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

The idea is to combine the yellow folders from Numix theme and the Sardi Mono icon theme of the icons.

Contents of movie

  • mixing themes
  • download the Numix theme
  • copy/paste code the codes in a terminal to have the numix icon theme
  • /usr/share/icons is where all the icons are
  • how to make a completely new icon theme
  • copy/paste sardi Mono and rename the folder
  • rename folder
  • change the name in index.theme
  • where can you find the original numix icons
  • what can we copy to our theme – most difficult choice
  • if in doubt just test



Result of our work




Cleaning up all the icons we do not need

Starting from a copy/paste of Sardi Mono we should delete a lot of folders and files!

Contents of movie

  • inherits has to be set right!
  • we started with a copy from Sardi mono
  • what folder can we delete in order to keep MB low and keep it structured
  • delete all other colors – blue, pink, …
  • what we do not know yet – keep it – you can delete it later!