jannis at xfce.org
Fri Mar 6 21:53:21 UTC 2009
On Fri, 06 Mar 2009 22:48:56 +0200
Pasi Lallinaho <open at knome.fi> wrote:
> Jim Campbell wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 1:41 PM, Pasi Lallinaho <open at knome.fi
> > <mailto:open at knome.fi>> wrote:
> > Hello everybody,
> > just a quick message/request for comments about artwork to
> > Jaunty. We have been discussing the artwork for Jaunty in
> > #xubuntu-devel lately, as
> > many of you know.
> > You can look at something ready at
> > http://emonk.fi/open/xubuntu/jaunty-artwork/.
> > <statements of personal impressions and preferences>
> > Pasi, these are beautiful. Thank you so much for putting them
> > together. My personal preference is for GDM #2, but it is not a
> > strong preference. I think any one of them would be great.
> > The wallpaper is super-great, too. :) I like how the Xubuntu logo
> > is so big on the page, but so nicely integrated.
> > Have we settled on an icon, gtk, or xfwm theme yet? In regards to
> > the GTK theme, Murrina Storm Cloud is nice looking, but it seems we
> > have used it for the past 3 or 4 releases. It would be nice for a
> > change if we can find a suitable replacement. As for xfwm4 themes,
> > I like Xfce 4.6's default xfwm4 theme.
> > Again, great work! =)
> > Jim
> > </statements of personal impressions and preferences>
> Hi Jim and everybody,
> here's some comments about GTK+, icon and xfwm themes.
> GTK+ THEME
> I've also talked about the GTK+ theme selection. On
> http://emonk.fi/open/xubuntu/jaunty-gtk/ you can see screenshots from
> MurrinaStormCloud and Murrina-Tangoesque. I think *Cloud is nice
> looking, but is a bit too contrasted. The contrast on *Tangoesque is
> fine for me, but might be too uncontrasted for many. Something between
> these would be perfect (that's only my opinion) - either of them is
> fine for me otherwise.
> Both the themes have the problem that the scrollbar is *way* too light
> for the window borders. Maybe we can just adjust this color and the
> color of the window borders to fit the background.
> What comes about changing a theme, we might be a bit late on the
> release cycle. I also don't have any experience on GTK+ themes, so
> maybe in Karmic?
> Anyway, I suggest some action on this and totally want any feedback
> and all of your opinions.
I'm currently using Shiki-Brave which looks very nice in combination
with your wallpapers.
> XFWM THEME
> I'm using the "Default" in Xubuntu Jaunty and I'm totally satisfied
> this. You are allowed to disagree. Please do tell any negative
> feelings out loud, if you have some issues with this.
I really ike the default xfwm4 theme in 4.6.
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