I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on a Thinkpad T450. I installed numix-circle-theme like that:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:numix/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install numix-icon-theme-circle

and used the unity tweak tool to set the icons to numix circle.

Everything looks real nice except my KiCAD icon. It seems as is should be here (https://github.com/numixproject/numix-icon-theme-circle/issues/179) so I investigated and under /usr/share/icons/Numix-Circle/48x48/apps there is a kicad.svg.

So why is is not showing the new circle icon of KiCAD?

  • $ cat /usr/share/applications/kicad.desktop – Gayan Weerakutti Nov 6 '15 at 8:22
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    @reversiblean [Desktop Entry] MimeType=text/pro Name=KiCad Exec=kicad Icon=icon_kicad.png Categories=Development;Engineering;Electronics Type=Application Should I change it to kicad? or the other one to icon_kicad? – Domsl Nov 6 '15 at 8:29

sudo gedit /usr/share/applications/kicad.desktop

Try changing the icon field to just kicad.

You don't need to have their full path specified, but their filename without the extension.

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    Thank you, this worked. Just had to log out and in again. If I wanted to change the icon with one I designed my own, where would I put it? /usr/share/icons/Numix-Circle/48x48/apps will probably get overwritten when there is an update? – Domsl Nov 6 '15 at 8:43

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