duplicate]

I recently added Terminator (terminal emulator) to my system. When I open Terminator (whether by clicking its icon in the launcher or by hitting a keyboard shortcut), a new icon appears in my launcher ...
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How can I get snap icons to use my icon theme and not change back after updates?

Snap .desktop files are stored in /var/lib/snapd/desktop/applications. The icons used there have a hard coded path. I can change the path to just the application name so that it uses my gnome icon ...
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GNOME Custom Desktop file with icon not showing

I see there are a number of questions regarding icons not showing, going through all of them, I have yet to solve my problem. First, I created a .desktop file according to this spec: [Desktop Entry] ...
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Can't open an application Ubuntu 18.04

I can't open any application at my side panel. Only with Terminal. For example, I've downloaded a PHPStorm, so I must open a terminal and then: cd ~/Desktop/helper/PhpStorm-2020.1/PhpStorm-201.6668....
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Flatpak Libreoffice has blank icons in dock/dash

I installed LibreOffice as a Flatpak in Ubuntu 18.04. The same behavior was observed with the Snap version. When I open a Writer or a Calc file the icon in the GNOME dash (vertical dock bar on the ...
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Issue with broken and missing icons after upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04

I upgraded from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04 and have not found a solution to these desktop bugs and don't know how to report them. See images below, icons for all system applications are missing, ...
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app icons missing in Ubuntu software window

I have recently upgraded from 19.10 to 20.04 and have found that icons appear in the explore tab, but do not appear in the installed tab. Can anybody help?
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Display remote mount file icons

I have a remote drive connected via SFTP through the Ubuntu file navigator interface. While all my files display, the icon images for each file (or image) does not. Is there a way to have Ubuntu ...
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GUI Icons in VLC Media Player become large when switching from dwm back to gdm

Basically, Title. I switched to dwm 6.2 (dynamic window manager) from suckless.org for a while to try it. When I went back to gdm VLC and some other applications (Krita and GIMP) had supersized icons ...
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KDE Plasma 5.18.4 Clipboard and Notification Widget clear history button bug

I'm having a weird icon in "Clear History" button shown in KDE Plasma 5.18.4 Clipboard widget for my taskbar panel, and also in the Notification Widget, anyone knows how to fix this? I'm using the ...
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Cannot change icon on folder on desktop of 20.04

I am fairly incompetent with Ubuntu and old so please forgive me if I ask something stupid. My problem is that I can't change the icon on a folder on my desktop on 20.04. I have tried the usual ...
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Is there a way to change the icon size of the file selection dialog?

I would like to have actual thumbnails here instead of this list and that tiny thumbnail on the side:
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Nautilus icons depend size 8x8 to 256x256

The default shortcut icons depend on screen size. For example in /usr/share/icons/Yaru you can find 8x8 to 256x256. Where can i find a sort of config.txt? If you change the size in Nautilus the icons ...
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No mouse icon when using remote input KDEConnect

I am trying to remote control my laptop using KDEConnect. It works, in the sense that it changes the mouse location, but the mouse icon remains in the same place, giving no indication where I am at ...
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Assign an icon to a custom mimetype

I tried to create a custom mimetype (text/graphml+xml) by creating the file ~/.local/share/mime/packages/graphml+xml-mime.xml with this content: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <mime-...
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The older official icons and/or theme

Without success, I started looking for older official themes and icons. I personally do not like the design of 20.04 and are not customer-friendly. I didn't expect them to make such a big change in an ...
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How do I resize app icons in applications overview on Ubuntu 20.04?

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa yesterday. I think it's great so far and was able to customize a lot with the tools Tweaks and dconf Editor. However, unfortunately I have not yet managed to to ...
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How to set custom bookmark icons with Gio?

I'm building a custom live CD with Cubic I want to add a default customized folder on $HOME, "Projects" What I did: Edit /etc/xdg/user-dirs.defaults Add a line PROJECTS=Projects Result: The ...
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Minimize, Maximize and Close icons are not displayed on ubuntu 20.04

I updated to ubuntu 20.04 and my maximize, minimize and close icons are gone. And the settings app is crashing. This is my firefox This is settings Edit: I changed the theme to adwaita dark and ...
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Ubuntu upgraded but basic icons such as restart, login, battery etc. are missing

I am not an expert Ubuntu user. I have upgraded Ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04 LTS through terminal commands. Upgrade was successful, everything is fine but now I realized that some of the basic icons are ...
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Icon bug in desktop

Coming from Ubuntu 18.04, shortcuts in a folder on the desktop don't work in Ubuntu 20.04. Some icons for LibreOffice Calc work and others, don't. The same for Firefox. Finally, I'm unable to modify a ...
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What is this icon theme?

