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

5 years ago

NTolerance

The VPN lock icon is definitely included in the Faenza set, but I don't think it's being referenced (missing symlink?).

I spent a bit of time diffing the files included with the stock ubuntu-mono-dark set and the Faenza set, and the VPN status file layout is definitely different. But then it started to hurt my brain and I gave up trying to find out exactly why the lock isn't displayed.

Hacky fix: Symlink the "status" subdirectory of the Faenza set to the ubuntu-mono-dark set:

~/.icons/Faenza-Dark/status -> /usr/share/icons/ubuntu-mono-dark/status

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5 years ago

NTolerance

The VPN lock icon is definitely included in the Faenza set, but I don't think it's being referenced (missing symlink?).

I spent a bit of time diffing the files included with the stock ubuntu-mono-dark set and the Faenza set, and the VPN status file layout is definitely different. But then it started to hurt my brain and I gave up trying to find out exactly why the lock isn't displayed.

Hacky fix: Symlink the "status" subdirectory of the Faenza set to the ubuntu-mono-dark set:

~/.icons/Faenza-Dark/status -> /usr/share/icons/ubuntu-mono-dark/status

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5 years ago

FokkerCharlie

Thanks, NTolerance

Your hack worked. This set me on a slightly different track- I found all the icons with 'secure' in the name under 'status' in the Humanity icon set and copied them to the equivalent folder in Faenza/status.

Cheers
Charlie

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5 years ago

NTolerance

Well then. Your findings allowed me to drill down a bit further. This is the file that is missing:

~/.icons/Faenza-Dark/status/22/nm-device-wired-secure.png

Turns out that the connection + lock icons do not exist together in the same file as is required. So I found the individual files and put them together in this PNG:

http://i.imgur.com/vM9iW.png

Save it as the previously mentioned filename and it should be fixed.

Is there an official bugtracker for this icon set? I'd like to get this fix rolled into the next release.

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5 years ago

tiheum

Thanks for reporting and helping.

The missing icon will be included in the next release.

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5 years ago

FokkerCharlie

Nice work.

I have made an equivalent icon for the Faenza (not dark) set, here:

http://imgur.com/nohjt

Charlie

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5 years ago

FokkerCharlie

Sorry, link should be:

http://i.imgur.com/nohjt.png

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5 years ago

mr32

This icon theme looks great, especially in Gnome3! Good job!

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5 years ago

OskarStark

a new Icon for Autokey (AppIndicator) would be nice!

best regards oskar

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5 years ago

elmigueluno

Hi. Great work, it's my favorite icon set but, could you please add mono icons for the desktopnova indicator and a faenza icon for teamviewer, desktopnova, cover thumbnailer, gnome subtitles and gmountiso? thanks a lot!

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5 years ago

yeaten

Google Earth icons need to be renamed to google-earth (present icons in Faenza googleearth)

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5 years ago

gnujox

Thank you for the best Icon Theme ever.

Only the new Chromium Icon is ugly, I always have to move it chromium-browser2.svg to chromium-browser.svg

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5 years ago

nemix

I would love to see Faenza icon for "Pinta" - http://pinta-project.com/ and maybe for TeamSpeak3.
And why Geany has wired blue icon instead of http://www.geany.org/images/geany.png?

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5 years ago

stozi

Any chance for PCManFM and IceCat?

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5 years ago

stozi

Ah, now up to date thx to PPA, no need for a separate pcmanfm icon. :)

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5 years ago

eudennis

I will love to see and Skype and Pidgin icon for the systray. Maybe I can even help to make, if it is possible :)

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5 years ago

stribianese91

Brasero isn't a monochrome icon when I'm writing a cd. Look here http://upload.centerzone.it/images/00477942704822482680.png

I use the indicator-applet

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5 years ago

simplygades

Great job tiheum, once again. This icon set is heading to excellence.

I noticed some wonderful Skype status icons both colored and mono, but i can't get to use theme. Could you please help? Thanks!

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5 years ago

hotice

Waiting for the PPA to get the latest 0.9.2... only Karmic packages so far :-s

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5 years ago

etyrmi

Thanks for including debian/arch/fedora/others "start-here" buttons! You are a thorough guy.

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5 years ago

laasonen

Could you please add icon for Qalculate, thanks :)

http://qalculate.sourceforge.net/

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5 years ago

pissnaround

I know it may be a lot to ask but is there any chance you might do a monochrome version? I'm including a link to what I had in mind...
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/_sA9c938TUEU/TaLlPJChVXI/AAAAAAAAG9M/DsGYrvT4nvw/s912/Screenshot-3.png

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5 years ago

stribianese91

Hi! If I set mute and I start play a song, the sound icon in the tray is look like this http://img38.imageshack.us/i/suono.png/
Please fix this bug :D

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5 years ago

Feanor12

A Mathematica Icon would be nice

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3 years ago

kriskriskris

Yes, I second that. The generic icon for Mathematica is awful next to all these nice Faenza ones

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