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Re: background and icon theme in gnome 2.14 and general debian

oh. And don't forget the K/Gdm theme

Ter, 2006-05-23 às 00:34 +0100, Luis Matos escreveu:
> hello there:
> i want to bring to discussion on the list some aspects of desktop eye
> candy that users valorize when they end the installation. Also, a bit of
> marketing for debian.
> I think we should ship with debian etch an innovator image of debian's
> desktop.
> For example, the same image set in grub/lilo menu, gnome/kde splash,
> gnome/kde/whatever background. 
> I like the gnome 2.14 splash screen - even more with the swirl - located
> at /usr/share/pixmaps/splash and i think that we could base on those
> colors to make some new backgrounds that the user likes.
> I like the new splash screen, but don't like the background
> (debian-background.svg in desktop-base).
> The changes i would like in the background is a whitier colour of the
> image and putting the swirl in one corner, or in the middle, but
> smaller. ( bad example in attachment). Or ... like the splash, the
> combination of the gnome foot and the swirl. For kde or other window
> managers the same could be applied, but with their logos.
> Also, the icons in gnome, come with the default ones. I think that they
> are bad, they are not appealing for the user. I use the tango icon set
> and i think it does the trick ( There is an ITP [1] with some legal
> issues).
> Having a full in the same level layout oriented graphics, the user
> experience would improve. Also the substitution of the gnome foot in the
> menu by a swirl would maybe strong ... but by some icon like the one
> from pkg-gnome-team [2]. I don't think it's great, but it is a cool
> idea.
> well ... i am not a designer, but i like to have a good first desktop
> approach, like i think all users, new users or even company
> administrators (engineers).
> [1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=335555
> [2] http://pkg-gnome.alioth.debian.org/gnome-debian.png
> best regards,
Luis Matos <gass@otiliamatos.ath.cx>

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