Faenza
Icon Themes
Description:

This icon theme for Gnome provides monochromatic icons for panels, toolbars and buttons and colourful squared icons for devices, applications, folder, files and Gnome menu items.

An installation script let you choose the logo of your favourite distribution and the appearance of the main menu icon (Gnome/distrib, monochrome/colour).

Several themes are included to fit with light or dark panels, menus and toolbars.

Please read the README file for useful tips and known issues

Installation
Download the tar.gz file and extract it. In the new folder created, run the ./INSTALL script to choose the distribution logo (Ubuntu, by default) and the Gnome menu icon. If run as root, the script will copy the iconsets to /usr/share/icons to made them available to all users. Some default icons used by Rhythmbox and Dockmanager may be also replaced.
Run ./UNINSTALL as root to restore defaults icons.

Launchpad PPA
Faenza icon theme is available to install via a PPA repository. Open a terminal and run :
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tiheum/equinox
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install faenza-icon-theme


Changelog:

4 years ago

1.3.1
* New weather symbolic icons
1.3
* New apps: UbuntuOne Music and Ubuntu Online Accounts
* New designs for Twitter, Spotify and adressbook
* Icons for system settings categories on Ubuntu
* Fix some missing links
1.2
* New apps: Desura, Gajim, Google Music Frame, Mail notification
* New icons sizes: 64x64 and 96x96
* Fixes the specific folders icons replaced by the standard one
* Fixes some missing links
1.1
* New apps: Gnome documents, Gnome contacts, Gnome online accounts, Gnome freecell, Clementine, Onboard, preferences-color, Screenruler, Scribes, Steam, Tracker, Wunderlist, Xterm
* New devices: tablet, network wired, network wireless, VPN, system harddisk
* Some reworked icons (Baobab, Gparted, Time-admin, Gconf editor, all folders)
* Emblems are more homogeneous
* Some new status icons and two new themes (Faenza-Ambiance and Feanza-Radiance) for a better integration with Unity in Ubuntu 11.10
1.0
* New apps: preferences-desktop-wallpaper, SEtroubleshoot, system-switch-java, Fedora autoplus, Fedora-release-notes
* New status icons: nm-device-wired-secure
* Some reworked icons
* A wide bunch of new symbolic icons for Gnome Shell
* Better support for XFCE
* All applications in 16x16
* Fix some missing links
0.9.2
* New logos: Gentoo, Slackware
* New actions: folder-move, folder-copy
* New apps: libreoffice, workspace-switcher, wine notepad, winetricks, stellarium, mypaint
* New mimetypes: application-pgp-keys, encrypted
* New status icons: gsm 3G network, wireless secure network, bluetooth paired, weather icons in 24x24
* Color or opacity changes for some status icons
* A new design for Ubuntu One
* A few new 16x16 applications icons
0.9.1
* A new Faenza-Darker theme with light monochrome icons for (dark) panels and menus and dark monochrome icons for toolbars. This theme can be used with elementary-dark, for exemple (don't forget to hide the buttons icons if they are in 16x16).
* Fix some wrong or missing links
* A few new 16x16 applications icons
0.9
* A new "darkest" theme with status and actions icons both in light grey
* A wide bunch of old and new devices and actions in all sizes
* New applications: debian software center, deja-dup, dc++, dvdrip, GCStar, guake, haguichi, Me TV, meld, file manager, nautilus actions configuration tool, tvtime, xine, zim
* New status icons for Cover Gloobus, Me TV, zim, guake, keepassx
* Highlight borders have been modified for all squared icons in 22x22 and 24x24
* All monochromes icons have been reworked for smoother contrast
* A new design for most of actions in 32x32 and above
* Some reworked icons for applications
* Subtle change in folders colour
* Some fixes

acinic

5 years ago

Icon for trash is very ugly!

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stribianese91

5 years ago

What about using these icons for dropbox? http://gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Ebethron+Faenza+Dropbox+icons?content=134101

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Simek

5 years ago

Great idea and design of icons Tiheum!

If it's possible I'd like to request icon for NetBeans.

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setcho

5 years ago

Hi, I have installed Faenza using the PPA method on Xubuntu 11.04 and for some reason the default distributor logo is showing as Fedora. I installed it last week on Xubuntu and it showed the Ubuntu logo but today only the Fedora logo.
Has the default logo changed or is it just me? Has anyone that installed it on Xubuntu 11.04 on the 10th of August or after had a similar problem?

