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Dropbox icon missing in Loki

The correct instructions to run are : env XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=Unity QT_STYLE_OVERRIDE='' dropbox start it worked for me ! The -i option is only necessary the first time to install the daemon, but ...
ComputingFroggy's user avatar
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Dropbox icon missing in Loki

Dropbox does not recognize Elementary's desktop interface. Therefore, it does not know which icon set to use. This script has been designed for Elementary OS and I really can recommend it: https://...
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Dropbox icon missing in Loki

sudo nano /usr/share/applications/dropbox.desktop then replace the exec line to Exec=env XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=Unity QT_STYLE_OVERRIDE='' dropbox start dropbox stop dropbox start -i
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5 votes
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Is there any way to lock the dock?

Yes, this is possible. You can open the dock's preferences by right-clicking on a free space of the dock. Probably you will need several tries not to open context menu from an icon - but believe me, ...
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How to solve broken Google Chrome icon?

Just do sudo apt -f install after this. dpkg -i or dpkg --install doesn't install dependencies automatically.
kostyabakay's user avatar
3 votes

Certain application icons does not show up in dock when opened

Same issue. Currently I go to dock preference (ctrl + Right Click), comportment, and I disable/enable Show unpinned. But it's not a solution of course. It's boring but it's work (or Alt+Tab)
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How to solve broken Google Chrome icon?

In the terminal navigate to /usr/share/applications sudo scratch-text-editor google-chrome.desktop scroll about halfway down to just above the [Desktop Action NewWindow] section look for the Icon ...
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How to change Desktop icon font color?

If you enabled the desktop icons by Nautilus (How to enable desktop icons and right click in Elementary OS Freya?), you can do the following: cd ~/.config/gtk-3.0 nano gtk.css add the css: .nautilus-...
Marcel Kohls's user avatar
3 votes
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After update, calculator program is now called unnamed

Run the following command to open the calculator entry in Scratch sudo -i scratch-text-editor /usr/share/applications/pantheon-calculator.desktop Change the text after line that starts with Name= (...
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Display Desktop Icons

Have you tried this tip? Keep in mind that desktop folders is not a deal in the elementary. This can be harsh, I know.
Vinícius Rodrigues's user avatar
3 votes

Display Desktop Icons

There's an app called Desktop Folder that's available in the AppCenter. It adds desktop folders, among other things.
Ken Kinder's user avatar
3 votes

Elementary OS 7 (Horus) compatibility with Ubuntu / Unity indicators on Pantheon's Wingpanel (top right menubar)?

This can be restored by using the still functional Lafydev/wingpanel-indicator-ayatana with the following steps: (Also note that active forks can be found with this Active GitHub Forks project such as ...
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How can I fix this strange icon in wingpanel?

since the link in accepted answer is already invalid, I'd like to give another link. The link below contains custom install script for DropBox. https://github.com/zant95/elementary-dropbox This ...
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Add icon to show desktop

Plank(Dock) has a hidden settings window for developers/OEMs. Hold Control and right click anywhere on the dock Select "Preferences" Select "Docklets" tab from the Dialog box that appeared Drag "...
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Viber icon broken?

Create a script to run viber: sudo nano /usr/local/bin/viber-start put into it: #!/bin/bash VIBER_USE_LIBAPPINDICATOR=1 XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=Unity /opt/viber/Viber Make it executable chmod +x /...
Сергей Рябищук's user avatar
2 votes
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How can I get menus with icons in Loki?

Full explanation here. What concern us: setting this via org.gnome.desktop.interface does not work because menus-have-icons (and buttons-have-icons) is deprecated, but it's still possible to set this ...
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Cogwheel icon on dock when using alt + tab

The Vivaldi icon started working after a re-start. For Intellij I created a new .desktop following this and for Postman I created a .desktop file like this: [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=...
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Photos missing crop, automatically improve, etc

This was a bug with Photos which has recently been fixed. This should be resolved the next time Photos gets a new release and receives an update.
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2 votes
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How to replace just close minimize window icons?

Copy the elementary theme and replace the icon files and set it as a new theme. Edit: Sorry i was on my iPod so i couldn't really tell you in all details. Copy the elementary theme from /usr/share/...
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What is this black rectangle with a "do not enter" sign in it in the top panel?

It means you are running an application which either has no icon or which is unable to display the icon correctly. Dropbox for example has this problem. Are you running Dropbox? If so then you can ...
rdanter's user avatar
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Unsure of what program is currently not working in top bar

It was Dropbox! The backend-part of the application is working fine, but the client is apparently not functioning as intended. Trying to re-install and thank you!
Kenneth Kjærsgård Berg's user avatar
2 votes
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ElementaryOS Juno after Eclipse IDE install impossible to add icon after linked in Application menu and Plank

I don't know about Eclipse but I recommend to install AppEditor from AppCentre Is a simple tool to edit/create menu shortcuts https://appcenter.elementary.io/com.github.donadigo.appeditor/ Anyway I ...
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Icon for File app no longer showing

It looks like the icon name in the file /usr/share/applications/io.elementary.files.desktop has been translated in some locales for some reason. If you are in a locale where the translation has ...
Jeremy Wootten's user avatar
2 votes

Where can I find the maximize icon file?

I know what you are looking for is another type of icons but I really don't know where to look. I tried to find them but nothing. There's a GitHub page where the normal icons are developed (not the ...
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2 votes
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Where can I find the maximize icon file?

I opened an issue on GitHub and Cassidy replied pointing me to the actions/symbolic folder of their icons repo: https://github.com/elementary/icons/blob/master/actions/symbolic/window-maximize-...
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How can I set .kdenlive mime format icon on Elementary os?

Using gtk-update-icon-cache --force /usr/share/icons/elementary fixed a similar issue for me. Make sure you use the --force option.
Jeremy Wootten's user avatar
2 votes

Geary: mail - Broken Theme and icons

You're right, it does look pretty bad. This appears to be some quirk when using the elementary icon theme with Geary. It's possible to set the GTK_THEME to the Adwaita icon theme which looks much ...
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2 votes
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Elementary OS 7 (Horus) compatibility with Ubuntu / Unity indicators on Pantheon's Wingpanel (top right menubar)?

You could also use my fork of Lafydevs project: https://github.com/MvBonin/wingpanel-community-indicators This is also up to date for elementary os 7. The difference is, that there is a ... Indicator ...
M v Bonin's user avatar

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