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With Ubuntu 11.10, a dark-mono Thunderbird icon theme has been introduced. As I prefer the original in-app icons, I would like to ask, how to restore them.

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I was hoping this would help:… but it doesn't. – Amanda Nov 28 '11 at 18:23

You can install a couple of icon themes using Tools/AddOns/Appearance. Some icon themes are not compatible with TB 7.X but Noia 2.0 and Nautipolis 1.8.77 seem to work fine. Both look pretty good also.

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I have only the default icon theme installed, but in the previews there it shows full color icons. Thunderbird isn't using those, it is using these monochrome ones. – Amanda Nov 30 '11 at 18:14

I have the same problem. I cannot restore it too.

I remove ubuntu modified thunderbird then grab original thunderbird directly from its website.

Thunderbird will have original colored icon. :)

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