I am using elementary OS freya.
How can I change icon of a specific application in elementary OS.
Is it possible ?
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GUI method to change icon of an application:(Using
Method 1 : Using
Install Main menu (AKA
sudo apt-get install alacarte
Open Main menu
Click on a program and select properties.
Click on app icon.
Browse for new icon and select open.
Close program properties
close Main menu
Method 2: Using
First we need to install
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nautilus
Now open terminal and run:
It will open your home directory.
Now navigate to
Right click on the app --> select properties -->
Now click on app icon --> Now navigate to the location of required icon and select, then close.
For example: I will change
I have a pic in
Downloads folder. So navigate to that folder and change.
Why should we use root :
If you don't use
root there will be lock to icon,
source for method 1
To Change specific App icon:
I suppose, the icon which you want to place is
Open terminal and run the commands:
Note : If you don't know exact app name, use
Now save and exist.