So Pop!_OS 19.04 drops icons for third-party applications and suddenly my experience is an inconsistent mess of crappy icons. They had the right idea earlier. The #1 problem with desktop Linux today isn’t missing features or performance or anything like that, it’s consistency.

@aral In my experience this is entirely dependent on the icon theme itself -- some have icons for certain 3rd party programs, while others have none at all. I'm guessing the default icon theme changed with 19.04, but it should be easy to change back?


@gigamo Yeah, there is a new “design system” but System76 made a conscious decision to drop custom third-party icons (

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