Re: [clug] KDE4’s Oxygen icons under GNOME

Simon Pascal Klein klepas at
Mon Mar 24 13:38:23 GMT 2008

Nice. :)

For anyone wanting to preview the Oxygen icon set, you can view them  
on jimmac's awesome ajax-y icon page along with gnome-icon-theme &  
it's non-existant hi-res sibling, hi-contrast, tango-icon-theme and  
also the classic Gorilla.




On 24/03/2008, at 10:52 PM, Chris Smart wrote:
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> With the release of KDE 4x, the project has adopted the  
> specification for naming icons. This means the icon names are the same
> as under GNOME, which also uses the spec.
> I figured that if that’s the case, it shouldn’t be too hard to get the
> icons working under GNOME :)
> The end result should look something like this:
> I wrote a bash script which does this. Grab it, and make it  
> executable.
> wget ; chmod +x
> You will need both the GNOME icon set and the Oxygen icon set  
> somewhere
> on your machine (the script will ask where they are). If you're using
> Ubuntu Hardy, just run:
> sudo apt-get install kde-icons-oxygen
> Once you have these, run the script as your regular user and away  
> you go!
> ./
> It’s not perfect as not all icons match up and there are some missing,
> but it's pretty sweet. This can be fixed over time by adding some
> special cases, but I haven’t done it yet.
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