Last modified on 23 May 2015, at 01:33

Comparison of icon sets

This page is for a visual overview of various open source icon sets. See also Category:Icons by subject.

Name License File format Originally designed for Download as bundle
Bluesphere SVG BSD SVG KDE, GNOME http://svgicons.sourceforge.net/
Crystal Clear LGPL PNG KDE http://www.everaldo.com/crystal/
Edge GPL PNG GNOME  ?
Exquisite GPL PNG KDE  ?
FairytaleWorld LGPL PNG KDE http://kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=18397
Gartoon GPL PNG GNOME (default theme on Edubuntu)  ?
Giøn GPL SVG GNOME http://www.silvestre.com.ar/
Mini "free use" GIF general http://www.famfamfam.com/lab/icons/mini/
Noia LGPL PNG KDE http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=3883
Nuvola LGPL PNG/SVG KDE http://icon-king.com/?p=15
Silk CC-BY 2.5 PNG general http://www.famfamfam.com/lab/icons/silk/
Tango Public Domain SVG GNOME, KDE http://tango.freedesktop.org/
GNOME GPL 2 SVG GNOME, KDE
Human CC-BY-SA 2.5 SVG GNOME, KDE
Torchlight LGPL PNG KDE http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php?content=26378

Other places freely licensed icon sets are available:

