This is a massively improved variant of the well-known Gartoon theme, used by e.g. Edubuntu. Some work may also be based on the Gnutoon/Ubuntoon variant by reassuringlyoffensive. The theme is released under GPL v2 or later.
In the context of GPL, "source code" is interpreted as the SVG versions of the icons; this means that if you distribute Gartoon Redux icons or any derivative versions of them, you have to provide the SVG versions.
This package is also available in Ubuntu, though it may be slightly out of date. To install it, simply run:
sudo apt-get install gnome-icon-theme-gartoon-redux
At the moment, only the source version is available. To install, unpack in a suitable directory and run the following commands in the terminal:
sudo make install
To speed this up, you can use "make -jN" as the second command, where N is the number of hardware threads in your processor (e.g. "make -j4"), so that more than one SVG is rendered at the same time.
3 years ago
2013-09-30 - version 1.11
New / improved icons for LibreOffice, Mendeley, Online Accounts, GMail, Deja Dup, Gnome Color Manager, Ubuntu One, Ubuntu One Music and Subtitle Editor.
2009-10-22 - version 1.10
Icons for Checkbox (aka System Testing), Gnome Bluetooth, Palimpsest (aka Gnome Disk Utility), Ubuntu One, Ubuntu Software Center, GMPC tray, Deluge; Hint icon; New category icon: applications-utilities; New device icon: computer-laptop (used by KDE); Better icon for preferred applications; Lots of fixes and minor updates for Ubuntu Karmic; power manager aliases for Xfce
Uploaded .tar.gz package of 1.9 (at last).
2009-05-01 - version 1.9
New icons for Adobe AIR, Banshee, Bazaar-GTK, Computer Janitor (Ubuntu), Gnome Tetravex, Pop-Up Notifications (Ubuntu), Ubuntu Tweak, VirtualBox. Icons for Banshee (except device icons). New mimetype icons for Adobe AIR installer, C-Sharp source, Java source, Java class file, Java JNLP file. Aliases for Office 2007 files. Some alias fixes for Ubuntu 9.04. Better debianization. Automatically replace the distribution logo based on LSB information. Lanuchpad repository for updates.
Tarball version is temporarily unavailable due to build problems, expect it to be back in a few days once I resolve the issue.
Reuploaded the 1.8 version that somehow disappeared from the server.
2009-01-10 - version 1.8
Icons for Amarok, Disk Manager, Disksearch, Emilia Pinball, Exaile, GCrystal, Gnome Do, GOPchop, GTorrentViewer, GQuilt, Gweled, Home User Backup, Inkblot, KDevelop, KDiamond, NDIS-GTK, PoEdit, QJackCtl, Stardict, Sysprof, video-television. Mimetype icons for application-x-gchempaint, ODF formula, ODF master document, OpenVPN settings. Many new aliases. Changed license to GPL v2 or later.
Have a look at the changelog file for the full history of changes.