Customisation, the freedom to change anything easily, to create visually stunning desktops to look and function as required. Not being tied to how the desktop looks and operates is one of the many perks of being a Linux user, Want this dock here and that window control over there? Easily Solved, unless it’s planned to launch all programs from a terminal window, some good looking icons are required.
Here’s 10 Beautiful Icon Themes to enhance your Ubuntu Desktop
Probably, in my opinion, one of the best icon themes available. Providing a flat material design, with clear distinction and outlines. It has over 3500 icons, support for folder colours and a selection of hardcoded tray icons, Recommended to use with Arc Dark or Adapta Gnome Shell Themes.
Designed for use only on Ubuntu, An elegant, modern and sweet Suru icons based on the original Suru Icons by Sam Hewitt, This Icon set is available in monochromatic, dark, and a desaturated blue for integration with the Telinkrin window theme.Icons are also available in normal and dark for compatibility with Lubuntu
Suru++20 is a variation of this theme designed to support other desktop environments
Flat remix Icon Theme
Flat remix is a pretty simple icon theme inspired on material design. It is mostly flat with some shadows, highlights and gradients for some depth and uses a colourful palette with nice contrasts. It compliments both the Flat remix Gnome and Dark Gnome themes,
Minimalist icons created with the flat-design technique, with washed out colours and always accompanied by white. the priority is simplicity. Perfect for a modern light desktop where strong colours will detract away from the overall theme.
Get carefully crafted, bright and clean icon-theme for Gnome Desktop. Shadow is a flat icon-theme for gnome 3.10+. The icons have a colourful circular base with long shadow. An interesting variation is being developed, called dual, the icons have two-toned backgrounds instead of long shadows.
Flat Icons Oranchelo
Plane icon theme for Ubuntu
Not much can be described regarding this icon set. A simple and perfect flat design, containing subtle gradients for elegant minimal desktop layouts.
Yosa Max Icon Theme
Griffin Ghost is a minimalistic icon pack, Whilst many others we have featured are bright and colourful. These simple but well defined white icons can work well with dark themes and backgrounds.
Customising your desktop to look fabulous can be rewarding. There are hundreds of icon sets available out there, hopefully, these will give you a starting point to get that amazing looking Desktop.
Do You have a favourite Icon set you think everyone should know about? Let us know in the comments below.