Xubuntu Welcome Centre

Vincent imnotb at gmail.com
Thu Nov 9 10:39:24 UTC 2006


I think so too, if it uses the default GTK theme from Xubuntu, says "About
Xubuntu" instead of "About Ubuntu" and again, an "Install Software" button
;)

On 11/9/06, Cody Somerville <cody.somerville at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> TheSheep has put together an alternative mock-up that I think looks very
> nice myself.
>
> http://sheep.art.pl/welcome.png
>
> On 11/9/06, Cody Somerville <cody.somerville at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I've been doing a lot of research today and I agree that the welcome
> > centre should have a big focus on how to install software as this seems to
> > be the biggest issue for most new users.
> >
> > As always,
> >
> > Cody A.W. Somerville
> >
> > On 11/9/06, Vincent < imnotb at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > I like the idea, however, I propose not making it too cluttered. Also,
> > > I'd clearly state what are links and that those links will open in a browser
> > > window. Plus, the network needs to be configured first. Would it be possible
> > > to incorporate the normal Xfce Settings Manager?
> > > And perhaps a button that'll open Synaptic? I took ages for me to find
> > > out I could use Synaptic to install stuff.
> > >
> > > On 11/8/06, Cody Somerville < cody.somerville at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I just put it together last night while watching the election stuff
> > > > on TV. <g>
> > > >
> > > > On 11/8/06, Adam Miller < maxamillion at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > I like it alot, I think that would be a great asset to new Xubuntu
> > > > > users. Lets take steps towards making sure it is ready for 6.10.1(if there is going to be such a thing) or atleast for feisty. Does it
> > > > > already exist and just needs customization for Xubuntu or do we need to
> > > > > write it from the ground up? .... I'm not entirely familiar with the
> > > > > "Welcome Center" concept, a link with details would be greatly appreciated.
> > > > >
> > > > > -Adam
> > > > >
> > > > > On 11/8/06, Jelle de Jong < jelledejong at powercraft.nl> wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Looks good, nice idea. The Xfld cd has something similair to.
> > > > > > Maybe some
> > > > > >   more links to general howto's and forums?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Cody Somerville wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Hey,
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >  What do you guys think of a "Welcome Centre" for Xubuntu? I
> > > > > > know there
> > > > > > > is a current specification for one but I'm not sure what's
> > > > > > going on with
> > > > > > > it or if it is going in the right direction (there is a lot of
> > > > > > debate
> > > > > > > about it). I've created a mock up of a direction we could
> > > > > > pursue - What
> > > > > > > do you guys think?
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >  http://img397.imageshack.us/my.php?image=xubuntuwelcomecenternh1.png
> > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Cody A.W. Somerville
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
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