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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Kubuntu - Issue opening applications that are a shortcut

After a fresh install of kubuntu 20.04, then after update and a reboot, I have a issue that when you click on any icon that was 'add to panel as a widget' it will fail. I get a quick tab in the panel ...
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Open application after tray icon click or double-click instead of menu

SETUP: I have telegram icon after installing it with sudo apt install telegram-desktop. Telegram version 3.6.1. OS - Ubuntu 22.04. And instead of default applications dash panel I'm using dash-to-...
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How can I Position Desktop Icons to The Exact Position that I want and not Snap to an adjoing Postion [closed]

I am using WindowsFx which is Based from Ubuntu. I have this Annoying Little Problem. When I Try to Move an Icon or Shortcut on the Desktop, if I move just a bit one way it will get Moved to a ...
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How can I get an icon image to appear in my desktop shortcut?

How do I get an image to appear in an Ubuntu desktop shortcut? I am trying to get an icon to appear in my desktop shortcut. I am using Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS. This is what my desktop file looks like: [...
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.desktop file cannot be marked as trusted in Ubuntu 22.04

I migrated from my old Ubuntu 20.04 computer to my new Ubuntu 22.04 computer. Once the Ubuntu was installed on my new computer I did the migration over my router using these commands on the new ...
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Vanilla Gnome adwaita theme still uses brown folders

I followed this answer to install the default gnome theme on my Ubuntu install. I have found though that adwaita-icon-theme-full still has the old brown adwaita icons. Is there any way I can get the ...
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How to make ubuntu show image previews for image icons

I updated my Ubuntu Mate 20.04 to 22.04, and my settings, themes and general appearances all changed. My pictures, formerly would show the image as a preview. now its some icon which makes things ...
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OpenFOAM 10 cannot be found in the launcher in Ubuntu?

I installed OpenFOAM 10, and the terminal also displayed the installation. Why is there no OpenFOAM icon in the drive?
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Where to store user-specific (not system-wide or theme-specific) custom icons?

Based on information from similar questions, I saved my custom icons in ~/.local/share/icons, and my .desktop entry was able to find them without providing any path. However, when I updated my rsync ...
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Can't launch apps from sidebar icons or right click menu after upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS

I upgraded my ubuntu install to 22.04.1 LTS a while ago. I think my upgrade was somewhat botched and I've noticed a few issues. Mainly, there are problems with launching apps through the Desktop GUI. ...
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Gnome tweak icon change doesn't take on dock or desktop

Ubuntu 20.04 on Lenovo laptop running Tweaks 3.34 with Gnome shell 3.36.9 and GTK 3.24.20. I selected Humanity icons with High Contrast applications theme. The Humanity icons appear in Nautilus but ...
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Dock trash icon not following Gnome Theme

The trash icon in my dock is not following the gnome theme I have selected. The icon in the dock is different from the one in my dock. I am using the Dash to Dock extension, but I have Use built-in ...
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Xubuntu is not showing the application icon at top left corner

Installed Xubuntu 22.04 in my laptop which is xfce desktop environment. I noticed that the application icon on top left corner of each window is not showing. Though as per the screenshots from xfce ...
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Corrupted icons after making an update with UBUNTU version 22.10 and GNOME version 43.1

some icons are showing me a weird corrupted icon corrupted red icon I see some solutions for this issue that state that we need to reinstall the GNOME extension of the desktop icon so I tried these ...
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Change location of the Dash icon to the top of the panel

No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS Release: 22.04 Codename: jammy Wondering if there is a way to change the location of the Dash icon AKA ...
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Website thumbnail/image/icons not loading properly

On youtube, the video thumbnails are greyed but the hover previews works. I can click to play a video but the thumbnails would also be grey. On Reddit, the icons appear as square boxes with ...
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Pixelated borders around icons on dock/panel

Currently using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. Sometimes icons will have a pixelated border around them when selected which is a minor issue but still slightly annoying. Examples: Sometimes they look normal again ...
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Application theme and icon theme not working in applications

Applications are not following application theme and icons are also all messed up. Screenshot of applications The shell theme is working fine and the fonts are fine too. I ran the following code ...
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Wayland/Ubuntu 22.04 mouse cursor icon not responding on some apps

I am on ubuntu 22.04 with "Mesa Intel® Graphics (ADL GT2)" graphics. Clicking and everything else works, only cursor icon is not appropriate for its position on screen. Some apps show proper ...
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What does a blue Wavelan plugin icon mean?

The Wavelan icon on my panel is sometimes blue and sometimes white. I am just curious as to what the two colors mean, or if there are other colors that ever show up. I am running 64-bit Xubuntu 22.04....
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Custom GTK theme + "symbolic" icons in gnome shell?

How to get the symbolic icon mechanism activated together with a custom GTK theme? Custom GTK theme I'm on Ubuntu 22.04 and made a custom variation of the built-in GTK 'HighContrast' theme for a ...
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Missing menu bar and other symbols (22

Menu bar date and time connection symbol etc Missing
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Why can't I see these app icons in Ubuntu Software?

