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I installed indicator-cpufreq but it doesn't work with the Faenza icon theme. Is there a way to make the indicator use the icon from the ubuntu-mono-dark icon theme?

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  • Goto the installed icon folder (.icon in home folder if you installed for current user)

  • Open index.theme file in gedit or any text editor.

  • In inherit field put the backup icon theme name at front.

An example


So the line means, if no icon found in this icon-theme, search in ubuntu-mono-dark, if not available in ubuntu-mono-dark searach icon in gnome, if not available in gnome set take from hicolor

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Thanks, man !!! – hfa2010 Feb 12 '13 at 21:35
It worked perfectly but i just edited the index.theme on /usr/share/icons/Faenza . And i'm sorry for the late answer. :) – hfa2010 Feb 12 '13 at 21:46

If you installed the icon theme using a package (into /usr/share/icons/) or you don't want to modify the original theme, you can create a mono version by copying the folder /usr/share/icons/ubuntu-mono-dark into the .icons folder in your home folder. Rename it to what ever you want, such as faenza-mono-dark.

Then, in the folder you just copied, open up the index.theme file and edit these lines

Comment=Smooth modern theme designed to be intuitive.

To look like this:

Comment=Smooth modern theme designed to be intuitive.

What this does is create a new icon theme which adds the dark icons found in ubuntu-mono-dark to the Faenza icon theme.

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Thanks you very much. – hfa2010 Feb 12 '13 at 21:35
Got perfectly, thanks!! perfectly. I'm sorry for the late answer. :) – hfa2010 Feb 12 '13 at 21:45

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