You have to go to /usr/share/applications with elevated privileges (command: sudo nemo ) and then modify the icon from there (Right click on icon you want to change -> properties -> click on the icon in upper left of dialog). Click on the rocket icon in the Application Launcher and you can upload an icon.
Where are icons located in Linux?
Well most icons can be found in either /home/user/icons or /usr/share/icons. Make sure the icon theme you are using is copied in both of the folders and you should have that icon set system wide.
How do I change icons in Ubuntu?
Go to System->Preferences->Appearance->Customize->Icons and select the one you like.
How do I install icons in Linux Mint?
Anyway, I usually open mint menu, go to preference, select theme. On opened theme window, select customise, then move to the ‘icon’ tab. From that tab, select install, and point to the location where you keep your icon set.
Where are application icons stored in Ubuntu?
Ubuntu stores the application shortcut icons as . desktop files. Most of them are available in /usr/share/applications directory, and few in . local/share/applications.
How do I install XFCE icons?
To install an Xfce theme or icon set manually, do the following:
- Download the archive.
- Extract it with the right click of your mouse.
- Create the . icons and . themes folders in your home directory. …
- Move the extracted theme folders to the ~/. theme folder and the extracted icons to the ~/. icons folder.
Where do I put gnome icons?
Go to desktop>gnome>shell>windows and type in the name of the theme (exactly!). Then do alt+F2 and it should reload, plus add it to your options in gnome-tweak. For icon themes: Extract the folder containing the icon data into /usr/share/icons.
How do I change my pop OS icon?
To apply this theme or any other theme from GNOME Look, download and extract the TAR file of the theme to ~/. themes inside the home directory. Now, you can open the Tweaks tool and go to the Appearance tab to change the applications and shell theme. For icons, extract the TAR file to ~/.
How do I enable shell tweaks?
- Open Gnome Tweak Tool .
- Click on the Extensions menu item, and move the User themes slider to On .
- Close Gnome Tweak Tool and open it again.
- You should now be able to choose a Shell theme in the Appearance menu.