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Nitrux is a simple, clean and hand crafted icon set for GTK based environments (Gnome, Cinnamon, Mate, XFCE, LXDE), KDE (Plasma, Plasma 5) and Android.

This icon theme just got a new release a few hours ago which fixed misnamed Bygfoot icon, added back Synaptic package status icons, made icon for Star Wars: The Old Republic.



Nitrux 3.5.0 also adds some new icons for:

  • fault milestone one
  • Fading Hearts
  • Narcissu 1st & 2nd
  • Sakura Spirit
  • Serious Sam 3:BFE
  • garry’s mod
  • Team Fortress 2
  • Half-Life Blue Shift
  • Counter Strike-Condition-Zero
  • Ricochet
  • Opposing Force
  • Team Fortress
  • and several action icons for Plasma.

Install Nitrux Icon Theme:

First grab the latest .DEB binary (nitrux-icon-theme_x.x.x_all.deb) from link below:

Download Nitrux Icon DEB

For KDE user, download the below version instead:

Download Nitrux Icon for KDE

Then click open the .deb with Ubuntu Software Center and install the theme.

To apply the theme, you may use Unity Tweak Tool, Gnome Tweak Tool, Ubuntu Tweak, etc.

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

This tutorial is going to show you an icon theme called ieos7, which is based on Mac Mountain Lion.

This theme is created for Elementary OS Luna. I’ve tested it on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Unity, and it works.

ios 7 style icons ubuntu

ios 7 style icons

ios 7 style icon theme

For Ubuntu 12.04 Precise and Elementary OS Luna, you can install this icons by running below 3 commands one by one in terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T):

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-br/projects

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install ieos7-icons

For other Ubuntu editions, directly download and install the ieos7-icons DEB package from

Once installed, use Unity Tweak Tool, Gnome Tweak Tool or other system tools to apply the theme.


This brief tutorial shows you how to install & use Numix Ubuntu Touch style icons on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy and Ubuntu 13.04 Raring.

numix utouch style icon

Numix is a modern flat theme with a combination of light and dark elements. It supports Gnome, Unity, XFCE and Openbox.

To install this icons, press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands to add the ppa:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:numix/ppa

Then update and install:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install numix-icon-theme numix-icon-theme-utouch

Or you can download the Debs from the PPA packages page if you don’t want to add the ppa.

Once installed this theme, use the theme via unity tweak tool or gnome tweal tool. To set the theme in Xfce, run the following commands in Terminal:

xfconf-query -c xsettings -p /Net/ThemeName -s "Numix"
xfconf-query -c xfwm4 -p /general/theme -s "Numix"

Numix icons in Ubuntu unity

Sphere is a beautiful icon set for Gnome3. It is based on icons by D.Arneaz, who has some great arts but only for Windows. Install this tutorial I’ll show you how to install this icon theme on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Unity.


  • Download and apply Sphere icons on Ubuntu 13.10
  • Enjoy!

To get started, click below link to download the icons with all colors:

Download Sphere

Decompress the package in your Downloads folder, then copy Sphere 1.2.5 v3 from extracted folder to user’s Home/.icons. Create .icons folder if it’s not there (Press Ctrl+Alt to see hidden folders).

install icon theme

To use the icons, open Gnome Tweak Tool or Unity Tweak Tool then select Sphere 1.2.5:

Change icon theme

There are various colors of these icons. You can choose between places in DUST, ORANGE, RED, BLUE, GREEN, PETROL and VIOLET. And now also in YELLOW and LIGHT BLUE!

Go to the extracted folder place-other-colors folder, choose the color you like, copy and paste to user’s Home/.icons/Sphere 1.2.5-v3 and replace the places folder.

Change icons colors]

That’s it. Enjoy!