[ubuntu-art] New icon needed: Software Updater
Matthew Paul Thomas
mpt at canonical.com
Wed Jan 23 10:58:17 UTC 2013
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We have a usability problem in Software Updater (formerly known as
The problem is that when the updates dialog appears by itself, there's
no visual clue that this is an official Ubuntu thing. In Ubuntu 12.10
and earlier, the icon is just a brown box with an orange arrow. And in
Raring right now, it's an "A" with a progress bar and arrows around it
- -- again, nothing obviously to do with Ubuntu, and a bit of a non
So, it would help if we had a new icon, one which obviously
communicates that these are official updates for Ubuntu.
One possibility that I've suggested is an airdrop -- a wooden box
being lowered by parachute, where either the box or the parachute (but
not both!) features the Ubuntu logo.
<http://www.google.com/search?q=airdrop&tbm=isch> Maybe you have other
Please post your proposals here, or DeviantArt, or Imgur, or wherever
suits you, and link to them in a reply here.
Let's get something really classy into Ubuntu 13.04.
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