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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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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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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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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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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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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Various icons now missing

I turned on my Elementary OS Panetheon desktop yesterday evening to discover various icons were missing, 'Photos', "Videos". Also the System settings icon has changed to what looks like some little ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Photos missing crop, automatically improve, etc

In Photos, when I first open the app, and select a picture I have all the editing options, but if I go back to the library view and select ANY photo after that the only tool shown at the bottom is the ...
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Viber icon broken?

I'm getting errors in showing viber icons. Can anyone help me with this? Menu: http://i.imgur.com/UgEEwQ8.jpg Panel: http://i.imgur.com/lGDwCKw.jpg
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wingpanel, adapt third party icons to background color

When the background wallpaper is white, native wingpanel icons are black and when a window is maximized the icons are white because the background becomes black except with third party icons like ...
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In the Applications I have two 'Files' apps

I just installed eOS today and after 6 hours I am pretty happy with the environment while all of the tasks I feel so far I need to be able to accomplish have been covered. Question, in the ...
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Resize third party icon in wingpanel?

Is it possible to resize third party icons in wingpanel?
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FontViewer v3.20.2 missing icon from “Applications” menu

elementary OS 0.4 Loki AppCenter shows FontViewer v3.20.2 as installed. However, there is no icon available under "Applications" Although can be searched and launched; was wondering if there is a ...
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Cogwheel icon on dock when using alt + tab

In the Dock I can see all the icons for the applications I have open. But there is just a icon with a cogwheel for some applications (Vivaldi, Intellij and Postman in this case) when I cycle through ...
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Need help with changing the wingpanel icon of MegaSync Linux client

I love the app, it gives me 50GB free space, but the icon sucks. I have paper icons installed. And I want to change it to something that goes along with it. Can I manually change the icon to something ...
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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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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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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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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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Installed buggy icon pack

I installed a buggy icon pack and now I have no icons in my desktop. My settings won't open. Is there any way to fix it? I just want to restore the default icon pack.
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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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Is there an easy way to change a.wine app's icon?

I have some cogwheel sorta kinda icon for an executable in .wine, but I have the actual program icon from the company. Is there an easy way to change the icon? I have tried right click and properties ...
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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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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