I know there are icon themes. But what if we have a normal folder, just like a lot of others. Is it possible to change the icon of a specific folder alone, say family into an icon of my choice ?

I was looking for something like right-click > properties > change icon so that all other folders will use globally declared folder icons while the one of our choice will have a custom icon. Thanks.

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It is a matter of right-clicking the folder, and select "Properties" in the right-click menu. On the "Basic" tab, click the icon. A file selection dialog appears that allows you to set a custom icon.

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