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Some folders in my Home directory have special icons.

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I would like to do something like this with a custom icon for a folder.

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Right click on the folder and click properties:

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Click the button with a folder icon:

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Now browse to find the icon you want to use and click 'Open':

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The folder will now use the custom icon:

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Righ click on your folder for which you want to change the icon and select properties.Click the folder icon,browse for new icons in your system and then set it.
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Right click on folder → Properties, in opened window click on folder icon and just choose a new one.

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