Collect a lot of icons from /usr/share/icons (may overwrite some, and complain a bit)

mkdir myicons && find /usr/share/icons/ -type f | xargs cp -t myicons
Today I needed to choose an icon for an app. My simpler way: put all of /usr/share/icons in myicons folder and brows'em with nautilus. Then rm -r 'ed the entire dir.
Sample Output
$ ls myicons/a[b-g]*
myicons/abiword_48.png  myicons/accessories-calculator.png     myicons/acrobat.png
myicons/abiword.png     myicons/accessories-calculator.svg     myicons/acroread.png
myicons/about_kde.png   myicons/accessories-character-map.png  myicons/acroread.svgz
myicons/about_kde.svgz  myicons/accessories-character-map.svg  myicons/add.png
myicons/abrt00.png      myicons/accessories-dictionary.png     myicons/address-book-new.png
myicons/abrt01.png      myicons/accessories-dictionary.svg     myicons/address-book-new.svg
myicons/abrt02.png      myicons/accessories-text-editor.png    myicons/add.svgz
myicons/abrt03.png      myicons/accessories-text-editor.svg    myicons/advanced-directory.png

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2009-12-09 17:43:28

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