Description:

ABOUT
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This is a fork of the popular icon theme Faenza, primary developed for dark themes. It comes with completely redesigned mimetype icons, lots of new and reworked app icons and multiple folder colors.

For all of you who want back a total Faenza-experience, check out the Delft icon theme:
https://www.opendesktop.org/p/1199881/

USAGE
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The project is hosted on Github. You can download it, fork it, build packages for your distribution... do whatever you like.


UPDATES
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I'll try to update this project constantly on Github. Once a month I'll post a release (zip / tar-file) to opendesktop.org bringing the latest changes.


SUGGESTIONS ARE WELCOME
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Is there an icon you miss, a bug you have found, or do you have a better idea for an existing icon, just let me know in a comment. Suggestions for single icons are very welcome for further development! I cannot guarantee implementing every suggestion, but as long as they are fitting to the rest of the icon pack (and I do like them by myself ;-) ) there is no problem.
In case you want to report a bug, please also mention your desktop and distribution.

Enjoy! :-)
Last changelog:

3.5 new and changed app icons 10 days ago

* added app icons: heimdall, tilix, guvcview
* changed app icons: gnome-photos, gnome-music, visual studio code, htop, terminal
* Bugfixes in theme files

evildarknight

10 days ago

thnak you for making my pcs beautifull again

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sirejka

10 days ago

wow

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rpgmaker

1 month ago

This should be considered a bug but it was probably what you intended: the folders and many other new icons don't have the Faenza look. Faenza wasn't just another icon theme: it stood for something. It stood against all the other flashy (read: blurry) icons out there. I think that with much of the icons you have designed yourself you have shown that you are missing the point. I hope you can reconsider this design choice because a Faenza fork is very much needed and Obsidian is very good despite these shortcomings. In the meantime I've resorted to using Faenza Ambience from my repositories under ubuntu 17.10 and modifying it to inherit from Obsidian. That way Obsidian provides the icons it doesn't support but when it does the classic Faenza option is chosen.

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mrnhmath

1 month ago

+1. IMO the mimetype icons are flat, not much Faenza-esque.

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malabiba

29 days ago

Flat is better for mimetype icons.

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rpgmaker

29 days ago

I disagree, the point would still stand though: not faenza-esque. But now we know that keeping it faenza isn't the point of Obsidian.

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madmaxms

1 month ago

Thanks for your reply. It's very good to know that apparently there are lots of other people out there who, like me, don't like the "flatification" and "Androidification" of the Linux desktop. But please note: It is not (and has never been) the goal of this project to be a Faenza-Continuation. It's just what I'm using on my own desktop. I really love the photorealistic app icons of Faenza (imho even better than the icons on macOS), but I don't like the folders of Faenza. The mimetypes are great on light themes but they do not really fit to dark themes... there the contrast is too much intensive imho.
But I've good news for you: I'm currently working on a new project which will be a Faenza-Continuation: All the Faenza stuff plus the app icons I created for Obsidian. Should be ready for launch in January :-)

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rpgmaker

1 month ago

I had the wrong impression about the goal of this project then, my bad.

Regarding Faenza continuation: That is excellent news! I'm looking forward to the first release.

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madmaxms

29 days ago

No problem, you're not the first one. Maybe I have to better point it out in the comment.
If you like, I can publish a beta release...let's say by the end of the week....

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rpgmaker

29 days ago

I'd be glad to try it. I expect many people would. I don't know why a faenza fork doesn't exist yet to be honest. It's very much needed.

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madmaxms

25 days ago

...and here it is :-)
https://www.opendesktop.org/p/1199881/

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gitJWR

1 month ago

Everything is looking great except my system tray icon for Clipman (clipboard manager). I don't see how to post a screenshot here, but I'm getting black rectangle with a red null sign in the middle framed by a white square. Is that correct?

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syddel

1 month ago

Awesome theme, but there seems to be a problem with the SVG file places/32/network-workgroup.svg. It's crashing Dolphin when opening "Network".

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MarceloRuiz

1 month ago

Hi, really great theme! Thanks for sharing it.
I have 2 issues with it under stock Ubuntu 17.10:
- Gnome Commander Theme is missing in last version and gets replaced by files
- I get the following warnings when running Eclipse:
Gtk-WARNING **: Theme directory apps/64 of theme Obsidian-Gray has no size field
Gtk-WARNING **: Theme directory mimetypes/64 of theme Obsidian-Gray has no size field
Gtk-WARNING **: Theme directory places/64 of theme Obsidian-Gray has no size field
Thanks!

