Edgy Default Windeco.

Kenneth Wimer kwwii at bootsplash.org
Sat Oct 14 10:59:58 BST 2006

On Saturday 14 October 2006 03:44, Juan Carlos Torres wrote:
> On 10/13/06, Kenneth Wimer <kwwii at bootsplash.org> wrote:
> > Perhaps we should/could include the old buttons as "kubuntu-dapper" or
> > such.
> > In any case, I am pretty sure that it is too late to add them for edgy.
> >
> > I think that it would be a good idea for edgy+1 to include a few other
> > nice
> > pieces of artwork in the default setup (like a couple extra wallpapers,
> > etc.)
> >
> > Another idea I had was to include the different color versions of the
> > final
> > default wallpaper or several designs along the same line, but with
> > different
> > colors as apple does (the abstract stuff, I mean).
> >
> > Bye,
> > Ken
> Are the changes to the buttons something hardcoded into the window
> decoration engine (Crystal)?

yes, they are. The pics are included at build-time so there is no way to 
switch them afterwards on the fly using just pics.

> Since ti's too late to add options for the Daper themes in Edgy, I think a
> more feasible option would be to probably make the default Dapper
> settings/themes available in KDE-Look.org. The window deco, color scheme,
> wallpaper, KDM theme, and (KSplash) splash screen. Most of these are easy
> to "package". I'm just not sure about the window deco buttons.

Sounds like a great idea.


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