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LibreOffice doesn't have an icon

The Icon shown is the LibreOffice icon.
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LibreOffice doesn't have an icon

What you are seeing was in fact the correct icon for the LibreOffice suite. To make it explicit, here's the full set of the application icons of the LibreOffice suite, together with the LibreOffice ...
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How to remove Skype menu bar icon from macOS?

Since Skype 8 is an Electron app you can modify its source code. Grant write permissions for Terminal: System Settings > Privacy & Security > Full Disk Access Run this command in Terminal: ...
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Adjust width of spacer between Mac OS dock icons

I just tried typing in different things and discovered that "small-spacer-tile" adds a narrow space. defaults write com.apple.dock persistent-apps -array-add '{"tile-type"="...
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Apps Icons not appearing

I can think of three (well, sort of) potential solutions to this. You do not need to try these in any particular order - try one first and if the issue returns, then try the other. Option 1 requires ...
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How can I change Finder's sidebar icons in macOS?

I'd love to be able to change the icons without an add-on. You get better visibility and much faster access. Best thing I've managed to do for easy visibility is to add emoji to the names of the ...
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Keep desktop icons as they are shortly after logging in

This is because it loads the previews of the files, which replace the default file icons. To disable icon previews on the desktop, click on the desktop, press ⌘J and uncheck ‘Show icon previews’.
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iPhone 12 camera inserts unknown icon in photo of crossword puzzle

The icon offers an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) feature to extract the actual text from the image as individual characters you can copy/paste etc. Apple calls this feature "Live Text"...
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Why is News.app greyed out in the Finder?

Figured it out: I live outside of the regions where Apple News is available, so the app would normally be hidden in the Finder. However, I have "Show hidden files" enabled in the Finder, ...
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Is it possible to enable shift+click in icon view in the Finder?

Here is a workaround. In Icon View, select the first and last items using Command-click. Change to List View. Command-click the first or last item to de-select it, and then Shift-click the same item ...
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App icons go missing on MacBook

How to Rebuild Launchpad Database in OS X Yosemite (10.10) and Later Go to Library folder, which is hidden. To access it, click anywhere on desktop and make sure you see word 'Finder' in the top menu ...
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LibreOffice doesn't have an icon

If you would like to change the icon anyway, you can change the icon of any app in one of two ways (although there may be more ways to do this): Manually Find an app in the Finder, usually in your /...
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Why can't I see thumbnails in the finder?

This just happened to me and it was fixed by relaunching Finder: Alt + Right Click Finder in the Dock > Relaunch Cmd+Opt+Esc > select Finder > Relaunch
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macOS app icon stuck on my screen

What I do is pressing CTRL+OPTION+ESC then relaunch Finder app. Works for me.
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How can I change Finder's sidebar icons in macOS?

Just create a Developer folder in your user folder and the developer icon will automatically be on the folder, and when we add the folder to sidebar, it will also automatically be an icon.
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Is there a way to rearrange home screens on iOS?

Depending on your setup, you have two options. OPTION 1 - Use iTunes 12.6.3 instead. Refer to this answer for more details! OPTION 2 - Use Apple Configurator 2. Download and install Apple ...
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Convert .png image icon to .icns file (MacOS)

You can achieve this using the sips command. First, store your icon as follows: In an image file of size 1024 x 1024 pixels In png format In a file named Icon1024.png Then execute the following ...
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Can I change the size of my applications folder icons from the dock?

To change the size on the Applications Dock menu in Grid view click the Applications Dock Tile and then press command- to make the menu and icons smaller or command+ to make the menu and icons larger. ...
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Why is the System Preferences Dock icon showing a Badge?

I clicked the iCloud pane, and found it was suggesting I improve my security posture. When I did something about that, the badge went away. I did that only after I'd tried logging out and logging in ...
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Change the icon of all the folders on mac

Most standard system wide icons for the macOS are stored here: /System/Library/CoreServices/CoreTypes.bundle/Contents/Resources The folder icon in which you're interested is named GenericFolderIcon....
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Cannot delete the malware bytes icon in macOS menu bar

Only first-party menu bar apps can be ⌘-dragged off the menu bar. To remove third-party menu bar apps, you should refer to the specific app settings. For Malwarebytes, you can turn off the menu bar ...
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What does this symbol in iTunes mean?

This symbol appears during the process of syncing between an iPhone, iPad or iPod with iTunes on a Mac or PC. I can't recall the official name of this iTunes symbol, but I can tell you what it does. ...
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How do I change Sourcetree icon shown in Dock?

If anyone is interested, the issue was Pride icon on SourceTree app. I've found the solution here: https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Sourcetree-discussions/The-way-to-change-icon-for-Sourcetree-app/...
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How do I change Sourcetree icon shown in Dock?

Here's a oneliner solution. Open terminal and type: perl -i -p -e 's/Pridetree/Bridetree/;' /Applications/Sourcetree.app/Contents/Resources/Assets.car Restart Sourcetree. App icon will be restored ...
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Why can't I see thumbnails in the finder?

Any chance you have DropBox installed? If so try this: Go to /Users/youruser/Library/QuickLook/ and if there is a DropBoxQL.qlgenerator move it to the trash. Then wait 5-10 seconds, and open a folder ...
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Why can't I see thumbnails in the finder?

From this link: https://www.cnet.com/news/files-in-finder-not-showing-previews/ From the Finder's "View" menu select "Show View Options". Then select the option to "Show icon preview" and close the ...
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How can I change Finder's sidebar icons in macOS?

There is at least one officially supported, modern way to change the sidebar icon for a folder. If you enable a Finder Sync Extension and set it's directoryURLs to contain that folder, the app's ...
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What is this menu bar icon with three connected dots and a down arrow?

LibreOffice update icon. Googling the image led me to MacRumours Forums It is the LibreOffice update dialog box that triggers this. Clicking that icon opens the LibreOffice update dialog box, ...
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How Mac OS Associate System Folder with Special folder Icon

The special folder .icns files, e.g for Applications, Library, System and User, etc. are stored in /System/Library/CoreServices/CoreTypes.bundle/Contents/Resources and the info.plist file to control ...
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