I am using Cubic to customize Xubuntu 18.04. I want to change the icon theme to Paper. I have installed it, but cannot configure it. I have tried commands such as gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface icon-theme 'Paper', but they are not of much help since Xubuntu obviously uses the Xcfe desktop environment. Is there any way to change the icon set inside chroot?

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This trick may help you, as the default icon theme in Xubuntu is Elementary xfce darker.

  1. Create a folder in your home directory named .icons.

  2. Copy the folder /usr/shar/icons/Paper into the folder you've just created.

  3. Rename the folder Paper as elementary-xfce-darker.

In my tests this worked, tell if this does to you as well.

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