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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 there an available link to download Mac OS icons collection?

I use a tool named tweak to change my Elementary OS style and I have found some beautiful themes like Yosemite, Unfortunately, I need an icons collection like Mac OS to match the theme. Is there ...
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How to fix broken/wrong wingpanel icon

I installed Hipchat on my ElementaryOS system. I am on 0.3 Freya. In the status bar is this icon: Can I fix this myself or do I have to write the developer of hipchat? I would be okay if the icon ...
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Left and right click on panel icons shows the same context-menu that works only if clicked with the same mouse button that triggered the menu

Unlike in panels that look similar from other desktops (Ubuntu Unity, Cinnamon, etc), left and right clicking the panel icons shows the same menu options. This is true for 'systray' icons of all ...
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How to change icon folder in Plank? [duplicate]

I followed this tutorial (https://elementaryos.stackexchange.com/a/252/403) to create a folder in Plank for applications. The folder is created, but I want to know if it's possible to change the icon ...
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Numix-icon size problem in the top-bar [duplicate]

I have installed numix-icon-theme but it seems broken and weird. As you can see in the image, the topbar icons are way huge compare to normal. How do i fix this? Another help i'm asking for y'all is ...
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How to change Desktop icon font color?

I have desktop enabled but the font color is black. How can I change the icon font color to white?
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After update, calculator program is now called unnamed

After a regular software update, the program previously called "Calculator" is now called "Unnamed". In the applications menu, the icon is still correct, but the program is now called unnamed. In ...
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Is there any way to lock the dock?

You can drag the icons on the dock and put them in and out, but is there any way of locking them so you can't do this?
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Some of the icons are gone Control Panel [closed]

After some updates, some icons of my control panel (including volume) are gone, I've had this problem with Ubuntu, and managed to solve at the time, but as Elementary environment is different, the ...
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Is this panel area a system tray? [duplicate]

Before being edited this answer was suggesting that elementary OS does not have a system tray. I would like to know more about this. What is the difference between this and what I see in other ...
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Can I get a panel icon (similar to a systray icon) for Deadbeef - like Clementine and many other programs have?

Edited after flag and comment to close as duplicate: This was marked as a duplicate for asking for a system tray icon while it looks elementary OS does not have a system tray. If that is the case, ...
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Disable custom icons within applications

I like the default icons in Elementary, however when I change the icon theme to Numix it also replaces the icons in applications (for instance Midori) which looks really out of place. Any way to ...
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Elementary OS and Tray Icons [duplicate]

I have been a long time Ubuntu user. 3 weeks ago, I decided to give Elementary OS a try. My initial experience was pretty good, but after the following changes, I was very happy. Elementary Tweaks ...
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How can I fix this strange icon in wingpanel?

The top left icon. No idea what can it be. I havent installed anything new, just when i started my computer it was there. Any ideas?
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Persistent question mark icon in Wingpanel

first post ... A few days ago, a Question Mark icon appeared in my Wingpanel.. Why is it there, and how can I make it go away?! If I click it, I get a tiny dialogue box with no dialogue in it..
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icon not displaying in menu bar [duplicate]

I am using Elementary OS Freya and since I installed a program not using the included software manager, I get an icon in the menu bar like this: I tried to do sudo apt-get update -> Sudo apt-get ...
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Troubleshoot broken theme issues [duplicate]

Occasionally, the default gtk theme gets broken; I can see it in some apps (e.g. Firefox) which seem to revert to the old and ugly gnome theme. But more evidently than that, I'm not able to ...
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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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File type for Slingshot/Dock Icons

I'm writing a desktop entry file for a program that doesn't come with one. The icon the program has on Windows is a circle, but the one I found on the web has an annoying white square background. I'm ...
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How can I change the icon for a specific file type?

