FS Icons Ubuntu is an amazing icon theme for Unity and Gnome Shell desktops, updated recently to version 0.6-alpha4 and PPA installation is available for Ubuntu/Linux Mint systems.

This latest release has the following changes:

App & places icons were adjusted 
Added some actions icons and an extra folder for the Insync application 
 New app icons added (Disc recorder, appearance, print, chronometer, etc.)

The PPA below is available for the following Ubuntu/Linux Mint distributions:

  • Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04 (or older)
  • Linux Mint 14/13/12 (or older)
  • Any other Ubuntu-based distro
FS Icons Ubuntu Installation

Open the terminal and issue these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/icons2 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install fs-icons-ubuntu

To enable this icon theme, run this command:

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface icon-theme 'fs-icons-ubuntu'

For more information about FS Icons Ubuntu, visit the author's home page here.

FS Icons Ubuntu Removal

To uninstall FS Icons Ubuntu from your system, switch to another icon theme, then run this sequence of commands:

sudo apt-get remove fs-icons-ubuntu 
sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:upubuntu-com/icons2 
sudo apt-get update