New theme proposal

Stephan Arts psybsd at
Tue Jul 18 00:32:39 CEST 2006

On 7/17/06, Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at> wrote:
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> Hi all,
> You may already knpw; I'm not very happy with the current Xfce 4.4
> default color scheme. It doesn't look very good IMHO.
> As we more or less standardize on Tango, I'd prefer something along
> those lines:

I like it, one question though. where can i get that icon-theme?
Can you add it to svn?

> If you want to try by yourself, you can grab the GTK theme from here:
> And set xfdesktop colors to vertical gradient, starting #3E689E, ending
> #3B5B89, with xfce-smoke.png as wallpaper.
> What do you think? Maybe, before giving an opinion, try that setup for a
> few days, like I did. It's very pleasing and usable.

A few days?!

I agree it is a huge change to the old one, but i like it already.
I needed some ajusting to the different contrast between the desktop
and the window-border. At first it seems a bit weird. But after a
while it feels natural.

I think it is really nice.

> Cheers,
> - --
>    - Olivier


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