I downloaded the repo Super Flat Remix and I'd like to take just one aspect of it -- the 'places' subfolder, which changes the folder icons in the files app.
Do any of you guys know of any way to do that?
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The Gnome Icon Theme Specification lists the option for one icon theme to inherit some properties from another, specifically:
If an icon name is not found in the current theme, it is searched for in the inherited theme (and recursively in all the inherited themes).
Extract the Super Flat Remix theme to
~/.icons as per the instructions, and then replace the contents of
~/.icons/Super Flat Remix/index.theme with:
[Icon Theme] Name=Flat Remix Comment=An icon theme for Gnome Shell, the set is inspired by the latest flat design trend. Inherits=elementary Directories=places/scalable,places/symbolic [places/scalable] Size=512 Context=Places Type=Scalable MinSize=16 MaxSize=512 [places/symbolic] Context=Places Size=16 MinSize=16 MaxSize=512 Type=Scalable
By including only references to the icons you want, everything else should be inherited from the vanilla