Is there a way to change the home icon without changing folder icon?
Check this simple guide, I think it can help you.
Hope this helps.
In order to change the «Home» icon in the launcher, you have to do the following.
1.- Open a terminal (CTRL + ALT + T)
2.- Copy (CTRL + C) and paste (CTRL + SHIFT + V) in terminal
3.- Copy (CTRL + C) and paste (CTRL + V) in new document
4.- Change folder in Icon=folder for the icon you are willing to use, for instance, folder-home or another image locally saved.
5.- Save document
6.- Log out