Thoughts about look and feel

Lionel Le Folgoc mrpouit at ubuntu.com
Tue Jun 12 21:05:56 BST 2007


jmak wrote:
> Hello all,

Hi,

> On another front, I found a great icon theme, originally made for kde
> but lately ported into gnome. This icon theme by all means should be
> the default for xubuntu gutsy; they look elegant especially with the
> graphite colors I am working on. You can take a look at them here
> (still on the old background):
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Artwork/Proposed/F However, someone
> from the xubuntu team has to package them otherwise they will never
> make it into gutsy. The same with the Murrina theme. Cody?

This theme looks nice, but it seems very similar to OS X icon theme (I
am not sure this is a good thing ^^).

Moreover, I don't feel really confident with dropping tango... Is this
theme as complete as tango? And is it actively developed?

> During the feisty phase we discussed the artworks a lot yet neither
> murrina nor the icon theme made into feisty. I hope this time we will
> succeed. For the time being these would be the most urgent tasks
> regarding the look and feel project; I have other suggestions as well
> but lets first tackle these ones.

I can take care of murrine and the murrina theme if everybody is ok to
have this theme as xubuntu gutsy default one (and of course, if it meets
the requirements for main).

Anyway, I think it would be better to test these themes (I am already
using a murrina theme, but not with graphite colors) before coming to a
decision. ;)

Regards,
Lionel

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