Harald Sitter apachelogger at
Mon Jun 13 18:35:46 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 2:12 AM, David Edmundson
<david at> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 7:30 PM, Harald Sitter <apachelogger at> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 4:16 PM, Rohan Garg <rohangarg at> wrote:
>>> Tomasz Dudzik (sheytan) made a mock up of the new theme over on his blog :
>>> . You might want
>>> to check that out for some very cool ideas.
>> Since I felt like playing around with QML a bit, I created a mockupish
>> prototype. Plenty of things to improve, some I don't even know how to
>> do in QML (make image grayscale???)
> Thanks, good stuff.
> That's near impossible to do in the QML runtime, you don't have access
> to QPixmap (due to some complex stuff about memory).
> Options are:
>  - Use Plasma.IconWidget  and then use the "enabled" property. This is
> the simplest.
>  - Add a custom widget type which supports it (would need changes in
> my QML-LightDM-GreeterEngine. )
>  - Create a QDeclarativeImageProvider which can return modified
> pixmaps, again this would need to be done in the GreeterEngine.
> I took your mockup and made it work with the actual QLightDM users
> model. It highlighted a minor issue which I need to fix.
> When that's done I'll send you a working version of your greeter
> theme. I quite like the idea of building this theme and continuing my
> demo QML greeter, just to demo/test theme support in the greeter
> engine. It also gives my KCM something useful to do :-)
> Note that your mockup is missing: keyboard selection, language
> selection, session selection and suspend/hibernate.

Improved version by sheytan:


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