[Ubuntu-be] Fwd: [ubuntu-web] New Ubuntu LoCoTeam Theme for Drupal 6.x

Mike Houben mike.houben at houbsi.org
Thu Aug 28 09:59:59 BST 2008

In fact, im am working on it, but he is on the same level as i am.  
I'am working at the left side menu. Because we dont wan't the top  
'hover' menu vor ubuntu-be. After friday my exams ar finished and i  
will make the last finishing tasks on my version


Le 28-août-08 à 10:37, Mark Van den Borre a écrit :

> Hi list,
> The below might be interesting to ubuntu-be.org
> Sincerely,
> Mark
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Russell John <russell.john at ubuntu.com>
> Date: 2008/8/27
> Subject: Fwd: [ubuntu-web] New Ubuntu LoCoTeam Theme for Drupal 6.x
> To: "Ubuntu local community team (LoCo) contacts"
> <loco-contacts at lists.ubuntu.com>
> On 28/08/2008, David Giard <swe3tdave at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> i have been working on a 6.x Drupal Theme for the Ubuntu-Qc.org web  
>> site
>> because our 5.x install is very buggy. We have to start from  
>> scratch and put
>> everything back in a new install with a new database. So, with all  
>> the
>> problem i had with Drupal 5.x i decided to use the 6.x framework  
>> theme, to
>> create a new one with the same look people are use to see at ubuntu- 
>> qc.org.
>> I also took the time to create a theme with the original Ubuntu.Com
>> Graphics and i called it "ubuntu-loco". While my goal at first was  
>> just to
>> replicate the look, i did a lot more than that. The upper-right  
>> menu is
>> completely working, as long as you install the nice_menus modules,  
>> you just
>> have to add you menu items on the "primary-links". You can even add  
>> sub-item
>> and they will be converted as drop down list, just like the  
>> Ubuntu.com web
>> site. I also made some change to the original frame of drupal web  
>> sites. I
>> moved the right sidebar beside the left bar and i added a new  
>> header and
>> footer sidebar. I also modified the theme so that the right, header  
>> and
>> footer sidebar would hide when you are on a add, edit or  
>> administration
>> page.
>> And yes, i took the time to ask permission. Matthew Nuzum, the  
>> creator of
>> the Official Drupal 4.7 theme for the ubuntu.com web site told me  
>> there will
>> be a few "rules of thumb" to respect regarding the look and feel of  
>> your web
>> site if you use the Ubuntu LoCo Theme:
>> "Yours looks great though. Here's the "rule of thumb" regarding the
>> look and feel - if its for an official loco team website and they've
>> denoted that they are a community theme by making a note of it in the
>> logo area (like you've done) then we don't mind them using it. We've
>> had to do the painful thing lately and ask a couple non-official
>> Ubuntu related sites (not locos) to change their theme because the
>> news agencies were getting confused and they featured advertising and
>> unofficial content.
>> So I'm absolutely OK with you sharing the sources of your theme and
>> also OK with loco teams using it as-is. I'm also ok with anyone in  
>> the
>> world using the theme as a foundation to look at and learn from or
>> modify for their own use, but if they're not an official ubuntu site
>> they need to ensure they change the look enough to make it distinct
>> from ubuntu.com."
>> Both theme are currently in use on our test site at http:// 
>> ubulys.org. You
>> can download the most recent releases on launchpad:
>>  https://edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu-qc.org/6.x/1.0.3
>> Enjoy! :)
>> David Giard (Swe3tDave)
>> Ubuntu Quebec
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