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bash process icon changed since I ran celeste with it

I set a menu entry for launching celeste via bash and now the bash process in the gnome system monitor has celeste's icon even though I already closed the game. Launching another app this way or ...
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Change Icon for select folders (PCManFM)

I'm using PCManFM with the Vibrancy-Colors icon theme, and I'd like to change the icons of only a select few folders, rather than the entire icon theme. Currently, all my folders in my home directory ...
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How can i get the icon file from a notification?

I want to use the cover art from Spotify in a widget and the only way i found to get them offline is as the icons in the notifications, but i couldn't find anything about saving icons. I am using the ...
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tree command with icons

We all love the tree command, but it would be amazing to have the icons next to the files, as both the file browser of VSC or Color Ls have. Does anyone know any way to implement it?
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When open applications in debian OS, icons show nothing

When I open an application, application icon disapears: My version of Debian: No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) Release: 10 Codename: ...
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desktop icon for thunderbird is not running thunderbird

desktop icon for thunderbird is not running thunderbird clicking on desktop icon of thunderbird is not running by using terminal thunderbird is running thunderbird by using terminal thunderbird u% is ...
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How to Extract Icons from Executable File in Linux

I'm not talking about a Windows EXE. I mean an actual Linux executable file. At first, I've been wondering whether Linux executables even have embedded icons, and it seems as though they do, because ...
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How does an app get or find toolbar icons?

On Manjaro Linux, I installed the Okular PDF viewer. On its toolbars are various icons (e.g. the "hand" icon used for scrolling with the mouse). My questions are: Are these icons part of ...
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Cannot open any folder or application due to an error in Gtk after changing icons

After changing themes on Linux Mint Cinnamon, application icons disappear and when I click them nothing happens. Some applications open when I click them, like Opera and some games I installed using ...
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Failing to associate an icon to a custom MIME type

I'm failing to add a custom icon to a custom MIME type file. I don't know what I'm doing wrong, I've followed several tutorials in here and on other websites. First I created a xml file called org.xml ...
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Is it possible to change icons of gnome applications?

I know this may be completely irrelevant to the functionality of the operating system, but I just finished installing debian 11 and I noticed that gnome applications use the slightly outdated icons, ...
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How can I change my Grub-Customizer icon in the app launcher?

I have the icon for 'grub customizer'. It is a .png and it is located in file:///var/lib/app-info/icons/ubuntu-focal-universe/64x64/grub-customizer_grub-customizer.png. However in my app launcher it ...
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Icon theme subfolder precedence

Using the WhiteSur icon theme, I noticed that when there are two different icons with the same name (keyboard.svg for example) in different subfolders (apps/scalable and devices/scalable in this case),...
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Teamviewer not showing system tray icons on remote linux box

I am accessing a linux box (arch) via teamviewer and I’ve noticed that some system tray icons (dropbox, gdrive) do not show up This is what I see when accessing the linux box via teamviewer, there ...
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Linux Mate: keepassxc icon is stretched disproportionally. How to fix?

I am running a Linux Mint with Mate window manager on board. For some reason, some of the icons in the tray are resized to fit the panel height, others are not. Weird thing is happening to the ...
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How to keep custom icons when copying folders with cp (in Mint, using Nemo)

I am using Linux Mint, with Cinnamon, and Nemo file browser. I have set custom icons for some sub-folders in my documents folders. I need to move/copy some of those folders, and I noticed that if I ...
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Can I have custom folder icons for some specific (document) folders?

I am using Linux Mint, with Cinnamon Desktop Environment. I come from MacOS, and in that system I am used to set custom icons for some of the sub-folders in my documents folder. Is it possible to do ...
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Environment variable to override GTK icon theme

There is an environment variable available for overwriting current system GTK theme, GTK_THEME. Is there anything available for icon theme as well as for overwriting current icon theme?
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how to install themes/icons themes with lxappearance

In lxappearance there is a git "+ install" button but it only accepts .tar.gz files. When downloading a theme/icon theme, the file is a .tar.xz, and when I try to turn the .tar.xz into a ....
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How do I change the icon on an app installed as a "flatpak"?

On my new Meerkat, running Pop 21.04 (based on Ubuntu), I have Thunderbird installed as a flatpak. And I would like to change the application icon (along with a number of other application icons) to a ...
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How to temporarily hide an icon on XFce4's panel?

I have an icon on the panel that I'd like to hide, but only temporarily, i.e. my mail check icon. There are times I'd like to hide it, so I can focus on work, ignoring E-mails until later. Removing ...
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Debian Buster LXQt cannot place icons to desktop edge

can anyone help me with this please? I cannot seem to place icons on the desktop to the edge of the screen. There is a gap on the left and a much larger gap to the right where I cannot place icons ...
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Fedora 34 - Libreoffice - Could not load a pixbuf from icon theme

After upgrading to Fedora 34 I installed libreoffice. When I try to run it I get the following: (soffice:8828): Gtk-WARNING **: 14:00:00.573: Could not load a pixbuf from icon theme. This may ...
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Can't reorder the menu in Gnome

I tried gsettings reset org.gnome.shell app-picker-layout and rebooting to see if that helped, but it didn't. I can't reorder the items (e.g. drag and drop) in neither favourites or the menu itself. I ...
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not finding icons in dolphin in pop os 20.04

I have installed dolphin of KDE in pop os. But I found that folder icons and back forward icons were not showing in that file manager. Looking for the solution, I found that installing qt5ct and then ...
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how to remove penguins eggs icon from ufficio zero ufficiozero tropea

so i recently installed ufficio zero tropea and this weird penguins eggs icon keeps popping up every time i login or reboot. Does anyone know how to keep it deleted so it doesn't show up any more?
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In Fedora 33, (Gnome 3) Desktop Folders dont appear

I usually use Ubuntu LTS but thought I'd give Fedora 33 (Gnome 3) a try. Works well except when I save, move or copy folders to my desktop, they dont appear there (but show up in a file list of the ...
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Can it be assigned a different icon to each of the Whisker-menu "Search Actions"?

