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Offline pavroo

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Sparky 3.5
« on: July 25, 2014, 11:51:55 pm »
I'd like to refresh Sparky desktop so I changed gray style into blue.
There are 4 different desktops and a file manager showing new view of sparky.
Can you tell me what do you think about that and paste your desktops so we can talk about that, please.

Sparky-blue 1
http://sparkylinux.org/images/3/sparky-blue.png
Sparky-blue 2
http://sparkylinux.org/images/3/sparky-blue2.png
Sparky-blue 3
http://sparkylinux.org/images/3/sparky-blue3.png
Sparky-blue4
http://sparkylinux.org/images/3/sparky-blue4.png
Thunar
http://sparkylinux.org/images/3/sparky-blue-thunar.png
Icon set name: Debian-OSX-old
« Last Edit: July 26, 2014, 01:47:49 pm by pavroo »
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Re: Sparky 3.5
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2014, 04:09:04 am »
The new look is awesome. I always wondered how to change the default gray view but didn't look into it.
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Re: Sparky 3.5
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2014, 05:02:58 pm »
Love it Pawel

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Re: Sparky 3.5
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2014, 04:59:25 am »
I like these blue background and colourful icons.  :)

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Re: Sparky 3.5
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2014, 09:03:14 am »
I think that Sparky-blue-2 is going to be my default. ;)

Umm... wait... Is that XFCE? I'm waiting for a MATE version. :P
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Re: Sparky 3.5
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2014, 12:46:06 pm »
Nooo
All of them based on LXDE :)
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Re: Sparky 3.5
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2014, 01:01:14 pm »
Nooo
All of them based on LXDE :)

Ah yes... Now I see it: the menu and the notification area differ + XFCE has progress-bar-like load monitors instead of the chart-based ones. When those DEs are stripped from their default config it's quite hard to tell them apart. ;)
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Re: Sparky 3.5
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2014, 02:09:09 pm »
In fact, only the battery plugin says that it's lxde.
The rest of the elements are similar.   
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Re: Sparky 3.5
« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2014, 12:52:06 pm »
Sparky-blue4 looks just amazing. :)

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Re: Sparky 3.5
« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2014, 05:25:45 pm »
I am not sure about the colored icon set. It's nice but I think it's too drastic change.
I made a few more screenshots with new, blue wallpapers and the old, gray icon set.
Let me know what do you think about that :)

Sparky-blue5
http://sparkylinux.org/images/3/sparky-blue5.png
Sparky-blue6
http://sparkylinux.org/images/3/sparky-blue6.png
Sparky-blue7
http://sparkylinux.org/images/3/sparky-blue7.png
Sparky-blue8
http://sparkylinux.org/images/3/sparky-blue8.png
Sparky-blue9
http://sparkylinux.org/images/3/sparky-blue9.png
Sparky-blue10
http://sparkylinux.org/images/3/sparky-blue10.png
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Re: Sparky 3.5
« Reply #10 on: August 05, 2014, 02:58:43 am »
Sparky-blue1 and Sparky-blue9 are my favorite wallpapers.

Regarding the icon set, I really like the new colored one. The colors are tasteful, expressive and bright enough to be interesting. On the other hand, I have to be honest and say that I think the old, gray icons are somewhat boring and drab. I personally do not use Wbar but it looks so much more alive with the colored icons.

Just my opinion....  ;)

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Re: Sparky 3.5
« Reply #11 on: August 05, 2014, 09:09:13 am »
I also like the colored icons in the wbar and the less intensive blue icon scheme a lot more. ;)

Also: where's the logo?! :P

It does have a different color scheme, but I think that making a watermark out of it and plcing it near or on the distro name would look nice. I'll try to make a mock-up.
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Re: Sparky 3.5
« Reply #12 on: August 05, 2014, 11:47:36 am »
I think coloured icon or more pleasing to the eye and easily distinguishable than the grey ones.

I like the coloured icons better. If we can choose one among them after installing or upgrading the OS it would be a lot better.

and

blue-2 rain drops is better.


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Re: Sparky 3.5
« Reply #13 on: September 06, 2014, 06:23:33 pm »
I upgraded the sparky lxde and don't see coloured icons and new wallpapers.
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Re: Sparky 3.5
« Reply #14 on: September 06, 2014, 11:17:07 pm »
You can't see that.
I didn't change it yet.
The icon set is on gnome-look.org
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