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Announcements
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v0.5.0 is finally here!
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Thanks to everyone that submitted feedback on issue #162 on GitHub, I really appreciate it. I will probably ask for more feedback in the future; this will enforce the community-oriented development approach that I am using. La Capitaine is really shaping up to be an awesome, complete icon pack, and it wouldn't have been doable without help from the community.

Roadmap from here on...
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There are, at the time of writing this, 74 open issues in the Github issue tracker. Most of these are icon requests, and I'd like to get them when I can, but it likely won't be for a while. I'm heading back to uni for the fall semester this week, and I want to focus on more of my programming projects. I still plan on actively maintaining this project though — there is a lot more design work I want to do :grin:

In the next few releases I want to address more icon requests and...

* Add complete folder-color support
* Add hardcode-tray support

Donations
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I'm a poor computer science student in university, and I spend many hours per week working on software and artwork for the community --
I'm not gonna hound you for money, or charge you anything for this icon pack, but if you wanna support me (buy me a coffee?), please hit that fancy donate button :)

To those that have supported this project with code and/or money, my heart goes out to you <3

Paypal: https://paypal.me/keeferrourke
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/krourke

What is this?
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La Capitaine is an icon pack, designed to integrate with most desktop environments. The set of icons takes inspiration from the latest iterations of macOS and Google's Material Design through the use of visually pleasing gradients, shadowing, and simple icon geometry.

Every image in this theme is a scalable vector graphic so it will look great at any size, on any screen. In my spare time, I work on adding new icons, updating old ones, and making this theme more complete. Since this theme is updated often, you should clone this git repository and pull regularly to make sure you're always up-to-date:

```
cd ~/.icons
git clone https://github.com/keeferrourke/la-capitaine-icon-theme.git
```

Icon Requests
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If there's an icon that's missing in this project, feel free to contact me or open an issue on my Github :)

Configuration
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La Capitaine comes with a configuration script which attempts to determine your distribution and desktop environment. Using this information, La Capitaine updates several system icons and icons used for mime-types.

For best integration with your distro/desktop environment, please run `./configure` and follow the prompts.

License
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Artwork and other image assets: GPLv3
Configuration script and other non-artwork: MIT
Derivative work of: El General; folder icons inspired by Super Flat Remix
Last changelog:

v0.5.0 8 months ago

This is a huge release so I'm not going to list every icon that was ever changed since v0.4.0. Here's the general list of changes:

* Added lots of new icons
* Redesigned lots of new icons
* Reduced size of icon pack by a significant margin
* Added basic folder-color support
* Redesigned folders

Hope you enjoy, and happy themeing!

dykow

7 hours ago

Great!

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xzj8b3

18 days ago

It was the best package, because its development stopped instead of making it more complete and more and more rich of icons???

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krourke

18 days ago

Hey there! Not to worry, I'm still alive and plan on continuing development in my spare time. I've just had my life turned upside down and shaken like hell over the past year or so ;) Expect the backlog on La Capitaine's Github to slowly get smaller over the next couple months.

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zayronXIO

18 days ago

I guess that influenced the death in the support of the icons and in the main part of this

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LuckyKort

2 months ago

How to use that input-method indicators?

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LuckyKort

2 months ago

Gnome 3.26 on ubuntu 17.10

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luizlinux

3 months ago

If you are trying to install this in Plasma/KDE and getting the "file is not a valid icon theme archive" error. Do this: unpack the tar.gz file into ~/.local/share/icons/, open a terminal, go to ~/.local/share/icons/ and run the ./configure script from there. Than, just go to settings, apperance, icons and the icon theme shold show up there for selection.
Cheers.

P.S. This should be on the read-me file.

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CarterCox

3 months ago

Absolutely insane. I have yet to find one missing icon. The best icon theme by far.

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krourke

3 months ago

Haha fantastic! That's the goal :) Thanks for the kind words!

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CarterCox

3 months ago

Well deserved! You know, I'm not trying to troll you, but I found a missing icon :P

It's for the "Login Window" setting in the settings manager in Linux Mint.

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hehee

7 months ago

What is the correct name of the theme to enter in the Inherits field of index.theme of another theme? La Capitaine, la-capitaine, la-capitaine-0.5.0 etc don't work.

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krourke

7 months ago

if you have it saved under the folder "~/.themes/la-capitaine-icon-theme" for instance, the inheritance name should be "la-capitaine-icon-theme" afaik.

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tkomane

8 months ago

Loving this new version mate - well done!

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umayanga

8 months ago

Finally, new folder icons <3

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mike333

8 months ago

one of the best. wait for new version. thank you.

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krourke

8 months ago

The new version has just been officially release :)

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Spartan09

8 months ago

Awsome icons, just one thing the tweak tool and settings icon are same otherwise good job !!

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krourke

8 months ago

Check out the new release in v0.5.0, lots of icons have been redesigned, including gnome-tweak-tool :)

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Ivan76

9 months ago

The most beautiful package icons, but please add icons of Tilix, AirMirror, WatsApp Messenger, Dvd95, Streamtuner

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krourke

8 months ago

Hi Ivan, if you haven't already, please open a new issue on my GitHub page and I'll try to address the missing icons when I find time.

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sandakde

9 months ago

thank you

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ifoolb

10 months ago

La capitaine looks like french to me, but after I looked it up in dictionary I found capitaine be a masculine noun, so why does it have an article "la"? And, great icons of course.

