i80and at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 20:17:13 UTC 2007
On 7/15/07, jmak <jozmak at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 know I'm not really active enough in the development to have much of
a say, but I kind of like the current dual panel approach. It took
some getting-used to from KDE and Windows, but I've really come to
appreciate it. I don't see it as "copying Windows", but rather it
just offering more space. On my Windows system (which is widescreen),
the taskbar has to share space between the Vista orb thing, the quick
launch section, the system tray, the clock, and the task panel. Some
(apparently more then I thought) would be happy with this, but I like
to have more space and a less cluttered panel. Just my opinion (and I
do realize that I can modify the Xfce panel myself; I just like to
have good defaults).
On 7/15/07, Jari Rahkonen <jari.rahkonen at pp1.inet.fi> wrote:
> 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
Really nice xfwm4 theme!
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