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I've recently updated from 12.10 to 13.04, and everything is working fine but the icons at the bottom of the dash didn't change. Instead of the new ones shown in this link, I'm still getting the ones from Ubuntu 12.10.

Tried unity --reset-icons and setsid unity, but neither of them helped.

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you tried FS- collection? – hs.chandra May 3 '13 at 12:29
I know i can add new icons but I didn't want to change it, that's why i asked for help, to set tp 13.04 default and not 12.10 or new icons. – Danilo May 3 '13 at 14:25
Did you make a clean install or upgraded directly from 12.10 ? I'm guessing you made an upgrade from 12.10. I'm not sure what happens with icons if you make an upgrade rather than a clean install, perhaps the new icons were not overwritten. Try searching for the 13.04 icons and install them from Advanced Settings – Uranio23 May 6 '13 at 23:24
Yes, I upgraded from 12.10 – Danilo May 7 '13 at 5:00
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Download it, Extract it and copy it on /usr/share/unity/icons/

Unity 6 Icons The official Unity icons 13.04

  cd Downloads  # assuming that you have downloaded it in Downloads folder
  tar zxpf 6.tar.gz
  sudo cp -r 6/* /usr/share/unity/icons/

Then Restart

Reverting the changes

sudo apt-get install --reinstall unity-common

It will reset the dash icons

Source Webupd8 Section Reverting the changes

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This one didn't work also – Danilo May 7 '13 at 5:00
lots of people having issue with upgrade ...the only solution is to clean installation ... or you can try new icons ... – Qasim May 7 '13 at 5:10
ok lets try new icons and then ... sudo apt-get install --reinstall unity-common may be this will .... give icons last chance before clean installation – Qasim May 7 '13 at 5:11
same problem, nothing happens – Danilo May 7 '13 at 13:35
thats good to know finally it worked ..... – Qasim May 7 '13 at 17:37

I assume you mean the Home Folder app is displaying a picture of a folder instead of the new File chest. I haven't tried this myself, since I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04, so I'm not sure that this will work.

The launcher used to start the Home Folder app (Nautilus) is different in Ubuntu 13.04 compared to older versions. Before, the launcher was called "Home Folder", although a "Files" launcher also existed that ran the same app. However, in 13.04, the one pinned to the launcher is the "Files" one.

So the Home Folder is probably displaying the icon it says it is - the home folder. Try searching the Dash for "Files" and pin it to your Launcher instead of the "Home Folder" launcher.

Here is a picture of how the icons look in Ubuntu 13.04:

enter image description here

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YES, I'm talking about the home folder icons and NO that didn't work either. The only icon that changed for me is the home folder icon, the other in the home folder (Music, pictures, etc) still old looking – Danilo May 7 '13 at 15:58
@Danilo can you edit you quesiton to include a picture of what is wrong and maybe a link to what you want? In Ubuntu 13.04, the only icons that changed are the Files, Software Center, and Software Updater icons. The actual folder icons are still the same. – iBelieve May 7 '13 at 16:03
@Danilo I've added a picture of Ubuntu 13.04, is this what you see, or is something still wrong? – iBelieve May 7 '13 at 16:07
Sorry dash icons not home – Danilo May 7 '13 at 17:32
Sorry I've mistaken the names it was dash icons has you can see for on this link the only icons that had changed for me was software center and home folder icons the remaining changed the same acording to the picture, but now is ok. sorry for my english by the way – Danilo May 7 '13 at 18:50

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