Dock: remove icon inside the tooltip

Greg Folkert greg at
Wed Mar 27 13:53:23 CET 2013

On Tue, 2013-03-26 at 18:00 +0100, Camaleón (Gmail) wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to find a way to remove the icon that shows along with the
> tooltip text when you put the mouse over the dock icons.
> I found this documentation¹ link which apparently talks about this option
> but after some unsuccessful tryouts in "~/.gtkrc-2.0" file I finally
> opted to ask :-)
> Is there a way to achieve this?
> (I'm using Debian Wheezy with XFCE 4.8)
> ¹

Create a single pixel transparent icon. Name it something like
"no_icon.png" or something like that.

Edit each launcher to show that icon.

Right Click on Launcher -> Properties -> Edit the currently selected
item -> Click on the icon -> Select Image file -> select your image file
-> Save

It definitely removes the Icon.
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