Monday, September 19, 2016

Install Moka and Faba Icon Themes in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Derivatives

How to install Moka Icon Pack on Ubuntu - One of the benefits of so many things about GNU/Linux is the desktop customization. If you feel bored about the desktop view and need for nice looking icon pack for your Ubuntu and derivatives e.g Linux Mint, Elementary OS, you can try Moka Icon Theme.

Moka is a completely open source icon suite, and it is available to freely download for the Linux desktop but you can donate to thanks developers. It's gorgeous, simple and compatible with Unity, Pantheon, Gnome, Mate, Cinnamon and etc.

Moka Icon Theme Screenshots

How to Install Moka Icon Pack in Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS

Moka Icon Pack Screenshot in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Moka Icon Pack Screenshot in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Moka Icon Theme

Moka was created with simplicity in mind. With the use simple geometry & bright colors. Each Moka icon has been designed and optimized at every size to achieve the a pixel-perfect look for your desktop.

Also, one of the most comprehensive icon sets available, Moka provides thousands of icons for many applications. So no matter which Linux desktop you are using, Moka has you covered.

Faba Icon Theme

Faba is was designed with simplicity and compliance to icon standards in mind. Its purpose is to serve as a base icon theme to other themes (such as Moka). As such, Faba is only comprised of minimal set of icons for the system, select apps, folders, mimetypes, toolbars, etc. To extend Faba, there is also a monochrome icon theme for paneled desktop environments.

Preparing The System

Please ensure you have installed Unity Tweak Tool to change the Icon and theme on Ubuntu, or Elementary Tweak for Elementary OS user.

Installing Moka and Faba Icon Themes

The Moka and Faba Icon Themes are available for Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS nor any Ubuntu derivatives version.

Step 1 - Open terminal window, the run the following commands to add the PPA :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:moka/daily

Step 2 - Once added, now run this command to resynchronizes the local index of packages files :

sudo apt-get update

Step 3 - Next installing the Moka icon pack

sudo apt-get install moka-icon-theme faba-icon-theme faba-mono-icons

Now open the Unity Tweak Tool -> open Icons -> Choose and set the icon. Cheersss! If you need more beautiful icon pack, then you should check the two below :

Hope this post help for those who looking to install Faba / Moka icon pack and theme for your Ubuntu desktop. Thanks for visiting us! Source www.snwh.org

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