Choosing Art for Ubuntu Studio

ttoine ttoine at
Thu Mar 14 08:31:21 UTC 2013

Shubban, that is why I told to use the defaut Xubuntu theme or to choose a
theme on Xfce. However, we already have icons we can use.

Antoine THOMAS
Tél: 0663137906

2013/3/14 Shubham Mishra <mishrashubham2007 at>

> On 03/13/2013 11:10 PM, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:
>> = Creating Art for Ubuntu Studio =
>> Lately, we haven't been very active on creating art for Ubuntu Studio.
>> Not sure exactly how this has been managed back in the day when Ubuntu
>> Studio had its own gtk2 theme and so forth.
>> There are three ways I see how we can go about it in the future, and this
>> depends on what we want to achieve with the artwork.
>> Out of these three suggestions, I'd personally like to go with having a
>> art team work for us, but in order to make that happen, we need to find
>> some artists who are willing to work with us on this.
>> == 1. Art Team Develops the Artwork ==
>> With this solution, we have artists developing the artwork during the
>> development cycle, or over several cycles.  Using this method, it would be
>> logical to strive for a unified theme, where all of the components - XFCE
>> theme, icon theme, wallpaper, and the look on our website and social sites
>> are all coherent, at least to some degree. It would mean there is some kind
>> of a schedule, with planned goals. It would also mean that we need to get
>> artists to join our team.
>> == 2. Submissions selected by Ubuntu Studio devs ==
>> We set dates, call for submissions, and then the team decides what goes
>> onto the ISO. It would be hard to have a unified theme experience this way,
>> but the team is still able to select items that they think go well
>> together, and what works with Ubuntu Studio, generally.
>> == 3. Community decides ==
>> We set dates, call for submissions, and have polls. The Ubuntu Studio
>> team could either let the users decide completely, or at a minimum decide
>> what submissions will be up for a vote.
>> = Choosing wallpaper for this cycle =
>> As for the current problem on selecting the wallpaper - we haven't really
>> discussed how to go about it. And we need to do that pretty fast. User
>> interface freeze is March 21st**
>> RaringRingtail/ReleaseSchedule<>
>> **.
>> The situation right now is that we have one of my wallpapers as default
>> on the ISO (just got it in yesterday)**
>> UbuntuStudio/Artwork/RockTheme<>
>> **, but it's not a final decision in any way.
>> We have gotten a few suggestions so far. It's not much, but enough to put
>> together some kind of vote. So, should we let our users decide (if we do
>> that, I'd rather we do it on social channels and mail lists alike, and use
>> some kind of poll service), or do we let the devs decide (which would be
>> faster)?
>> I would like to include the best of what has been suggested so far in any
>> case, no matter which one is chosen as default.
> So what exactly is needed here? A unified Ubuntu Studio GTK, window
> manager and icon theme? If so it would be nearly impossible to make it all
> by the UI freeze (which is just a week away) wouldn't it? Considering the
> time required to arrange for an artist team, then laying out the plans and
> coordinating everything, testing for bugs.......
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