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Re: Switching g-i from DirectFB to X11 -- specific issues/comments

On Friday 26 February 2010, Frans Pop wrote:
> > > Keeping the white as option could be useful for e.g. the "dark"
> > > theme, but that means we'd need a way to change the cursor.
> >
> > At (d-i, not udeb-providing-source-package) build time, I assume? In
> > both cases, it's just about a link to create before X starts.
> No, the theme can be selected using a boot parameter. Try 'theme=dark'
> with a Lenny image (also works for the newt frontend). But it is known
> before X is started, so changing a symlink or a config file is possible.
> Something like the "dark" theme should really also be supported for the
> X.Org implementation, but IMO we can leave that until later and ask the
> accessibility folks to provide patches for that.

I've just realized that the theme is actually a GTK option and not related 
to the frontend, so the "dark" theme still just works.


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