Xubuntu artwork

vidd vidd at crosslink.net
Wed Feb 27 15:25:53 GMT 2008


jmak wrote:
> Regarding the wallpaper; it is aqua blue, it is an abstracted
> rendition of the ocean bottom. Anyhow, everyone has its own taste, it
> is impossible to come to an agreement on a taste basis. Ubuntu people
> cannot do it since the beginning. The important thing is to have a
> unified and coherent desktop.
>
> Jim, we use the wallpaper as a gdm background as well, so the dark
> color you suggested, doesn't work because it would render the black
> mouse in the logo invisible.
>
> I dont agree that we should go back to a certain tone and stick with
> that for ever. Every release has it own character and this should be
> expressed visually too. And please consider all aspect of the general
> look and feel rather than just taking one element out of the context
> and look at it in its own isolation.
>
> This is how the gdm will look like.
>
> http://img248.imageshack.us/my.php?image=loginexpscreenshotvy5.png
>
> jmak
>
>   
So will the user be able to change this god-awful background (looks even 
worse as the login screen) to say, the current version after install?
If I need to safe the current in a separate location and import it to my 
updated system, and rename the file, that is fine....just where will it 
be? and is it one image or two images?

vidd



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