Fast Forward is an amazing icon theme compatible with Gnome-based desktops. In this tutorial we will help you install and enable it under Ubuntu 12.04/11.10. The theme works with both Unity and Gnome Shell interfaces.
Fast Forward Icon Theme Installation
Install Fast Forward with these commands from the terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/themes
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ffw
Let's now enable this icon theme with this command:
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface icon-theme 'ffw'
Here is a screenshot of Fast Forward icons under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
For more icon themes, check this list. Credits for this icon theme go here.