I would like to know what this theme of icons is.
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Ubuntu 20.04 - missing icon images for some applications

Environment Ubuntu 20.04 Problem I am missing some icon images after upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04. Example 1: In this case I get a blank space Example 2: Here I get a generic image ...
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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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Why my folder window opening with sublime icon?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and I've Sublime Text 3 free version installed on my desktop. When my Sublime Editor is opened first and after that if I try to open my files folder window it opens with Sublime ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 does not boot to Desktop

The settings of extension desktop-icons@csoriano had an error: SyntaxError: redeclaration of const ICON_SIZE Stack trace: _init@resource:///org/gnome/Shell/Extensions/js/extensionsService.js:204:33 ...
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Moka icons problem

I recently installed Moka icons on my Xubuntu 20, but some icons are not visible. For example folder icons are invisible. Also, when I want to select Moka icons, I see a danger or error icon!
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Remove or Fix .desktop Application's intrusive decoration

I want to remove or fix the white arrow in a purple background decoration that .desktop applications have by default in Focal Fossa because it's currently very intrusive. This is my desktop entry: [...
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Is it possible to have seperate icons for Openbox active and inactive windows?

Pretty sure this is not the place to ask such a question, but I did not find any Openbox formus. Anyways, I am wondering if anyone knows if it is possible to have seperate icons for the Openbox ...
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How do I get rid of the ugly selection boxes around the desktop icons in ubuntu 20.04? [duplicate]

It used to be so that the icon shape itself was the selection area in 18.04 and you also had the option of not snapping the icons to grid, all of that seems to be gone now in 20.04. Could someone ...
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Losing Dropox Icon in Kubuntu

I just updated to Kubuntu 20.04 on older machine, and so far so good, except a little issue with themes and icons wrt a couple of icons in the system tray. My Dropbox icon is now hidden - it is there,...
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How do I control the icon set for 20.04?

I recently upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04 on my 2 computers. To my surprise the icon sets are different. The second image shows icons quite similar to 18.04. (The screen shot icon has changed from 18....
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How to fix terminal title-bar icon in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I applied a Mac OS theme to my Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. The new icons are coming properly in titlebar of all applications except for terminal and gedit like below. You can see that between the minimise-...
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Ubuntu 20.04 desktop icons keep moving

My Desktop icons keep toggling between these two types of arrangement (image attached): I can't really tell what triggers the toggle. It seems like the first type occurs after logging in, and then it ...
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How do we organize desktop applications by type?

I want to install and work with a number of applications that do similar things (mainly graphics but TBH also games) and just remembering them in the app list (Gimp and Krita for example) gets to be ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 icons are grey

For some reason, after upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04, the icons (in the Files app) are in grey instead of colored (as showcased by Ubuntu). Any ideas on how to turn them colored?
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persistent popup icon - like a paw print

There is a pop-up that regularly displays. The image looks an animal paw print ... five quadrilaterals radiating outward, surrounding a central irregular quadrilateral (concave top surface), and below ...
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Having problems with icons of new file i create

I have installed Cherry Tree, which I use to take my notes. Problem is that when I save my file, it has the usual plain .txt file icon. I have tried creating a cherry tree file in /home/Templates ...
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Icons missing after upgrading from 18.04 to 20.04

I did the upgrade after the Focal Fossa release on April 23rd, and I found that some icons are missing in Nautilus and other applications. They have been replaced by a "document icon," as you can see ...
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Icons are grabbed with mouse without clicking

When I choose icons from the sidebar of file manager mouse grab this icon without any additional clicking . Also when run Gazebo, Freecad environment still rotating with the mouse without doing any ...
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Edit Kubuntu taskbar app launcher icon in terminal

im making an Kubuntu 20.04 spin, and to edit im using Cubic, but using it i dont know how to edit the taskbar icon of the app launcher, because in cubic i only can use the file explorer and the ...
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Why After upgrdating to Ubuntu 20.04, My filename including “fi” looks weird in File Manager?

It becomes a unicode icon like this: old name is config How to check the problem where it comes from? I use zsh with zimfw. Anybody could come to look at this?
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'Ubuntu on Wayland' theme and appearance set to Ubuntu 20.04 default Session. How to restore back?

I chose the 'Ubuntu on Wayland' session from the settings like icon from the right corner of the login screen and logged in. Once I logged out and logged back in the Ubuntu default session, the ...
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The icons of various apps in the ISO file

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 two days back. I instantly fell in love with the Install Ubuntu icon at the desktop while installing. Where can I get it from the ISO file or forums for using somewhere else? ...

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