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krourke

10 months ago

Haha thanks! It looks like you're correct. My French high school teacher would probably kill me for making this mistake. I had the intention of making "le capitaine" feminine, but it seems like the 'le' article should still be used. Good catch lol. I may need to pick up a book on French grammar, since my skills have clearly slipped. I think it's probably too late to change the name, so consider it a quirk of the product :P

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mehari

10 months ago

French is my first language so I might help you with that one.

Traditionally, capitaine is masculine only (for historical reasons, main one being the absence of female captains for the most part of the language's existence). But, as we know, it is now possible to find women at positions were they would be qualified as "capitaines". Therefore came the need to create a feminine form. In French, it is generally done by simply adding an 'e' at the end of the word (for example, "avocat" (lawyer) becomes "avocate" when speaking of a woman) with the usual exceptions you find in French (and the exceptions of the exceptions). As "capitaine" already ends with an 'e', the word don't change (that 'e' is silent anyway (but changes the pronunciation of the end of the word in some cases)). So "la capitaine" is totally correct if applied to a woman. You can find an example on wiktionary (french one) under the 4th definition: "La capitaine de l'équipe de volley féminin."

As such, it is not masculine or feminine but both and, out of context, "le capitaine" or "la capitaine" are both correct.

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krourke

10 months ago

Aha! Wonderful :) I am glad this is the case. I guess I wasn't wrong after all :) Merci beaucoup mehari!

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v0.5.0 8 months ago

This is a huge release so I'm not going to list every icon that was ever changed since v0.4.0. Here's the general list of changes:

* Added lots of new icons
* Redesigned lots of new icons
* Reduced size of icon pack by a significant margin
* Added basic folder-color support
* Redesigned folders

Hope you enjoy, and happy themeing!

v0.4.0 1 year ago

* added official support for Solus OS and Budgie desktop
* added proper theme support for KDE Plasma (thanks @DarkknightAK!)
* fixed icon display/resolution bugs in the theme index
* tweaked a bunch of symbolic action icons (margin/scaling adjustments mostly)
* moved actions/16x16 -> actions/22x22
* tweaked 16x16 places icons
* tweaked `state-*` icons for ownCloud/NextCloud
* updated lots of emblem icons
* modified/tweaked applications:
+ 0ad
+ 2048
+ 4kvideodownloader
+ BattleNet
+ World of Warcraft
+ 8-ball pool
+ Adobe AIR
+ Adobe Reader
+ Adobe Update
+ Abiword
+ Accessibility
+ Accessories (archivers, calculator, character-map, dictionary, document-viewer, image-viewer, media-converter, painting, text-editors)
+ Image/disk burners/rippers (Acetone, Acidrip, Brasero, etc.)
+ Chrome/Chromium
+ Steam
+ Sublime text
+ Terminal applications
+ Ubiquity
* redesigned:
+ Software centers (gnome-software, ubuntu software center, yast-software)
+ Tor Browser (old circular alternative icon still available)
+ Terminix (more closely resembles original icon now)
+ Youtube (circular alternative also available)
* new icons:
+ Ubuntu SDK IDE
+ Wireshark
* symbolic icons:
+ updated for GNOME 3.22+
+ device icons
* added/updated mimetypes:
+ Budgie `*.desktop` alternative
+ Keepass/KeepassX (updated)
+ Löve game files
+ pkcs12 certificate files
+ Revelation password manager
+ Solus packages (*.eopkg)
+ C/C++ source and header files

v0.3.2 1 year ago

I'm considering this to be a minor release even though there are a lot of changes. This serves as a stable point prior the next release which improve KDE compatibility.

* Updated and added some Chrome apps:
+Google Calculator (fixed symlink)
+ Chrome Gmail (fixed symlink)
+ Google Calendar (fixed symlink)
+ Google Docs (icon redesign!)
+ Google Drawings (icon redesign!)
+ Google Drive (fixed symlink)
+ Google Keep (fixed symlink)
+ Google Maps (fixed symlink)
+ Google Photos (icon redesign!)
+ Google Play Books (fixed symlink)
+ Google Play Music (fixed symlink)
+ Google Play Store (fixed symlink)
+ Google Plus (fixed symlink)
+ Google Sheets (icon redesign!)
+ Google Slides (icon redesign!)
+ Google Hangouts (icon redesign!)
+ Chrome Remote Desktop (new icon!)
+ Chrome SSH Terminal (new icon!)
+ Chrome Youtube (icon redesign!)

* Added:
+ Electrum bitcoin wallet
+ GNOME-Characters
+ Rstudio
+ Slingscold
+ LÖVE
+ Several YAST2 apps

*Updated/redesigned:
+ Eclipse IDE
+ GNOME Software (getting ready to update all other software stores to match this style) +GParted
+ Remote Desktop Viewers (incl. Teamviewer)
+ Several YAST2 apps

*Cleaned up some old icons
* Fixed folder icon sizing in places/scalable
* Fixed Terminix symlink (com.gexperts.Terminix)
* Updated GNOME app symlinks for support of GNOME 3.22+
* Probably more :)

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Great!

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Absolutely insane. I have yet to find one missing icon. The best icon theme by far.

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one of the best. wait for new version. thank you.

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