ComparisonEdit

based on freedesktop.org Icon Naming Specification standard

ActionsEdit

Name Iconsets
Description Nuvola Oxygen (2012) Tango GNOME (2008) GNOME Adwaita
address-book-new The icon used for the action to create a new address book. 48px Address-book-new.svg Gnome-address-book-new.svg 48px
application-exit The icon used for exiting an application. Typically this is seen in the application's menus as File->Quit. Oxygen480-actions-application-exit.svg 48px Gnome-application-exit.svg 48px
appointment-new The icon used for the action to create a new appointment in a calendaring application. Oxygen480-actions-appointment-new.svg Appointment-new.svg Gnome-appointment-new.svg 48px
bookmark-new The icon used for the action to create a new bookmark in a application. Oxygen480-actions-bookmark-new.svg Bookmark-new.svg Gnome-bookmark-new2.svg 48px
call-start The icon used for initiating or accepting a call. Should be similar to the standard cellular call pickup icon, a green handset with ear and mouth pieces facing upward. Oxygen480-actions-call-start.svg 48px Gnome-call-start.svg 48px
call-stop The icon used for stopping a current call. Should be similar to the standard cellular call hangup icon, a red handset with ear and mouth pieces facing downward. Oxygen480-actions-call-stop.svg 48px Gnome-call-stop.svg 48px
contact-new The icon used for the action to create a new contact in an address book application. Oxygen480-actions-contact-new.svg Contact-new.svg Gnome-contact-new.svg 48px
document-new The icon used for the action to create a new document. Oxygen480-actions-document-new.svg Document-new.svg Gnome-document-new.svg 48px
document-open The icon used for the action to open a document. 48px Document-open.svg Gnome-document-open.svg 48px
document-open-recent The icon used for the action to open a document that was recently opened. Oxygen480-actions-document-open-recent.svg 48px Gnome-document-open-recent.svg 48px
document-page-setup The icon for the page setup action of a document editor. 48px 48px Gnome-document-page-setup.svg 48px
document-print The icon for the print action of an application. Oxygen480-actions-document-print.svg Document-print.svg Gnome-document-print.svg 48px
document-print-preview The icon for the print preview action of an application. Oxygen480-actions-document-print-preview.svg Document-print-preview.svg Gnome-document-print-preview.svg 48px
document-properties The icon for the action to view the properties of a document in an application. Oxygen480-actions-document-properties.svg Document-properties.svg Gnome-document-properties.svg 48px
document-revert The icon for the action of reverting to a previous version of a document. Oxygen480-actions-document-revert.svg 48px Gnome-document-revert.svg 48px
document-save The icon for the save action. Should be an arrow pointing down and toward a hard disk. Oxygen480-actions-document-save.svg Document-save.svg Gnome-document-save.svg 48px
document-save-as The icon for the save as action. Oxygen480-actions-document-save-as.svg Document-save-as.svg Gnome-document-save-as.svg 48px
document-send The icon for the send action. Should be an arrow pointing up and away from a hard disk. 48px 48px Gnome-document-send.svg 48px
edit-clear The icon for the clear action. Oxygen480-actions-edit-clear.svg Edit-clear.svg Gnome-edit-clear.svg 48px
edit-copy The icon for the copy action. Oxygen480-actions-edit-copy.svg Edit-copy.svg Gnome-edit-copy.svg 48px
edit-cut The icon for the cut action. Oxygen480-actions-edit-cut.svg Edit-cut.svg Gnome-edit-cut.svg 48px
edit-delete The icon for the delete action. Oxygen480-actions-edit-delete.svg Edit-delete-2.svg Gnome-edit-delete.svg 48px
edit-find The icon for the find action. Oxygen480-actions-edit-find.svg Edit-find.svg Gnome-edit-find.svg 48px
edit-find-replace The icon for the find and replace action. 48px Edit-find-replace.svg Gnome-edit-find-replace.svg 48px
edit-paste The icon for the paste action. Oxygen480-actions-edit-paste.svg Edit-paste.svg Gnome-edit-paste.svg 48px
edit-redo The icon for the redo action. Oxygen480-actions-edit-redo.svg Edit-redo.svg Gnome-edit-redo.svg 48px
edit-select-all The icon for the select all action. 48px Edit-select-all.svg Gnome-edit-select-all.svg 48px
edit-undo The icon for the undo action. Oxygen480-actions-edit-undo.svg Edit-undo.svg Gnome-edit-undo.svg 48px
folder-new The icon for creating a new folder. Oxygen480-actions-folder-new.svg Folder-new.svg Gnome-folder-new.svg 48px
format-indent-less The icon for the decrease indent formatting action. 48px Format-indent-less.svg Gnome-format-indent-less.svg 48px
format-indent-more The icon for the increase indent formatting action. 48px Format-indent-more.svg Gnome-format-indent-more.svg 48px
format-justify-center The icon for the center justification formatting action. 48px Format-justify-center.svg Gnome-format-justify-center.svg 48px
format-justify-fill The icon for the fill justification formatting action. 48px Format-justify-fill.svg Gnome-format-justify-fill.svg 48px
format-justify-left The icon for the left justification formatting action. 48px Format-justify-left.svg Gnome-format-justify-left.svg 48px
format-justify-right The icon for the right justification action. 48px Format-justify-right.svg Gnome-format-justify-right.svg 48px
format-text-direction-ltr The icon for the left-to-right text formatting action. 48px 48px Gnome-format-text-direction-ltr.svg 48px
format-text-direction-rtl The icon for the right-to-left formatting action. 48px 48px Gnome-format-text-direction-rtl.svg 48px
format-text-bold The icon for the bold text formatting action. 48px Format-text-bold.svg Gnome-format-text-bold.svg 48px
format-text-italic The icon for the italic text formatting action. 48px Format-text-italic.svg Gnome-format-text-italic.svg 48px
format-text-underline The icon for the underlined text formatting action. 48px Format-text-underline.svg Gnome-format-text-underline.svg 48px
format-text-strikethrough The icon for the strikethrough text formatting action. 48px Format-text-strikethrough.svg Gnome-format-text-strikethrough.svg 48px
go-bottom The icon for the go to bottom of a list action. Oxygen480-actions-go-bottom.svg Go-bottom.svg Gnome-go-bottom.svg 48px
go-down The icon for the go down in a list action. Gtk-go-down.svg Oxygen480-actions-go-down.svg Go-down.svg Gnome-go-down.svg 48px
go-first The icon for the go to the first item in a list action. Oxygen480-actions-go-first.svg Go-first.svg Gnome-go-first.svg 48px
go-home The icon for the go to home location action. Oxygen480-actions-go-home.svg Go-home.svg Gnome-go-home.svg 48px
go-jump The icon for the jump to action. Oxygen480-actions-go-jump.svg Go-jump.svg Gnome-go-jump.svg 48px
go-last The icon for the go to the last item in a list action. Oxygen480-actions-go-last.svg Go-last.svg Gnome-go-last.svg 48px
go-next The icon for the go to the next item in a list action. Oxygen480-actions-go-next.svg Go-next.svg Gnome-go-next.svg 48px
go-previous The icon for the go to the previous item in a list action. Oxygen480-actions-go-previous.svg Go-previous.svg Gnome-go-previous.svg 48px
go-top The icon for the go to the top of a list action. Oxygen480-actions-go-top.svg Go-top.svg Gnome-go-top.svg 48px
go-up The icon for the go up in a list action. Gtk-go-up.svg Oxygen480-actions-go-up.svg Go-up.svg Gnome-go-up.svg 48px
help-about The icon for the About item in the Help menu. 48px 48px Gnome-help-about.svg 48px
help-contents The icon for Contents item in the Help menu. Oxygen480-actions-help-contents.svg Help-contents.svg Gnome-help-contents.svg 48px
help-faq The icon for the FAQ item in the Help menu. 48px 48px Gnome-help-faq.svg 48px
