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ubuntu-mono restart icon

A recent Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) update (ubuntu-mono 0.9 - mono meaning monochrome) brings a few new panel icons as well as some updated ones to match the new Ubuntu visual identity:
  • Adding new restart icons, work in progress
  • Adding new broadcast icon (microblogging)
  • Adding new user status icons based on simple icons from new visual identity
  • Adding more weather icons and reworked microblogging
  • Starting to add weather icons, work in progress
  • Adding MessagingMenu Chat and Email icons
  • Adding Tomboy, Session Menu and -dark nm-applet wifi icons
  • Adding microblogging icon for messagemenu

If you're using Ubuntu Lucid 10.04, all you have to do is "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade" to use these updated packages.

For Ubuntu Karmic and Jaunty, the packages are already available in the WebUpd8 PPA so take a look at the instructions in this post to see how to install ubuntu-mono (icons) as well as the new Ambiance and Radiance themes in Ubuntu Karmic and Jaunty.