As you can see, four app icons are missing.
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Re create "rotating icon" that popped up during the establishment of an internet connection

Is there a way to Re create the "rotating icon" that popped up during the establishment of an internet connection. It was last seen in 18.04. I have ubuntu mate 20.04? It was last in 18.04 ...
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installing icons on gwsl

I'm running Ubuntu wsl2, Windows subsystem for Linux. GWSL is an awesome tool to run GUI apps on it. Going to GWSL Distro Tools > GTK Themes, allows you to use custom themes. The problem is that ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Nemo Browser, Yaru Icon set, not showing all folder/file emblems - emblem files present in /usr/share/icons/Yaru

Random one... When using nemo as the default file browser, using the Yaru-dark theme overall, with the Yaru icon set chosen within the gnome-tweaks app, I've noticed not all the available emblems are ...
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custom icon for files without extension

Plain text files in particular. I've set an icon in the filestype menu/dolphin properties for *.txt files, and when i open up the properties for text files without extension, it shows that icon as ...
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how to make Firefox icon on the dock follow the desktop theme?

I've noticed that while the vast majority of my apps' icons adjusted as per the desktop theme, there are several apps, which icons don't get changed, namely Firefox, Skype and PyCharm. At first, I ...
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Providing an Icon for the taskbar for a java application

I have a java application packaged as an executable file with JavaPackager. The content of the tar.gz file is: a PNG file (provided by me - 128px/128px ) a folder with all the .jar libs an executable ...
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Accent Colors not Changing Shell Theme and Certain Applications

Hello everyone I just upgraded to 22.04 LTS and I noticed that the accent color changer only applies to the application theme and icon theme, but not the GNOME UI Shell theme. The corresponding shell ...
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New blue trash icon in 22.10?

I just realized after using gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.ding show-trash true on my 22.10 release, there is this blue trash icon on the desktop instead of your normal grey one. The normal ...
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How to add custom icons to my Quicklaunch Widget in Lubuntu?

I want to add two app shortcuts to my panel, using the quicklaunch widget. The apps' icons look like this in the file manager: When I put them in my quicklaunch, however, they look like this: They ...
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Ubuntu system icons are not loaded

I am new to Ubuntu and when I used it the first time on my PC, apparently many system icons couldn't be loaded properly as shown in the picture below Many icons are replaced with a crossed-out white ...
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Some system icons were replaced with 'prohibition sign' icon

ISSUE DESCRIPTION: Some icons are replaced with 'prohibition sign' icons as shown on the screens: Topbar Dock Settings tabs I guess that a potential reason of this problem is a 'snap-store' update ...
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Green Dot on Unity Launcher Missing

I am running 22.04.1 LTS and installed both the Ubuntu system 1.8.19 arduino ide and also have the direct download (.AppImage) of the 2.0.0 arduino ide located in my ~/bin. I successfully added a ...
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How to hide these icons on the menu bar after Ubuntu installation

After installation of Ubuntu 22.10 I decided to hide all those icons on my side menu bar, but there is no way to do this. When I press right-click there are usually two options: "New window" ...
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How can I remove the font/icon shadow/s?

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Desktop, how can I remove the font/icon shadow/s?
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Wi-Fi connection icon is not visible

I have hp pavilion 15 laptop so it cannot connection to internet because of wi-fi connection icon is not visible. firstly click the system icon top of the right corner and I cannot see the wi-fi ...
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Changing Icon for Main Menu in MATE-Panel with dconf-editor

I am aware that this question was already posed in a similar way. I then got a perfect answer to do it via dconf-editor -> org -> mate -> panel -> objects. INstalling now MATE with the ...
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Why are some desktop icons not displaying correctly?

I have xubuntu 20.04. Some of the programs I install don't show correctly. For example, Visual Studio Code, and Firefox dev. While other programs do display their icons correctly. Is there any way to ...
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Ubuntu suddenly crashes, then all the icons turn into grey boxes

Sometimes Ubuntu 20.04 suddenly crashes and all of the icons turn into grey boxes. The system doesn't freeze and I can still move the mouse around, but that's about it. No terminal, no apps, etc... I'...
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Gnome 43 spontaneously switching to dark mode

Ubuntu version: 22.10 GNOME version: 43.0 Hardware: Macbook Pro Early 2015 I just upgraded from Ubuntu 22.04 to 22.10 and something that has started happening ever since is that the GNOME theme will ...
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Missing themes and icons Kubuntu 22.10 [duplicate]

My theme and icons has black boxes on my screen. I have restarting my sddm and it has e running status
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Need help with Ubuntu 22.04 top bar

I was messing around with some Mac themes and messed up. I defaulted the Ubuntu look but the top bar still looks the same, with the Apple logo on the left and all. Also, I have two bugged desktop ...
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kde and gtk icon size different

I have an odd issue after a fresh install of Kubuntu 22.10. It seems Evolution is not obeying the icon size that every other app is using. Even non-kde apps such as Firefox and Libreoffice obey the ...
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How to edit "Show Applications" menu

I understand there's a similar question of how to edit the applications menu but it doesn't work for me. Both Alacarte and Menulibre don't show icons that are stuck in my "Show applications" ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 icons error

I install Ubuntu 22.04 and after a few stars a lot of icons went red, like in this figure. I tried to use this answer Desktop icons gone in 22.04, but it done nothing. Building dependency tree... Done ...
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Desktop (not application menu) icons for all users in Ubuntu 20.04

I have a machine running Ubuntu 20.04 and made a .desktop file. I tested it in my desktop and it worked, so i copied it to all existent users and did sudo su; cd /etc/skel/; mkdir Desktop; cp /home/...
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H.264 (High 4:4:4 Profile) is not installed

I have recently installed Ubuntu 22.04. Many of videos are not playing. The error is "H.264 (High 4:4:4 Profile) decoder is required to play the file". I searched the Internet and found ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 shows default icons on Dock when using shortcut

After upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04, whenever I open Terminator using the shortcut (alt+Ctrl+T) it comes up as a broken(default?) icon in the dock. If I open the same via clicking the icon it comes ...
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