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Re: Roadmap for 12.04


Well, I'm working on it.  At the first time I was adapting an already
made theme, but now the theme has been totally reworked from scratch.
The intention is being really clear and sharp, with the contrast and
simplicity in mind. You can check it out (not downloads yet) here:


The GTK2 part is almost complete (two controls remining). The GTK3 is

El ds 14 de 01 de 2012 a les 07:29 -0600, en/na Rob Peters va escriure:

> I just started testing 12.04 and my initial impression is that it's
> wonderful!  What to my surprise, there is now a shortcut option for
> the desktop!
> I do want to ask [again] one additional thing.  The 11.04 theme has
> been noted in various posts as being a winner, brilliant, stuning etc.
> I do hope this theme will be available as an option on 12.04 and
> updated to GTK-3.
> Rob
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Rob Peters <makitso@xxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 10:22 AM
> Subject: Roadmap for 12.04
> To: lubuntu-desktop@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> The more I see of Lubuntu the more I like it.  There are a couple of
> things that might make things easier for prospective adopters.
> 1.  Gnome 2 and xubuntu allow a user to create a launcher anywhere on
> the desktop without having to build a .desktop file.  Gnome 3 dropped
> this feature and its a pain.  Now, if your going to attract windows
> users most everyone's desktop I see is littered with folders and
> icons.
> So, my desire would be to adopt the xubuntu solution that allows for a
> right-click on the desk to open a launcher constructor.
> 2.  Searching for files and file content is a big issue for lots of
> windows users.  I needed to install the gnome-search-tool to do this.
> An easier solution?
> I know that themes are a very subjective area.  For me personally, I
> thought the 11.04 default theme was a big winner.  The blue panel with
> white text was sharp (IMO) along with the box headers. I am not so
> impressed with the standards 11.10 theme.  So, when you change the
> theme form one release to the other can you include the prior theme
> for people who don't like the new one.  
> Rob
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