Whisker Menu launcher has a great feature called "Search Actions" that can show and run any command as if it were a launcher (without the need to create such a launcher). Any file or folder ...
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Bigger icons when cycling windows in Xfce

Disabling previews under "Compositor" in Window Manager Tweaks shows icons while cycling windows. But these are smaller than the previews. I would like to have them larger. Something like ...
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How can I change an icon in my system tray?

Most of my icons in my system tray are white, but one is coloured. I would like to change the coloured one to be just white, like the others. The icon in question belongs to Flameshot, and they said ...
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How do I update the panel launcher icon?

I have a .desktop file in a launcher on the panel. I want to be able to update the icon used for it from a script. I run Zorin OS 15.3 education lite (sorry about the Zorin specific terms) My panel ...
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Taskbar icon for SearchMonkey is invisible!

(Note: I've looked at Can I change the image of the icons on my taskbar?, but either I'm too dumb to understand the answers there, or they doesn't address my problem anyway.) I just installed ...
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Finding/replacing NetworkManager applet icons (In Cinnamon DE)?

tl;dr - How do I determine which icons the NetworkManager applet uses so I can replace them with custom ones? Summary I have the NetworkManager applet in my main panel/taskbar/systray area (was there ...
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How do Chrome app icons work?

This is fairly trivial question, but I’m curious about how this works. I just wanted to change an icon used by a Chromium App created from a web address. The .desktop file refers to an icon with a ...
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List / folder of all GTK icons and their names

I am working on a GUI. I use the gi module in Python. I want to add some icons to my GUI but I couldn't find a list of all icons with their corresponding names. Where can I find such a list? Is there ...
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How can I change the Notepadqq toolbar icons?

I am pretty content with my Linux Mint (19.3) setup with the Cinnamon DE. Since Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu, I'm pretty confident that any solution you come up with, will work on Linux Mint as well. ...
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Kali linux 2020.2 have white screen and icons not showing after update

I updated my virtual machine from kali 2020.1 to kali 2020.2 using apt-get upgrade command in the terminal and it completed successfully. Suddenly I got power-cut and I am also not saved the ...
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How to add icon to a custom grub boots script?

I downloaded primeos and copied system.sfs, ramdisk.img kernel, install.img, initrd.img from the ISO to ~/primeos and created an empty directory called ~/primeos/data. To boot, I created a custom menu ...
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How to define the running task icon?

I'm running Gnome 3.36.1 under Ubuntu 20.04. In the Gnome desktop file I have defined an icon 'myIcon' and this appears in the menu and on the extension "TaskBar 2020" favorites list. However when ...
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What is going on with Gnome icons in the status bar?

I recently upgraded to Fedora 32, and ever since, the icons in the top bar have been shifted down slightly. Any ideas what is going on?
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Assign an icon to a custom mimetype

I tried to create a custom mimetype (text/graphml+xml) by creating the file ~/.local/share/mime/packages/graphml+xml-mime.xml with this content: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <mime-...
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Launch an application by a double click

I installed code blocks from binary to /opt/cb I wonder how to create a link which I can click and launch the application. I can launch it by $ /opt/cb/bin/codeblocks However, the file /opt/cb/...
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Can I add arbitrary directory to icon search dirs?

Linux desktop environments such as GNOME, KDE, XFCE etc search icon themes in some standard paths such as /usr/share/icons, ~/.icons, ~/.local/share/icons etc. I wonder if I can add any directory to ...
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Many icons don't show up in gucharmap on Ubuntu

I just installed gucharmap this package on my Ubuntu system but don't know why many icons can't show up. Does anyone koow the reason? Thank you.
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No icon in MATE applications menu

Today I noticed I have no icons in categories of the MATE application menu, that is: And they don't appear in the menu editor, either: Running openSUSE Tumbleweed, MATE 1.24.0 and my system is up to ...
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How to change icons and tray icons in Gnome?

Even though I like using Gnome, this issues drives me crazy and even makes me consider switching to KDE. I think the tray icons are quite useful for some application, and for others they are even ...
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Increase System Tray Icon Size in KDE

How can I increase the size of these System Tray Icons? : Update: In Debian 11, KDE Plasma 5.20.5, there is now an option to scale system-tray icons to the panel's height. Here's is a short video ...
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Smoother access to files on FTP Server

I use Nautilus on Ubuntu 18.04.3 to access ftp server. But if I select any files, it opens in the browser first, then gets downloaded in the download folder and then I have to open that downloaded ...
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Best way to check if Nautilus File Manager is running?

I've been working hours on this problem. When nautilus file manager is NOT running nautilus is running because it controls icons on the desktop. $ ps -aux | grep nautilus | grep -v grep rick ...
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Why is the icon I've placed into /usr/share/icons not displaying in the MATE Applications menu?

I have a .desktop file in /usr/share/applications with the entry: [Desktop Entry] Icon=my-app ... I have placed my-app.png into /usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps. The icon displays just fine for ...
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