2022 Developer Survey is open! Take survey.

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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
26 views

ventoy app in linux xfce, gear icon for that app in the panel when launch it, how i can change that icon

I downloaded ventoy in xfce linux Ubuntu, to launch it I should launch it with ./VentoyGUI.x86_64 %U after cd to working directory of it, it's pop up authentication window with gear icon in panel, and ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
6 views

Fractional scaling, icons on desktop

I have ubuntu 20.04 LTS. My laptop's display uses a resolution of 1920x1080. When using fractional scaling 100% everything is OK. When using fractional scaling of 125%, desktop icons scale wrong ...
user avatar
  • 11
2 votes
0 answers
19 views

Number of unread messages in system tray kmail icon

In previous versions of KDE, the system tray icon of KMail showed the number of unread messages on the mail icon. For instance, in Kubuntu 14.04 I had the following: In recent versions of KDE the ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
30 views

Favorites bar: orange dot for running Firefox missing

I have Firefox as one of my favorites. When I open Firefox, the little "running dot" in the favorites bar is missing. So when I click the icon to return to the open instance, another ...
user avatar
  • 131
0 votes
2 answers
27 views

How to assign an icon to (3rd party) apps without .desktop

Whenever I want to change an app's icon I open its .desktop file and change the icon= parameter. But there are apps (mostly solutions not apps!) like Google Keep, etc. which have no .desktop files in /...
user avatar
-1 votes
0 answers
10 views

I am up to date on 20.04 LTS, A recent update causes mouse icon to disappear

after rebooting, the mouse is visible; I leave computer for an hour and the icon is invisible -you can see its effect on windows but not enough to select items. Again I have to reboot to have a usable ...
user avatar
  • 17
0 votes
0 answers
54 views

ubuntu 22.04 LTS No power menu Icon on taskbar

I installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Desktop as a vm. When I launched it everything seemed to be working until I tried to shutdown the vm. There is no menu icon on the taskbar to access the shutdown option. I ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
28 views

How to set candy icon theme for every app icon in Ubuntu 22.04?

I installed Candy Icon theme on my Ubuntu 22.04 and after enabling it in gnome tweaks, some apps haven't changed their icons (e.g. Brave Web Browser, Spotify). It's confusing, because some third party ...
user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
78 views

Ubuntu 22.04 firefox desktop icon

I wanted to create a desktop shortcut for firefox but I failed. I didn't find the firefox.desktop icon so I searched the whole computer and found one from a strange location. I allowed launching and ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
32 views

Sudden disappearance of icons on Ubuntu 20.04 after choosing the icon pack

I am running Ubuntu 20.04, I downloaded colloid icon pack to customize soon after choosing the icon pack all my icons and apps disappeared. I couldn't even open my terminal and folders except chrome......
user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
295 views

My apps are not visible in Show Applications screen in Ubuntu 22.04

You can see from the screenshot that I have many apps installed (Chrome, Steam, TeamViewer, etc) but they are not being shown on my "Show Applications" screen. In fact, it doesn't even show ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
103 views

Broken icons after updating to Ubuntu 22.04

Disclaimer : I've already tried this solution, but it didn't fix the problem for me. Hey :) Some icons seem to be broken after updating to Ubuntu 22.04, as you can see from this screenshot. It also ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
21 views

How to resize the app icons in the app picker in Ubuntu 22.04? [duplicate]

I'm using a 1366x768 desktop, and the GNOME app picker (app drawer) is reducing the size of the icons, even though there is plenty of space to fit everything. In addition to that, the names of the ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
56 views

How to fix weird icons in pcmanfm-qt on Ubuntu 22.04?

I made a fresh Ubuntu 22.04 install and I see that the icons in pcmanfm-qt are somehow odd and most of them are missing: I crawled around a bit and found a few packages, whose missingness could be ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
15 views

'Files' icon on lock/login screen

Recently I installed Ubuntu 20.04 and noticed something upon the fresh install that I hadn't seen in earlier versions: a small files icon on the bottom of the inlog screen (as pictured in the ...
user avatar
7 votes
2 answers
603 views

How do I get rid of all of these duplicates?

