Gnome Splash Hack
jaugustine at vivnet.net
Thu Mar 9 11:18:08 GMT 2006
Francois-Denis Gonthier wrote:
> On Friday 03 March 2006 08:01, John Augustine wrote:
>> It would appear Dapper packages have been hacked.....
>> The last thing Ubuntu needs is for people to install Dapper Flight 4
>> and see something like this. Whether this is meant to be here or not,
>> the image displays a low level of effort/security in Ubuntu.
>> I suggest this be reverted to the original.
> I have nothing against an hint of humor. Most people using Dapper will get it
> anyway. But the image makes Ubuntu look very unprofessional indeed.
> There must be somebody out here willing to hack an image that will get the
> point through but won't look like something a 5 y/o with PC PaintBrush could
> have made....
Its funny how the initial response to this was to "change the image if
you don't like it." Unfortunately, the 5 y/o who updated this image
failed to leave a suitable image to change it to....only the Gnome
splash image remains, and doesn't really match Ubuntu's theme.
Either use the Gnome splash or, go to www.gnome-look.org
<http://www.gnome-look.org> and update your splash. Be sure to make a
backup, so this isn't replaced if the splashes are updated.
Please, forgive me for having an adult sense of humor, and leaving the
childish antics to my children.
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