Dalisha as a Beautiful Icon Theme for all Desktop Environments

Dalisha is a beautiful set of round-circle icons that is available for all major Linux desktop environments such as GNOME, Cinnamon, Mate, KDE etc.

It was last updated a few years ago — but you may still try it out as it covers most of the popular Linux applications.

Install Dalisha icons in Ubuntu and other Linux

Dalisha Icon

If you didn’t know already, you should also refer to our guide on how to use an icon theme in Ubuntu. In a nutshell, the downloaded icons should be extracted and placed in ~/.icons directory and then you can use an application like Gnome Tweak Tool to use the icon theme.

First, you need to download Dalisha icons tarball from Gnome-look page.

Next, extract the download tarball (as shown in the image below).

Extract Zip

Open extracted folder, there you will find folder named “Dalisha“. Copy the entire folder and paste it inside the .icons folder in your home folder.

In Linux, folders and files with dot (.) at the beginning of the name makes them hidden. Press Ctrl+H to show the hidden files in Linux desktop. Check if you see the .icons folder here.

Create it if you don’t have the .icons folder in your home directory.

Move Folder To ~/.icons
Move Folder To ~/.icons

Check which desktop environment you are using. If it is GNOME, you can use GNOME Tweak. For MATE, there is MATE Tweaks. Basically, every DE provides some sort of mechansim to change the icons.

Once you get to the customization settings of your respective desktop environment, select the icons to Dalisha icons.

Setting Icon In Gnometweaks

And, it’s done!

Dalisha Icons

If you’re looking for more options, I’d recommend you to check out our list of the best icon themes that you can utilize on your Linux distribution.

What’s your favorite icon theme on Linux? Feel free to let us know in the comments!

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