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Is there any way to find the icon for a specific file type? I'd like to write a shell script that returns the location of the image file, or icon, for a specific file type.

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In python, you could can get the icon with something like:

>>> from gi.repository import Gio
>>> Gio.content_type_get_icon('text/python')
<ThemedIcon object at 0xb5d61324 (GThemedIcon at 0xa372590)>
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How can I find the name and location of the icon image's file? I don't see any file names being printed here. – Anderson Green Nov 25 '12 at 3:43

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