human theme changed?

Brandon Hale brandon at
Wed Mar 9 13:15:11 CST 2005

On Wed, 2005-03-09 at 19:05 +0000, Martin Alderson wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Mar 2005 14:10:13 -0500, deelerious <dlist at> wrote:
> > 
> > Sanjeev Das Wrote:
> > > after this mornings updates, the human theme looks much different. I
> > > liked
> > > the older one that looked more like industrial.
> > 
> > It seems that the new theme uses the clearlooks engine not industrial.
> > I happen to like the new one better.../me ducks  :o
> > 
> > It also installs the warty cursor theme, piece of cake to enable it
> > after installing gcursor.
> I just wish that they'd switch to the clearlooks theme. It will be the
> default for GNOME and, as such, will mean that in there will be at
> least some consistency across GNOME desktops. At the moment nearly
> every distro has their own theme, it makes it very hard for any real
> desktop consistency.

It *is* the clearlooks theme, with a different color pallet.  The engine
takes into account usability concerns, aesthetics, and other things,
which is why its at the top of the list (read: NOT definatively chosen
as GNOME's default).

To those who don't like this engine, great! Ubuntu offers many more,
some installed by default. I personally have never liked the Human (on
top of Industrial or ClearLooks) brown pallet, and it takes me no more
than a few seconds to change to a theme of my preference.  One of the
coolest parts of Open Source is choice.

Brandon Hale

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