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MarceloRuiz

1 month ago

Actually, I have another comment: in my system the Atom Icon shows insufficient contrast when added to the Ubuntu dock. It might benefit from a darker green background. This is so far the only icon in which I noticed the contrast issue...
Thanks again!

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madmaxms

1 month ago

Thanks for reporting, I've fixed the warnings and also set up a new icon for gnome-commander and reworked Atom.

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gitJWR

1 month ago

Really nice work! I have a couple requests. Pithos (Pandora client), and AnyDesk (remote desktop)

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madmaxms

1 month ago

Thanks for the suggestions! They've been added!

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gitJWR

1 month ago

excellent, thank you!

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amiga_droid

1 month ago

Besides Postman, I'm missing only Hangouts. It's my fav theme, theres just one icon I don't like, GThumb :P

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madmaxms

1 month ago

Ok, Hangouts has been added and I've set up another icon for gthumb :-)

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amiga_droid

1 month ago

awesome, thanks a lot!

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malabiba

1 month ago

Hi madmaxs, thank you for all updates I have 3 new requests for icons: "KDE connect" icon on ubuntu is missing, icon for "Backups" - gnome app and "Gravit designer" powerful app you can install it from ubuntu software.
Also gnome music app have same icon as rhythmbox so it's pain to recognize the one you want from dock :(

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madmaxms

1 month ago

Hi, thanks for your suggestions. I've added these apps in the latest version.

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malabiba

1 month ago

Awesome!! Thank you again sir! Only Gravit designer won't show updated icon, i tried to uninstall and to install it again, but doesn't help.

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3.5 new and changed app icons 10 days ago

* added app icons: heimdall, tilix, guvcview
* changed app icons: gnome-photos, gnome-music, visual studio code, htop, terminal
* Bugfixes in theme files

3.4 integrated breeze actions, new app icons 1 month ago

* breeze action icons have been integrated
* new and redesigned app icons: Gravity Designer, Pithos, vocoscreen, kde-connect, roccat and some more

3.3 added aqua color variant 1 month ago

* aqua color variant has been added
* fixed some bugs
* added new apps: Mastodon web client
* new Firefox icon, based upon Firefox 57 logo

3.2 New apps and status icons 2 months ago

* New apps: Beebeep, Trimage, Dukto
* added some Ubuntu status icons
* bugfixes

Release 3.1 3 months ago

* new folder color: sand
* reworked file explorer
* new app icon: sayonara player
* fixed minor bugs

Version 3.0 3 months ago

* Added support for light themes
* Multiple folder colors
* Reworked some app icons (e.g. openstreetmap, trash)
* minor bugfixes

2.1.3 added a few missing app icons, redesigned gnome-tweak-tool icon 4 months ago

A few missing app icons like skypeforlinux or DeVeDeNG have been added.
Also an new icon for the gnome-tewak-tool has been created

2.1.2 updated image mimetypes and some apps 5 months ago

the mimetypes for images (jpg, png, etc..) have been reworked, also some app icons have been improved

2.1.1 bugfix and new icons for MATE desktops 5 months ago

fixed a bug in MATE desktop and added some MATE specific icons.

added gray folders 5 months ago

In addition to blue and green, you can now also choose gray colored folders

Release 2.0 7 months ago

Hundreds of new app icons have been added. The amount of app-icon-files has nearly doubled.
Some of the mimetypes have been reworked.

Added some Gnome and Arch / Manjaro stuff 8 months ago

A few more app icons have been added to support Gnome apps and some Arch specific applications.
Also a bug with black status icons has been fixed
Big thanks for the replies!!

Final Version 9 months ago

All mimetypes are completed now. Also added some new app icons (Gnome Boxes, Gnome Builder).

Improved KDE support 10 months ago

The support for KDE Plasma was improved and some more mimetypes have been added.

New mimetypes + green folders 10 months ago

new mimetypes have been added. You can now choose green folders (instead of blue). Just select "Obsidian-1-green"

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product-maker evildarknight Dec 03 2017

thnak you for making my pcs beautifull again

product-maker sirejka Dec 03 2017

wow

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product-maker Puli Oct 27 2017

Very well done!!!

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product-maker syddel Oct 25 2017

Stunningly beautiful icon set. Just installed it on Kubuntu 17.10 - makes me want to use my computer 24/7.

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product-maker dequire Oct 02 2017

Looks great on Plasma and loving the multiple folder color options. Well done.

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product-maker JumboSurfer Jul 27 2017

It looks great! Ty. Add a warm color maybe? Like ocher/red/plum

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Nice Icon Theme Dude!

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