maxamillion at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 15:26:32 UTC 2007
I actually have no negative opinions on any of that.
I think the icon theme matches the theme very well and gives a good mix.
I _really_ like the login screen, probably the cleanest most professional
gdm theme i have seen to date (anywhere).
And the usplash I think looks very sharp.
On 7/15/07, jmak <jozmak at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/15/07, Jari Rahkonen <jari.rahkonen at pp1.inet.fi> wrote:
> > jmak kirjoitti:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Here are some xubuntu-artwork-screenshots I am working on.
> > >
> > > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Artwork/Gutsy/Incoming
> > >
> > > The goal is to create a super-unified desktop experience, the best to
> > > date. We also have to make sure that in addition to the graphics the
> > > gtk and the icon themes too go into the release. For the gtk theme I
> > > suggest murrina blue-gray and for the icon theme nuevo.
> > >
> > > Let me know what you think.
> > >
> > > jmak
> > >
> > Just a couple of small nitpicks:
> > I think the brightly lit Xubuntu text doesn't work that well with the
> > more toned down logo nor the background. How would the text look with a
> > darker outside stroke?
> It is a good thing to have contrast in the logo. Lighter text, darker
> logo, otherwise it would be to monotonous.
> > Secondly, assuming the vertical panel is supposed to be the new default,
> > don't you think it might be a bit offputting to some first time linux
> > users? I don't really mind if customization is made very discoverable.
> > It would certainly make the Xubuntu desktop stand out from the flock, if
> > that's what you're aiming at.
> The vertical panel wont be the default, it is just my personal
> preference that is why you see it that way in the screenshots.
> By the way, some time ago, just for personal curiosity, I put up a
> survey to the ubuntu art forum regarding xubuntu's panel layout. You
> can look at the result here.
> It turned out that the majority of users prefers the traditional
> layout as opposed to the gnome style. What do you think?
> > I'd also have to agree with Hexzenn about the GTK theme being quite
> > cold, but so is the icon set. I can't say if this is a bad thing, as
> > it's probably just a matter of taste. Personally I like the smoothness
> > of MurrinaFancyClearlooksSand (link can be found in Hexzenn's mail) with
> > HumanAzul2 icons and the new default Xfwm4 theme in svn trunk (as of
> > yesterday?). Attached you'll find a very minimal screenshot of the new
> > Xfwm4 theme (running Xfwm4 4.4.0, so only the theme is from svn trunk).
> > - Jari
> >  http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=37099
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