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 months ago

ChrisOfBristol

I have tried the 'install repository' method, then INSTALL but there is no sign of Faenza when I go into 'Appearance Preferences'.
I then tried downloading and unzipping the file, then 'Appearance Preferences' and clicking on the .tar.gz. I get the error "Faenza Dark" failed. Can't move directory over directory.

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4 months ago

ChrisOfBristol

Tried a different one, Faenza-Cupertino and it worked first time, so I'll stick with that one.

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5 months ago

3758f0d1

i like it

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1 year ago

Ozomax1997

is there any way to use only the status bar icons in Ubuntu mate?

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2 years ago

PhotonX

Hi, first of all, let me thank you for this great icon theme which I am using for years now! I am using it with Xfce which has been updated to version 4.12 recently. All works well with Faenza besides of one little glitch: The "reboot" icon in the logout dialogue is missing and therefore substituted by the corresponding fallback icon. I tested some other icon themes and found that the Oxygen icon theme already offers the new icon, it is placed in /usr/share/icons/oxygen/128x128/actions/system-reboot.png Could you please add a corresponding link to Faenza? Thanks again!

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1 year ago

RenHoek

Sadly the developer of Faenza is very busy and has not updated since 2013 I believe. He works full time for canonical. So I am not sure if he will return. I and a lot truly miss him but I understand.

RAVE-X Icons based on the Mint-X theme is very similar to Faenza (Based on it) it uses slightly different folders but fixes the restart icon you speak of along with other fixes. If your not into it you can always add the restart icon on your own.

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1 year ago

RenHoek

Maybe he will come back one day. Or maybe he's done. He was/is awesome though.

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1 year ago

PhotonX

Thanks for the hint, since there is little hope that this will be fixed by the author, I reported a bug for the distribution I'm using (Arch Linux) such that it can at least be fixed in the corresponding package.

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2 years ago

maffo

I second handbrake as missing and would love a nicotine+ one too please :)

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2 years ago

Broli

Hi, can you add icons for Handbrake and Format Junkie ?
Thanks.

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3 years ago

devvan

Hello there. Thanks for a great set of icons. Wondering if anyone can help me with how I switch to a separate start menu icon, do not want the foot or debian swirl icon that is here. I have my own that I would like to use, but do not know where I find the one I have now. I am using Linux Mint Debian Edition.

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3 years ago

devvan

I replaced the icon in .icons/Faenza/places/24

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3 years ago

Karmicbastler

hi tiheum,

I just upgraded my LinuxMint 15 to LinuxMint 16 (based on Ubuntu 13.10
and now I have the problem, that there is no official release of your nice
faenza-icons for Ubuntu 13.10.

Can you give us information, when we can expect the new relase?? I would like to stay with your icons....

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3 years ago

el-schniefnase

New links:


Status 16x16

ln -s ../../mimetypes/16/extension.png gajim-plugins.png

* to be converted to png *
ln -s microphone-sensitivity-high-symbolic.png audio-mic-volume-high.png
ln -s microphone-sensitivity-low-symbolic.png audio-mic-volume-low.png
ln -s microphone-sensitivity-medium-symbolic.png audio-mic-volume-medium.png
ln -s microphone-sensitivity-none-symbolic.png audio-mic-volume-muted.png


Status 16x16 32x32

ln -s security-low-symbolic.png gajim-security_low.png
ln -s security-high-symbolic.png gajim-security_high.png


Categories 32x32

ln -s ../../apps/32/accessories-dictionary.png gajim-agent-dictionary.png
ln -s ../../apps/32/wine.png gajim-agent-msn.png
ln -s ../../apps/32/facebook.png gajim-agent-facebook.png
ln -s ../../apps/32/facebook.png gajim-agent-fb.png
ln -s ../../apps/32/google.png gajim-agent-gtalk.png
ln -s ../../apps/32/skype.png gajim-agent-skype.png
ln -s ../../apps/32/twitter.png gajim-agent-twitter.png
ln -s ../../apps/32/twitter.png gajim-agent-twt.png
ln -s ../../apps/32/yahoo.png gajim-agent-yahoo.png
ln -s ../../apps/32/yahoo.png gajim-agent-yim.png