Please be gentle, I am new to Linux. I know that everything is handled by package managers like snap, apt, flatpak, etc. but I have no clue which one of these package managers each duplicate app is a ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
25 views

Windows application toolbar icons (not fonts) too small on Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to use this windows application called Microcap in Ubuntu 20.04 executed under Wine. Unfortuntely, even though the application fonts looks ok, it doesn't matter what fractional scaling I ...
user avatar
  • 101
1 vote
0 answers
59 views

Icons missing after upgrading from ubuntu 21.10 to 22.04

I have upgraded from ubuntu 21.10 to 22.04. While installing, my computer runs out of power and shut down. When the power is back, some of the icons are missing in the new 22.04 like below. How can I ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
36 views

Missing icons in terminal, it shows squares with numbers into

I am working on a CLI application that normally shows icons at every beginning of terminal rows. There are some icons at every row beginning, sometime animated when the app is working. I don't know ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
45 views

Third-party apps are dark in desktop panel

Third-party apps are dark in the notification area of the Ubuntu 22.04 desktop panel. Normally the Discord logo should appear there, moreover not only Discord but all third-party application icons ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
22 views

[Ubuntu 20.04][Gnome 3.36.8] Configure multiple icons in the dock for multiple instances of the same application

I have a multi-monitor setup and most of the times, I have multiple instances of an application (ex Chrome) open in different monitors. However, the number of icons of that application on the dock ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
278 views

After upgrading to 22.04 LTS icons seem broken

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and when I upgraded, the first thing I noticed was that the icons looked broken, as shown in the screenshot below: I'm in an Xorg session and I tried to change the icons ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
90 views

How do I set the default icons to my own choice instead of Yaru?

as per the title; I want to have my own icon set (Win10Sur-black-dark) instead of Ubuntu's default, Yaru. After getting the icons from my drive (I have it there as backup) and setting them in Gnome ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
58 views

How to set .ico icon file by iconbitmap in tkinter in python 3.8 on ubuntu

I am new to tkinter8.6 and i am using ubuntu20.04 lts, I have installed pillow 9.0, root.title("Learn code for Iconbitmap") root.iconbitmap("current folder/1_3.ico") even however i ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
27 views

Change Icon of Main Menu in Panel (Mate)

I already was able to change the icon of the Main Menu in the panel of Mate using these suggestions Change icon on MATE main menu Yesterday, suddenly menu was gone, I fixed it and eanted to assign &...
user avatar
  • 51
0 votes
0 answers
19 views

.desktop icon created but refuses to appear in Gnome desktop

I installed gns3 with dpkg, and was able to add a fav icon. Later I found out I needed to uninstall gns3 and install an older version. I was able to uninstall the dpkg version and install the older ...
user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
0 answers
22 views

all icons have disappeared and nothing except firefox opens/visible on the screen, even terminal wont open/invisble

So I am new to linux/ubuntu and i just watched this video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gx1hEQSOAyg) and installed this theme (purple) https://www.gnome-look.org/p/1661983/ So now tweaks wont open, ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
26 views

How can I fix garbled text and icons in gnome-shell title bar, task bar, and prompts without reseting the session?

gnome-shell crashed at some point and, upon reloading, all the text and almost all icons in the title bar, task bar, menus, and prompts are garbled. I have a process that's been running for a week now;...
user avatar
  • 2,400
0 votes
0 answers
28 views

Rearrange desktop icons with nemo desktop grid

On Ubuntu 20.04, I have installed nemo as described under this comment because the desktop was previously buggy. I can rearrange the icons within the desktop only when I turn off "use-desktop-...
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
34 views

How to make icon show in xfce panel for python script?

This appears to be the same question as How to add launcher icon for python script? but the solution given there doesn't seem to work for me. I have an executable tkinter script for which I have made ...
user avatar
  • 207
0 votes
0 answers
27 views

App icons in Software Center not appearing in all places

Initially, the icons in Software Center (gnome-software, Ubuntu 21.10) were not there and only appeared as I selected a category and waited for them -- apparently they were being downloaded? (NOTE: I ...
user avatar
  • 117
0 votes
0 answers
33 views

Change icon of executable without installing or creating a .desktop file

I am using Xubuntu 20.04 and i got an executable compiled myself by the electron framework. It runs great, except the icon is that blue one with a gear on it on the taskbar (it is the docklike plugin ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
74 views

How to get rid of new icons in yaru-theme-icon in ubuntu 21.10?

