Monday, June 17, 2013

[HOW TO] Install Flat Icons Theme for LibreOffice

Updated: 07/09/13

In this article we'll learn how to install the flat icons theme for LibreOffice. This theme might become the default theme, but we can start using it now.

Flat Icons Theme for LibreOffice
Flat Icons Theme for LibreOffice

Install Flat Icons

Open a terminal window and run:

cd /usr/share/libreoffice/share/config/ && sudo mv && sudo wget -O

If the command above outputs something like mv: cannot stat ‘’: No such file or directory, use this command instead:

cd /usr/share/libreoffice/share/config/ && sudo mv && sudo wget -O


Flat Icons: instale os próximos ícones da interface do Libre-Office


  1. Got lost along the way. What's supposed to happen next?

    1. After you run the command just reopen some LibreOffice application (Writer, Calc, ...) and you'll notice that the icons changed.

  2. Just wanted to say I'm glad you're back. I'm using Mint KDE now but this is still one of my go-to-blogs and I'm happy that it was just a longer break in posting.
    So thanks for all your hard work I will keep reading no matter what distro I use!

  3. hello wilson!

    i did as you posted here but the terminal is blocked with this line-
    /usr/share/libreoffice/share/config $ on blue

    if i close it and start libreoffice i have the old icons.

    i have

  4. as you said it workd on kubuntu and xfce. on cinnamon it was necessary to go tools>options>view>icon size and style and chose the theme manual.

    thank you!

  5. 13.10 beta needs manual choise of human as well