How to make a new Sardi Icon theme based on gray folders of Numix

We found out that Numix comes in different folder colors. What if we use the gray colors in combination with Sardi Mono.

Or how to make a new icon theme.

Let us make a new icon set with gray Numix folders and Sardi Mono icons

Contents of movie

  • other colors are available in Numix icon theme
  • use the gray icons instead of the orange icons
  • renaming your files is easy with thunar
  • sudo apt-get install thunar
  • links are point to real files – change the real files and the links will follow the color
  • procedure of renaming
  • testing icon theme without default folders
  • rename  via bulk rename
  • copy/pasting the renamed files in their place
  • another great looking theme to keep



Result :



Cleaning up all the icons we do not need

Contents of movie

  • Numix has different kind of folders.
  • check your index.theme
  • inherits?
  • what folders can we delete
  • how to fix one specific icon like trash. interesting!