[ubuntu-art] What do we want to do for Jaunty?

Anton Kerezov ankere at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 12:12:40 BST 2008

В 11:28 +0100 на 17.09.2008 (ср), Who написа:
> On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 1:29 PM, Cory K. <coryisatm at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> Also, I'd like to think about a way of being able to switch between
> them easily - that will change GDM, BG, Usplash, and some other App
> splashes, if we get that far. A good theme has so many components it
> is crazy to expect the user to 'turn them all on' but we shouldn't
> expect them to have to reinstall a theme to change the theme, unless
> we write a little UI that does that for them.
> I propose a theme consitst of:
> Usplash theme
> GDM theme
> Desktop BG
> Icon theme (NOT expecting these to be designed form scratch, just use
> a good HQ one that fits best if you want... edit key icons, perhaps)
> GTK Theme

Good points but I will add Lock-Dialog theme like this one (I'm not
trying to promote myself ;) ):


> Opional but good:
> Matching theme for QT apps.
> Some nod to Wine integration by using linux colours or a WinXP theme
> that is close to yours
> Firefox Theme IF FF doesn't inherit your theme well (userstyles.css,
> if I remember correctly)
> Evolution theme (if evolution doesn't pick up the GTK icons
> yet...didn't used to)
> Splash screens for Gimp, OpenOffice, other major apps with splashes.
> Perhaps:
> Sounds
> More than one BG

That is good too. I'm just wondering who can write such a tool that
manages your whole Desktop? What will be the format of the package and
so on ... 


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