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Project Description


Icon Library is a Python 2 GTK application that makes it easy to:

  • view complete icon sets
  • search icon sets
  • export icon sets to HTML
  • check which icon names comply with the Standard Icon Naming Specification
  • compare icons against a range of background colours

Easy Install

Icon Library is available for installation via Python’s package manager pip:

pip2 install --user icon-library

Manual Install

To manually build and install the Python package, perform the following:

git clone ''
  • from the repo’s root directory, build the package
python2 sdist clean
  • install the package
pip2 install --user dist/icon-library-0.0.1.tar.gz


To run the application, execute icon-library or click the Icon Library shortcut in your desktop’s application menu.

Note: The Export HTML button exports to icons.html in your home folder.


This application was originally released by Matthew McGowan ( under a LGPLv3 license. I have made a few changes and prepared it for packaging. For the original homepage, see

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