human theme changed?
owen at bonemachine.org
Wed Mar 9 14:36:19 CST 2005
On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 02:15:11PM -0500, Brandon Hale wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-03-09 at 19:05 +0000, Martin Alderson wrote:
> > On Wed, 9 Mar 2005 14:10:13 -0500, deelerious <dlist at ubuntuforums.org> 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.
Now that I have the proper engine installed I think it looks great.
I do still think that the default background is a bit harsh however.
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