6

The question says it all. I had a working icon set on LibreOffice 4.1 that got messed up due to an upgrade to 14.04.

How can I install my Faenza icons again?

8

You can get the Sifr icon set (very similar to the Faenza set depicted in another answer):

enter image description here

Much more simply by using the PPA available for Ubuntu 14.04:

sudo apt-get install libreoffice-style-sifr

To chose this icon set, then go to Tools > Options > LibreOffice > View and then select "Sifr" under "Icon size and style" drop-down.

  • Nice answer. The Sifr set is not as nice as the Faenza set, though. But that is a matter of taste. It is definitely easier to install. Have an upvote! – don.joey Apr 18 '14 at 14:09
  • Thanks. :) Like you, I prefer (marginally) Faenza, but the ease of using Sifr makes it my normal choice. Thanks for the write-up, though: before Sifr this used to drive me nuts. :) – Dɑvïd Apr 18 '14 at 14:11
5

[Note: because icons are for the Desktop users (and not server users), the following steps use as little terminal as possible. For noobs: nautilus is the standard file manager.]

  1. Download the icon pack from http://dfiles.eu/files/k2dq3mwkq

  2. Go to the directory in which you downloaded it, right-click on the zip file and choose "extract here"

  3. Navigate in the just extracted folder to "LibreOffice Pack Icons-0.3.8-a-1/LibreOffice 4.1.0 (Sidebar)/Faenza icons LibreOffice 4.1.0"

  4. Open a terminal and type sudo nautilus /usr/share/libreoffice/share/config/

  5. In the Nautilus window that opens rename images_crystal.zip to something like images_crystal.zip_old and keep the Nautilus windows open.

  6. Copy the images_crystal.zip file from the Faenza icons LibreOffice 4.1.0 folder you have kept open and paste it in the windows displaying /usr/share/libreoffice/share/config/.

  7. Close nautilus and open LibreOffice.

  8. In LibreOffice choose Tools/Options/View, then select Crystal as the icon style and voila:

Faenza icons in LibreOffice theme installed

  • file was removed – carmen_munich Oct 27 '14 at 13:09
  • You're right. Did you find a copy of the file somewhere online? – don.joey Oct 28 '14 at 13:01
  • Any luck with a different link? – Seth Sep 28 '15 at 0:26
  • Have not used this icon set in a while. Maybe tiheum.deviantart.com/art/Faenza-Icons-173323228 is a good starting point? If not, the sifr icon set (other answer) might be an option. – don.joey Sep 28 '15 at 9:15

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.