This project is a revitalization of the Suru icon set that was designed for Ubuntu Touch. The principles and styles created for Suru now serve as the basis for a new FreeDesktop icon theme.
This project has mixed licencing. You are free to copy, redistribute and/or modify aspects of this work under the terms of each licence accordingly (unless otherwise specified).
The Suru icon assets (any and all source
.svg files or rendered
.png files) are licenced under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 License.
Included scripts are free software licenced under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 3.
You can build and install Suru from source using Meson.
# build meson "build" --prefix=/usr # install sudo ninja -C "build" install
By default it installs to
/usr/ but you can specify a different directory with a prefix like:
After which you should be able to pick Suru as your icon or cursor theme in GNOME Tweak tool, or you can set either from a terminal with:
# set the icon theme gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface icon-theme "Suru" # or the cursor theme gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface cursor-theme "Suru"
To uninstall Suru, simply run the following. (If you installed it without superuser priveleges just omit the
sudo ninja -C "build" uninstall
Once uninstalled you can reset your icon and cursor theme to the default setting by running the following.
# reset icon theme to default gsettings reset org.gnome.desktop.interface icon-theme # reset cursor theme to default gsettings reset org.gnome.desktop.interface cursor-theme
Contributions are obviously welcome! If you would like to contribute to this project, please have read this regarding contributions.
Alternatively, if you would like to support development by making a donation you can do so here.