[ubuntu-art] Community Themes Too Hard To Find
baerjj at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 20:04:53 GMT 2010
Kenneth Wimer-5 wrote:
> On Thursday 04 March 2010 03:04:22 am Merk wrote:
>> What if the community themes showed up in appearance, but faded and when
>> clicked the user was prompted to install?
> In the future we intend to improve upon the "get more themes online" link
> the appearance capplet. Currently it just points to a webpage but it could
> oh so much more ;)
>> Andrew SB wrote:
>> > On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 8:20 PM, John Baer <baerjj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> As I installed community themes and I found the only way to locate the
>> >> package was through Syntapic search.
>> >> As Software Center becomes the desired software installation tool is
>> >> there a way to add this package?
>> > In Karmic software-center only presented GUI applications (with a few
>> > special exceptions). This is no longer the case in Lucid. Searching
>> > for "community themes" in software-center will now show the desired
>> > package. Though if you just search for themes, it is buried deeply and
>> > applications are still featured more prominently.
>> > See this blueprint for reference:
>> > I'm not sure how we can make it more findable. One idea would be to
>> > ask the desktop-team to consider placing it in the featured section.
>> > Although, the current criteria states that featured packages should be
>> > applications. You might want to send an email asking about this to the
>> > desktop list.
>> > - Andrew SB
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Just a thought ... If the "get more themes online" link pointed to a wiki
page the wiki page could refer folks to many appropriate
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