When I open WebStorm app from app icon in the Dock, the app icon is not merged with existing app icon, it becomes a new icon (with grey color - please see in the picture). How can I merge these app icon?


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  • Try this: Remove all the WebStorm icons from the plank. Then go to Applications and right click on the WebStorm and click Add to Dock Jan 18, 2016 at 9:56
  • Thanks for your reply, sadly it does not work :( Jan 18, 2016 at 11:25
  • You can also try to Add it to the dock after you open Webstorm. Again remove all the Webstorm icons from the plank, open webstorm and then right click on the Webstorm icon on the plank then Keep in Dock. Hope this helps! Btw, I see PhpStorm as well. Do this removing all the JetBrains icons from the plank. Jan 18, 2016 at 11:50
  • Do all of your suggestions, also remove all JetBrains apps and then reinstalling them but it stay the same. Jan 18, 2016 at 15:08
  • it should be reopened to clarify if this is or not the same problem. the question is different from the one to which this is supposed to be a duplicate (the second icon is not a double of the first) and the answer posted by the OP is very different from the definitive one of the other question.
    – user170
    Mar 16, 2016 at 11:08

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Finally, there is a simple way to fix this: simple change the icon file from webide.png to webide.ico, or using this useful app to edit the menu: https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/precise/alacarte/

  • could you provide more details on this? your question was marked as duplicate but your answer is different from the one of the other question. A
    – user170
    Mar 16, 2016 at 11:04
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    In my case, I just rename the icon file from webide.png to webide.ico and it works. Mar 18, 2016 at 4:54
  • If so, your problem seems different from the one to which this was flagged as duplicate (I flagged it to reopen, but I don't think it will be). - As there is that question to which any other like yours will be flagged as duplicate I have tried to create an unified answer intended to sum up all variants: elementaryos.stackexchange.com/a/4744/170
    – user170
    Mar 18, 2016 at 11:29
  • I'm curious: after renaming the icon: has the doubled icon completely disappeared (and you have one icon only as it should be) OR has it just got an image on it and now you have two similar when the program is open?
    – user170
    Mar 18, 2016 at 11:32
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    @cipricus: after renaming I have only one icon in the dock as it should be. I don't know if it can be worked with other apps or it just only works with PHPStorm. Mar 21, 2016 at 8:50

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