Emacs icon

New Emacs iconOld Emacs iconAs for me, I dislike the current Emacs icon. I like the old one with meditating GNU much more. That’s why you can download the old icon (courtesy of Emacs developers, not me, of course) here and replace the ugly new one with it. The only drawback is that is is available in icon size only, but–pfft! I do it every time, when I update Emacs and am not too ignorant. To replace the icon on Mac OS X, download and unzip the icon collection file. Then go to the terminal and say

cp /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/Resources/Emacs.icns /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/Resources/Emacs-bad.icns
cp ~/Downloads/Emacs.icns /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/Resources/Emacs.icns

One Response to “Emacs icon”

  1. oleg sagt:

    The original GNU picture in full size: http://www.gnu.org/graphics/meditate.html It’s under GPL.

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