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[Design help wanted] Icons needed for showing backup status

simper
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Hello!

I am the developer of Kup Backup System, a popular option for plasma users. Check out https://www.linux-apps.com/p/1127689/ for information and screenshots.
I have been working on creating a plasma applet for showing backup status, replacing a simple system tray icon with popup menu. That work will soon be released in a new version. I started thinking that it could be also nice to improve some icons for my new shiny version... that's why I'm asking for help here.
  1. Currently the icons security-high, security-medium and security-low are used to indicate backup status (how long time since a backup was last saved). This is not ideal. Instead of misusing those icons it would be nice to have proper "backup-status-high" etc.
  2. The current logo which is used as the system tray icon and also as the icon in system-settings is one that I made myself, supposed to look like a safe. https://github.com/spersson/Kup/raw/master/icons/sc-apps-kup.svgz It was made to match icons used on plasma 4 and looks a bit out of place now on plasma 5. Could be nice to have a simpler, monochrome version.
  3. I would appreciate a review of my icon usage (basically, are there any confusing/bad icons used now and maybe suggestion then for a better one). If anybody is willing to help I can simply email a bunch of screenshots of the latest version so you don't have to get that new version installed on your system.

You can reach me in a number of ways: reply here, open github issue, comment on the linux-apps.com page, or email simon.persson@mykolab.com

Thankful for any help! (and of course I'm also thankful for great work already done by you guys hanging out here)

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