View Full Version : icon theme doesn't affect folder icon

26th April 2009, 09:20 PM
Here's an interesting oddity. In Fedora 10, when I install an icon theme, it plainly displays in the Look and Feel>Customize>Icons. But when I select them, they never change the icon for a folder, which remains plain Gnome grey. (other icons -- for applications and devices -- DO change). Is this only true for me?

29th April 2009, 02:54 AM
no this issue is due to icons you are using. they were writen for older Gnome than current for Fedora 10 so some stuff does not work ! I would suggest to use new icons or constantly updated ones like a clearlook for example or

29th April 2009, 04:05 AM
Thank you. It's true that many of these themes were older. How does one identify which ones will work -- short of downloading, testing, and discovering that they don't? I've tried a couple of new-ish downloads that don't seem to work either (a Vista-knockoff, for instance).

29th April 2009, 05:01 AM
try to get those which made for Gnome 2.x for example this will work for sure:

http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php/Jungle+Green%2BBlack%2BOrange%2BPortable?content=8 2403

If it's not written that it made for gnome 2, do not try it, wont work anyway.

30th April 2009, 05:22 AM
OK, you're right. That icon theme immediately changed everything. That clears it all up for me. Thanks!