[ubuntu-art] Update-notifier icon

Kenneth Wimer kwwii at ubuntu.com
Tue Feb 13 00:31:35 GMT 2007

Hi Étienne,

My suggestion to change the icon would be to "humanize" a tango icon:


It seems like a decent metaphor although I am not sure how well it would work 
at 16x16. That is the best thing about the current icon -it works well at 
very small sizes.


On Monday 12 February 2007 23:54:16 Étienne Bersac wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> I don't want agressive. The red hat example is far too annoying for my
> taste. And may be very disturbing. (Especially in development release, i
> sometimes let updates awaiting).
> The two points are :
>       * Icon is not consistent with panel icon. I just had an idea : a
>         package with the "new" label like in "new directory". Or the
>         same picto as in Add/Remove software + the "new" label. This
>         will make sense and will be coherent with both panel icons and
>         wide theme.
>       * Icon does not clearly mean "update available". See : the
>         prefered app capplet icon refer to boxed cdrom software even if
>         about 99,9999 percent of softwares in the system are downloaded.
>         The same way, the update icon should rely on a known relation
>         between reality and concept. The idea i suggest above is quite
>         good, altough, Ken might have better idea (or yourself !)
> Thanks Master :)
> Étienne.

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