Flatery – A Nifty Flat Style Icon Theme for Linux

Last updated: March 11, 2021

Looking for some different icons for your Ubuntu Desktop? Flatery is a flat style icon theme for Linux.

Flatery is a full desktop icons set licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0. It includes icons for app shortcuts, file folders, menu buttons, and in application icons.

The icon theme is also available in different colors (each contains light & dark mode), including Black, Blue, Gray, Green, Indigo, Mint, Orange, Pink, Sky, Teal, and Yellow.

Download & Install the Icon Theme:

The theme is available to download at github project page.
You can simply click the link below to grab the zip archive:

Download Flatery (ZIP)

Then extract the zip archive in your file browser. Install it by moving all sub-folders to:

  • .icons – For single use. In Home folder press Ctrl+H to show hidden file folders. And create .icons folder if it does not exit.
  • .local/share/icons – For KDE desktop.
  • /usr/share/icons – For global use. Gnome users can open the folder via nautilus /usr/share/icons command.

Finally apply the icon theme by Gnome Tweak Tool under Appearance tab:


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