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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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GTK Icons for special files

Does named pipe for instance have it's icon, I have a theme for GTK and when I've create named pipe it give icon from gtk-file.svg file or symlinks that point to that: application-x-empty.svg empty....
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Change icon for an application from the command line?

Is there a way to change the icon of an application's window from the command line? For instance, I'd like to have separate icons for Firefox windows under different profiles (different processes), ...
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How to set an icon for custom mimetype in Linux Mint Mate?

I'm using Linux Mint 17.2 MATE I have a problem assigning an icon for custom (newly created) file type. My task: To set new double-click action and new icon for *.session files. My sequence of ...
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GNOME confuses names of multiple different Firefox installations

I use GNOME on Debian Jessie and I have different Firefox installations: the ESR version bundled with GNOME, which I cannot remove (as it is a dependency) the stable version installed from 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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How can I change the battery icon in the systray?

I have installed Gnome and Awesome window manager. The window manager has a panel that displays systray icons according to the freedesktop.org System Tray Protocol Specification. I'd like to change ...
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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 change Firefox icon shown on panel and menus?

I installed Firefox on Linux Mint Debian Edition with the Cinnamon desktop. This Firefox package doesn't use the regular Firefox icon, with the fox curled around the world ; it has what I call the "...
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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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Lowres application icon on window switching (alt-tab)

I manually downloaded and installed Sublime Text 2 (instead of adding the repository and installing via apt-get install) and I'm having some trouble getting gnome to find the high res icons for ...
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different icons for generic source-code and other files

I am trying to make a mimetype icon theme for gnome. I have created text-x-generic.svg for all unthemed filetype. But what I am looking for is different icons for unthemed source code (say, R, vala,...
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PNG Image not displaying for desktop icon on Fedora 16/17 with Gnome

I attempted to create a desktop icon in Fedora Gnome but I only get a generic binary icon for my application. Installing Gimp or OpenOffice magically makes my icon appear. I used Google Chrome on ...
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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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How can I show desktop icons in Elementary OS?

How can I show icons on the desktop in Elementary OS Luna? I tried using gnome-tweak-tool and gconf-editor but they didn't work.
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LXDE: change battery icon in the panel

I have installed LXDE on Debian (LXDE metapackage). I have also installed some additional themes and icons, but when I chage the icons, the battery icon in the task bar stays the same (basically just ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Program won't load through KDE icon

So I can load the program through the terminal by running the application as sh /path/to/folder/bin/program but when I'm trying to make a selectable icon through KDE Menu Editor I get the splash ...
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Toolbar (iconbar) has pixelated icons in Fluxbox (Manjaro)

Increasing the height of the toolbar (panel) of Fuxbox, the iconbar icons are pixelated and look bad. (click image to enlarge or click here) The heigh is set by editing ~./.fluxbox/init and changing ...
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Why is there no icon for some files in File Manager (Xfce)?

I am using the File Manager (default?) in Xfce 4.10. Apparently, some files do not have an icon: How can you add icons?
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