I have Guitar Pro installed on my system (no easy task, but that's another matter for another time), and have a ton of .gpx, .gp5, and .gp4 files that I use with the application. The file icons ...
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Cannot see system tray on Elementary OS Freyja 0.3.2 [duplicate]

I am using Slack amongst other software on Elementary. When I hit the 'x' it is supposed to minimize to the tray. When I try to do this, I cannot see any icon in the system tray. But I still get ...
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My panel icons get more than 3 minutes to load [duplicate]

I'm using Fyeya 0.3.2 (I guess this is the most up to date version) However recently I'm facing a issue with the panel icons. Including network client. Panel icons get more than 3 minutes to load. I ...
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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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How to fix Netbeans 8.1 double icons on plank [duplicate]

I downloaded and installed Neatbeans 8.1 from the official site. Even if I tick Keep in Dock for the Netbeans icon, a new icon is generated every time I click on it. This new icon doesn't have the ...
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Menu icons broke after reboot

A picture is worth a thousand words... The app icons in the menu bar for wallch and syntastic were replaced by the broken-monitor icon after a reboot and I'm not sure why. They were working fine ...
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Duplicate icon of Wing IDE [duplicate]

I have a Wing IDE icon in Plank. but a second fuzzy icon appears every time the IDE is opened: enter image description here [![Not open][1]][1] I think that is like chrome icon bug. I need modify ...
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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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Change specified app's icon

How can I change the icon for an specified app? I have installed Dota 2 but it shows Steam icon instead of Dota 2 icon, the right Doat 2 icons is shown when the game is running but not in plank. How ...
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How to combine the icons of different icon sets into a new one? [duplicate]

I would like combine two icon sets into one new icon set. Meaning I want the wingpanel icons (sound,battery,wifi,etc) and the application toolbar icons (geary,scratch,etc) from the default elementary ...
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Copying status panel icon for diodon

I've installed the clipboard manager diodon, a status panel applet I've used before with Ubuntu that works very well. The only annoyance is that in elementary it doesn't use a monochrome icon, but ...
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Google Chrome appears twice in slingshot

I recently updated Google Chrome and also encountered this problem. After doing a reboot I noticed that Google Chrome now appears twice searching for it in slingshot Edit: Attaching a screenshot
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Network icon missing in Freya wingpanel

I have tried everything in this thread and I have asked on Reddit but I am unable to get the network icon back. Please help.
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How do I remove the WIndows overview mode icons?

Half the time the icons don't show up and they take away from watching more than one video at once.
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Is there documentation on Icon Design for Gtk+ and elementary OS?

I'd like to design an icon set for elementary, but I'm not sure how to make them compatible with Gtk+, or what specifications are required. I'm a designer and have a lot of experience with Illustrator ...
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Add icon to show desktop

I need the icon to minimize windows and show desktop. I can't find a decent guide. Can you help me?
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Google Chrome no longer has an icon [closed]

I've always been able to fix any issues I've had with Google Chrome's icon by setting a StartupWMClass as described here, however as of today the icon broke completely, and StartupWMClass didn't solve ...
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All Icons from Plank dock have a strange behaviour after power outage

I'm experiencing a little problem after a power outage. When opening any app from the icon dock (Plank), these are opened at end and not pointing to same original icon. In fact, Sublimetext editor ...
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How do I change the icon size (zoom) in Files

How do I change the icon size in Files?
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Why is there a low-res icon on the dock when Spotify is running?

I installed Spotify client using the method from their official site. When I run it, however, a low-res icon pop out on the dock and is used to maximise/minimise the app instead of the original hi-res ...
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How can I replace a single App Icon

How can I replace a single Icon (In my case Inkscape and terminator) without interfering with my current Icon theme. Since I use the elementary+ Icon theme it has an orange Inkscape Icon and I don't ...
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List installed icon sets and themes

How can I see a list with the names of the different icon sets and themes I've installed in elementary OS? I can see them listed if I use elementary-tweaks, but that app is not maintained anymore and ...
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Is there a way to install custom folder icons?

I have several folders in my home folder that are just plain blue icons, which I feel are a little out of place. Is there an icon theme or tweak I can use to improve the look of my home folder a ...
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How can I change the Skype icon in the wingpanel to match the default style?

It'd be nicer if the Skype icon was smaller and white. Here's how it looks right now:
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One of my apps has a second, fuzzy icon in Plank. How can I workaround this?

I have a Google Chrome icon in Plank. After an update to Google Chrome, a second fuzzy icon appears every time the browser is opened: How can I fix this?