papirus-folders is a bash script that allows changing the color of folders in Papirus icon theme and its forks (which based on version 20171007 and newer).
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NOTE: This project doesn't provide any folder icons. If you want to request a new folder icon or a new color of folder please open an issue here.
NOTE: If you want to change the color of folders to your own or use presets for popular themes, see Oomox theme designer.
Ubuntu and derivatives
You can install papirus-folders from our official PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:papirus/papirus sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install papirus-folders
or download .deb packages from here.
Use the script to install the latest version directly from this repo (independently on your distro):
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/PapirusDevelopmentTeam/papirus-folders/master/install.sh | sh
To install papirus-folders on BSD systems using the following command:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/PapirusDevelopmentTeam/papirus-folders/master/install.sh | env PREFIX=/usr/local sh
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/PapirusDevelopmentTeam/papirus-folders/master/install.sh | env uninstall=true sh
Packages listed in this section are third-party packages. If you have a problem or a question, please contact the package maintainer.
Please note that some packages in the list may be outdated, open Repology to find out package versions.
|Arch Linux||Piotr Górski||papirus-folders-git AUR|
|MX Linux||Steven Pusser||
|NetBSD||Nia Alarie||papirus-folders pkgsrc|
|openSUSE||Alexander Ahjolinna||papirus-folders OBS [link]|
|Void Linux||Benjamín Albiñana||
NOTE: If you are a maintainer and want to be in the list, please create an issue or make a pull request.
Papirus-folders doesn't have a GUI, but it is a fully functional command-line application with TAB-completions. Below you'll see some examples of use.
Show the current color and available colors for Papirus-Dark
papirus-folders -l --theme Papirus-Dark
Change color of folders to brown for Papirus-Dark
papirus-folders -C brown --theme Papirus-Dark
Revert to default color of folders for Papirus-Dark
papirus-folders -D --theme Papirus-Dark
Restore the last used color from a config file
The last command is extremely useful for restoring color after icon theme upgrade (official installers of papirus-icon-theme and some third-party packages do this automatically).