insert-image The icon for the insert image action of an application. Oxygen480-actions-insert-image.svg 48px Gnome-insert-image.svg 48px
insert-link The icon for the insert link action of an application. Oxygen480-actions-insert-link.svg 48px Gnome-insert-link.svg 48px
insert-object The icon for the insert object action of an application. 48px 48px Gnome-insert-object.svg 48px
insert-text The icon for the insert text action of an application. Oxygen480-actions-insert-text.svg 48px Gnome-insert-text.svg 48px
list-add The icon for the add to list action. Oxygen480-actions-list-add.svg List-add.svg Gnome-list-add.svg 48px
list-remove The icon for the remove from list action. Oxygen480-actions-list-remove.svg List-remove.svg Gnome-list-remove.svg 48px
mail-forward The icon for the forward action of an electronic mail application. 48px Mail-forward.svg Gnome-mail-forward.svg 48px
mail-mark-important The icon for the mark as important action of an electronic mail application. 48px 48px Gnome-mail-mark-important.svg 48px
mail-mark-junk The icon for the mark as junk action of an electronic mail application. Oxygen480-actions-mail-mark-junk.svg Mail-mark-junk-2.svg 48px 48px
mail-mark-notjunk The icon for the mark as not junk action of an electronic mail application. 48px Mail-mark-not-junk.svg 48px 48px
mail-mark-read The icon for the mark as read action of an electronic mail application. 48px 48px Gnome-mail-mark-read.svg 48px
mail-mark-unread The icon for the mark as unread action of an electronic mail application. 48px 48px Gnome-mail-mark-unread.svg 48px
mail-message-new The icon for the compose new mail action of an electronic mail application. 48px Mail-message-new.svg Gnome-mail-message-new.svg 48px
mail-reply-all The icon for the reply to all action of an electronic mail application. 48px Mail-reply-all.svg Gnome-mail-reply-all.svg 48px
mail-reply-sender The icon for the reply to sender action of an electronic mail application. 48px Mail-reply-sender.svg Gnome-mail-reply-sender.svg 48px
mail-send The icon for the send action of an electronic mail application. Gtk-mail-send.svg Oxygen480-actions-mail-send.svg 48px Gnome-mail-send.svg 48px
mail-send-receive The icon for the send and receive action of an electronic mail application. 48px Mail-send-receive.svg Gnome-mail-send-receive.svg 48px
media-eject The icon for the eject action of a media player or file manager. Oxygen480-actions-media-eject.svg Media-eject.svg Gnome-media-eject.svg 48px
media-playback-pause The icon for the pause action of a media player. Oxygen480-actions-media-playback-pause.svg Media-playback-pause.svg Gnome-media-playback-pause.svg 48px
media-playback-start The icon for the start playback action of a media player. Oxygen480-actions-media-playback-start.svg Media-playback-start.svg Gnome-media-playback-start.svg 48px
media-playback-stop The icon for the stop action of a media player. Oxygen480-actions-media-playback-stop.svg Media-playback-stop.svg Gnome-media-playback-stop.svg 48px
media-record The icon for the record action of a media application. Oxygen480-actions-media-record.svg Media-record.svg Gnome-media-record.svg 48px
media-seek-backward The icon for the seek backward action of a media player. Oxygen480-actions-media-seek-backward.svg Media-seek-backward.svg Gnome-media-seek-backward.svg 48px
media-seek-forward The icon for the seek forward action of a media player. Oxygen480-actions-media-seek-forward.svg Media-seek-forward.svg Gnome-media-seek-forward.svg 48px
media-skip-backward The icon for the skip backward action of a media player. Oxygen480-actions-media-skip-backward.svg Media-skip-backward.svg Gnome-media-skip-backward.svg 48px
media-skip-forward The icon for the skip forward action of a media player. Oxygen480-actions-media-skip-forward.svg Media-skip-forward.svg Gnome-media-skip-forward.svg 48px
object-flip-horizontal The icon for the action to flip an object horizontally. Oxygen480-actions-object-flip-horizontal.svg 48px Gnome-object-flip-horizontal.svg 48px
object-flip-vertical The icon for the action to flip an object vertically. Oxygen480-actions-object-flip-vertical.svg 48px Gnome-object-flip-vertical.svg 48px
object-rotate-left The icon for the rotate left action performed on an object. 48px 48px Gnome-object-rotate-left.svg 48px
object-rotate-right The icon for the rotate rigt action performed on an object. 48px 48px Gnome-object-rotate-right.svg 48px
process-stop The icon used for the “Stop” action in applications with actions that may take a while to process, such as web page loading in a browser. Oxygen480-actions-process-stop.svg Process-stop.svg Gnome-process-stop.svg 48px
system-lock-screen The icon used for the “Lock Screen” item in the desktop's panel application. Oxygen480-actions-system-lock-screen.svg System-lock-screen.svg Gnome-system-lock-screen.svg 48px
system-log-out The icon used for the “Log Out” item in the desktop's panel application. Oxygen480-actions-system-log-out.svg System-log-out-2.svg Gnome-system-log-out.svg 48px
system-run The icon used for the “Run Application…” item in the desktop's panel application. Oxygen480-actions-system-run.svg 48px Gnome-system-run.svg 48px
system-search The icon used for the “Search” item in the desktop's panel application. Oxygen480-actions-system-search.svg System-search.svg Gnome-system-search.svg 48px
system-reboot The icon used for the “Reboot” item in the desktop's panel application. Oxygen480-actions-system-reboot.svg 48px 48px 48px
system-shutdown The icon used for the “Shutdown” item in the desktop's panel application. Oxygen480-actions-system-shutdown.svg System-shutdown.svg Gnome-system-shutdown.svg 48px
tools-check-spelling The icon used for the “Check Spelling” item in the application's “Tools” menu. Oxygen480-actions-tools-check-spelling.svg 48px Gnome-tools-check-spelling.svg 48px
view-fullscreen The icon used for the “Fullscreen” item in the application's “View” menu. Oxygen480-actions-view-fullscreen.svg View-fullscreen.svg Gnome-view-fullscreen.svg 48px
view-refresh The icon used for the “Refresh” item in the application's “View” menu. Oxygen480-actions-view-refresh.svg View-refresh-2.svg Gnome-view-refresh.svg 48px
view-restore The icon used by an application for leaving the fullscreen view, and returning to a normal windowed view. Oxygen480-actions-view-restore.svg 48px Gnome-view-restore.svg 48px
view-sort-ascending The icon used for the “Sort Ascending” item in the application's “View” menu, or in a button for changing the sort method for a list. Oxygen480-actions-view-sort-ascending.svg 48px Gnome-view-sort-ascending.svg 48px
view-sort-descending The icon used for the “Sort Descending” item in the application's “View” menu, or in a button for changing the sort method for a list. Oxygen480-actions-view-sort-descending.svg 48px Gnome-view-sort-descending.svg 48px
window-close The icon used for the “Close Window” item in the application's “Windows” menu. 48px 48px Gnome-window-close.svg 48px
window-new The icon used for the “New Window” item in the application's “Windows” menu. Oxygen480-actions-window-new.svg Window-new.svg Gnome-window-new.svg 48px
zoom-fit-best The icon used for the “Best Fit” item in the application's “View” menu. Oxygen480-actions-zoom-fit-best.svg View-zoom-fit.svg Gnome-zoom-fit-best.svg 48px
zoom-in The icon used for the “Zoom in” item in the application's “View” menu. Gtk-zoom-in.svg 48px View-zoom-in.svg Gnome-zoom-in.svg 48px
zoom-original The icon used for the “Original Size” item in the application's “View” menu. 48px View-zoom-1.svg Gnome-zoom-original.svg 48px
zoom-out The icon used for the “Zoom Out” item in the application's “View” menu. Gtk-zoom-out.svg 48px View-zoom-out.svg Gnome-zoom-out.svg 48px

AnimationsEdit

Name Iconsets
Description Nuvola Oxygen (2012) Tango GNOME (2008) GNOME Adwaita
process-working This is the standard spinner animation for web browsers and file managers to show that the location is loading

ApplicationsEdit

Name Iconsets
Description Nuvola Oxygen (2012) Tango GNOME (2008) GNOME Adwaita
accessories-calculator The icon used for the desktop's calculator accessory program. Oxygen480-apps-accessories-calculator.svg Accessories-calculator.svg Gnome-accessories-calculator.svg
accessories-character-map The icon used for the desktop's international and extended text character accessory program. Oxygen480-apps-accessories-character-map.svg Accessories-character-map.svg Gnome-accessories-character-map.svg
accessories-dictionary The icon used for the desktop's dictionary accessory program. Oxygen480-apps-accessories-dictionary.svg Accessories-dictionary.svg Accessories-dictionary.svg
accessories-text-editor The icon used for the desktop's text editing accessory program. KWrite icon.svg Accessories-text-editor.svg Gnome-accessories-text-editor.svg
help-browser The icon used for the desktop's help browsing application. Oxygen480-apps-help-browser.svg Help-browser.svg Gnome-help-browser.svg
multimedia-volume-control The icon used for the desktop's hardware volume control application. Oxygen480-apps-multimedia-volume-control.svg Multimedia-volume-control.svg Gnome-multimedia-volume-control.svg
preferences-desktop-accessibility The icon used for the desktop's accessibility preferences. Oxygen480-apps-preferences-desktop-accessibility.svg Preferences-desktop-accessibility.svg Gnome-preferences-desktop-accessibility.svg
preferences-desktop-font The icon used for the desktop's font preferences. Oxygen480-apps-preferences-desktop-font.svg Preferences-desktop-font.svg Gnome-preferences-desktop-font.svg
preferences-desktop-keyboard The icon used for the desktop's keyboard preferences. Oxygen480-apps-preferences-desktop-keyboard.svg 48px Gnome-preferences-desktop-keyboard.svg
ppreferences-desktop-keyboard-shortcuts The icon used for the desktop's keyboard shortcut preferences. 48px Preferences-desktop-keyboard-shortcuts.svg Gnome-preferences-desktop-keyboard-shortcuts.svg
preferences-desktop-locale The icon used for the desktop's locale preferences. Oxygen480-apps-preferences-desktop-locale.svg Preferences-desktop-locale-2.svg Gnome-preferences-desktop-locale.svg
preferences-desktop-multimedia The icon used for the desktop's multimedia preferences. Oxygen480-apps-preferences-desktop-sound.svg Preferences-desktop-sound.svg 48px
preferences-desktop-screensaver The icon used for the desktop's screen saving preferences. Oxygen480-apps-preferences-desktop-screensaver.svg Preferences-desktop-screensaver.svg Gnome-preferences-desktop-screensaver.svg
preferences-desktop-theme The icon used for the desktop's theme preferences. Oxygen480-apps-preferences-desktop-theme.svg Preferences-desktop-theme.svg Gnome-preferences-desktop-theme.svg
preferences-desktop-wallpaper The icon used for the desktop's wallpaper preferences. Oxygen480-apps-preferences-desktop-wallpaper.svg Preferences-desktop-wallpaper.svg Gnome-preferences-desktop-wallpaper.svg
system-file-manager The icon used for the desktop's file management application. Oxygen480-apps-system-file-manager.svg System-file-manager.svg Gnome-system-file-manager.svg
system-software-install The icon used for the desktop's software installer application. 48px System-installer.svg Gnome-system-software-installer.svg
system-software-update The icon used for the desktop's software updating application. Oxygen480-apps-system-software-update.svg System-software-update.svg Gnome-system-software-update.svg
system-users The icon used for the desktop's users. Oxygen480-apps-system-users.svg System-users.svg Gnome-system-users.svg
utilities-system-monitor The icon used for the desktop's system resource monitor application. Oxygen480-apps-utilities-system-monitor.svg Utilities-system-monitor.svg Gnome-utilities-system-monitor.svg
utilities-terminal The icon used for the desktop's terminal emulation application. Konsole icon.svg Utilities-terminal.svg Gnome-utilities-terminal.svg

CategoriesEdit

Name Iconsets
Description Nuvola Oxygen (2012) Tango GNOME (2008) GNOME Adwaita
applications-accessories The icon for the “Accessories” sub-menu of the Programs menu. Oxygen480-categories-applications-accessories.svg Applications-accessories.svg Gnome-applications-accessories.svg
applications-development The icon for the “Programming” sub-menu of the Programs menu. Oxygen480-categories-applications-development.svg Applications-development.svg Gnome-applications-development.svg
applications-engineering The icon for the “Engineering” sub-menu of the Programs menu. Oxygen480-categories-applications-engineering.svg 48px Gnome-applications-engineering.svg
applications-games The icon for the “Games” sub-menu of the Programs menu. Oxygen480-categories-applications-games.svg Applications-games.svg Gnome-applications-games.svg
applications-graphics The icon for the “Graphics” sub-menu of the Programs menu. Oxygen480-categories-applications-graphics.svg Applications-graphics.svg Gnome-applications-graphics.svg
applications-internet The icon for the “Internet” sub-menu of the Programs menu. Oxygen480-categories-applications-internet.svg Applications-internet.svg Gnome-emblem-web.svg
applications-multimedia The icon for the “Multimedia” sub-menu of the Programs menu. Oxygen480-categories-applications-multimedia.svg Applications-multimedia.svg Gnome-applications-multimedia.svg
applications-office The icon for the “Office” sub-menu of the Programs menu. Oxygen480-categories-applications-office.svg Applications-office.svg Gnome-applications-office.svg
applications-other The icon for the “Other” sub-menu of the Programs menu. Oxygen480-categories-applications-other.svg Applications-other.svg Gnome-applications-other.svg
applications-science The icon for the “Science” sub-menu of the Programs menu. 48px 48px Gnome-applications-science.svg
applications-system The icon for the “System Tools” sub-menu of the Programs menu. Oxygen480-categories-applications-system.svg Applications-system.svg Gnome-applications-system.svg
applications-utilities The icon for the “Utilities” sub-menu of the Programs menu. Oxygen480-categories-applications-utilities.svg 48px Gnome-applications-utilities.svg
preferences-desktop The icon for the “Desktop Preferences” category. Oxygen480-categories-preferences-desktop.svg Preferences-desktop.svg Gnome-preferences-desktop.svg
preferences-desktop-peripherals The icon for the “Peripherals” sub-category of the “Desktop Preferences” category. Oxygen480-categories-preferences-desktop-peripherals.svg Preferences-desktop-peripherals.svg Gnome-preferences-desktop-peripherals.svg
preferences-desktop-personal The icon for the “Personal” sub-category of the “Desktop Preferences” category. Oxygen480-categories-preferences-desktop-personal.svg 48px Gnome-preferences-desktop-personal.svg
preferences-other The icon for the “Other” preferences category. Oxygen480-categories-preferences-other.svg 48px Gnome-preferences-other.svg
preferences-system The icon for the “System Preferences” category. Oxygen480-categories-preferences-system.svg Preferences-system.svg Gnome-preferences-system.svg
preferences-system-network The icon for the “Network” sub-category of the “System Preferences” category. Oxygen480-categories-preferences-system-network.svg 48px Gnome-preferences-system-network.svg
system-help The icon for the “Help” system category. Oxygen480-categories-system-help.svg 48px Gnome-system-help.svg

DevicesEdit

Name Iconsets
Description Nuvola Oxygen (2012) Tango GNOME (2008) GNOME Adwaita
audio-card The icon used for the audio rendering device. Oxygen480-devices-audio-card.svg Audio-card.svg Gnome-audio-card.svg
audio-input-microphone The icon used for the microphone audio input device. Oxygen480-devices-audio-input-microphone.svg Audio-input-microphone.svg Gnome-audio-input-microphone.svg
battery The icon used for the system battery device. Oxygen480-devices-battery.svg Battery.svg Gnome-battery.svg
camera-photo The icon used for a digital still camera devices. Oxygen480-devices-camera-photo.svg Camera-photo.svg Gnome-camera-photo.svg
camera-video The fallback icon for video cameras. 48px Camera-video.svg Gnome-camera-video.svg
camera-web The fallback icon for web cameras. Oxygen480-devices-camera-web.svg 48px Gnome-camera-web.svg
computer The icon used for the computing device as a whole. Oxygen480-devices-computer.svg Computer.svg Gnome-computer.svg
drive-harddisk The icon used for hard disk drives. Oxygen480-devices-drive-harddisk.svg Drive-harddisk.svg Gnome-drive-harddisk.svg
drive-optical The icon used for optical media drives such as CD and DVD. Oxygen480-devices-drive-optical.svg Drive-cdrom.svg Gnome-drive-optical.svg
drive-removable-media The icon used for removable media drives. Oxygen480-devices-drive-removable-media.svg Drive-removable-media.svg Gnome-drive-removable-media.svg
input-gaming The icon used for the gaming input device. 48px Input-gaming.svg Gnome-input-gaming.svg
input-keyboard The icon used for the keyboard input device. Oxygen480-devices-input-keyboard.svg Input-keyboard.svg Gnome-input-keyboard.svg
input-mouse The icon used for the mousing input device. 48px Input-mouse.svg Gnome-input-mouse.svg
input-tablet The icon used for graphics tablet input devices. Oxygen480-devices-input-tablet.svg 48px Gnome-input-tablet.svg
media-flash The fallback icon used for flash media, such as memory stick and SD. Oxygen480-devices-media-flash.svg Media-flash.svg Gnome-media-flash.svg
media-floppy The icon used for physical floppy disk media. Oxygen480-devices-media-floppy.svg Media-floppy.svg Gnome-media-floppy.svg
media-optical The icon used for physical optical media such as CD and DVD. Oxygen480-devices-media-optical.svg Media-cdrom.svg Gnome-media-optical.svg
media-tape The icon used for generic physical tape media. Oxygen480-devices-media-tape.svg 48px Gnome-media-tape.svg
modem The icon used for modem devices. Oxygen480-devices-modem.svg Modem.svg Gnome-modem.svg
multimedia-player The icon used for generic multimedia playing devices. Oxygen480-devices-multimedia-player.svg Multimedia-player.svg Gnome-multimedia-player.svg
network-wired The icon used for wired network connections. Oxygen480-devices-network-wired.svg Network-wired.svg Gnome-network-wired.svg
network-wireless The icon used for wireless network connections. 48px Network-wireless.svg Gnome-network-wireless.svg
pda This is the fallback icon for Personal Digial Assistant devices. Primary use of this icon is for PDA devices connected to the PC. Connection medium is not an important aspect of the icon. The metaphor for this fallback icon should be a generic PDA device icon. Oxygen480-devices-pda.svg Pda.svg Gnome-pda.svg
phone This is the default fallback for phone devices. Primary use of this icon group is for phone devices which support connectivity to the PC. These may be VoIP, cellular, or possibly landline phones. The metaphor for this fallback should be a generic mobile phone device. Oxygen480-devices-phone.svg Phone.svg Gnome-phone.svg
printer The icon used for a printer device. Oxygen480-devices-printer.svg Printer.svg Gnome-printer.svg
scanner The icon used for a scanner device. Oxygen480-devices-scanner.svg 48px Gnome-scanner.svg
video-display The icon used for the monitor that video gets displayed to. Oxygen480-apps-preferences-desktop-display.svg Video-display.svg Gnome-video-display.svg

EmblemsEdit

Name Iconsets
Description Nuvola Oxygen (2012) Tango GNOME (2008) GNOME Adwaita
emblem-default The icon used as an emblem to specify the default selection of a printer for example. 48px 48px Gnome-emblem-default.svg
emblem-documents The icon used as an emblem for the directory where a user's documents are stored. 48px Emblem-documents.svg Gnome-emblem-documents.svg
emblem-downloads The icon used as an emblem for the directory where a user's downloads from the internet are stored. 48px 48px Gnome-emblem-downloads.svg
emblem-favorite The icon used as an emblem for files and directories that the user marks as favorites. 48px 48px Gnome-emblem-favorite.svg
emblem-important The icon used as an emblem for files and directories that are marked as important by the user. Oxygen480-emblems-emblem-important.svg Emblem-important.svg Gnome-emblem-important.svg
emblem-mail The icon used as an emblem to specify the directory where the user's electronic mail is stored. 48px 48px Gnome-emblem-mail.svg
emblem-photos The icon used as an emblem to specify the directory where the user stores photographs. 48px Emblem-photos.svg Gnome-emblem-photos.svg
emblem-readonly The icon used as an emblem for files and directories which can not be written to by the user. 48px Emblem-readonly.svg Gnome-emblem-readonly.svg
emblem-shared The icon used as an emblem for files and directories that are shared to other users. 48px 48px Gnome-emblem-shared.svg
emblem-symbolic-link The icon used as an emblem for files and direcotires that are links to other files or directories on the filesystem. Oxygen480-emblems-emblem-symbolic-link.svg Emblem-symbolic-link.svg Gnome-emblem-symbolic-link.svg
emblem-synchronized The icon used as an emblem for files or directories that are configured to be synchronized to another device. 48px 48px 48px
emblem-system The icon used as an emblem for directories that contain system libraries, settings, and data. 48px Emblem-system.svg Gnome-emblem-system.svg
emblem-unreadable The icon used as an emblem for files and directories that are inaccessible. 48px Emblem-unreadable.svg Gnome-emblem-unreadable.svg

EmotesEdit

Name Iconsets
Description Nuvola Oxygen (2012) Tango GNOME (2008) GNOME Adwaita
face-angel The icon used for the 0:-) emote. Oxygen480-emotes-face-angel.svg Face-angel.svg Gnome-face-angel.svg
face-angry The icon used for the X-( emote. 48px 48px Gnome-face-angry.svg
face-cool The icon used for the B-) emote. 48px 48px Gnome-face-cool.svg
face-crying The icon used for the :'( emote. 48px Face-crying.svg Gnome-face-crying.svg
face-devilish The icon used for the >:-) emote. 48px 48px Gnome-face-devilish.svg
face-embarrassed The icon used for the :-[ emote. Oxygen480-emotes-face-embarrassed.svg 48px Gnome-face-embarrassed.svg
face-kiss The icon used for the :-* emote. Oxygen480-emotes-face-kiss.svg Face-kiss.svg Gnome-face-kiss.svg
face-laugh The icon used for the :-)) emote. Oxygen480-emotes-face-laugh.svg 48px Gnome-face-laugh.svg
face-monkey ) emote. 48px Face-monkey.svg Gnome-face-monkey.svg
face-plain emote. Oxygen480-emotes-face-plain.svg Face-plain.svg Gnome-face-plain.svg
face-raspberry The icon used for the :-P emote. Oxygen480-emotes-face-raspberry.svg 48px Gnome-face-raspberry.svg
face-sad The icon used for the :-( emote. Oxygen480-emotes-face-sad.svg Face-sad.svg Gnome-face-sad.svg
face-sick The icon used for the :-& emote. 48px Face-sick.svg Gnome-face-sick.svg
face-smile The icon used for the :-) emote. Oxygen480-emotes-face-smile.svg Face-smile.svg Gnome-face-smile.svg
face-smile-big The icon used for the :-D emote. Oxygen480-emotes-face-smile-big.svg Face-smile-big.svg Gnome-face-smile-big.svg
face-smirk The icon used for the :-! emote. 48px 48px Gnome-face-smirk.svg
face-surprise The icon used for the :-0 emote. Oxygen480-emotes-face-surprise.svg Face-surprise.svg Gnome-face-surprise.svg
face-tired -) emote. 48px 48px Gnome-face-tired.svg
face-uncertain The icon used for the :-/ emote. Oxygen480-emotes-face-uncertain.svg 48px Gnome-face-uncertain.svg
face-wink The icon used for the ;-) emote. Oxygen480-emotes-face-wink.svg Face-wink.svg Gnome-face-wink.svg
face-worried The icon used for the :-S emote. 48px 48px Gnome-face-worried.svg

InternationalEdit

Name Iconsets
Description Nuvola Oxygen (2012) Tango GNOME (2008) GNOME Adwaita
flag-aa The flag for the country with the ISO 3166 country code AA. All flags should use ISO 3166 two-letter country codes, in lowercase form, as the specifier for the country. 48px 48px 48px

MimeTypesEdit

Name Iconsets
Description Nuvola Oxygen (2012) Tango GNOME (2008) GNOME Adwaita
application-x-executable The icon used for executable file types. 48px Application-x-executable.svg Gnome-application-x-executable.svg
audio-x-generic The icon used for generic audio file types. 48px Audio-x-generic.svg Gnome-audio-x-generic.svg
font-x-generic The icon used for generic font file types. 48px Font-x-generic.svg Gnome-font-x-generic.svg
image-x-generic The icon used for generic image file types. 48px Image-x-generic.svg Gnome-image-x-generic.svg
package-x-generic The icon used for generic package file types. 48px Package-x-generic.svg Gnome-emblem-package.svg
text-html The icon used for HTML text file types. 48px Text-html.svg Gnome-text-html.svg
text-x-generic The icon used for generic text file types. 48px Text-x-generic.svg Gnome-text-x-generic.svg
text-x-generic-template The icon used for generic text templates. 48px Text-x-generic-template.svg Gnome-text-x-generic-template.svg
text-x-script The icon used for script file types, such as shell scripts. Oxygen480-mimetypes-text-x-script.svg Text-x-script.svg Gnome-text-x-script.svg
video-x-generic The icon used for generic video file types. 48px Video-x-generic.svg Gnome-video-x-generic.svg
x-office-address-book The icon used for generic address book file types. Oxygen480-mimetypes-x-office-address-book.svg X-office-address-book.svg Gnome-x-office-address-book.svg
x-office-calendar The icon used for generic calendar file types. 48px X-office-calendar.svg Gnome-x-office-calendar.svg
x-office-document The icon used for generic document and letter file types. Oxygen480-mimetypes-x-office-document.svg X-office-document.svg Gnome-x-office-document.svg
x-office-presentation The icon used for generic presentation file types. 48px X-office-presentation.svg Gnome-x-office-presentation.svg
x-office-spreadsheet The icon used for generic spreadsheet file types. 48px X-office-spreadsheet.svg Gnome-x-office-spreadsheet.svg

PlacesEdit

Name Iconsets
Description Nuvola Oxygen (2012) Tango GNOME (2008) GNOME Adwaita
folder The standard folder icon used to represent directories on local filesystems, mail folders, and other hierarchical groups. Oxygen480-mimetypes-inode-directory.svg Folder.svg Gnome-folder.svg
folder-remote The icon used for normal directories on a remote filesystem. Oxygen480-places-folder-remote.svg Folder-remote.svg Gnome-folder-remote.svg
network-server The icon used for individual host machines under the “Network Servers” place in the file manager. Oxygen480-places-network-server.svg Network-server.svg Gnome-network-server.svg
network-workgroup The icon for the “Network Servers” place in the desktop's file manager, and workgroups within the network. Oxygen480-places-network-workgroup.svg Network-workgroup.svg Gnome-network-workgroup.svg
start-here The icon used by the desktop's main menu for accessing places, applications, and other features. Oxygen480-places-start-here.svg Start-here.svg Gnome-start-here.svg
user-bookmarks The icon for the user's special “Bookmarks” place. 48px 48px Gnome-user-bookmarks.svg
user-desktop The icon for the special “Desktop” directory of the user. Oxygen480-places-user-desktop.svg User-desktop.svg Gnome-user-desktop.svg
user-home The icon for the special “Home” directory of the user. Oxygen480-places-user-home.svg User-home.svg Gnome-user-home.svg
user-trash The icon for the user's “Trash” place in the desktop's file manager. Oxygen480-places-user-trash.svg User-trash.svg Gnome-user-trash.svg

