Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Install Papirus Icon Theme on Ubuntu (18.04/18.10) and Debian 8/9 (PPA)

Papirus is a free and open source SVG icon theme for Linux, based on Paper Icon Set with a lot of new icons and a few extras, like Hardcode-Tray support, KDE colorscheme support, Folder Color support, and others.

Papirus icon theme is available in four variants:
  • Papirus
  • Papirus Dark
  • Papirus Light
  • ePapirus (for elementary OS and Pantheon Desktop)

Papirus-Adapta and Papirus-Adapta-Nokto icon themes removed,
Papirus, Papirus-Dark, and Papirus-Light detached from GTK theme colors

Added icons:
Arduino (Flatpak), Audio Recorder (app and tray icons), audio-volume-overamplified-symbolic, Azure Data Studio, Burp Suite Community Edition, Celestia, Clawsker, Code::Blocks mimetypes, DefleMask, Eclipse C/C++ Debugger, Fondo, Freedroid RPG, Fritzing, G Alternatives, IB Trader Workstation, JForex, Music Player Daemon (MPD), Nemiver, Nino, Praat, REAPER, SageMath, SP Flash Tool, Sweet Home 3D (app and mime icons), Sweet Home 3D Furniture Editor, Sweet Home 3D Textures Editor, symbolic icons for GNOME Web Browser (Epiphany), Thinkorswim, Q4Wine, Ultimaker Cura, VeraCrypt tray icon, Warzone 2100 (Flatpak)

Updated icons:
channel-secure-symbolic and channel-insecure-symbolic, Code::Blocks, Double Commander, Dukto, Eclipse, Firefox Aurora, Firefox Developer Edition, FlareGet, Football, Jazz Radio, Juk, kSudoku, Musique, Synaptic package status icons, QGIS

Changes and fixes:
  • Added audio-volume-* icons to actions as workaround,
  • Added icons of opened folders for elementaryOS Juno,
  • Added mimetype icons that are specific to Google Drive API,
  • Added workaround for folder-saved-search icon in toolbars,
  • Changed application-xslt+xml symlink to application-xml,
  • Removed extra icons for Unity Launcher and Unity Tweak Too

  • Added make test and make test-all tasks,
  • Makefile: THEMES variable renamed to ICON_THEMES

Install Papirus Icon-Theme 20181120 on Ubuntu (18.04/18.10), Linux Mint System and Debian :

To install Papirus Icon-Theme 20181120 on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver, Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish, Linux Lite 4.2, Deepin 5.7, Linux Mint 19.1, Elementary OS 5 'Juno', Linux Lite 4.2 stable and other Ubuntu derivative systems from PPA Launchpad, open a new Terminal window and bash (get it?) in the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:papirus/papirus
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install papirus-icon-theme

After installation is completed, change your icon on gnome tweaks :

choose Apparance

Debian and derivatives

Debian users also can install Papirus from our PPA, but the commands will differ:
sudo sh -c "echo 'deb bionic main' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/papirus-ppa.list"
sudo apt-get install dirmngr
sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver E58A9D36647CAE7F
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install papirus-icon-theme


Papirus icon theme distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 3. See the LICENSE file for details.
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