How To Color The Folder Icons On Your Kubuntu 14.04 System

Hello Linux Geeksters. In this short article I will show you how to install easily color the folder icons on your Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr system, using Dolphin as the default file manager.

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All you have to do is download the Dolphin Folder Color app from

$ cd ~
$ wget
$ tar -xzvf 164008-dolphin-folder-color.tar.gz
$ cd dolphin-folder-color && rm 164008-dolphin-folder-color.tar.gz
$ ./

Optional, to remove Dolphin Folder Color, do:

$ ~/dolphin-folder-color/
$ rm -r ~/dolphin-folder-color

Next, log out and log back in. Now, when you right-click a folder via Dolphin, you will have a Color Chart button, which enables you to select the color you want your folder icon to have.

If your Ubuntu/Linux Mint system use Nautilus/Files or Nemo as file managers, and want to change the color of your folder icons, follow the instructions in THIS article.

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