i have a little problem with my icons on 12.04 😀 I was installing an application from a tar-archieve but the icons for that special application were missing. So I looked up the tar again and found a subfolder /share/icons/48×48/ which sould (and thats the point, it should, but does not) fit into /usr/share/icons.
So i just ran
sudo cp -Rf ./share/icons /usr/share/
That worked for the particular application (MonoDevelop 4). But now, various icons are missing like Banshee, Software-Center, Audacity, Adoure, VLC and so on… (but not all, half of them are still in place!)
I checked the permissions on /usr/share/icons and its all ok. What has gone wrong here and any ideas on how to fix this? Thnx 😉