Gnome - changing an icon.

April 2018

Changing the icon for a file or shortcut
  • Under Gnome, it is very easy to change a file icon.
  • To do this simply:
  • Right click on the file/shortcut and then "properties".
  • A window will appear. Simply drag and drop your image onto the icon:

Note: this will work with all file type, folder or shortcut. Practice. However, if you change for example a .doc file or any other specific file type in a folder, only the selected file will have your image icon.
  • To change the icons of all the .doc files of system, we must change the icons in the folder** /usr/share/icon/
Published by jak58. Latest update on May 10, 2010 at 11:20 AM by jak58.
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