Glass Icons Theme

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Description:

Hi!

I have taken over this icon theme - created by CiccioBueo.

This project is a community project. If you'd like to be part of it, please register at the theme homepage (see top).

See you there!

Description:
Full Transparent SVG Icons,

are in beta-test...

enjoy!
Last changelog:

12 years ago

0.2 First public release (from CiccioBueo)

TheBadFish

6 years ago

Installed the version via svn checkout. All working so far, but missing some Icons.

System is Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome 3.4.1

The icons missing are:
- Firefox!
- Thunderbird!
- File System in Nautilus
- Trash
- Search Network in Nautilus
- No custom icon for starters. (Yes I do have them on desktop.

Please fix asap, then this is the most beautiful icon theme I've ever seen.

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gorade

7 years ago

This is a nice and beautiful theme though I miss some icons. There is no working thrash-can and no "my computer". I guess there soon will be..

Best greetings
gorade

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ilnanny75

7 years ago

Thanks for sharing you fantastic work!!!
i like your style :D

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Karmicbastler

9 years ago

Hi Dear,

I just received your message. Thank you for getting in touch with me! But in the meantime, the problem is solved.

I have read all the comments with this problem, and there in the comments I found the Link to the glass-icons which are patched so that they are working for me now.

I followed this Link here to find the working icons:

http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=86629

So I had downloaded this solution yesterday night and can confirm, that the problem with these icons is more than solved.

Thanks everybody!!
For the end, I want to say: this is great artwork!! I love these Icons now!!

Greetings
Karmicbastler

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Karmicbastler

9 years ago

hello together,
I have the same problem with the Glass-Icons in Karmic Koala (ubuntu 9.10). There the icons even do not work!!
The defective icons are the folder-icons as well as the user paper basket.

How to fix this?
Please help me.

Greetings
Karmicbastler

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stefan315

9 years ago

Are you using the svn checkout? I wrote this comment some time ago:

You can use the latest version of the icon theme via svn. (You should remove old versions.)
Open a terminal and execute these commands: (for this you need svn aka subversion. In Ubuntu type this "sudo apt-get install subversion")

cd ~/.icons
svn co https://glass-theme.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/glass-theme/tango-icons/trunk/Glass glass-icons

Maybe you must restart Gnome, but then you can use the new icons. This should work very well.

You can keep it up to date with:

cd ~/.icons/glass-icons
svn update

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chrismja

10 years ago

I've tried all these instructions and none of them work on Ubuntu Intrepid 8.10. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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chrismja

10 years ago

Anyone?

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stefan315

10 years ago

Hi!

You can use the latest version of the icon theme via svn. (You should remove old versions.)
Open a terminal and execute these commands: (for this you need svn aka subversion. In Ubuntu type this "sudo apt-get install subversion")

cd ~/.icons
svn co https://glass-theme.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/glass-theme/tango-icons/trunk/Glass glass-icons

Maybe you must restart Gnome, but then you can use the new icons. This should work very well.

You can keep it up to date with:

cd ~/.icons
svn update

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feydrutha

10 years ago

Thanks, this is much better than running a script. Still, you should probably release a new tarball at some point.

I really like this icon theme. I have one problem with it now though: the icon for folders is not showing up correctly, I get an icon that looks like a sheet of paper now.

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dirtcheap

10 years ago

To fix the problem where the icon looks like a sheet of paper, navigate to where the 'places' icons are installed (~/.icons/glass-icons/scalable/places). In there is a broken link, inode-directory.svg, which erroneously points to /home/stefan/.icons/glass-icons/scalable/places/folder.svg instead of folder.svg. Fix this by deleting the broken link, and then creating a new link to folder.svg (right click folder.svg in the places folder, select 'make link'). Rename the new link to inode-directory.svg.

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stefan315

9 years ago

Fixed in svn-trunk :)

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tristicles

11 years ago

Excellent. I love this icon set. Many thanks to Stefan315 for the script. I've downloaded and run it, then re-zipped the icon set and uploaded. Please see http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=86629 for the re-packaged tar.gz. No more hacking required to get it running :o)

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anonusing

10 years ago

thanks so much!!!

i have not figured out how to fix it on my own yet so this really helps me!
THANKS!!!

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powentan

11 years ago

This is a great icon theme!!!

Using firefox 3.0,
you may create link from firefox-icon.svg to firefox-3.0.svg to enable the firefox icon.

Hope other system icons will be glass-like !!!

p.s. I am using Ubuntu 8.04, and it's great for desktop system.

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pnkmaggt

11 years ago

Love it! thanks much

-pnkmaggt

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ScottyBones

11 years ago

Thanks for the script.
works like a charm.

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tigermick

11 years ago

You're solution don't work...
no icon display correctly in ubuntu hardy Heron...

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stefan315

11 years ago

Hey there!
Your theme is great!

I have found a link about the standard icon names: http://standards.freedesktop.org/icon-naming-spec/latest/ar01s04.html

I think a lot of icons must be renamed, e.g media-flash, media-floppy, ...

I'm going to check this.

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stefan315

11 years ago

I've made a bash-script.

http://stefan315.st.funpic.de/tmp/glass-icons-fixer.bash

You must download it and set the execute-privilege.

It uses the folder ~/.icons/glass-icons, where is a copy of the theme, if you installed it via Gnome.

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arman

11 years ago

I copied the icon theme into my /usr/share/icons/glass-icons directory and this script unable to work. The error is:

~/icons/glass-icons exists... no

I don't really quite understand what it means by:

You must have installed "glass-icons" in ~/.icons/glass-icons

Thanks for any help :-)

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stefan315

11 years ago

~ = /home/<your username>

Download the tar.gz-archive from this site.
Extract the archive and copy the folder glass-icons to /home/<username>/.icons
(All folder with . at the beginning are hidden, you must press [CTRL] + [H] in nautilus to see all files)
Run my script.
Now you can move the folder from /home/<username>/.icons/glass-icons to /usr/share/icons/glass-icons. (You must be root)

/usr/share/icons = theme for all accounts on the pc

/home/<username>/.icons = theme ist only for <username> available

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arman

11 years ago

Thanks stefan315! It's working fine now. Its amazing that I learn something new everyday!

Thanks again :-)

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corm

11 years ago

Thank you Stefan315, MarioF and everyone else who has worked this. My icons are back looking really great again.

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MarioF

11 years ago

This was a hard one...

After testing the whole evening, I found out that the whole directory structure and the theme-file should be created from start. The icon theme inherits the gnome theme but that one is a lot different.

This workaround made me happy:
Create some links in /usr/share/icons/glass-icons/scalable/filesystems/
- folder.svg -> /usr/share/icons/glass-icons/scalable/filesystems/gnome-fs-directory.svg
- user-trash-full.svg -> /usr/share/icons/glass-icons/scalable/filesystems/gnome-fs-trash-full.svg
- user-trash.svg -> /usr/share/icons/glass-icons/scalable/filesystems/gnome-fs-trash-empty.svg

And leave the index.theme untouched.

Dear developer(s): Please update the package. And (please²): Trash that 0.3 thing and rather make 0.2 perfect. The old icons look MUCH better.

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12 years ago

0.2 First public release (from CiccioBueo)

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