[FC7 theme proposal] Fedora Borealis Round 1

Máirín Duffy duffy at redhat.com
Thu Nov 9 05:29:00 UTC 2006

Nicu Buculei wrote:
> I am neutral-to positive about the wallpaper, I am all for simplicity. 
> And the concept can shine with some polish.

Cool. Yeh these initials proposals for Dec 4 are all about the concept. 
We'll worry about rendering/polish later.

> For the bootsplash I am not that sure, it is dark and the wallpaper is 
> light, I would prefer both to be the same, either dark or light. Can we 
> have the text on boot on a non-black background?

So I mocked up another one with less black - 

(the last image on 

Now that I look at it my gradient is slightly crooked! Heh. But you get 
the idea. What do you think?

> Where I have a strong opinion is the Metacity theme. I hate when the 
> window control buttons (minimize, maximize, close) look all the same and 
> you have to stay and think what is the function of a button based only 
> on its position. With icons on those buttons it would be OK.

Yeh after actually trying to use that theme for a week - it really 
started driving me nuts. I haven't had time to look around for an 
alternative yet.


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