DarkGlass_Reworked
Icon Themes
Score 80%
Description:

After long time i have take the decision to work another time on the DarkGlass.
Because i hate to have bright windows
and too much cartoon-style icons, i have make this set for this 2 reason and it seems to
have is function in combination with a dark
windows style like "Sweet Darkness"
http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php/Sweet+Darkness?content=82654.

Last changelog:

9 years ago

2.3
Added
Open Office 2 icons in "apps"
(sometimes O.O. try to overwrite
other icons).
Added
umbrello,
speedcrunch,
compiz-setting
and changed compiz to fusion-icon.
Firefox now can automatically overwrite
the standard icon.
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2.4
some fix on office mimetypes
added yakuake icon
changed superkaramba icon and
superkaramba mimetypes
adjusted vlc icon colors
______________________________
2.5
New python buildscript from Locomojo
Review of colors on some folders
Added apps icons:
Amsn
Krusader
VirtualBox
Source files 256x256 updated
______________________________
2.7
Many, many icons reworked for to change style
and simplify the visualization.
Now the locomojo Script inside package is correct.
______________________________
2.71
Some adjustement in many
actions icons, lock icons, kget and
added synaptic.
______________________________
2.72
Changed Firefox, Opera, Konqueror icons and some color retouch in apps icons.

Anixx

6 years ago

What about the license? I want to package it, but "almost all GPL" is not acceptable. Which exactly icons are under GPL?

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tadeufilippini

6 years ago

nice !!!

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Apopatos

7 years ago

One of the greatest icon sets ever. It's a shame it's dying without a KDE4 port :(

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fyarball

8 years ago

For those wishing to convert kde3 themes to kde4, I found this while Googling:

http://svn.pardus.org.tr/viewcvs/trunk/kde4/kde3-to-kde4-iconconverter/?root=uludag

It works quite well because it keeps it simple and converts only the core kde icons, but you will have to copy over any custom application icons you want in the output icon theme. You can also tweak the icons copied by editing the map file.

It works with Crystal Project :D

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johnnyg

8 years ago

Hi great job very modern look !far better than most sets !(My opinion)I love the realistic look ! NOW ! I ask for the imposable, any chance of porting this to ubuntu in a deb package? =)

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ScienTux

8 years ago

Nice work, excellent color choices. Integrates w/o a glitch, easy to install. Using it since January 2009, would love to see ported to kde4, although I'll stay with kde3x until KDE4 matures. :)

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fyarball

8 years ago

KDE4 has come a long way. You should try it again :D

I know, KDE4 used to SUCK but now it's comfortable.

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mentalrey

8 years ago

i wanna port this set in kde4,
but for now i not use the version 4.
Normally i love Fedora and PClinuxOs
beacuse i have start to use linux
10/15 years ago with redhat, and i prefer
this style of distribution.
Probably i wait the exit of fedora 10
and then work on the port.

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Franksuse64

8 years ago

This theme would be the best if it could work under KDE4.

Many icons just don't work, they either stay with the old icons or different ones are mapped (the BACK and FORWARD buttons is the blue-black kde menu icon, not the nice arrows). The simple blue horizontal folder icon is not changed at all and I could not make it work by copying the black vertical folder to other kde4 icon folders.

There are other cases where the icons don't map.

Plz port it to KDE4, this theme is so nice it cannot die with KDE3.

tnx

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jeroeningelbrecht

9 years ago

Lovely,just lovely. Keep up the good work.

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szrhawaii

9 years ago

Like the easy install of it and the icons look great on my desktop..

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Bzyk

9 years ago

Hi.
Great job, but I still don't see icons of standard KDE Apps... Kopete, Konversation, Kontact, KTorrent...
Will be good to include Firefox and Thunderbird icons in same style.
Greets

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pejakm

9 years ago

Is there an Opera browser icon included?

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mentalrey

9 years ago

Yes oper is present,
and yes, there are some icons for kopete, ktorrent etc.
Firefox get me crazy, sometimes or
some installation use non standard name.
mozilla-firefox, firefox, mozilla_firefox...
i have added the icon in my package, if the program not recevie it, you need
to change manually.

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ashley194

9 years ago

Re-worked icon set looks absolutely superb!

Thanks :-D

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mentalrey

9 years ago

Thks, I like to think that i have done a good job.

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b9anders

9 years ago

Hope this icon set gets ported to KDE 4 soon. It's the best around.

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rhapsdy-of-fire

9 years ago

hi friend good job and hope hat you continue your working in this icon this is the icon number 1 , i have idea if you can add it in gnome icon thankd a lot

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bamajr

9 years ago

There are a couple small issues with this icon set.

#1 your python code to build the set in the buildset.py file says to use "python buildiconset.py Dark_Glass-2.4" as the command to build the tarbal file needed to install the icon set in KDE3.

The code needs to be python buildset.py Dark_Glass-2.4" instead. I think this may be what made it such a process for me to get it installed.

#2 the icons in your pictures are so bright and colorful, but the icons that actually get used especially on the desktop are a very dull, greyscale icon. The "K" menu icon, and "Konqueror" icon on the task bar are also bright and colorful as well as most of the "K" menu's contents, but the "Home" icon and some others are the dull, greyscale icons I referred to above. Is there any resolution to this?

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LocoMojo

9 years ago

Oops. I'm the author of the Python buildset script, this wasn't Mentalrey's fault, it was mine.

I've updated the script:

http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php/buildset.py+%28Python+iconset+builder%29?content=72948

Please accept my apologies for the errors and any headaches you've incurred as a result.

LocoMojo

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slackoraubuntiva

9 years ago

Sorry to say, but I beg to differ from most people here. The icons look good stand alone but as far as usability goes the theme is not that good. I do not like the black icons. This is just my opinion.

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luislo

9 years ago

Hey mentalrey,

I know you've heard this a lot, but once again, this is an incredibly amazing icon theme. Thanks a lot for your effort!

I was wondering... would it be possible to add a mozilla sunbird icon, in the line of the official one? For a while, I've been using it along with firefox and thunderbird and it'd be just great to have a sunbird icon too!

Great job!

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voes

9 years ago

best icons i ever used...details and beautiful. thanks for sharing

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nathangrubb

9 years ago

I was giving KDE another try and hoping to make it look really nice. Your Icons are the best I've ever seen. THey will really be a nice addition to my KDE desktop. Thanks!

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absolofdoom

9 years ago

freakin awesome man!! great job!
my only question now is how the heck you get awn to display your kde icons...

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9 years ago

2.3
Added
Open Office 2 icons in "apps"
(sometimes O.O. try to overwrite
other icons).
Added
umbrello,
speedcrunch,
compiz-setting
and changed compiz to fusion-icon.
Firefox now can automatically overwrite
the standard icon.
_________________________________
2.4
some fix on office mimetypes
added yakuake icon
changed superkaramba icon and
superkaramba mimetypes
adjusted vlc icon colors
______________________________
2.5
New python buildscript from Locomojo
Review of colors on some folders
Added apps icons:
Amsn
Krusader
VirtualBox
Source files 256x256 updated
______________________________
2.7
Many, many icons reworked for to change style
and simplify the visualization.
Now the locomojo Script inside package is correct.
______________________________
2.71
Some adjustement in many
actions icons, lock icons, kget and
added synaptic.
______________________________
2.72
Changed Firefox, Opera, Konqueror icons and some color retouch in apps icons.

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