[ubuntu-art] [Ponder] Fyre textures

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Wed Jun 28 10:19:47 BST 2006

On 6/28/06, Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen <mikkel.kamstrup at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2006/6/28, Étienne Bersac <bersace03 at laposte.net>:
> > Hello,
> >
> > There is something really cool in that texture : that's completely
> > different from SuSE, Vista and OS X lines. Where Dapper wallpaper look
> > too much like OS X, that one is really distinctive.
> >
> > Of course, color needs to be tweeked, but that's really nice.
> >
> > I do not like the wallpaper : the line are too concentrated.
> Seriously cool technique. I agree with Étienne though, the wallpaper in the
> last link cuts the desktop too much in two parts for my liking.
> As you suggest this could do good as a unifying theme for splashes,
> wallpapers and such, I am totally with you on that. Maybe even metacity
> borders?
> The danger in doing this pervasively is that the desktop might become to
> "spacy" if you know what I mean. -- Too futuristic.

I think Ubuntu committed itself to space when it became put itself on
(the) Launchpad :P

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