Magnus Therning | 4 Jun 13:22 2011

Re: Resizing Applications Icons.

On Fri, Jun 03, 2011 at 01:01:34PM +0100, 1920119 <at> googlemail.com wrote:
> On Gnome 2 at least (Gnome 3 may have similar functionality, if not
> it's a serious regression), open a terminal and enter
> 
> gnome-appearance-properties
> 
> or find the 'Appearance' entry on one of the menus.
> From there, it should be possible to choose a theme. Some themes have
> smaller icons, and additional themes can be downloaded. Some of these
> have been optimised for saving space.
> 
> Hope this helps.

I don't think this is available in Gnome3 yet (I do hope it will be at
some point).  For now I think you'll have to go in and edit the theme
directly.  You can read about how to do it at
http://blog.fpmurphy.com/2011/03/customizing-the-gnome-3-shell.html
(and if you want to do it on a per-user basis then you can look at my
addendum to it: http://therning.org/magnus/archives/933).

/M

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