[ubuntu-art] A note on wallpaper dimensions
ryanprior at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 04:35:04 GMT 2009
On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 9:28 PM, Michael McKinley <m.mckinley at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 8:44 PM, Dylan McCall <dylanmccall at gmail.com>
> > Just recently I got a totally awesome 24" monitor. (Yay! It's a Samsung
> > T240, going up from a Dell 17". I can't get over how big it is).
> > To my dismay, Ubuntu's default wallpaper was stretched way beyond its
> > at the monitor's native resolution (1920x1200). GNOME's backgrounds all
> > fine; they seem to standardize on fitting precisely that. It looks like
> > other operating systems shoot for the same target, including Windows.
> > Perhaps Ubuntu should aim for the same as well, since 1080p is getting
> > common in computer displays and will probably remain standard for a
> > It is a shame to think that users with beautiful displays are welcomed to
> > new Ubuntu release by fuzzy, stretched graphics.
> > Thanks,
> > -Dylan
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> In a similar vein, ensuring that the wallpapers look good on different
> aspect ratios is important as well.
Just as we have a work-flow designed to make icons look good at different
sizes, perhaps we should have a mechanism that ensures different resolutions
and aspect ratios are sufficiently covered. I know I've seen a list of all
the different aspect ratios and screen sizes in use: such a list could be
used as a starting point.
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