Faenza Variants
Individual Icons
Score 72%
Description:

I made variant versions for icons that I don't really like from the Faenza icon theme.
16px, 22px, 32px, 48px and scalable sizes.
Last changelog:

6 years ago

0.20
+Boxee
+Clementine
+Dropbox (including emblems as seen in Faenza 0.8)
+Github Octocat
+Small sizes for all icons
+Indicator/Panel icon when moving or copying files (system-file-manager-panel
+Faenza Dark and Faenza Cupertino packages.

0.15
+aMSN
+Gnome Subtitlles
+Gwibber (Updated)
+Small sizes (32px, 24px, 22px and 16px), for aMSN, Chromium, Firefox, Gmail, Google Chrome and Shotwell.
+New package. Now the icons are packaged as a theme, so you can install it without overwriting the original Faenza theme.

0.12
+ Chromium

0.11
+ Firefox

0.1
+ Banshee
+ Gmail
+ Google Chrome
+ Gwibber
+ Shotwell
+ Subtitle Editor
+ Nautilus/File Manager
+ Totem

mrsomoasun

6 years ago

...and, unfortunately do much to make packages, etc, that contain the original Faenza icon set(s) overwhelming and confusing.

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TiZ

6 years ago

I'd like to applaud your efforts, but unfortunately, the icons don't actually fit in with the rest of Faenza: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/11745544/variants.png I'm sure you can see where the inconsistencies are. Still, A for effort.

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abhijeet1in

6 years ago

Congrats on great work!
Also, can i request an icon for valknut, or better, a little guidance to do it myself :)

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Timlar

6 years ago

Could you still make icons for applications "Trimage", "Gpick" and "Mumble"? Thank you in advance.

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jayblah

6 years ago

If you have time, please also consider redoing the following hideous icons.

DROPBOX: It's currently a bright yellow square with the blue Dropbox logo in the middle.

VLC: A grey square with a small VLC traffic-cone logo in the middle. Ugly.

CLEMENTINE: Very nice logo, but doesn't fit the theme since it's not in a box.

Thanks for the fantastic variants.

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jayblah

6 years ago

Also, Faenza's Sound and Video icon color scheme (grey with a green musical note) is pretty ugly. Think you could do something about that?

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felix26591

6 years ago

Also a Handbrake Icon if possible I like the set very much good work.

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rosstimson

6 years ago

Nice work. I'm using this mainly for the Chromium and Nautilus icons.

I desperately want to see a Vim icon.

Hotot one would be great too although I'm currently using the generic Twitter icon for this at the moment. Lastly a Github Octocat icon would be good for a Prism app of the site although I'm aware this probably won't ever happen; I wish I was better at design.

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Karmicbastler

6 years ago

hi Dear,
for installing the faenza-Icons, there is a repository.

Open Your Terminal and run the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tiheum/equinox
and then:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install faenza-icon-theme

This will install the faenza-icons as well as the equinox-gtk-themes on your machine. I love these gtk-themes.

You can also read this here:
http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Faenza?content=128143

Greetings
Karmicbastler

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amilcartavares

6 years ago

Hi,

What about some instructions, step-by-step for dummies, for those like me that is new on this?

Thanks!

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felix26591

6 years ago

I was wondering how I can change the normal gnome-bar faenza icons from the black ones to the white ones, or more accurate the ones from the faenza-dark variant,

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alvonsius

6 years ago

just found the solution

copy Faenza-Dark from /usr/share/icons to your local icon folder, say /home/yourname/.icons

edit index.theme, change these lines:
Name=Faenza-Variants-Dark
Inherits=Faenza-Variants,Humanity-Dark,ubuntu-mono-dark,gnome

There you go ... faenza-variants-dark ^^

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spg76

6 years ago

Another way it's editing the index.theme file from Faenza-Variants instead of Faenza-Dark.
Replacing this line:

Inherits=Faenza,Humanity,Tango,gnome

For this one:

Inherits=Faenza-Dark,Humanity,Tango,gnome

In the next update, I will make a version for dark themes, so you don't have to edit anything.

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felix26591

6 years ago

Yeah I found how to do it too, just changed this
Name=Faenza-Variants
Inherits=Faenza-Dark,Humanity,Tango,gnome

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albyrock87

6 years ago

Ehi! Nice edits!!

Listen, can you fix those ugly action icons?

There are a lot of action icons like "gtk-open" "Shutdown" that have max_size = 22px!!

On my AWN bar looks awful!

Can you create a scalable version?

Thank you :)

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spg76

6 years ago

I know what you mean, I used GNOME Do and I have the same issue.
I see what I can do.

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Crimbo

6 years ago

Great work!

Could you please make a dark version of these icons for themes that are dark. Because I can't properly see the small icons on the panel.

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spg76

6 years ago

You can edit the index.theme file.
Replace this line:

Inherits=Faenza,Humanity,Tango,gnome

For this one:

Inherits=Faenza-Dark,Humanity,Tango,gnome

In the next update, I will make a version for dark themes, so you don't have to edit anything.

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Crimbo

6 years ago

absolute godsend!

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rolandixor

6 years ago

Can you replace the icons with black backgrounds (if you haven't already done it?) like vlc?

(NB, I haven't installed it yet, but I didn't see VLC in the list).

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fliptone

6 years ago

Excellent work.
Is it possible to include a Me-TV icon? The original Faenza icon set is missing that too.

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TiZ

6 years ago

These aren't really usable unless you include the other icon sizes... otherwise, they won't look consistent at different icon sizes or will get scaled down whereas others won't.

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spg76

6 years ago

I understand what you mean but I plan to include the smaller sizes soon.
Faenza doesn't have any guidelines, so I just need a little time to figure it out myself.

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lucpel

6 years ago

The default firefox icon looked evil.

Very good.

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sangener

6 years ago

I like the variant icons very much!

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6 years ago

0.20
+Boxee
+Clementine
+Dropbox (including emblems as seen in Faenza 0.8)
+Github Octocat
+Small sizes for all icons
+Indicator/Panel icon when moving or copying files (system-file-manager-panel
+Faenza Dark and Faenza Cupertino packages.

0.15
+aMSN
+Gnome Subtitlles
+Gwibber (Updated)
+Small sizes (32px, 24px, 22px and 16px), for aMSN, Chromium, Firefox, Gmail, Google Chrome and Shotwell.
+New package. Now the icons are packaged as a theme, so you can install it without overwriting the original Faenza theme.

0.12
+ Chromium

0.11
+ Firefox

0.1
+ Banshee
+ Gmail
+ Google Chrome
+ Gwibber
+ Shotwell
+ Subtitle Editor
+ Nautilus/File Manager
+ Totem

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