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Mint-y theme and icons

Post by fblais » Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:47 pm

Hi.
Using Mint-Y GTK and icon themes.
A few panel icons (sound and wifi indicators) are black on the black panel.
Do we need a Mint-Y light or dark icon set?

Thanks!

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Re: Mint-y theme and icons

Post by fblais » Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:03 pm

Same thing under MATE by the way, not unique to XFCE panel.

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Re: Mint-y theme and icons

Post by catweazel » Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:39 am

fblais wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:03 pm
Same thing under MATE by the way, not unique to XFCE panel.
Do you use an integrated Intel video device?
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Re: Mint-y theme and icons

Post by JosephM » Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:17 am

The icons it's using are inherited from Mint-X which has the same issue. This is something that is going to be addressed for Mint19.
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Re: Mint-y theme and icons

Post by fblais » Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:22 am

Thanks Joseph!

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Re: Mint-y theme and icons

Post by roblm » Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:01 pm

One solution is to manually replace the default icons with more colorful custom ones, as seen in this picture. The Mint-Y theme is used in the middle and right panels.

mint-y panel-6.png

Check the info in my last post in this topic, under Update: Mint 18.3 Xfce Applications Menu Editing:
under the sections Changing the network and sound icons in the panel’s system tray area: and
UPDATE: Replacing the wireless network icon:

viewtopic.php?f=47&t=160784
Last edited by roblm on Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:42 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Mint-y theme and icons

Post by fblais » Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:43 pm

Great stuff, thanks!

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Re: Mint-y theme and icons

Post by cottfcfan » Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:17 am

This issue has bugged me since the release of Mint 18 xfce, as I prefer the more modern looking Mint-Y theme.
My solution was to use Mint-Y as the style, then to install the Vibrancy Icon theme using this ppa:
http://www.ravefinity.com/p/vibrancy-co ... theme.html
Then set the icons to Vibrancy-Dark-Green.
Ignore the warning that Vibrancy doesn't work on Mint 18. That's just for Cinnamon. It works perfectly well in XFCE.
As has been mentioned, I hope this is addressed in Mint 19.

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Re: Mint-y theme and icons

Post by fblais » Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:38 am

Thanks for the feedback.
As for myself, I simply switched to a completely different GTK theme, and use the Papirus icon theme, which I like very much.
I really like the Mint-Y icon theme but the drawbacks are the toolbar icons color, and the fact it's still only available in green.

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Re: Mint-y theme and icons

Post by cottfcfan » Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:16 am

That's one of the reasons I suggested the Vibrancy theme. It's very similar to Mint-Y, in fact I think Mint-Y is based on it to a degree. The Toolbar Icons render perfectly, & it's available in many different colours.

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Re: Mint-y theme and icons

Post by fblais » Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:53 am

I'll check it out, thanks!

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Re: Mint-y theme and icons

Post by fblais » Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:50 pm

Now using the Vibrancy-Dark-Green-Viva icon theme with Mint-Y GTK theme, and they blend perfectly, thanks!

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Re: Mint-y theme and icons

Post by scjet45 » Thu May 03, 2018 9:51 am

also, for Mate,
it would be nice to have a Mint-Y-Dark-Aqua/Blue/... themes, similar to the more popular Mint-X-(Color) Themes.
Although, customizing the existing mint-y-dark can get fairly close to what I want, but still, I'm not a fan of the mint-y-flat/squared icons.

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Re: Mint-y theme and icons

Post by zimou13 » Mon May 21, 2018 9:16 am

Just change the username to yours.

#!/bin/bash


# https://github.com/linuxmint/mint-y-theme/
# https://github.com/linuxmint/mint-y-icons/


red='\033[1;31m'
green='\033[1;32m'
nocolor='\033[0m'


mkdir -p ~/Downloads/themes-mint/


rm -r -f ~/Downloads/themes-mint/mint-y-theme-master/
rm -r -f ~/Downloads/themes-mint/mint-y-icons-master/


mv ~/Downloads/themes-mint/themes.zip ~/Downloads/themes-mint/themesOLD.zip
mv ~/Downloads/themes-mint/icons.zip ~/Downloads/themes-mint/iconsOLD.zip


wget -q --show-progress -O ~/Downloads/themes-mint/themes.zip https://github.com/linuxmint/mint-y-the ... master.zip
wget -q --show-progress -O ~/Downloads/themes-mint/icons.zip https://github.com/linuxmint/mint-y-ico ... master.zip

Tutuapp 9apps Aptoide
if ! diff -q ~/Downloads/themes-mint/themes.zip ~/Downloads/themes-mint/themesOLD.zip > /dev/null 2>&1;
then

unzip -qq -o ~/Downloads/themes-mint/themes.zip -d ~/Downloads/themes-mint/
cp -r ~/Downloads/themes-mint/mint-y-theme-master/usr/share/themes/* ~/.themes/
sudo cp -r /home/vlastimil/Downloads/themes-mint/mint-y-theme-master/usr/share/themes/* /usr/share/themes/

echo -e "Themes ${red}were${nocolor} changed"

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Re: Mint-y theme and icons

Post by Tonho » Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:34 pm

Or use XFCE-D-PRO.1.6 theme.
It's perfect.

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