I upgraded my computer to ubuntu 21.10. But i don't like the new icons in the yaru theme in 21.10. So i would like to install the yaru-theme-icon from 20.04 by doing something like this: > sudo apt-...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
72 views

Slack Icon Missing in Desktop Application Window in Ubuntu

I'm using the Slack desktop client on Xubuntu 20.04 and noticed that the Slack icon does not appear in the top left corner of the application window: I've tried this with the *.deb package, the Snap ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
16 views

Ubuntu 21.10 directory and files icons missing when opening file manager from applications (ctrl + O)

I recently updated to Ubuntu 21.10, but now directory and files icons are missing when trying to open files from any applications (typically using ctrl + O). Here are two examples from mozilla firefox ...
user avatar
  • 145
0 votes
0 answers
15 views

How can I add an icon to a specific sub-process from an application?

I have the RuneScape 3 application on my system that has an icon attached to it, however the application launches a sub-process named "rs2client" according to System Monitor which doesn't ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
35 views

No new messege badge counters on Slack application icon in the Ubuntu dock

I use Ubuntu 21.10 and Slak 4.24.0. But badge counters do not work and do not appear on Slack in the Ubuntu dock even if someone mentioned my name or sent me a direct message. At the same time badge ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
76 views

Why does Firefox Developer Edition shortcut opens in new icon?

I've been at this for hours now. Nothing works, .desktop file below. I don't know why, but I can't drag&drop the open firefox-dev icon to my favorites, only when I look for it in Applications ...
user avatar
  • 97
0 votes
1 answer
44 views

Settings icon missing on login screen 20.04

I installed KDE (kde-full first then kbuntu-desktop) and the gear icon at the bottom right of the login screen is not showing to switch desktop environments. I did try this: sudo update-alternatives --...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
49 views

Wine problem: when I try to open .exe file or even winecfg only appears the program or wine icon

I have installed wine-7.0 on my Xubuntu 20.04 through tar.xz (cause apt-get installation was not working), but when I try to open any .exe file nothing happened and only the program's icon's appear on ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
61 views

My icon theme got corrupted after installing Kdenlive

My icon theme got corrupted after installing the Kdenlive app from the app store. I tried reinstalling it (the icon theme is called Candy-icons) from Gnome-Look but it did not help. Here is some ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
25 views

How to open Chrome using its icon on left bar of Ubuntu 20.04, just by using keyboard, no mouse

In Windows, we can press C key to point to chrome icon and then press the Enter key to launch chrome. Similarly, how can we open chrome using just the keyboard, and using the Chrome's icon present on ...
user avatar
  • 3
0 votes
1 answer
56 views

Where is the icon for Ubuntu Software in Ubuntu 20.04.4 located?

I mean the diamond-shaped blue icon that has a couple of gears on it. I want to change it to something else, and have looked everywhere but have come up empty.
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
114 views

Apps Broken after changing Icon Themes?

Been running Ubuntu 20.04 for five months, and after playing around for the millionth time with icon themes, my system reported "App X will close because of a crash", and Gnome Tweaks, ...
user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
39 views

Move application launchers off desktop?

I have several application launchers for Steam games on my Ubuntu 20.04 desktop. It's starting to look cluttered when I do screenshares in meetings. I'd prefer to create a sub directory of the desktop ...
user avatar
  • 111
1 vote
0 answers
37 views

GNOME Shell Extension screen margin

I am in love with tweaking my shell, and I have a few extensions installed. One of which is Hide Top Bar. When enabled, my Desktop Icons (Desktop Icons: NEO/NG) shift up. This makes the top bar ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
57 views

Why I have this weird GUI in Ubuntu 21.10?

I don't know why, but I have this strange GUI and it doesn't allow me to execute anything like Power Off or even execute the terminal. All the icons are gone. It just allows me execute google chrome, ...
user avatar
  • 23
0 votes
1 answer
69 views

Change Firefox Developer Edition icon in dash?

So I have installed Firefox Developer Edition and placed it in /opt/firefox. I also created a related firefoxDeveloperEdition.desktop in /usr/share/applications that I have altered the Icon property ...
user avatar
  • 163
0 votes
0 answers
128 views

How to make gnome launcher all apps menu icons smaller. more rows, more columns

Dear Community How do i make all the apps fit on one screen in the all apps menu without scrolling down. I would like to add rows and columns to make all the apps fit the screen without scrolling down....
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
25 views

Files opens to the Home directory

The Files icon use to open to show 'Previous, Home, Documents, etc' as shown in first image. It has now change to open directly to 'Home' as shown in second image. How do I change it back to look like ...
user avatar

1
2 3 4 5
50