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I'm running gnome3 on Ubuntu 12.04 and my dolphin looks like this:

Dolphin on gnome-shell

I really don't like these oxygen themed icons and want to use the Faenza icons.

I tried backing up the oxygen icons and downloading a version of Faenza for KDE and then making a sym link from Faenza to oxygen like:

sudo ln -s /usr/share/icons/Faenza-KDE /usr/share/icons/oxygen

but nothing changed??!?!

So where are QT apps pulling their icons from?!?!

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Just installl kde sytem settings, you can configure icons from it –  Tachyons Aug 10 '12 at 0:50
    
If you are referring to qt4-qtconfig tool than that does not have icon functions. Can you give me the name of the package to install? Does it have a GUI interface? –  Joshua Robison Aug 10 '12 at 1:27
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No it is not qt4-qtconfig, but I forgot the exact package name, just search for system settings in usc, It will appear in the top list –  Tachyons Aug 10 '12 at 2:22
    
worked like a champ. thank you. –  Joshua Robison Aug 10 '12 at 6:20
    
If this fix doesn't work for you please also see here. –  Glutanimate May 21 '13 at 13:56

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The KDE System Settings changes those Icons: sudo apt-get install systemsettings will install it.

From there go to Application Appearance>Icons.

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worked like a champ. thank you. I now have dolphin working perfectly as default fm in ubuntu gnome-shell AAAAAAAAAAAA im a genious. –  Joshua Robison Aug 10 '12 at 6:20

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