Introduction to hicolor-icon-theme

The hicolor-icon-theme package contains a default fallback theme for implementations of the icon theme specification.



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Package Information

Installation of hicolor-icon-theme

Install hicolor-icon-theme by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: /usr/share/icons/hicolor

Short Descriptions


contains icon definitions used as defaults