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Ubuntu Icon Comes Back to GNOME Classic

It is often said that good things come in small packages, and at just 114KiB the latest update to the Ubuntu Light themes certainly counts as that.

For sitting inside this update is something that sure to please users of the GNOME Classic session in Ubuntu 12.04: an Ubuntu icon for the Application Menu!

Ubuntu Logo in GNOME Classic  in Ubuntu 12.04

For those not aware, following the switch from GNOME 2 to GNOME 3 a while back the “GNOME-Panel” desktop  (which is more commonly referred to as ‘Classic GNOME Desktop’) needed some love and attention to get it back to its traditional 2-panel look.

The culmination of these fixes arrived in Ubuntu 12.04, with one exception: no Ubuntu logo on the Applications menu.

Although no-one died as a result of it being missing there were a great many blood vessels burst in complaining about it.

But all is well again; a new new update to the Light Themes package has reinstated this missing circular logo of Ubuntu yore.

It’s a trivial update for sure, but who doesn’t like a little extra branding panache on their desktop?

If you’re using Ubuntu 12.04 you can run Update Manager to get the package. You may need to log out and back in before the change takes effect.

Want to try GNOME Classic in Ubuntu? Here’s our video recap: