[Ubuntu-US-PA] Ubuntu-us-pa Digest, Vol 35, Issue 1

calvin morrison crazycal00 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 11 19:03:11 BST 2010


I just think its a bit rediculous, clearly the only reason they are doing it
is to 'be different'

but it won't help them in the long run, just confuse the crap out of people.

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>   1. Re:  new Ubuntu theme (Alex Launi)
>   2. Re:  new Ubuntu theme (SilverTip257)
>   3. Re:  new Ubuntu theme (Virgil Brummond)
>   4. Re:  new Ubuntu theme (Bryan Behrenshausen)
>   5.  LOPSA PICC: News! Discount extended! (PICC: May 7-8,
>      NJ/NY/CT/PA       area) (Tom Limoncelli)
>   6. Re:  new Ubuntu theme (Art Alexion)
>   7.  Kubuntu Netbook Remix (Art Alexion)
>   8. Re:  Kubuntu Netbook Remix (Thomas Ward)
>   9. Re:  Kubuntu Netbook Remix (Art Alexion)
>  10. Re:  Kubuntu Netbook Remix (Chris Knittel)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2010 17:26:40 -0500
> From: Alex Launi <alex.launi at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] new Ubuntu theme
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> The only part I don't like is the changed order of the buttons. The window
> looks much cleaner will all of the crap on the left.
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> Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2010 19:04:38 -0500
> From: SilverTip257 <silvertip257 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] new Ubuntu theme
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> Hehe - I sort of liked the orangish-brown theme, but don't stick with
> it for long.  After about two weeks of it I customize the heck out of
> my GNOME theme.
>
> Thanks for the gconf-editor tip Chris.
>
> I like the two new themes at first glance, but I'll find out once I
> use it for a while.  I can see myself using the darker (ambiance) over
> the lighter one (radiance) - thanks for the right terms Chad!
>
> I agree with Alex, the layout is cleaner.
>
> I don't mind the purplish hues for the default background, but they
> make me think of Leopard every time I see them.
>
> Is there an Ubuntu derivative that anyone would recommend?
> I've used Xubuntu for some time in addition to Ubuntu.
> I was thinking about Linux Mint (probably Flux if not GNOME) and also
> CrunchBang (running Openbox).  I still haven't made that decision
> though and I'm looking to load a new image soon!!!
>
> ---~~.~~---
> Mike
> //  SilverTip257  //
>
>
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> On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 17:26, Alex Launi <alex.launi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The only part I don't like is the changed order of the buttons. The
> window
> > looks much cleaner will all of the crap on the left.
> >
> > --
> > --Alex Launi
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> Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2010 19:08:24 -0500
> From: Virgil Brummond <uraharakisuke153 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] new Ubuntu theme
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> You can change the button order using gconf
> editor. /apps/metacity/general/button_layout
>
>
> On Tue, 2010-03-09 at 17:20 -0500, Bryan Behrenshausen wrote:
> > Because I'm a Mac user gradually migrating to Ubuntu, I must
> > sheepishly admit that I welcome the new button layout -- though I wish
> > the order of the buttons on the lefthand side of the window could be
> > rearranged.  And since I'm exposing all my rather unpopular
> > preferences, I might as well also admit to liking the default brown
> > "Human" theme.  So, put me down as "happy for one change, disappointed
> > by another."
> >
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> Message: 4
> Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 08:57:07 -0500
> From: Bryan Behrenshausen <behrenshausen at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] new Ubuntu theme
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> How timely: popular design blog Brand New analyzes the new Ubuntu
> brand identity.  Just wanted to share:
>
>
> http://www.underconsideration.com/brandnew/archives/ubuntus_circle_of_friends_gets_smaller.php
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> Bryan
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> Message: 5
> Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 13:25:22 -0400
> From: Tom Limoncelli <tal at lopsanj.org>
> Subject: [Ubuntu-US-PA] LOPSA PICC: News! Discount extended! (PICC:
>        May 7-8,        NJ/NY/CT/PA     area)
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> Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 13:04:30 -0400
> From: Art Alexion <art.alexion at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] new Ubuntu theme
