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And Then They Were Gone: GNOME Reverts Back to Brown for Folder Icons

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Development is a perpetual, constantly changing and iterative landscape upon which changes can evaporate as fast as they made form.

Case in point this week? A shocking design u-turn — said in jest, lest you panic — by GNOME designers, who’ve reverted back to brown folder icons in the promising new flat icon set it plans to debut in GNOME 3.32.

Yes, the spiffy blue folders that, to my eyes at least, were a kindly-on-the-eye improvement over the beige directories that went before, are gone.

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