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Apply icon theme to snap packages


#1

Is there a way to apply an icon theme to snap applications? such as firefox, phpstorm etc.

I am using Numix-Circle icon pack and I hate that I have to manually change the icon for it to work. Any ideas on how to fix it?


#2

Actual limits and constraints of snap, amongst others…


#3

Easiest fix is the following.

Go to /var/lib/snapd/desktop/applications

Over there you will find all the desktop files for all the snap applications and they are editable.

In the Icon= line paste the path to where your icon is stored, I use Numix circle therefore I find all my icons in /usr/share/icons/Numix-Circle/48/apps/spotify.svg (example)


#4

Sounds interesting!
Quick question though. When the snap refreshes with a new version would you need to repeat this?


#5

No idea, just found it out today, will let you know if they change.


#6

Can confirm that you have to repeat if theres a new version.