How to Install Moka Icon Theme 2.0 in Ubuntu via PPA

January 6, 2014 — 3 Comments

Moka icons Eclipse

Moka is a stylized Tango-esque Linux desktop icon set. They are designed to be a clear, simple and consistent. Despite being a modern theme, Moka does not use vector icons. Instead each icon has been pixel-perfectly-designed in seven sizes for the best result throughout your desktop.

Moka apps icons
 
Moka icons in Ubuntu Unity

Install Moka icons:

Moka icons can be easily installed by running below commands one by one in terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) from PPA. Currently supports Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint and their derivatives.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:moka/moka-icon-theme

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install moka-icon-theme

Once installed, apply the icons set via Unity Tweak Tool or Gnome Tweak Tool.

Apply Moka icons

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3 responses to How to Install Moka Icon Theme 2.0 in Ubuntu via PPA

  1. The generated cache was invalid.
    WARNING: icon cache generation failed for /usr/share/icons/Moka
    :( broken update

  2. Reading state information… Done
    The following packages will be upgraded:
    moka-icon-theme
    1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
    Need to get 0 B/10.5 MB of archives.
    After this operation, 9,209 kB of additional disk space will be used.
    (Reading database … 201339 files and directories currently installed.)
    Preparing to unpack …/moka-icon-theme_2.0-0~176~ubuntu14.04.1_all.deb …
    Unpacking moka-icon-theme (2.0-0~176~ubuntu14.04.1) over (1.0-0~396~ubuntu14.04.1) …
    dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/moka-icon-theme_2.0-0~176~ubuntu14.04.1_all.deb (–unpack):
    trying to overwrite ‘/usr/share/icons/Moka/64×64/places/network-workgroup.png’, which is also in package moka-icon-theme-extras 1.0-0~5~ubuntu14.04.1
    dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
    gtk-update-icon-cache-3.0: The generated cache was invalid.
    WARNING: icon cache generation failed for /usr/share/icons/Moka
    gtk-update-icon-cache-3.0: The generated cache was invalid.
    WARNING: icon cache generation failed for /usr/share/icons/Moka
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    /var/cache/apt/archives/moka-icon-theme_2.0-0~176~ubuntu14.04.1_all.deb
    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
    W: Operation was interrupted before it could finish

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