[ubuntu-art] Another "hi!" from germany

Andy Fitzsimon andyfitz at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 19:45:13 CDT 2005

Welcome Markus!!!

Have you checked out the wiki page https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ArtTeam ?
Swing by #ubuntu-artwork for a chat

right now we are foussed on the icon theme ( before we get to the fun
stuff )  so your GIMP / Inkscape skills would be appreciated.

Cheers for signing up the list and looking forward to your help.


On 7/19/05, Markus Majer <mm at mpathy.de> wrote:
> Hi there!
> I'am Markus, from Stuttgart, Germany - the town where all these nice Porsche's
> and Mercedes-Benz came from ;o)
> I work as a media designer for a agency plus offset printing, textile
> printing, webdesign, 3d, music, events - in short term, we three peoples
> there do everything :o)
> I love to be creative, I can't live without that. And especially when its
> about Linux, it gives me gratification - when I can help with sth. I love to
> do ;o)
> My nickname on most IRC channels, forums. and so on is "mpathy"
> I probably have done sth. ubuntu-specific a few months ago :o) because of
> thinking about the similaritys between the ubuntu and the kde artwork. they
> perfectly fit together; as you can see in the kubuntu artwork! I talked with
> with John Ridell about that on the #kubuntu channel and he liked it :o)
> (But I dont wanna adorn about that with borrowed plumes, perhaps someone got
> that idea before me. i like it the way it was created then :o)
> My first contact with linux was at the the time of Red Hat 6 :o) but at that
> time it wasn't right for me, especially for the daily desktop use.. But I
> forgot Linux - i went back to it a few years ago, first using Debian, then
> the debian-based Kanotix, and finally (after a few hardware problems and
> switching back to Kanotix) I got stucked @ Ubuntu :o)
> What can I do? Where can I help?
> Themeing:
> Work on some global & matching themes, starting from a grub theme, over a
> bootsplash, to a gdm / kdm theme, and finally a Gnome / KDE theme.
> That is very good @ ubuntu, compared to other distributions, but altough could
> be better.
> Desktop Ergonomics:
> Since my first contact with Linux and its Desktop Enviroments, there was a
> quantum leap in these things. RIght now, KDE & Gnome even set new standards.
> Such things as "Beagle", the KDE 4.0 Project "Plasma", these new engines like
> "luminocity", the upcoming Enlightenment version 17 - all of these have great
> new aspects I am really looking forward, to see them on my desktop.
> Ubuntu could perhaps, as it does in other sectors, be a innovative "engine"
> who put this processes forwards, for example, getting beagle part of the next
> release / as a deb-package soon, because its a great piece of software (in my
> opinion).
> I not so good at packaging,but I would help where I can. Even if I only keep
> an eye on the latest developments.
> But I see my mail is going to be too long, so I'll end here. I'm new to
> mailing lists, so I dont really know what to tell :o)
> So long,
> Markus "mpathy" Majer
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