Introduction to Breeze Icons

The Breeze Icons package contains the default icons for KDE Plasma 5 applications, but it can be used for other window environments.



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Package Information

Breeze Icons Dependencies


extra-cmake-modules-5.106.0 and Qt-5.15.9


KDE Frameworks-5.106.0, libxml2-2.10.4, and lxml-4.9.2

User Notes:

Installation of Breeze Icons

Install Breeze Icons by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

      -DBUILD_TESTING=OFF         \
      -Wno-dev ..

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

-DBUILD_TESTING=OFF: This parameter disables building the testing framework, which requires some modules from KDE Frameworks-5.106.0.


Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: None
Installed Directory: /usr/share/icons/breeze{,-dark}