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Serge Wagner sergew1967 at
Mon Nov 4 12:19:58 UTC 2013


Including a personal ubuntu gnome-shell theme does not exclude at all to  
keep the original adwaita theme installed automatically
It would only give a more personal touch to ubuntu gnome - that's one   
thing i am missing a bit

"I propose to stick with it and let upstream GNOME designers decide what's  
the best default theme for us."

Really ..
Canonical did also decide for us what the right desktop should be .... :)

On Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:09:18 +0100, Julien Olivier <julo42 at>  

> Hi,
> this is not the first time that the idea of an original theme is
> proposed. In my humble opinion, the theme that should be used in Ubuntu
> GNOME should the default GNOME theme. After all, Ubuntu GNOME's goal is
> to deliver a near-upstream GNOME experience. More over, the default
> GNOME theme was created in order to provide a very conservative default
> that anyone is free to change but that should be as uncontroversial as
> possible. And I think Adwaita is the perfect theme for that. That's why
> I propose to stick with it and let upstream GNOME designers decide
> what's the best default theme for us.
> Le lundi 04 novembre 2013 à 13:02 +0100, Serge Wagner a écrit :
>> Hi
>> I am a theme designer - and i would like to propose my help
>> I think it would be important that Ubuntu Gnome gets a more individual
>> design -it's own theme - that reflects the identity of gnome and the one
>> of ubuntu
>> My actual 2 themes ORANGE (till now called Darkair)  and BLO - both
>> created this year have been  already donloaded >20.000 times on  
>> gnome-look
>> since -- new versions to be published this week
>> I am not proposing that one of my 2 themes should be taken as default
>> theme -  i am proposing the creation of a new theme that has not  
>> necessary
>> to be so different to the original theme as these 2 are (but - why not?)
>> This ubuntu-gnome theme should include
>> - individual ubuntu-gnome backgrounds selected the same way ubuntu
>> backgrounds
>> - a gtk2/3 theme
>> - a metacity theme
>> - a gnome-shell theme
>> - probably a gnome-shell plugin for a better finetuning of the design -  
>> or
>> the automatic install of some existing plugins to get an even better
>> look (ex: remove the horizontal lines in System menu - see sshot7)
>> Some links to screenshots of my actual work
>> - example of possible system menu
>> (mediaplayer plugin not completely aligned for the moment)
>> Cheers,
>> Serge
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