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Faience icon theme by tiheum Faience icon theme by tiheum
Faience is a Work In Progress that include GTK3, GTK2, Gnome-Shell and Metacity themes and an icon theme based on Faenza.

As the file is too big to being downloaded to DeviantArt, you can get it from the dedicated Google Code page: [link]

This theme is in early development stage:
- Currently, it focusses mainly on Gnome 3 / Gnome-Shell. A support for Unity is provided since 0.2 trough Faience-Claire icon theme.
- Lots of icons are missing, thus it heavily depends on Faenza. Be sure to install it.

Licence: GPLv3

If you like my work (or to encourage me to draw an icon for your favorite application), please consider a small Paypal donation at ;)

Extract the zip file and put the 'Faience', 'Faience-Azur', 'Faience-Ocre' and 'Faience-Claire' folders inside your ~/.icons directory. Use gnome-tweak-tool extension to select your Faience theme.

Launchpad PPA
Faience GTK, Gnome-shell and icon themes are available to install via a PPA repository. Open a terminal and run :
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tiheum/equinox
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install faience-theme faience-icon-theme

== 0.5.1 ==
* New weather symbolic icons
* Fix a broken link
== 0.5 ==
* New apps: UbuntuOne Music and Ubuntu Online Accounts
* New designs for desktop, remote desktop, wallpaper, GDM setup, session properties, Terminal, Xterm, Twitter, Spotify and adressbook
* Updated blue folders color
* Icons for system settings categories on Ubuntu
* New symbolic icons
* Fix some missing links
=== 0.3 ===
* New apps: Blender, Compiz Config Settings Manager, Desura, File-roller, Gajim, Gmail, Google Music Frame, Mail notification, System monitor
* New mimetyes: Archive, Deb package, Rpm package, 7zip, Jar, Gzip, Ace, Rar, Zip
* New icons sizes: 64x64 and 96x96
* Symbolic weather icons reworked
* Fixes some missing links
=== 0.2 ===
* New apps: Application default icon, Baobab, Brasero, Config users, Deja-dup, Gcolor2, Gconf editor, Gnome documents, Gnome contacts, Gnome online accounts, Clementine, Gwibber, Google chrome, Google Plus, Gparted, iBus, Indicator Weather, Libreoffice, Palimpsest, preferences-color, preferences-desktop-accessibility, preferences-desktop-locale, preferences-system-bluetooth, Screenruler, Steam, Synaptic, Update manager, time-admin, Tracker, Thunderbird, Totem, Ubuntuone, Usb creator, Vlc, web-browser, Wunderlist, Xterm
* New devices: all drives, tablet, network wired, network wireless, VPN, system harddisk
* Some new actions (especially for mails)
* Some new status icons and one new theme (Faience-Claire) for an embryonic integration with Unity in Ubuntu 11.10
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Great work!
This has always been one of my favourite icon themes.
I know that at this point you are working for Canonical Ltd. but, is there still a chance that you will keep updating this project? Will it be repackaged in the ppa for future versions of ubuntu(one day away from 14.04)? Is this even still in development or has it reach its end?

PS. I also noticed that in previous version the link for the spotify-icon was incorrect, not sure if this has been corrected.
How can i just use the icons for PLANK ??? i dont want to change any other icons just the ones in the dock.

Sorry. i'm using eOS Luna. Thanks.
How can I install it on Linux Mint 16 with Cinnamon DM?
Thank you.
The blue and orange maps as standalone download for xfce and kde would be great  I think I've fainted. 
Can I request something?
Because I would love an icon for Skype :)
komfushee Nov 12, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Since one or two weeks I've got a 404 on your ppa, anyone else ?
spidernik84 Dec 10, 2013   Interface Designer
It's not packaged for saucy yet :)

edit /etc/apt/sources.list.d/tiheum-equinox-saucy.list and replace saucy with raring :P
Thank you for this info... I'm new to Linux and had no idea you could simply change the version in the ppa.
Please consider adding a mouse battery status icon for Ubuntu 13.10 . It shows an error icon now :
Thank you for this amazing set !
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