Questions tagged [icons]

This is for any question about the images that represent applications. These images show up in Slingshot and Plank. Questions can be about duplicates, icon packs, low quality icons and more.

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Blurry Flatpak apps icon on dock (installed from flathub)

Apps installed via flatpak seems to have blurry icons on dock. Right after starting the app, the app icon on dock seems fine but as soon as its loaded it is blurred. I have tested it in vlc and ...
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Synology Drive Client integration

Is there a way to correctly integrate synology drive client in Eos? I can install .deb package from synology website, but unfortunately without folder/files status overlays and app indicator on system ...
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Hiding titlebar in Firefox?

Why are both close and minimize icons both on the left? Is it possible to make minimize icon appear on the right?
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Missing icons in Applications and System Settings in Loki

I have a problem with missing icons - I first noticed they disappeared after one of the recent upgrades to Loki. I have Calendar, Camera, KsystemLog, Screenshot, Videos, Photos and Mail icons missing ...
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Duplicate icons in dock, and gear icons in multitasking / window spread views

Occasionally, when opening an app, a duplicate (blurrier) icon will appear in the Plank dock, and the app's normal icon already kept in the dock will not display an indicator. When this happens, said ...
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Missing Icons in AppCenter - Juno

I'm missing 4 icons in AppCenter. All the other application icons are displayed. It looks like there was a similar issue in Loki... App Center missing icons on Loki ..but that looks like it was ...
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Changing icons brakes everything in hera

Every time i change the icons in hera everything just crashes i can reboot because there is no panel nor any shortcut works. I have to erase the icon folder from the terminal to be able to reboot and ...
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Colored close/minimize/resize window icons

I'd like to change the window action icons (close, resize, minimize) to custom colored ones, but even when putting colored ones in usr/share/icons/action/symbolic, the system converts them into shades ...
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libreoffice themes in elementary os problem?

How do you get libreoffice writer to look good, I got the elementary OS style sheet and icons but it looks pretty ordinary, the galaxy icon set is an improvement but still looks ugly. Any help? Thx
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How To Remove Icons No Longer Needed From The Applications Folder

How can I remove icons from the applications folder in Elementary OS6? I've tried AppEditor and nothing seems to be working.
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Fuzzy double icon for some applications on plank

hope everyone is fine. Before I start, I have to say that I have searched a lot for the solution and I have found this, but it doesn't solve the problem, nor does it happen with Google Chrome. What ...
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Can't find org>pantheon>desktop>cerbere on dconf

I've been trying to enable desktop icons on pantheon, however the desktop configurations on my pantheon don't appear to be working right. Any idea how i can fix this issue?
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File Manager Blank Screen On Create New Folder or File

This happens most often than not. Whenever I create a new folder or file in the File Manager, the whole file manager goes blank. I mean all the existing listing disappears including the one that I ...
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What happened to the Applications Menu?

When I was running Juno, I could go into Elementary Tweaks and set the number of columns & rows used in the Applications menu. I couldn't change spacing or icon size, but that was OK. Extra ...
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Is there a way to bring the icons in upper tray closer?

I was wondering if there was any way to bring the upper tray icons more closer so that they look appealing. Please help me out.
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Desktop icons without "Desktop Folders"

I wanted the facility to have icons on the desktop. The solutions I've read so far all involve downloading a utility from the App Center called Desktop Folders. It seems that utility is not available ...
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Can I add a folder icon to a custom folder?

The folders in 'Home' (e.g. Documents, Downloads, etc.) all have nice icons on their folders. I have a 'Google Drive' folder in my home area where I sync my files with Google Drive. I would like to ...
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How do I display an icon with `notify-send`?

If I run notify-send --icon=address-book-new "My notification" the notification that comes up has an "info" icon: And if I look at the notification in the notification popover, ...
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Desktop icons problem

On elementary os 5. 1. 7 Hera I tried to add desktop icons by installing desktop folder from app center - unfortunately I still couldn't add icons to the desktop and then through dconf editor and ...
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Wingpanel icons are not showing up despite installing ayatana and namarupa

Third party app icons (Discord, Steam, etc.) are not showing up in the tray portion of the top panel on Elementary OS 6 (Odin). Native icons like network, microphone, etc. work, just not third party ...
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System tray not showing synergy icon

I installed the synergy on my eOS: 5.1.7 Hera x86_64. Theme/Icons: Elementary [GTK3]. And I did all guides, I found on the google, to bring the icon of synergy into system tray. But no luck. I am ...
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App icons are missing for certain flatpak apps in the plank

With Notes-Up when I click on the new note icon is missing and Blue recorder I found that icon is missing too in plank.
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Notification center problems

how it's going on? I was upset with the fact that the icons of one of my most used applications, like Vivaldi and Spotify, didn't have the Elementary OS style. So I tried to use AppEditor from Flathub ...
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Literally everything is gone from the wingpanel (top panel)