ln -s ../../devices/32/camera-web.png gajim-agent-simple.png
ln -s ../../devices/32/camera-web.png gajim-agent-sip.png
ln -s ../../devices/32/camera-web.png gajim-agent-sipe.png
ln -s ../../devices/32/drive-harddisk.png gajim-agent-disk.png
ln -s ../../devices/32/drive-harddisk.png gajim-agent-jdisk.png
ln -s ../../devices/32/pda.png gajim-agent-sms.png
ln -s ../../devices/32/pda.png gajim-agent-aspsms.png
ln -s ../../devices/32/video-display.png gajim-agent-tv.png

ln -s ../../emblems/32/emblem-mail.png gajim-agent-email.png
ln -s ../../emblems/32/emblem-mail.png gajim-agent-mail.png
ln -s ../../emblems/32/emblem-mail.png gajim-agent-smtp.png

ln -s ../../mimetypes/32/application-rss+xml.png gajim-agent-rss.png
ln -s ../../mimetypes/32/x-office-address-book.png gajim-agent-jud.png
ln -s ../../mimetypes/32/x-office-address-book.png gajim-agent-vjud.png
ln -s ../../mimetypes/32/x-office-address-book.png gajim-agent-users.png
ln -s ../../mimetypes/32/x-office-address-book.png gajim-agent-vcard.png
ln -s ../../mimetypes/32/x-office-address-book.png gajim-agent-search.png

ln -s ../../places/32/network-server.png gajim-agent-http-ws.png
ln -s ../../places/32/network-server.png gajim-agent-proxy.png
ln -s ../../places/32/network-workgroup.png gajim-agent-pubsub.png

ln -s ../../status/32/weather-few-clouds.png gajim-agent-weather.png


More information at https://trac.gajim.org/wiki/DiscoIconTheme

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3 years ago

gialang

background vs color of Ubuntu Software Center same color (white). How to change it.
Thanks !

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3 years ago

Dearter

I love that icons. It's a hard and pretty work.
Really thanks.

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4 years ago

Meteorrock

These packages of icons just looks almost like android icons. Very well done. Using the Ambiance package right now on linux mint 14.1 with Mate.

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4 years ago

rpgmaker

Hi, I don't know if you use this icon theme with ubuntu (it seems you do) but for some reason the battery icon that appears on ubuntu unity is AWFUL (screenshot: http://oi47.tinypic.com/2z4weat.jpg), it is definitely not the faenza icon. The rhtymbox icon too is also the app's own. This seems like a bug to me.

As a separate issue the pidgin icon is static (it doesn't reflect your status) but I got around it by deleting the pidgin icon from the theme entirely (it wasn't enough to delete the smaller ones).

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4 years ago

rfkrocktk

I love the Faenza icon set so much that I use it in rEFInd, my bootloader on my MacBook Pro. There are currently logos for Windows, Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, etc., but there are unfortunately no dedicated Linux logo (ie: a Faenza "Tux" icon) or an OSX logo, or an elementary OS logo (see http://i.imgur.com/6Nips.png). Can you please provide some more awesome icons? :)

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4 years ago

fnogueira

Hi Matthieu!
In the tar.gz file, don't have the scripts for instalation... :(
I don't want install by ppa...
Thanks... and congrats!

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4 years ago

skull-y

Are you working on a new version with new icons and bugfixes?

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4 years ago

tiheum

I'd like... but I am very busy since 6 months and it 's difficult to find some time to work on my various projects. It goes very slowly.

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4 years ago

depeche

How I can donate you?

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4 years ago

tiheum

There is a 'donate' link in front of the download buttons ;)

Thanks in advance.

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4 years ago

boomshop

Hey tiheum,

first of all: great job! I added an SVG-icon for xplanetFX, if you like to implement it get it here:

http://mein-neues-blog.de/files/xplanetFX/xplanetFX.svg

Thanks for your time and work spent on this theme, it's one of the best around :)

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