Saturday, May 14

Beautiful Icon Set 'Awoken 2.0' Released, Now with a PPA for Natty

Gorgeous icon set Awoken has reached version 2.0 and now have more than 12000 icons. Awoken icon set is one of the most comprehensive icon sets available for Gnome and it just looks stunning with Unity.

New Changes in this release:
  • Great change in customization script: now, for those who has zenity installed, it’s possible to configure the icon set through a very comfortable GUI.
  • Updated README pdf file to meet new changes in customization script, and added a new chapter to include a list of those applications that don’t want to change their icon
  • Added Natty packages to the PPA
  • Revamped support for karmic deb packages 
  • Better support for Natty Narwhal. New icons for gnome-workspace, kjobviewer, preferences-system-time, battery-good-charging, log viewer
  • New icons for applications added (some redrawn): workspace-switcher, google chrome, firefox-trunk, ubuntu one and many many more
How to Install and Configure

To add the PPA and install awoken icon set, run the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alecive/antigone
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install awoken-icon-theme

This will install Awoken and Awoken Dark Icons. The icon set can be customized any way you like. First lets install Zenity:

sudo apt-get install zenity

Now run the command awoken-icon-theme-customization from terminal. Just configure the icon set the way you like.

Tip: In Compiz Config Settings Manager, select 'Backlight Toggles' mode. Now Unity launcher will look lot more cleaner and appealing with Awoken icon set.

Some Screenshots


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