Color Your Folder Icons On Ubuntu And Linux Mint That Use Either Nautilus Or Nemo, Via Folder Color 0.0.8

Hello Linux Geeksters. Folder Color is a nice app that enables the users to easily color their folder icons, created for Nautilus (but with some tweaks, it also works with Nemo). The latest version available is Folder Color 0.0.8.

Color Your Folder Icons On Ubuntu And Linux Mint That Use Either Nautilus Or Nemo, Via Folder Color 0.0.8

In this article I will show you how to install Folder Color 0.0.8 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra and Linux Mint 13 Maya, in order to color your folder icons, on systems using either Nautilus or Nemo as the default file managers.

How to install Color Folders 0.0.8 for systems using Nautilus as default:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:costales/folder-color
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install folder-color

Restart nautilus, to apply the changes:

$ nautilus -q

How to install Color Folders 0.0.8 for systems using Nemo as default:

$ sudo apt-get install python-nemo
$ sudo cp /usr/share/nautilus-python/extensions/folder-color.py /usr/share/nemo-python/extensions/
$ sudo sed -i 's/Nautilus/Nemo/g' /usr/share/nemo-python/extensions/folder-color.py

Restart nemo, to apply the changes:

$ nemo -q

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