Have tested Zenwalk and I think we sould realy consider to join forces with the graphical stuff!

jmak jozmak at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 19:14:53 GMT 2007

On 1/10/07, Jani Monoses <jani.monoses at gmail.com> wrote:
> > This is what I am saying for some time. People are choosing distro
> > after look. I think we can significantly liven up the interface
> And then giving them up _in spite_ of their looks if they don't work. I
> am not talking about specific distros here, just pointing out that the
> "Shinyyyyyy!" feeling is not long lived if the system is not working.
> I agree with all you suggest in your mail though: so decide on the
> theme, icon set etc, anything that usually lives upstream and then
> because of popularity gets packaged. But let's not start packaging theme
> after theme which change every week, it's too much development burden.
> This is what I have been saying in dapper and edgy as well:
> let's have an artwork on which people agree and only then bless it as
> official xubuntu artwork and upload it. But there never seems to be
> consensus and we stick with what we have, at least we don't regress.

I already suggested this before and I do so again. Xfce comes with
about 100 pre-historic themes. Ugly. The theme folder should be
cleaned up like ubuntu and leave no more than 10 good looking themes
choices. Package all the murrina themes instead because everyone likes
those ones. With good reason.

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