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Ubuntu 13.04 Updates Nautilus & Update Tool Icons

Icon Changes For Two Key Apps in Raring


Latest Icon Changes in Raring

File manager Nautilus and system utility Software Updater have been given new icons in the recent updates to Ubuntu 13.04.

‘Nautilus’ changes from a sole folder icon to an opened file cabinet that is full of folders – quite literally a file manager. Whether intentional or not, the subtle implication is one of greater space and more varied contents.

The Update Manager Software Updater emblem switches from a rather nondescript ‘package with upwards arrow’ to something more befitting: a circular dual-arrow round, reflecting the continual notion of app updates.

These changes aren’t unexpected, having been revealed, along with the new ‘BFB’ (ubuntu) button, late last year.

3 down, 1 to go

With these two new icons joining the updated BFB, there is just one updated item to arrive in Raring: an update Software Center icon.

This is expected to arrive in the coming days, along with a flurry of criticism over the ‘A’ shown on its front…