Xubuntu artwork

Stefan Schwarzburg stefan.schwarzburg at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 27 15:54:31 UTC 2008

2008/2/27, vidd <vidd at crosslink.net>:
> 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?

It's not "god-awful" and this is not the list to discuss "How to change my
desktop background".

If you really, really, really don't know how to do this:
And no, there is no 4.4 version of this manual...

The same for gdm: http://www.gnome.org/projects/gdm/docs/2.20/gdm.html


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