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Cinnamon 3.8.8: Different icons for chrome profiles not honored in taskbar

I've created two launchers for Google Chrome, one for my work profile and the other for my personal profile. Each has a different icon so I can differentiate them easily. They live under "Internet" in ...
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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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Emblems in Nautilus/Caja from GNome/Mate STILL align overlapping, when more than two are set

As given by the topic, i'm still struggling with this annoyance. I'm using mate 1.20.4 and it still has this bug for years, now. Odd is, that i can't find any solution or even anyone else complaining ...
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I do not have battery and charger. How to test battery icons in the panel, using the battery percent and charging status in the terminal?

I have redesigned the battery icons and want to test them, using the battery percent and charging status in the panel, in the terminal. How? I tried to apply these questions: LXDE: change battery ...
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Capture or calibrate icons name and path of the running app window body

Based on the question https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5810399/how-to-get-icon-icons-path-of-running-app-in-linux-windows, but it works only on Windows. The package pygtk is not supported on Linux. ...
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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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Change icon and cursor theme in dwm

I just installed my own dwm I patched in systray and I would like to change the icon theme it uses away from adiwaita to something else (Arch ,Faba, Moka or breeze). I tried changing to gnome, and ...
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How to use Regular (not symbolic) icons for GTK3 apps in Ubuntu 18.04

In 16.04 (Lubuntu) I added the following entry in ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css : GtkFileChooserDialog GtkPlacesSidebar.sidebar { -gtk-icon-style: regular; } and with Icon theme Humanity this meant ...
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Missing icons with Xfce on Ubuntu 18.04.2

I use Ubuntu 18.04.2 with VNC connection from Windows. I see most of the menu options and items in folders without its icons, as follows: System information: Linux vps568 4.15.0-52-generic #56-...
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Ubuntu 19.04 icon resize

I have Just upgraded my ubuntu 18.10 to 19.04 via do-release-upgrade. In ubuntu 18.10 i could right click on each desktop icon separately and resize the icon of that file.(Using GNOME) But this is ...
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Sync icon in every file or folder after uninstall overgrive

I need to know how to find the script or directive which add an "sync" icon in every file and folder I synced with overgrive. After I uninstalled overgrive, the icons remains. I want to delete that "...
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How to remove this icon(update manager)? [closed]

this icon, i mean. It is not beautiful. I have to remove it.
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Associating new file icon with the mime type

I recently downloaded and installed a new theme for Ubuntu which I'm generally happy with. The only problem is getting the new icons to associate with specific file-types. To take one example, all mp3 ...
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Where does Openbox's Alt-tab fetches icons from?

I'm using Openbox in Debian 9. When I run some apps (Slack, for example), their icons are missing. I checked the regular desktop entry and everything seems to be alright: $ cat /usr/share/...
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How to reset Antergos KDE bugged icons and font settings?

I'm using Antergos with KDE. About a week ago after an update the icons style changed by itself and text is acting weird. At first I had problems with the cursor in Konsole that I fixed by changing ...
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Extract icons from Windows executable

Windows executable files (New or Portable executables) can contain icons. How can I extract them, either as ICO files or separate images?
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How to use icon fonts in text editor?

I'm currently playing with Polybar and I'm trying to customize the beautiful themes provided here. To display nice looking icons on the bar, the above mentioned themes use the Material Icons, by ...
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How does Wine generate the image files for a Start Menu entry?

With an eye toward extracting all of the sizes of an icon (ICO file) as PNG images from an EXE file, I noticed that Wine appears to do this automatically. After the installation of foobar2000, Wine (...
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Where do I place an app icon? (cross-platform)

I have an app I'm developing for Linux and it has an icon. I'm certain that no icon themes contain my app's icon yet. Is there a pre-existing icon theme installed on every system that I can place the ...
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Rofi icons not showing on void-linux + i3 + Papirus icon theme

After I installed the papirus-icon-theme package, I setup rofi configuration like this: rofi.theme: ~/.vendor/gruvbox-rofi/gruvbox-dark.rasi rofi.show-icons: true At rofi launch, I can see a space ...
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Menu icons on Jwm 2.2.0

I'm trying to get the icons to show on the Jwm menu of a machine running Jwm-2.2.0. The setup which work on Jwm 2.3.7 does not seem to work on this earlier version. The code I use is: <IconPath>...
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Missing on off button font/icon/glyph in gnome-control-center after upgrading from stretch to buster

I recently upgraded a Debian Stretch installation to Buster using the official guide. I just noticed I'm missing some font/icon/glyph on the on/off switches in gnome-control-center. Where the icons ...
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System created desktop icon won't access zfs mirrored pool

I had my Linux Mint 19.1 installation put icons (links) to my filesystem and removable drives by right-clicking the Desktop, clicking Desktop Settings > Icons tab then checking Removable Devices in ...
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Invisible icons while dragging if icon size is larger than 55

I am running Debian 9 / Xfce and I need to setup larger icons on the desktop. If I make the icons size larger than 55 they become invisible while dragging them to a new position or target. Is there ...
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How many states can show a mouse cursor on Linux?

