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I recently got the great ROSA icon theme from the ROSA repo, I extracted the archive and put it into the .icons folder, under KDE I can select the icons no problem, but under unity using gnome tweak tool they can't be selected (nor in ubuntu tweak) so I assume that there needs to be further steps in order to use a KDE icon theme in the unity/gnome desktop?

Any ideas?

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Different Desktop Environments (Gnome, KDE, XFCE, LXDE, etc.) have different Icon Themes which cannot be used in another DE. It is possible to "migrate" icon themes from one to another but it is a long and winding road which you can of course take and even share the result with other users through sites such as gnome-look.org

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