[ubuntu-art] freshened metacity theme

Young Hahn youngjin.hahn at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 13:13:47 GMT 2006

I apologize if I made it sound like I didn't think this was an important

I wonder, though, is it enough to change the metacity theme to something
simpler, or would we be better off doing something like a complete 8-bit
solution--i.e. a whole gtk/icon/gdm/etc. set that uses a well-thought out
palette so that all these different visuals are sharing the same colors?


On 2/3/06, Martin-Éric Racine <q-funk at iki.fi> wrote:
> On 03/02/06, Young Hahn <youngjin.hahn at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Out of curiosity, at what color depth are you running X?
> 8-bit on some hardware, 16-bit or higher on other.
> > I have so far been optimizing for rendering speed, but definitely was
> not
> > expecting to accomodate 8bit or lower color depths.
> You have to. There's simply far too many laptops out there that cannot
> accomodate any better than 8-bit depths. Ditto for a lot of legacy
> hardware that is the only thing that Ubuntu users in some less
> priviledged countries can afford or that they are given by charities
> from more priviledged countries. Ditto for a lot of embeded devices
> into which a slimed-down version of Ubuntu is being fitted.
> --
> Martin-Éric Racine
> http://q-funk.iki.fi
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