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I want to change an icon of a specific theme. Where do themes save their icons?

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Globaly: /usr/share/icons/ or in your home : ~/.icons

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/usr/share/icons/ typically contains pre-installed themes (shared by all users) ~/.icons/ typically contains folders with the themes installed by the user.

Also, many applications have their icons in /usr/share/pixmaps/ or in the folder with the same name as the application under /usr/share/...

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