[ubuntu-art] How the first theme is chosen for the user.
coryisatm at ubuntu.com
Tue Apr 29 22:34:17 BST 2008
Yay! Another top post. Thanx for being considerate. ;)
> i need some help with the coding for it, attaching the file
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 2:00 PM, sylvain marc <sam7.ubuntu at gmail.com
> <mailto:sam7.ubuntu at gmail.com>> wrote:
> I agree with you
> 2008/4/29 Arjuna Navaratna <arjnav at gmail.com
> <mailto:arjnav at gmail.com>>:
> Just wanted to make a suggestion...
> I like the idea of letting the user determine which of the
> 'human element' theme variations is used. But instead of
> asking the user when they first login, what if the option is
> available after installation. That way the login screen itself
> could be different based on the theme choice...
> fire, water etc. style gdm themes?
> Personally, I'm loving the element idea as soon as I read it.
> It would really set ubuntu apart in terms of looks with pretty
> much every other OS out there.
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 8:08 PM, shadowh511
> <shadow.h511 at gmail.com <mailto:shadow.h511 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> for vista, you mean sidebar, right? sideshow is an
> embedded display on the computing device.
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 5:04 PM, Sumit Agarwal
> <sumit.chandra.agarwal at gmail.com
> <mailto:sumit.chandra.agarwal at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Actually, you make a very good point. Ubuntu should
> get in the habit of innovating UI that MS/Apple are
> compelled to copy. Mac's Dashboard and later Vista's
> Sideshow are essentially stolen ideas from the
> GNOME/KDE communities.
> Firefox 3 has recently introduced a feature that I'm
> certain will be copied by Safari and IE in the near
> future: the 'find as you type' history search
> integrated into the URL bar.
> On Apr 28, 2008, at 4:46 PM, shadowh511 wrote:
>> it would set us apart, and we would get the added
>> benefit of watching Microsoft copying us!
>> On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 4:42 PM, Sumit Agarwal
>> <sumit.chandra.agarwal at gmail.com
>> <mailto:sumit.chandra.agarwal at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> That sounds fun.
>> But also maybe too fun?
>> On Apr 28, 2008, at 4:37 PM, shadowh511 wrote:
>> > On the first login, you will be greeted with a
>> "Welcome to Ubuntu"
>> > dialog that presents two options: "Use default
>> theme" and "Take the
>> > quiz to choose your theme"
>> > in the second, it will ask you a series of
>> questions with answers
>> > and chooses the theme from there.
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