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I just want to change the dock icons instead of system wide.

It it possible to only change the icons in the dock, and not elsewhere?

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Use Candybar. It's free now as it's not as effective in Mountain Lion as it used to be.

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Can you be more specific? If you mean add or remove new dock icons on Mac OS, this should work.

To Add icons: simply drag any icon from system onto the dock. This should add it automatically.

To Remove icons: just hold any icon which you want to remove and drag it onto the desktop and leave, this should remove them.

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Not the app, but the icon of the app (.icns file). I want my Finder icon in my dock to by different from the Finder icon in the Applications folder etc. –  gavflynn Aug 9 '12 at 20:24
    
Oh , Download what influenceJamie suggested, Make alias of the applications folder and then change the icns for only alias this will not effect the main application folder icon. –  Gamer Aug 9 '12 at 20:31
    
I'll try that, thanks. –  gavflynn Aug 9 '12 at 20:36
    
So why do you accept this answer? –  Max Ried Aug 9 '12 at 20:41
    
what do you mean –  gavflynn Aug 9 '12 at 20:45
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