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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 does Gnome (Cinnamon) find the icon for an executable binary?

I recently installed the Chromium-webbrowser under Linux-Mint 18 with the apt-package manager. Later I downloaded a 64bit Chromium-build for linux in a .zip-file. After I executed the containing ...
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How to add icon search path in kde4/ plasma5?

I have various non-kde apps that place icons in various places in the system, and the Plasma5 menu and task manager widgets ignore them unless I symlink to them ONLY in: /usr/share/icons/hicolor/...
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Selectively replacing icons in an icon pack theme?

I'm currently running elementary OS and just love the style and size of the panel icons (WiFi, Bluetooth, power, battery). I installed the Numix circle icon pack and activated it using Elementary ...
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Setting icon theme for Qt based apps in non kde environment

How could I set icon theme for Qt based apps in a non-kde environment? In KDE I could specify a different one, otherwise it would go for the default gnome theme.
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Missing status icons in message/system tray

Some of my apps (such as Insync and Viber) do not show icons in the message tray (GNOME, Fedora 21). I can interact with them trough mouse clicks, but without icons it's difficult to tell if the files ...
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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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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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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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Unusually large favicon generated by ImageMagick

I am generating a favicon image using the following ImageMagick script: convert src/favicon.svg \ \( -clone 0 -resize 16x16 \) \ \( -clone 0 -resize 32x32 \) \ \( -clone 0 -...
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Using terminal to reset icon cache - which method?

I've been trying to find out how to reset the icon cache on my MacBook, and two methods seem to always be suggested. However, the two approaches differ slightly in the third line. Method 1 sudo find ...
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Icons not appearing next to custom categories in Main Menu

Just installed LM 17 Qiana Cinnamon. Installing applications and have added some custom menus. These appear as in the ~/.local/share/desktop-directories folder and look like: [Desktop Entry] Comment= ...
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Why do wmaker icons shrink?

I find myself spending too much time getting the wmakers icons right. When I start an application from the commandline I get an Icon, which I can attach to the dock or the clip. Good. However, when ...
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google chrome tray icon broken in gnome 3.6

Google Chrome starts up with the correct tray icon but when restarted it has the broken tray icon. Has anyone filed a bug report about this? And is there any workaround at present?
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What keeps happening to my desktop icons?

I'm using Linux Mint 13 Cinnamon for an HTPC. When it originally boots, the desktop icons look like this: After I come back to it some time later, the desktop icons have changed and they look like ...
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Run .desktop file with its own icon in Icons Task Manager KDE Plasma Wayland

I have the following configuration: Debian Trixie; Wayland; KDE 5.107.0 / Plasma 5.27.10 I have two .desktop files to launch two instances of brave browser with two different profiles and two ...
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Desktop icons on Kali are small

I am using Linux 6.0.0-kali3-amd64 on Oracle VirtualBox. But, to me the icons on the Desktop appear to be way too small. Same goes for the icons on the top ribbon. I looked up the internet but most ...
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How can I get my SVG icon to automatically change its colour depending on the background colour?

I am trying to add some icons into ~/.local/share/icons/ so that I can use them with notify-send. I can do that just fine, but the icon colour is not adapting to the background, unlike the Adwaita ...
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Where I can get a new set of pictures to customize a little bit my "own" xubuntu distro?

I'm just trying to graphically customize my "own" linux distro based on xubuntu,but focused on the virtualization. My idea is to configure it with all the files stored on the right places to ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Configure nautilus icon for new mime type

How does nautilus find the icon for a given mimetype? I have just registered a new mimetype for Umlet on my system. Additionally I added an icon with using: xdg-icon-resource install --novendor --...
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How to remove icons from buttons

I would like to ask you, how can I remove icons (see image) from buttons at "Zrusiť" and "Odstrániť" File manager: Nemo Theme: Libra 2.2 OS: Ubuntu 14 LTS
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Tab switcher icons blurry (Linux mint)

I know this has been asked before but nothing is working for me. My sublime text icon in the tab switcher is blurry. I have tried to set the icon in /opt/sublime_text/Icon` to an svg with no luck. I ...
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How is an icon theme supposed to be organised?

