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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Is the icons in Applications menu hardcoded?

It has been awhile and now I'm back on elementary OS. I think the last time I tried it was release 5.0 My question is: have the icons in Applications menu been hardcoded in Horus? I'm asking because ...
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Elementary OS 7 (Horus) compatibility with Ubuntu / Unity indicators on Pantheon's Wingpanel (top right menubar)?

How can we display the "old" (and frequently still needed / required) system tray / indicator icons for apps like TeamViewer and so forth? Without this, TeamViewer complains about it not ...
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'Star in Purple box' icon for downloaded apps while switching tabs using Alt + Tab

I installed Elementary OS 7.0 Horus and downloaded Chrome and Firefox browsers. Chrome - via dpkg after downloading the .deb file Firefox - via apt - snap downloaded and installed Using Alacarte ...
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Icons not showing

I am using elementary os 6.1. When my storage became full then most of icons disappeared. Now I have remove some stuff and freed some space but my icons still not showing. Here are some screenshots
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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ElementaryOS Juno after Eclipse IDE install impossible to add icon after linked in Application menu and Plank

I can't get the icon for Eclipse to display, although the exec link is present in the Applications menu and Plank, after checking instructions here but it won't display the icon. I have created an "...
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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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Taskbar icons in juno dont work

in juno you can put the icons in the taskbar as in loki ?, example i install slack, discord, telegram... and the application icon does not come out. Any idea how to fix it?
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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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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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Icons are disappearing from Plank

I noticed that some of my icons are randomly disappearing from plank. After a restart, some of my icons are not there. So I have to click again on 'keep in dock' option and it's fine for some time, ...
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Icons of default folder are gone

Default icons of default folders in file manager are gone even though I am using default theme and icons. (checkout image below) Please help me.
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Unsure of what program is currently not working in top bar [duplicate]

So, I must've installed a program and uninstalled some of it's components, cause I have an icon in the top bar which is not working and I have no clue what it is. I've tried manually closing ...
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What is this black rectangle with a "do not enter" sign in it in the top panel? [duplicate]

What is this black rectangle with a "do not enter" sign in it? When clicking on it, an empty pull down menu shows. Thanks!
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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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