Articles Tagged Icons

New Ubiquity Icon

Ubuntu Replaces Its ‘Disintegrating Installer’ Icon with Something Simpler

Ubuntu 20.10 includes a new icon for the Ubiquity installer (the Ubuntu install tool). Not exactly breaking news but it's an important usability fix.

9 hours ago

Give Ubuntu’s Default Theme a Makeover with Yaru Colors

Yaru Colors is a neat customisation script that changes the accent colors used in Ubuntu's default GTK and icon themes with one of 14 different shades.

24 August 2020

Small Things that Bug Me in Ubuntu: The Blank Snap Folder

I had to take new screenshots for our list of the best GTK themes this weekend and in doing become acutely aware of how much the "Snap" folder bugs me.

15 June 2020
ubuntu logo being hoovered

Is it Just Me or is Ubuntu’s New Installer Icon a Bit …Odd?

Once you know that the icon above, right is for Ubiquity, the Ubuntu installer, it kinda works okay as a motif. I say ‘kinda’ because if I take my eyes off the icon for a […]

23 March 2020
Skype icon new

Skype Snap Gets First Update in 6 Months, Plus a New Icon

The Skype Snap app has been updated for the first time in six month. Additionally, the new version of the VoIP app debuts a new icon.

18 August 2019
new linux icon themes

4 Linux Icon Themes You Won’t Want to Miss

We share 4 stunning new icon themes for the Linux desktop, including Newaita, Zafiro and the Breeze-inspired Emerald icon pack.

1 February 2019

The Big GNOME Icon Revamp – Are You a Fan?

Like many, I’ve been itching to learn a bit more about GNOME’s new icon set. But I need itch no more! Red Hat employee and GNOME team designer Jakub Steiner has taken to his blog to detail the […]

24 January 2019
suru icon set with new script

Ubuntu’s Icon Theme Now Extends to Branded & Third-Party Apps

The single biggest issue I have with the Suru icon theme Ubuntu 18.10 debuted with was the lack of consistency. Shipping an icon set with a uniform shape and glyph style is a bold move, but […]

14 January 2019
gnome mpv screenshot

‘Celluloid’ is the new name of GNOME MPV

GNOME MPV — a GTK UI for my favourite Linux video player tool — has been given a brand new name. The versatile open-source video app is switching away from the ‘GNOME MPV’ moniker to ‘Celluloid’. Why? […]

13 January 2019
GNOME's new Folder Icons

And Then They Were Gone: GNOME Reverts Back to Brown for Folder Icons

Development is a perpetual, constantly changing and iterative landscape upon which changes can evaporate as fast as they made form. Case in point this week? A shocking design u-turn — said in jest, lest you […]

10 January 2019

A Major GNOME Icon Redesign is Getting Underway

A major GNOME app icon redesign is now underway, with devs planning to redesign all GNOME core app icons as part a wider overhaul of design guidelines.

23 July 2018

Is Adwaita Icon Theme Finally Getting a Revamp?

The Adwaita icon theme is the default icon theme of the GNOME desktop and …Well, it is what it is. Adwaita is not generally considered to be the best icon theme for Linux but it’s perfectly […]

29 June 2018