Artworks update

Cody A.W. Somerville cody-somerville at
Mon Sep 29 12:38:18 UTC 2008

On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 9:48 PM, jmak <jozmak at> wrote:

> Hello all,
> Here are some news about the current state of artworks for intrepid.
> More less the artworks are done. I reorganized  the wiki page by
> putting the recommended artworks for intrepid to the front, for better
> reviewing.
>  I incorporated the logos in the new wallpapers experimentally.
> Because of this, I created two versions of them, one for regular and
> one for wide screen monitors.

I've updated the background.

> The gtk theme still not completely decided on. In my last write up, I
> recommended unity. Since then lots of things happened. Among others a
> brand new theme, New wave (a darkish theme) was created that is based
> on the newest murrine engine. Looks pretty cool and it comes with a
> new xfwm4 theme. I also uploaded that one for review. Please take a
> look at it.

I'm not too crazy about it. Dark themes still have a long ways to go.

> For the icon theme, I recommend Gnome colors. Look at the screen shot.

I like it but it may be too late in the release cycle to include it.

> Cody, don't forget implementing the panel icon improvement script, I
> sent over to you a few weeks back. This would be important because the
> script makes the panel icons as good as in gnome.
> Look at the differences:

I played with your recommended improvement this evening and I found that
although it made some icons look nicer it did so at the expense of almost
all the other widgets in the panel since your modifications remove that

> All the archive files are up on the wiki ready for implementation.
> jmak
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Cody A.W. Somerville
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