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Awoken icon theme 2.2

AwOken, an amazing Gnome (works great with both Gnome 2 and Gnome 3) icon theme was updated yesterday, getting support for Gnome Shell tray icons. The new version (2.2) also comes with fully revamped audio, network, battery and arrow icons as well as 371 new small size icons and some new/revamped icons.

Here are a few screenshots:

Awoken icon theme

Awoken icon theme

Awoken icon theme gnome shell

Awoken Unity


The theme comes with a customization script so you can select how the folder, home, trash and other icons look from a huge list (for instance there are about 42 folder icons you can choose from):

Awoken customization


Installation - Ubuntu


AwOken comes with an Ubuntu PPA, but the latest version hasn't been uploaded to the PPA yet. Update: the latest AwOken is available in the PPA for Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10 and 11.04 - add the PPA and install it using the commands below:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alecive/antigone
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install awoken-icon-theme

For Ubuntu 11.10, you can manually download the Natty .deb from HERE.

Once installed, run the following command in a terminal to start the customization script:
awoken-icon-theme-customization


Manual installation


1. Download AwOken icon theme 2.2 from DeviantArt, extract the downloaded archive and the two resulting archives and place the "AwOken" and "AwOkenDark" folders in the ~/.icons directory (if it doesn't exist, create it).

2. To be able to use the customization script, run the commands below:

sudo apt-get install zenity imagemagick
cd ~/.icons
sudo cp AwOken/awoken-icon-theme-customization /usr/bin
sudo cp AwOken/awoken-icon-theme-customization-clear /usr/bin
sudo cp AwOkenDark/awoken-icon-theme-customization-dark /usr/bin
awoken-icon-theme-customization

The first command above will install Zenity and Imagemagick, required by the AwOken customization script. The last command runs the script.

After you finish the customization, the script will ask you if you want to apply the AwOken icon set - this is actually not working if you're using Gnome 3 (at least that was the case in my test). To apply it in Gnome 3, use GNOME Tweak Tool (available in the Ubuntu 11.10 repositories).

Download AwOken icon theme


Thanks to UbuntuLife for the news!
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