While trying to find out the icon used for a mimetype, I noticed that gnome and oxygen icon themes on my Arch Linux and Ubuntu 14.04 had the following folder structures: gnome/48x48: apps mimetypes ...
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Application icons missing from Cinnamon panel when running as root

I've written a little application and added its icons to /usr/share/icons/ path. I use Cinnamon desktop. When I run the application the desired icon appears correctly in the panel. But if I run it ...
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desktop agnostic icon theme lookup

How can you determine the user's icon theme without using neither GNOME nor KDE nor any other desktop specific programs/libraries/files? I could not find anything about how to determine users icon ...
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notification-daemon icon

I am trying to change the icon of notification-daemon, working on Debian with Openbox, with tint2 as panel, all icons are from Numix theme (I have changed in .gtkrc-2.0 and gtk-3.0/settings.ini that I ...
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Change Alt-Tab icon size in mint

I have linux mint 16 cinnamon. Is it possible to change the size of icons in Alt-Tab?
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Strange symbols instead of normal icons and sidekiq issue in GitLab

After setting the relative url in gitlab: # Note that three settings need to be changed for this to work. # 1) In your application.rb file: config.relative_url_root = "/gitlab" # 2) In your gitlab....
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How to Change Size of Desktop

UPDATE: It appears my icons are appearing below my screen. This is part of a screenshot, but I cannot see it on my monitor: I am running Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon. I changed the size of my panel, and ...
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Where place own application icons? How to get the current theme icons?

I'm developing a little application for Gnome, Unity and KDE desktops. I want the application icons to be fully theme aware. Now, I'm including the icons on the application directory on /usr/lib/my-...
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Add blinking network-monitor icon to GNOME / XFCE

I'd like to see if I have incoming or outgoing network traffic via a little blinking network-monitor icon in my system tray, similar to the network system tray icon in Windows XP and Android. I would ...
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Thunar using no thumbnailers except built in fonts and images

Linux From Scratch SVN-20111010 Beyond Linux From Scratch Version 2011-11-16 Xfce4 4.8.0 I can't get any thumbnails in Thunar beyond fonts and basic images. After fighting with this I've gone back ...
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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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Applications' tray icons aren't displayed in Linux Mint 17 on Cinnamon

I've installed Linux Mint 17 with Cinnamon. I tried to make GNote, Thunderbird and Skype autorun on system startup minimized to tray. I made them autoruned with Startup application program. Then I ...
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How do I make an application beep when I click on it to launch it?

Summary: I use Debian with LXDE desktop environment. On the Panel that runs along the bottom of the desktop, there are small program icons (such as for File Manager, Konsole, Kate editor). When I ...
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I'm attempting to install Catalina-Os-icons to my home folder in .icons folder, but it doesn't show up in Themes

I'm running the latest version of Linux Mint Cinnamon. I've installed the WhiteSur theme, and created the plank dock, but I can't get the Home folder to recognize my icon set when I placed it inside ...
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How to change an applications icon in the taskbar in SparkyLinux?

I am using SparkyLinux. It's their minimal GUI that uses Openbox for the window manager and Tint2 for the panel. I dislike the default icon for the Geany text editor, so I changed it in the .desktop ...
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Missing drag-and-drop icons in some themes

I installed a theme (Materia-Manjaro-Dark-gtk) on RPi OS 6.1.0. The theme works fine with my app as long as I define the shell variable GTK_THEME, but I got the messages "dnd-copy/dnd-none not ...
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Picking icon in font for polybar

I always am in trouble with picking icons in my fonts to build my polybar. I tried with some gnome tools like gnome-characters or gnome-font-viewer but I can't figure out how to display icons (instead ...
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lxappearance not working on Raspberry Pi OS Bookworm 12

So I recently installed the new Raspberry Pi OS, Bookworm 12 (the title says it all) and I want it to look nice, so I decided to install papirus. I installed the apt repository and the papirus-folders ...
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Custom icons for folders inside drives, should be supported on both Windows and Linux?

I know how to change the icon of a file/folder on Linux (using Dolphin in my case). I know also how to change the icon of a file/folder on Windows 11, both directly in the parameters and using a ...
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How do you maintain/configure fonts or icons properly in Linux?

What I've understood with fonts and icons is that when the fonts are installed, and when the fonts used are explicitly specified by the application, the fonts will be correct. However, with most of ...
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Arch: Candy Icons not working properly-

I'm new to Arch btw. I'm using it on a VirtualBox with XFCE as a Desktop Environment. So, recently installed candy icons but not get them to work properly.In my user directory, only the icon for ...
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How do I get cinnamon to display an icon for an executable?

I'm running an executable, /usr/local/bin/myapp, which is an X application. Unfortunately, on Cinnamon's taskbar, I don't get an icon for it - just a blank space. How can I make cinnamon (v5.2.7) ...
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