The activities button, time, icons, everything is gone on my wingpanel. I have tried restarting my computer and killing the wingpanel, but neither of those have helped. I would really appreciate some ...
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difficult to know whether files got synchronized or not in a cloud service

I am using pCloud and Dropbox for uploading my files. Both services are installed in my computer running elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera. Whenever I add files in any of the service provider folder, there are ...
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Geary: mail - Broken Theme and icons

After I have installed Geary mail client from the Flathub repository, the icons are bad rendered, with vertical separators bethween. Any solution ? The version is 3.38 I think. Best regards.
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Icons Missing after update

since my last restart of my laptop I'm missing all Elementary icons. I'm using eOS 6. I haven't changed anything, the only thing I'm doing regulary is installing updates from AppCenter. Is there ...
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Icon remains after removal

I installed and removed the epic store through lutris. Unfortunately the icon remained. How do I remove it?
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The use of a custom icon

As it is for now there's no easy way to change a folder's icon with a custom one. Exampel I want to change my Steam folder which indicate it's Steam in that directory. I have tried with gio command ...
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Icons in Files are huge now and I can't figure out how to make them default size again

I'm not sure what I did, but all of the icons in Files are huge now and I can't find a solution on how to make them back to default size. Apologies for the likely stupid question, but I can't find ...
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My top bar hover become blurry after changing theme

Whenever I'm hovering to the topbar application menu or the notification tray it all shows blurry.
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Plank does not emerge icons

My issue is identical to this one, and it did solve my issue when I changed the logo from .png to .ico in .desktop. However, a restart/log-out session would render the solution void. As you can see ...
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Strange icon on network

Wired network is working, but I see a strange icon, what does it mean? Network icon is showing as three dots between brackets Previous network icon:
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How to solve broken Google Chrome icon?

Hi, can anyone guide me on how to solve this broken google chrome icon please?
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Large icons, windows, fonts, etc

I have a computer connected to an LCD TV with a Radeon 6770HD During installation everything was fine, but when I boot everything is very large. Installing the drivers from the AMD website didn't ...
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Resize third party icon in wingpanel?

Is it possible to resize third party icons in wingpanel?
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How can I set .kdenlive mime format icon on Elementary os?

I am using Kdenlive video editor but all my .kdenlive files are shown in Pantheon files with a blank icon. Googling arround and messing with the hicolor icon theme I have some results only if I change ...
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How to replace "Applications" with the eOS logo?

I would like to replace the top left wingpanel "Applications" text with an .svg icon. I saw a post from 2016 but it's not revelant for eOS 5.0 Juno (How to replace wingpanel's "Applications&...
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Top Bar and Dock Icons very large

I have a problem, my elementary OS Juno, it has the top bar and the very large dock icons. The screen resolution has the standard size of my notebook. See my pictures: But my resolution have 1366 x ...
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Adwaita package removed - can’t boot in

I am not an expert in the terminal but I understand how it works a little. So I wanted to remove some themes from my elementary OS Loki. First I deleted the .theme folder, but on the tweaks I could ...
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How can I change the icon of an application in the elementary OS

I am using elementary OS freya. How can I change icon of a specific application in elementary OS. Is it possible ?
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Desktop icons in elementary OS 5

Does anyone have a foolproof way to display desktop icons in elementary OS 5? I am not a big fan of tweaking via the Terminal (reason why I am on elementary); so any other way would be preferable. I ...
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Certain application icons does not show up in dock when opened

When I open qBittorrent or calibre they show for a moment in the dock and then go away. I am using qBittorrent v3.3.1 which is in the official repository and calibre v2.70 which I downloaded from ...
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wing panel broken icon app installed via snapd

I have installed an app via snapd and have changed both .desktop files to point to the svg icon (snap and applications folder) but there's still no icon linking in the wingpanel. any suggestions? ...
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Close, minimize, and maximize button icon locations

I want to change the appearance of those 3 buttons, but I'm not sure where they are located on elementaryOS. I see people talk a lot about Elementary Tweaks, but I don't know much about it. I know ...
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Icon for .desktop file not showing

I created a .desktop file to launch Chrome in a specific profile. Here is the code: [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Name=Chrome School Comment=Open Chrome in my school account Exec=google-chrome --...
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Display Desktop Icons

So I've tried the normal tricks, and everywhere I've looked I can't find how to enable "desktop icons" in 'JUNO', disabling and re-enabling it in tweaks has done nothing. Any advice would be ...
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Where can I find the maximize icon file?

I need the maximize icon file of the default elementary theme. I'm working on a custom theme for Vivaldi, so that it looks more integrated, and this is the only one I can't find. Thank you in advance....
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Icon for File app no longer showing

No more than two/three days ago, the icon for the File app (file manager) is no longer shown, and the icon with the wheen is shown. Can I recover the correct icon, someway?
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Lost Pictures Folder Icon

I have involuntary renamed Pictures Folder. I have lost the custom icon on it. Is it possible to recover the Pictures icon once the folder is renamed again to Pictures?