I want to create new mime-type (text/something) for some kind of files. I know how to make it, but I don't know how to make the file manager to display different icons for these file types?

I am using LXDE and PCManFM, but some general solution would be better of course.


The simplest solution is just to edit the XML file to include a line like this:

<icon name="firefox"/>

There's thorough instructions here:


If you want to change an arbitrary icon, some instructions here:


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