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tiheum

5 years ago

Hi,

It's my fault: I use Fedora since two months to test Gnome Shell ;) The Ubuntu logo will be back in the PPA in the next hours.

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gracca

5 years ago

+1 for using Fedora :)

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setcho

5 years ago

Thanks for the quick response and update to the PPA. I have reinstalled again today and the Ubuntu logo is back.

Also many thanks for this great icon set, keep up the good work.

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bung

5 years ago

Great release, works & looks totally awesome now with Gnome Shell!

Thank you so much! Faenza is truly the best icon set ever made!

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gracca

5 years ago

It also works and looks great in Fedora 15 + Gnome Shell! Thanks for your work!

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BETOPELOTAS

5 years ago

un buen trabajo, se aprecia tu dedicacion me quedo perfecto en mi distro

un saludo desde mexico

gracias

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giev

5 years ago

Faenza-Dark gets installed with its start-here links broken, at least in my case (openSUSE).

Excellent, professional-quality icon theme!! My old, plain icons hurt my eyes now!! Not much more to say really!! Thanks!!

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javierpsilocybin

5 years ago

I would like to design some small icons (16x16) for dark themes.

Do you have some tutorial or so?'

Thanx!

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tiheum

5 years ago

No tutorials for the moment but you can download the sources : you will find all icons in SVG format including the smaller size.

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blendermenPL

5 years ago

The best icons I've ever seen. I showed my friends Linux. They were more interested in your icons than any kde4 or Compiz etc... Congratulates. Great job!

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unity

5 years ago

Hi, I'm an avid scrabble player and was wondering if you would consider creating an icon for the popular wordbiz application (isc.ro). They have a hideous icon, and it pains me having to use it with your beautiful work.

Thank you.

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timvdwest

5 years ago

I can't think of using a different icon theme anymore. Faenza is the best!

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tadeufilippini

5 years ago

great !!! congratulations !!!

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marcoge

5 years ago

miss qbittorrent and tucan manager(jdownloader alternative in gtk) icons :)

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satchitb

5 years ago

Great job. Faenza is by far the prettiest icon set on Ubuntu!
I'd just like to request icons for 0 A.D., DOSBox, gucview and, if possible, less generic looking icons for GIMP, Shotwell, Cheese and Startup Disc Creator.

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screaminj3sus

5 years ago

Can you consider adding proper gnome shell support to this wonderful icon set? Right now the theme doesn't change all the tray icons in the top right and uses incorrectly sized icons.

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PhotonX

5 years ago

Hi, I'm using and loving your theme, it's really great! Would it be possible to add an icon for medit? This is the original icon (there seems to be no bigger image): http://ubuntu.allmyapps.fr/data/m/e/medit/icon_48x48_medit.png

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PiAnto

5 years ago

Hello!

Thanks in advance for your great work!

It seems in Gnome 3 LibreOffice isn't affected by your icons, so i've edited its .desktop files and opening applications from launchers shows correct icons. But opening any mymetypes like .doc .xls etc.. uses original and low resolution icons. How can this be corrected?

Thx :)

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r0ckarong

5 years ago

Hi, first off. Love the icons. I'm using it with a modified Ambiance Revolution theme and it looks just brilliant on dark Toolbars. Now I'm using some software that has common icons which are not integrated so far. The icon that springs out for me the most is the "Save all open files" icon which I recognize from Geany but probably many other applications use. See this screenshot for reference what I mean.

http://i.imgur.com/xLHBR.jpg

Are you working on a replacement for that?

The other one that I marked is the "Open Color Picker" icon. I basically like the icon design and it's color but I would love a monochrome "hand" above the colored sections to fit in with the rest of the theme. But really I'm just nit-picking =)

Keep up the great work and let's see more brilliant eye candy in the future.

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Krakatoa

5 years ago

Hi! Good job!

I cooked a ROM for HTC Hero and i used your icons, have added to the credits.
If you want to see the result:

http://www.htcmania.com/showthread.php?t=212446

Thanks for posting your work with GPL.

Sorry for my bad english.

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FokkerCharlie

5 years ago

Great set of icons.

Just one thing missing- I would love to have an indication in the panel when my VPN is connected, as the Humanity icon theme does, for example. I have no idea how to fix this myself, any chance of a clue?

Charlie

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