[ubuntu-art] Community Themes Too Hard To Find

Andrew SB a.starr.b at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 17:11:48 GMT 2010

On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 8:20 PM, John Baer <baerjj at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am willing to create a screen shot or other required artwork.

I forgot to add that screenshots in software-center come from

Even though it is it is on debian.net, you can add screenshots for
packages, like community-themes, that are only in Ubuntu. As themes
didn't show up in software-center in the past, most theme packages
don't have screenshots yet. Anyone can upload screenshots.

Guidelines for taking screenshots (from: http://screenshots.debian.net/upload):

Screenshots are published under the terms of the packaged software itself.
Your screenshots must be in PNG format.
Due to legal reasons screenshots for non-free packages aren't accecpted.
Images larger than 800x600 pixels will automatically be reduced to
that size (retaining the aspect ratio of course). So if you like to
control the exact result of what you upload then make sure your image
size is no larger than that.
Your screenshot should contain a typical scene when working with it.
When snapshotting a browser load the debian.org home page. A
screenshot of a graphics program should have a drawing loaded. Of a
game please make a screenshot while you are playing and not of the
start screen.
Nice tools for taking screenshots are shutter, ksnapshot (KDE), gimp,
xwd or scrot.
You need not artificially switch off your window decorations.
Please set your language to english so that everybody understands it.
If you don't use english by default please start your application from
a shell using after setting "export LANG=C".
Please only take a screenshot of the respective application and not of
your whole desktop (unless the screenshot is meant for a window
Interlaced PNG files cannot be processed currently. Please use
non-interlaced images.

- Andrew

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