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> On Tuesday 09 March 2010 09:18:05 am SilverTip257 wrote:
> > What does everyone think of the new Ubuntu theme / redesign?
> >
> > I'm not so concerned about colors as that is easy to change.
> > But I don't like their color combo with the orange on purple splash -
> > the dark gray and off-white GNOME theme isn't terrible though.
> >
> > But the window buttons (minimize/maximize/close) on the left like Mac OSX
> > !? Canonical has lost me on this one.  Making Linux more like OSX doesn't
> > exactly help things.
> >
> > http://www.jonobacon.org/2010/03/03/refreshing-the-ubuntu-brand/
> > http://www.markshuttleworth.com/archives/308
> >
> > I guess they can't make everyone happy.
>
> I just finished reading a Jack Whalen piece in Tech Republic about this.
>  I'm
> among those who couldn't care less.
>
>
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> Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 11:11:01 -0400
> From: Art Alexion <art.alexion at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Ubuntu-US-PA] Kubuntu Netbook Remix
> To: "Philadelphia Linux User's Group Discussion List"
>        <plug at lists.phillylinux.org>,   Ubuntu has got a friend in
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> As of 10.04, Kubuntu is officially offering a KDE version of the Netbook
> Remix.
>
> Has anyone tried it?
> How is the performance relative to the gnome version?
> Any tricks in upgrading from UNR 9.10?
>
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> Message: 8
> Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 11:17:50 -0400
> From: Thomas Ward <trekcaptainusa.tw at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] Kubuntu Netbook Remix
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> Unfortunately, since 10.04 is not officially released as of yet, and since
> its still in Beta, you should NOT, I repeat, NOT consider upgrading until a
> stable version is released.  As such, we cannot give you a legitimately
> useful answer.
>
> Thomas
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> On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 11:11 AM, Art Alexion <art.alexion at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > As of 10.04, Kubuntu is officially offering a KDE version of the Netbook
> > Remix.
> >
> > Has anyone tried it?
> > How is the performance relative to the gnome version?
> > Any tricks in upgrading from UNR 9.10?
> >
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> Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 12:47:45 -0400
> From: Art Alexion <art.alexion at verizon.net>
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] Kubuntu Netbook Remix
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> Well, yes, I know it is only beta, and I understand the risks as I am not
> exactly new at this.  I am not ready to upgrade any critical systems, but
> part
> of assessing the risk is to test it.
>
> Has anyone on these lists been testing it. and if so, what are your
> thoughts
> on my three questions?
>
>
>
> On Sunday 11 April 2010 11:17:50 Thomas Ward wrote:
> > Unfortunately, since 10.04 is not officially released as of yet, and
> since
> > its still in Beta, you should NOT, I repeat, NOT consider upgrading until
> a
> > stable version is released.  As such, we cannot give you a legitimately
> > useful answer.
> >
> > On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 11:11 AM, Art Alexion <art.alexion at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > As of 10.04, Kubuntu is officially offering a KDE version of the
> Netbook
> > > Remix.
> > >
> > > Has anyone tried it?
> > > How is the performance relative to the gnome version?
> > > Any tricks in upgrading from UNR 9.10?
>
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> Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010 12:58:25 -0400
> From: Chris Knittel <knittel at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Ubuntu-US-PA] Kubuntu Netbook Remix
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> I can let you know in the next day or so when I redo my acer netbook but so
> far haven't tried 10.04
>
> On Apr 11, 2010 12:46 PM, "Art Alexion" <art.alexion at verizon.net> wrote:
>
> Well, yes, I know it is only beta, and I understand the risks as I am not
> exactly new at this.  I am not ready to upgrade any critical systems, but
> part
> of assessing the risk is to test it.
>
> Has anyone on these lists been testing it. and if so, what are your
> thoughts
> on my three questions?
>
>
>
>
> On Sunday 11 April 2010 11:17:50 Thomas Ward wrote:
> > Unfortunately, since 10.04 is not officiall...
>
> > On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 11:11 AM, Art Alexion <art.alexion at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > As of 10.04, Kubu...
> Art Alexion
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