ubuntu-wallpapers-history package

Benjamin Drung bdrung at ubuntu.com
Sun May 30 17:27:23 BST 2010

Am Donnerstag, den 04.03.2010, 15:46 -0500 schrieb Andrew SB:
> On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 3:24 PM, Benjamin Drung <bdrung at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > ubuntu-wallpapers 0.31 updates the default wallpaper. The previous
> > wallpaper vanishes. Shouldn't we provide the old Ubuntu default
> > wallpaper for user, who don't like the new one or who like the old one
> > more than the new one? For example, how can I install the default
> > wallpaper from hardy?
> >
> > My idea was to create a ubuntu-wallpapers-history package containing the
> > default wallpapers for warty till karmic (lucid-1). I am willing to
> > create the package, but I don't know where I can find the old wallpapers
> > sources.
> >
> > What do you think?
> I personally like the idea. Note that there are packages for
> feisty-wallpapers and gutsy-wallpapers in the archive. If you do this,
> it would probably make sense for ubuntu-wallpapers-history to replace
> those packages.
> lp:ubuntu-wallpapers only seems to have history dating back to Gutsy.
> Though you can get Hardy from the package importer at
> lp:ubuntu/hardy/ubuntu-wallpapers
> For older releases, https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Archives might be
> useful, but it doesn't seem to have the original images in all cases.
> Also useful might be: http://people.ubuntu.com/~kirkland/Museum/
> It contains usable virtual appliance images of each of the retired
> Ubuntu releases. You can probably extract the images....

I have to admit that I haven't the time to create this package. Any
volunteers who want to do this?

Benjamin Drung
Ubuntu Developer (www.ubuntu.com) | Debian Maintainer (www.debian.org)
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