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2 July 2021
An app is an app is an app. But in the world of Linux, things are a little more nuanced. Take VLC as an example. The software may be packaged ever so slightly differently in various Linux distribution archives, even different releases of the same distribution – the av01 codec is an interesting use case ...
31 December 2020
Alongside performance, theming is one of the primary concerns for desktop snap users. People expect applications bundled inside snaps to look and behave just like their counterparts shipped and packaged in the traditional way in their Linux distributions, and any discrepancy in this space can lead to a degraded user experience. Over the y ...
10 September 2010
Still Andrea Cimitan, still good news for you 🙂 This is a small blog post to list few of the changes we did to light-themes: Menuitem speedup, hurray!!! 😀 Subtle shadow on inactive notebook’s tabs White text color on GtkProgressBar Increased visibility of the resize gripper Fixed contrast applied to elements in GtkStatusbar More compatibi ...
26 August 2010
Hi guys I’m Andrea Cimitan! 😉 Sorry for the delay but here we are, with an abundance of updates for Ambiance and its complementary bright theme, Radiance! It has been a great couple of weeks for me, where I continued working jointly with our visionary design lead Otto Greenslade, who I would like to thank ...
13 August 2010
It’s Friday the 13th! Thankfully it’s past midday so safe to write this post. We’ve had a busy week although it’s been a bit quiet as people have been away on holidays or working remotely. First up this week? We can’t go anywhere without talking about the theme. Updates to the Ubuntu desktop theme Last ...
9 August 2010
One of our key objectives when we started conceptualising the new themes was their ability to be immediately recognisable as Ubuntu, even if represented as a small screenshot. As easily recognised as when it used to be brown – but not that brown… the incarnation that we initially launched was a bold new statement: a ...