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#1 Karsten Wenzke

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 03:42 PM

For Linux user only!

I can't see icons in the menu - this is how it should look: Attached File  icons_menu.png   26.22KB   2 downloads

If you use Gnome 2.28+ you have to enable the icons via the GConf-Tool. Open a shell and execute

gconftool-2 --type boolean --set /desktop/gnome/interface/menus_have_icons true

or use the gui program gconf-editor and navigate to Desktop -> Gnome -> Interface -> Menus, choose Icons and enable it. 

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#2 Mr. Konrad Lorentz

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Posted 26 September 2014 - 07:46 AM

Using a newer Ubuntu?



All you need to do is follow the step below. Works on Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 14.04 Unity Desktop.

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface menus-have-icons true

Reason for the new command: Ubuntu 11.10 has already moved from gconf to gSettings/dconf...

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