StatusEdit

Name Iconsets
Description Nuvola Oxygen (2012) Tango GNOME (2008) GNOME Adwaita
appointment-missed The icon used when an appointment was missed. 48px 48px Gnome-appointment-missed.svg
appointment-soon The icon used when an appointment will occur soon. 48px 48px Gnome-appointment-soon.svg
audio-volume-high The icon used to indicate high audio volume. Oxygen480-status-audio-volume-high.svg Audio-volume-high.svg Gnome-audio-volume-high.svg
audio-volume-low The icon used to indicate low audio volume. Oxygen480-status-audio-volume-low.svg Audio-volume-low.svg Gnome-audio-volume-low.svg
audio-volume-medium The icon used to indicate medium audio volume. Oxygen480-status-audio-volume-medium.svg Audio-volume-medium.svg Gnome-audio-volume-medium.svg
audio-volume-muted The icon used to indicate the muted state for audio playback. Oxygen480-status-audio-volume-muted.svg Audio-volume-muted.svg Gnome-audio-volume-muted.svg
battery-caution The icon used when the battery is below 40%. Oxygen480-status-battery-caution.svg Battery-caution.svg Gnome-battery-caution.svg
battery-low The icon used when the battery is below 20%. Oxygen480-status-battery-low.svg 48px Gnome-battery-low.svg
dialog-error The icon used when a dialog is opened to explain an error condition to the user. Oxygen480-status-dialog-error.svg Dialog-error.svg Gnome-dialog-error.svg
dialog-information The icon used when a dialog is opened to give information to the user that may be pertinent to the requested action. Oxygen480-status-dialog-information.svg Dialog-information.svg Gnome-dialog-information.svg
dialog-password The icon used when a dialog requesting the authentication credentials for a user is opened. Oxygen480-status-dialog-password.svg Stock-dialog-password.svg Gnome-dialog-password.svg
dialog-question The icon used when a dialog is opened to ask a simple question of the user. 48px 48px Gnome-dialog-question.svg
dialog-warning The icon used when a dialog is opened to warn the user of impending issues with the requested action. Oxygen480-status-dialog-warning.svg Dialog-warning.svg Gnome-dialog-warning.svg
folder-drag-accept The icon used for a folder while an object is being dragged onto it, that is of a type that the directory can contain. 48px Folder-drag-accept.svg Gnome-folder-drag-accept.svg
folder-open The icon used for folders, while their contents are being displayed within the same window. This icon would normally be shown in a tree or list view, next to the main view of a folder's contents. Oxygen480-status-folder-open.svg Folder-open.svg Gnome-folder-open.svg
folder-visiting The icon used for folders, while their contents are being displayed in another window. This icon would typically be used when using multiple windows to navigate the hierarchy, such as in Nautilus's spatial mode. 48px Folder-visiting.svg Gnome-folder-visiting.svg
image-loading The icon used when another image is being loaded, such as thumnails for larger images in the file manager. Oxygen480-status-image-loading.svg Image-loading.svg Gnome-image-loading.svg
image-missing The icon used when another image could not be loaded. Oxygen480-status-image-missing.svg Image-missing.svg Gnome-image-missing.svg
mail-attachment The icon used for an electronic mail that contains attachments. Oxygen480-status-mail-attachment.svg Mail-attachment.svg Gnome-mail-attachment.svg
mail-unread The icon used for an electronic mail that is unread. Oxygen480-status-mail-unread.svg 48px Gnome-mail-unread.svg
mail-read The icon used for an electronic mail that is read. Oxygen480-status-mail-read.svg 48px Gnome-mail-read.svg
mail-replied The icon used for an electronic mail that has been replied to. Oxygen480-status-mail-replied.svg 48px Gnome-mail-replied.svg
mail-signed The icon used for an electronic mail that contains a signature. 48px 48px 48px
mail-signed-verified The icon used for an electronic mail that contains a signature which has also been verified by the security system. 48px 48px 48px
media-playlist-repeat The icon for the repeat mode of a media player. Oxygen480-status-media-playlist-repeat.svg 48px Gnome-media-playlist-repeat.svg
media-playlist-shuffle The icon for the shuffle mode of a media player. Oxygen480-status-media-playlist-shuffle.svg 48px Gnome-media-playlist-shuffle.svg
network-error The icon used when an error occurs trying to intialize the network connection of the computing device. This icon should be two computers, one in the background, with the screens of both computers, colored black, and with the theme's style element for errors, overlayed on top of the icon. 48px Network-error.svg Gnome-network-error.svg
network-idle The icon used when no data is being transmitted or received, while the computing device is connected to a network. This icon should be two computers, one in the background, with the screens of both computers, colored black. 48px Network-idle.svg Gnome-network-idle.svg
network-offline The icon used when the computing device is disconnected from the network. This icon should be a computer in the background, with a screen colored black, and the theme's icon element to show that a device is not accessible, in the foreground. 48px Network-offline.svg Gnome-network-offline.svg
network-receive The icon used when data is being received, while the computing device is connected to a network. This icon should be two computers, one in the background, with its screen colored green, and the screen of the computer in the foreground, colored black. 48px Network-receive.svg Gnome-network-receive.svg
network-transmit The icon used when data is being transmitted, while the computing device is connected to a network. This icon should be two computers, one in the background, with its screen colored black, and the screen of the computer in the foreground, colored green. 48px Network-transmit.svg Gnome-network-transmit.svg
network-transmit-receive The icon used data is being both transmitted and received simultaneously, while the computing device is connected to a network. This icon should be two computers, one in the background, with the screens of both computers, colored green. 48px Network-transmit-receive.svg Gnome-network-transmit-receive.svg
printer-error The icon used when an error occurs while attempting to print. This icon should be the theme's printer device icon, with the theme's style element for errors, overlayed on top of the icon. Oxygen480-status-printer-error.svg Printer-error.svg Gnome-printer-error.svg
printer-printing The icon used while a print job is successfully being spooled to a printing device. This icon should be the theme's printer device icon, with a document emerging from the printing device. Oxygen480-status-printer-printing.svg 48px Gnome-printer-printing.svg
security-high The icon used to indicate that the security level of a connection is known to be secure, using strong encryption and a valid certificate. Oxygen480-status-security-high.svg 48px Gnome-security-high.svg
security-medium The icon used to indicate that the security level of a connection is presumed to be secure, using strong encryption, and a certificate that could not be automatically verified, but which the user has chosen to trust. Oxygen480-status-security-medium.svg 48px Gnome-security-medium.svg
security-low The icon used to indicate that the security level of a connection is presumed to be insecure, either by using weak encryption, or by using a certificate that the could not be automatically verified, and which the user has not chosent to trust. Oxygen480-status-security-low.svg 48px Gnome-security-low.svg
software-update-available The icon used when an update is available for software installed on the computing device, through the system software update program. 48px Software-update-available.svg Gnome-software-update-available.svg
software-update-urgent The icon used when an urgent update is available through the system software update program. 48px Software-update-urgent.svg Gnome-software-update-urgent.svg
sync-error The icon used when an error occurs while attempting to synchronize data from the computing device, to another device. 48px 48px 48px
sync-synchronizing The icon used while data is successfully synchronizing to another device. 48px 48px 48px
task-due The icon used when a task is due soon. 48px 48px Gnome-task-due.svg
task-past-due The icon used when a task that was due, has been left incomplete. 48px 48px Gnome-task-past-due.svg
user-available The icon used when a user on a chat network is available to initiate a conversation with. 48px 48px 48px
user-away The icon used when a user on a chat network is away from their keyboard and the chat program. Oxygen480-status-user-away.svg User-away.svg 48px
user-idle The icon used when a user on a chat network has not been an active participant in any chats on the network, for an extended period of time. 48px User-idle.svg 48px
user-offline The icon used when a user on a chat network is not available. Oxygen480-status-user-offline.svg User-offline.svg 48px
user-trash-full The icon for the user's “Trash” in the desktop's file manager, when there are items in the “Trash” waiting for disposal or recovery. Oxygen480-status-user-trash-full.svg User-trash-full.svg Gnome-user-trash-full.svg
weather-clear The icon used while the weather for a region is “clear skies”. Oxygen480-status-weather-clear.svg Weather-clear.svg Gnome-weather-clear.svg
weather-clear-night The icon used while the weather for a region is “clear skies” during the night. Oxygen480-status-weather-clear-night.svg Weather-clear-night.svg Gnome-weather-clear-night.svg
weather-few-clouds The icon used while the weather for a region is “partly cloudy”. Oxygen480-status-weather-few-clouds.svg Weather-few-clouds.svg Gnome-weather-few-clouds.svg
weather-few-clouds-night The icon used while the weather for a region is “partly cloudy” during the night. Oxygen480-status-weather-few-clouds-night.svg Weather-few-clouds-night.svg Gnome-weather-few-clouds-night.svg
weather-fog The icon used while the weather for a region is “foggy”. 48px Weather-fog.svg Weather-fog.svg
weather-overcast The icon used while the weather for a region is “overcast”. 48px Weather-overcast.svg Gnome-weather-overcast.svg
weather-severe-alert The icon used while a sever weather alert is in effect for a region. 48px Weather-severe-alert.svg Gnome-weather-severe-alert.svg
weather-showers The icon used while rain showers are occurring in a region. Oxygen480-status-weather-showers.svg Weather-showers.svg Gnome-weather-showers.svg
weather-showers-scattered The icon used while scattered rain showers are occurring in a region. Oxygen480-status-weather-showers-scattered.svg Weather-showers-scattered.svg Gnome-weather-showers-scattered.svg
weather-snow The icon used while snow showers are occurring in a region. Oxygen480-status-weather-snow.svg Weather-snow.svg Gnome-weather-snow.svg
weather-storm The icon used while storms are occurring in a region. Oxygen480-status-weather-storm.svg Weather-storm.svg Gnome-weather-storm.svg