Usually when using Windows people have several mouse states and each state have an icon and means something different. I'm testing a Mint 19 and I'm not able to see the states "application starting" ...
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How to disable custom icons for program in XFCE

I use many File manager (for some reasons) but they all have the same icon (besides Nemo), making it hard to recognize. Is there a way to disable this so that every File mnager use it's own original ...
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How to give each Firefox profile its own application icon in Plasma

I'm running KDE on Arch Linux. I have the following two .desktop files. [Desktop Entry] Comment=First Profile Exec=firefox --no-remote -P First %u GenericName=Firefox First Profile Icon=/path/to/...
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How to iconify Anaconda Navigator on the task bar?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Bionic Beaver. I have installed Anaconda and to open it, I have to type anaconda-navigator in the terminal to open it every time. Is there a way to iconify it on my ...
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Arch - KDE Plasma 5.7 and Latte Dock: Icons do not appear

I've recently installed Arch and chose KDE5 for my desktop environment. Being a fan of docks, I've opted to install Latte. The problem is that icons do not appear in my dock at all, thus rendering it ...
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Icon Pack that don't overwrite default application's icon

Is there an icon pack that don't override the default icons of certain applications? Or maybe a way to disable this behavior? Like in this picture, almost all those file manager have the same icons.
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Set icon for file type, Linux Mint

I want the files with the extension .api to have some chosen SVG icon in the File Manager. Assume, we have a file: /usr/share/icons/HighContrast/scalable/apps/utilities-terminal.svg I add a new MIME ...
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Change icons directory to a xdg base directory

How can I change the icons directory from ~/.icons to $XDG_DATA_HOME/icons/? I set $XDG_DATA_HOME to ~/.data/, but it didn't work (it seems that the icon configuration is not compliant to XDG Base ...
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Volume control and network notification icons are invisible and mutually exclusive after upgrading to Mint 19

On Linux Mint 18.3 (x64) MATE, I had the standard volume and networking tray icons. After upgrading in-place to Linux Mint 19, it apparently decided XFCE is what I wanted (but I can choose between ...
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Doubled system tray icons in Xfce

I have Red Hat based system with Xfce DE and installed Skype last version from official site. When I running it (only once, with one user account) in system tray I seeing doubled Skype icon, and not ...
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Debian 9.4.0 (Stretch) with LXQt - anyone experienced the same issues?

I tried to install Debian Stretch (9.4.0) together with desktop environment LXQt. Hereby I installed a raw and clean system without any additional packages first and then set the recommended and ...
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GTK3 Icon theme and window decorator per-application basis

I found here :), I can set a particular GTK3 theme per-application basis : GTK - Enable/set dark theme on a per-application basis Now I want to force : A particular icon theme per-application basis ...
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Why doesn't Rofi show icons on Debian 9 when run with drun-icon-theme option?

I use i3 as my primary user interface. To start applications I use Rofi which I execute as: rofi -show drun -drun-icon-theme MacBuntu-Remix where MacBuntu-Remix is a theme I have installed in ~/....
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No Icons Showing Up in Certain Programs in KDE Plasma 5

i installed KDE on Arch Linux and am using the Breeze theme, although no matter what theme or set of icons I choose, icons do not show up in my terminal or file manager, which i believe are from ...
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Why do freedesktop .desktop files not allow relative paths?

The .desktop files have become the de-facto standard to easily access applications on Linux desktops, with executables not being easily startable from the GUI otherwise and many launchers not using ...
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If I have a mime type how do I get its associated icon from the current appearance icons theme? [closed]

If I have a mime type of a file using the command line file -bi. How do I get the associated icon of this mime type from the current appearance icons theme? Thank you everyone.
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Don't Rearrange Gnome Desktop Icons in Dual Monitor Setup

Everytime I connect or disconnect my laptop from my second monitor (on the left) my icons get scrambled. I would like my icons to always stay on my laptop screen in the order I set them. I think the ...
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Is there a home directory location for overriding icons?

There are a few home directory locations that complement /usr locations. Files in these locations override their /usr counterparts. For example: ~/.local/bin complements /usr/bin ~/.local/share/...
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Change Icon User Login Screen, and Background, CentOS 7

I have CentOS 7 and I want the Icon User on the Login Screen... I was trying in the System Settings -> Account Details, Click over Image But this method doesn't work... The Second Part, is changing ...
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Are there any new (or at least working) pseudo-3D icon sets anymore?

I just need some tips: where can I still find good complete pseudo-3D icon sets for Linux, especially Xfce? Even when I search for "non-flat icons" on Google, half of the entries say "ultra-flat". ...
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Plank doesn't change the icon according to the system

I install Arch with KDE Plasma, and I use Plank as my dock. When I change the default icon in the system with Numix square icon, plank doesn't change but keep the default icon. It's better described ...
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Modify desktop application icon after progam opens e.g. in alt-tab

You may tell me I'm a perfectionist, but I am struggling with the following: I have two applications that do not come from the repository for which I have problems with the application icon. I am ...
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Fedora 26, buggy toolbar icons in some programs

I'm using Fedora Core 26 and I have problems with some icons in some programs. I'm using an old Nvidia GeForce GTS 8800 and the nouveau drivers. Seems to only affect toolbar icons of GTK programs. The ...
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Cinnamon install showing Gnome as desktop?

I have installed the cinnamon desktop on arch. I can't see any icons in my menu, but the .desktop files are there. The icons are all specified to only show in "X-Cinnamon", but $XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP ...
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Desktop icons gone with nautilus file-manager in Debian 9

How can I make the desktop show icons again under 64bit Debian 9.0 Cinnamon? I switched from the nemo file-manager to the nautilus one and now my desktop doesn't show any icons/folders and I can't ...