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Not all XCF files are getting thumbnails

I've done some searching, but not many people seem to have this exact problem. So am I doing something wrong? The problem is: XCF files that were written by GIMP with the "Save this XCF file with ...
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Name of the arrow icons that tell you there is a subdirectory in a menu?

I don't know how exactly to describe it verbally, but I just mean the white triangular arrows in this example image: In an icon theme that I'm trying to use they either don't exist or are the exact ...
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Open app in Terminal. How can I pin its icon to the doc?

I just installed Parsehub on a System 76 Lemur Pro running Pop!_OS 22.04. Question applies to other apps though When I run Parsehub via the command line, the app's icon appears on the dock. How can I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Show icon when USB Keyboard present (KDE System Tray) [closed]

My setup has 2 computers, and I use a hardware USB switch to constantly switch (plug in) the keyboard between 1st and 2nd computer. Often I start typing and realize the switch was set to the wrong ...
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How to find the icon file linked to an executable?

I am building a window manager and I need to locate the icons related to a running executable for the taskbar. I found the Icon Specifications and was able to locate all the icons in /usr/share/icons/...
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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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Best conventions for icons in Debian/Ubuntu

I've been looking for a while for the best conventions for icons, but I just find lots of inconsistent web pages. Maybe the conventions have changed and they need updating, or maybe I just haven't ...
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Size of icons in desktop environment

I'd like to replace the icons for some of the applications on GNOME desktop. I looked into the default Adwaita icon directory and noticed that it has directories for icons of different sizes (e.g., ...
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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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Remove icons in gnome application menu

How can you hide unwanted apps from the gnome app menu? I've installed alacarte/main menu, unticked the apps but they still appear. I've also checked in /usr/share/applications and viewed one the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 can find the folder which contains the icon in the desktop?

There is an icon in my Desktop: I want to find the icon file. ls Desktop | rg wps wps-office-prometheus.desktop List the contents in wps-office-prometheus.desktop: cat Desktop/wps-office-prometheus....
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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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Linux Debian 11 cinnamon - how to launch a new window on the panel on the right side of the icon instead of in the place of the icon?

I use Linux Debian 11 with cinnamon desktop and I have some icons on the left side of the panel and when I click on one of them I would like that icon to stay fixed to its place and the new window to ...
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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 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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Can't add program to favorites in Debian Jessie

I've just installed KDE's KolourPaint in my Debian 8 (though I'm using Gnome, it's working very well -- and it's the most similar to Windows' Paint I've found up to now). The problem is: like some ...
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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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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 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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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 launch shell script with double click in CentOS 7

I need to be able to execute an executable shell script (sh) with a double click. I set the executable flag on the permissions for the file, and yet when I double click on it, it opens in a text ...
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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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Where are the icons in the ALT-TAB switcher loaded from? How can I edit them?

On my Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon system, ALT+TAB switcher, in the default settings (icon and thumbnail pop up in the switcher) shows a pixelated icon for one of my applications. I do not know where the ...