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La Capitaine is an icon pack, designed to integrate with most desktop environments. The set of icons takes inspiration from the latest iterations of macOS and Google's Material Design.

Every image in this theme is a scalable vector graphic made with Inkscape so it will look great at any size, on any screen. In my spare time, I work on adding new icons, updating old ones, and making this theme more complete. Since this theme is updated often, you should clone my git repository and pull regularly to make sure you're always up-to-date:

cd $HOME/.icons
git clone


La Capitaine comes with a configuration script which attempts to determine your distribution and desktop environment. Using this information, La Capitaine updates several system icons and icons for mime-types.

For best integration with your distro/desktop environment, run:



Community members have created unoffical packages for several major Linux distributions. Check your community repos for packages, and see more details here.