How To Install Papirus Icon Theme on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS

In this guide, we will show you how to install Papirus Icon Theme on Ubuntu systems.

Papirus is a free and open source SVG icon theme for Linux, based on Paper Icon Set with a lot of new icons and a few extras, like Hardcode-Tray support, KDE colorscheme support, Folder Color support, and others.

Papirus is available in:

  • Papirus
  • Papirus Dark
  • Papirus Light

Install Papirus Icon Theme on Ubuntu-APT PPA method

Follow the steps below to get started with this icon theme :

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • So, Papirus package is not available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it via importing PPA repo as follows:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:papirus/papirus -y
  • Run the command below to reflect on PPA
sudo apt update -y
  • Then install it as shown below:
sudo apt install papirus-icon-theme -y
  •  Install the latest version of Gnome Tweak using the below command:
sudo apt install gnome-tweaks -y
  • Search for the GNOME Tweaks tool via search bar

  • Open it then navigate to the “Appearance” then select “Icons” and find the “Papirus
  • Select papirus to be applied as shown below:


That’s it


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