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Is there an icon pack that don't override the default icons of certain applications?

Or maybe a way to disable this behavior?

Like in this picture, almost all those file manager have the same icons.

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  • Am not sure I understand what you mean. This is the case on a fresh install. – Asme Just Sep 14 '18 at 18:12
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No, there is no such icon theme.

Is there an icon pack that don't override the default icons of certain applications?

For a file manager, the default icon is system-file-manager as per Icon Naming Specification. For any desktop environment, only one file manager is installed by default and that will use the same icon.

Like in this picture, almost all those file manager have the same icons.

In the shown picture, PCManFM is using a default icon that is found at /usr/share/icons/THEME. The default icon appears to be same regardless of icon theme as per specification. Some icon theme such as elementary Xfce does provide pcmanfm icon, but that is symlink to the same icon anyway.

$ cat /usr/share/applications/pcmanfm.desktop | grep Icon
Icon=system-file-manager

$ ls -l /usr/share/icons/elementary-xfce/apps/48/pcmanfm.png
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 23 Nov  6  2015 /usr/share/icons/elementary-xfce/apps/48/pcmanfm.png -> system-file-manager.png

In contrast, Thunar is using a fallback icon that is found in /usr/share/icons/hicolor instead of /usr/share/icons/THEME. This will happen whenever the installed icon theme does not have the needed icon for certain application, in this case, Thunar.

$ cat /usr/share/applications/Thunar.desktop | grep Icon
Icon=Thunar

$ ls -l /usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/Thunar.png 
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4261 Apr  9  2014 /usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/Thunar.png

$ ls -l /usr/share/icons/elementary-xfce/apps/48/Thunar.png
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 23 Nov  6  2015 /usr/share/icons/elementary-xfce/apps/48/Thunar.png -> system-file-manager.png

User will only see a unique icon being used for a cross platform or desktop agnostic file manager. A good example is Double Commander, which indeed has its own icon unlike other file managers.

TL;DR Most file managers use the same default icon as per specification.

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