How to Install Faenza Icon Theme 1.3.1 in Ubuntu 14.10

September 9, 2014 — Leave a comment

faenza icons 1.3.1 ubuntu 14.10

Faenza is a legendary icon pack for Gnome provides monochromatic icons for panels, toolbars and buttons and colourful squared icons for devices, applications, folder, files and Gnome menu items. Four themes are included to fit with light or dark themes/panels.

The icon theme is created by tiheum. The sources can be downloaded from Google Code.

The creator has built the Ubuntu binaries into PPA so that we can easily install the Faenza icon theme in Ubuntu via below steps:

1. Click the link below to download the .deb package from the developer’s PPA repository:

Faenza-icon-theme 1.3.1 DEB

2. Double-click the package to open with Ubuntu Software Center and click the install button:

Install Faenza Icon Theme

3. After installed the theme, open Unity Tweak Tool (install it from Ubuntu Software Center) and navigate to Appearance -> Icons.

You’ll see the Faenza themes available in the list. Choose one to apply the icons immediately.

apply faenza icons

That’s it. Enjoy!

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