Public bug reported: Following UI freeze, testing has discovered some icon bugs which could be fixed if an exception were granted. They are as follows.
1) Missing symlinks cause Gnome control centre to fall back to non-Yaru symbols for power settings and online accounts. The fallback symbols are thicker than the corresponding ones in Yaru and look out of place next to the others. https://github.com/ubuntu/yaru/issues/1259 describes the issue and https://github.com/ubuntu/yaru/pull/1262 fixes it by adding the missing symlinks (both with screenshots). 2) A background process puts a poorly rendered, pixellated Yaru icon on the launcher when it errors. The cause was determined to be a symlink. Removing this causes the process to fall back to a pre-Yaru icon which is properly rendered. The proposed fix at this stage is merely to remove the symlink, because an old icon rendered properly is better than a Yaru one with pixels. https://github.com/ubuntu/yaru/issues/1210 describes the issue and diagnosis (with screenshots) and https://github.com/ubuntu/yaru/pull/1267 fixes it. 3) A missing symlink causes Gnome Notes to use a non-Yaru icon when we have a Yaru icon for Notes. Adding the missing symlink would fix this. https://github.com/ubuntu/yaru/issues/1180#issuecomment-472493170 describes the problem with screenshot. All three issues could be fixed and fully tested with minimal risk simply by adding a small number of symlinks and removing one other. The benefit would be making the theme more polished in time for 19.04, rather than shipping it with three bugs that could be fixed. The changes have been tested by the Yaru team in branches of Yaru and the nature of these cosmetic changes makes them low risk. Because they're icon defects, they would otherwise be visible to all users of Ubuntu, and fixing them would have a good ratio of risk to benefit IMHO. ** Affects: yaru-theme (Ubuntu) Importance: Undecided Status: New -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1820135 Title: Feature freeze exception to address three icon bugs To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/yaru-theme/+bug/1820135/+subscriptions -- ubuntu-bugs mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-bugs