Install La-Capitaine Icon Theme Inspired from macOS and Google’s Material Design
La Capitaine is another set of awesome icon pack, designed to integrate with most desktop environments. The set of icons takes inspiration from the latest iterations of macOS and Google’s Material Design.
Icon’s are polished with gradients, shadowing, and simple icon geometry. All the images are scalable vector graphic, so it will look great at any size, on any screen.
La Capitaine comes with a pre configuration script which attempts to determine the Linux distribution and desktop environment. Then it updates several system icons and icons used for mime-types. For best integration with your distro/desktop environment, use
configure and follow the prompts.
La Capitaine is a fork of the El General icon theme with significant changes. La Capitaine Icon theme looks best with Flat-Plat, Adapta, Paper, Arc, and Arc-OSX.
We can easily install la-capitaine-icon-theme by cloning developer github page to
$ cd /usr/share/icons $ git clone https://github.com/keeferrourke/la-capitaine-icon-theme.git
Arch Linux Systems
Arch Linux Base User’s can easily install from AUR repository.
$ yaourt -S la-capitaine-icon-theme-git
Choose the Icon
Finally choose the Icon based on the desktop environment tool to activate it.
GNOME Desktop:Gnome Tweak Tool >> Appearance >> Choose the Icon from the drop-down box followed by “Icons” >> Finally close the App
Unity Desktop:Unity Tweak Tool >> Appearance >> Icon >> Choose the desired icon from the list >> Finally close the App
Cinnamon Desktop:Menu >> Appearances >> System Settings >> Theme >> Choose the desired icon from the drop-down box >> Finally close the System Settings
LXDE Desktop:Menu >> Appearances >> Customize Look and Feel >> Icon Theme >> Choose the desired icon from the list >> Apply >> Finally close
XFCE Desktop:Menu >> Settings >> Appearance >> Icons “Choose the desired icon from the list” >> Finally close
La-Capitaine Icon Theme Screenshot
See below, La-Capitaine Icon Theme Screenshot.