Introduction to Adwaita Icon Theme

The Adwaita Icon Theme package contains an icon theme for GTK+ 3 and GTK 4applications.



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Package Information

Adwaita Icon Theme Dependencies


git-2.39.1, GTK+-2.24.33 or GTK+-3.24.36 (if present, librsvg-2.54.5 is also required, and gtk-update-icon-cache and gtk-encode-symbolic-svg are run after installing), Inkscape-1.2.2 and Icon Tools

User Notes:

Installation of Adwaita Icon Theme

Install Adwaita Icon Theme by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: None
Installed Directory: /usr/share/icons/Adwaita