Artwork update

jmak jozmak at
Mon Jul 16 19:02:54 UTC 2007

On 7/16/07, Jari Rahkonen <jari.rahkonen at> wrote:
> jmak kirjoitti:
> > On 7/16/07, Jari Rahkonen <jari.rahkonen at> wrote:
> >> jmak kirjoitti:
> >>> On 7/15/07, Jari Rahkonen <jari.rahkonen at> wrote:
> >>>> Hexzenn kirjoitti:
> >>>>> On 7/15/07, Jari Rahkonen <jari.rahkonen at> 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[1] 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).
> >>>>> Could you upload the new default xfwm4 theme? I've never used SVN before.
> >>>>> Thanks.
> >>>>>
> >>>> Sorry, can't do that right now, but here's a quick how-to instead:
> >>>>
> >>>> 1. Fire up a terminal and cd into ~/.themes (you might have to create
> >>>>    the directory first).
> >>>> 2. Install svn with 'sudo apt-get install subversion' if needed.
> >>>> 3. Type 'svn co
> >>>>    default-svn/xfwm4' (without the line wrapping of course) and press
> >>>>    enter to fetch the theme.
> >>>>
> >>>> That's it. You might need to log out and back in (or kill and restart
> >>>> xfce-mcs-manager) to get the new theme to show up though. The theme name
> >>>> will be default-svn.
> >>>>
> >>>> I'll be here if you need more help.
> >>>>
> >>> Hi Jari,
> >>>
> >>> I installed the new default theme but it doesn't show in the theme
> >>> list. I rebooted the computer and it still doesn't show.
> >>>
> >>> jmak
> >>>
> >> Hmm... If you followed the steps above correctly you should now have the
> >> directory ~/.themes/default-svn/xfwm4 filled with various images in png,
> >> svg and xpm format. Does your user have the required permissions to view
> >> these files and directories? Or maybe there's a typo in my how-to that I
> >> just can't spot right now? I just tested this again and it worked fine.
> >> The theme was listed in the Window Manager Settings dialog after a relogin.
> >>
> >> No rebooting is necessary when you install themes. Only xfce-mcs-manager
> >> should need to be restarted, and that happens when you log out and back in.
> >>
> > My setup is different. The svn created a default folder full of
> > images, then .svn folder with addittional folders. So my file
> > structure looks like this; .themes/default/.svn and there is no xfwm4.
> > Anyhow, I check it again to see that I made some mistake during the
> > installation.
> > jmak
> That's what happens if you omit the last 'default-svn/xfwm4' from the
> command line I provided. You probably missed it due to the line
> wrapping. You can create the [themename]/xfwm4 directory manually and
> move all the theme files inside it if you don't want to download the
> theme again. The .svn directory only contains svn metadata and can be
> safely removed, unless you plan on using svn to fetch updates to the
> theme later.
> - Jari
You were right. I forgot about xfwm4 part. Now, it works. Indeed this
wm. theme is very atractive. This solves the wm issue, but we still
have to take care with the murrina stuff. Lionel some time ago offered
that he could handle the murrina theme. Hopefully, he reads these


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