change icons in the panel/notification area

Asked by Sbn on 2009-11-03

Hi, is there a way to change the icons in the notification area on the panel? After I installed a new icon theme only the battery status changed and nm-app, envelope, rythmbox etc stay the same.

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Vadas Norbert (aldaan) said : #1


You can download an another icon theme with those icons, or you can edit them yourself. This thread might help you in that:

I hope it helps.


Sbn (esbenvinsnes) said : #2

Thanks, but what I need to know is where the icons for the notification area on the panel are located. I already have a theme installed but some icons in the panel haven't changed with the theme I installed. Hence I'd like to do it manually, replace or whatever I have to do to get a consistent look in the panel.

Vadas Norbert (aldaan) said : #3

Sorry, I forgot to mention that. Icons are located at /usr/share/icons/

Sbn (esbenvinsnes) said : #4

Sorry, I haven't explained myself properly. What I mean is that I know all about changing icons and themes - but still some of the icons in the notification area on the upper panel (the nm-app etc) haven't changed with the new theme I installed. So I recon'd there was another place where these icons are located and wanted to copy icons from the usr/share/icons to this location, wherever that is.

Vadas Norbert (aldaan) said : #5

Oh, Ok, I get it, I think there's a .icons folder in your personal folder, but I suggest searching your disks for other folders named icons or themes. Oh, and there are multiple sizes for the same icons, maybe one of them isn't changed.

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