Snippet: Recover the Icons For the Ubuntu System Menu

I give you a minute and you tell me what is missing from the Ubuntu menu bar.

Time up! Still can’t find the fault?

If you have been a detailed person, you will notice that the all the icons are missing from the System menu. Look for the screenshot below for illustration.

system-icon-main

This is not really a big deal, but if you are the kind easily frustrated over any form of imperfection, here’s the fix:

Open up a terminal and type:

gconftool-2 --type Boolean --set /desktop/gnome/interface/menus_have_icons True

Tata…your System icons magically appear in the menu.

[via How to Geek]

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