Appearance improvements

Registered by Pasi Lallinaho on 2012-08-29

All minor appearance improvements planned for 13.04 gathered in one place. Useful!

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Pasi Lallinaho
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Xubuntu Artwork
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Xubuntu Artwork
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for raring
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Pasi Lallinaho on 2013-01-24
Completed by
Pasi Lallinaho on 2013-04-25

Whiteboard

shimmer-themes:
 * Make other themes depend on Greybird as "master"-theme as much as possible to ease maintenance load
 * Polish Blackbird
 * Rework the metacity theme in Albatross

LightDM:
 * Match xfdesktop wallpaper-scaling

Panels:
 * Add pixmap background to launcher-panel (good fallback if there's no transparency)
 * Update the application menu icon

Community stuff:
 * Additional wallpapers/themes/other additions in the repo?

Meta stuff:
 * Fix the ugly wallpaper paths (precise-right.png) in packages

*** Done ***

shimmer-themes:
 * Make a GUI to configure GTK theme colors
 * Port Bluebird's GTK3 theme to the default engine (it's our last unico-theme)

Plymouth:
 * Match xfdesktop wallpaper-scaling

Xfce Appearance Dialog:
 * Integrate gtk-theme-preferences in "edit" button in "Style" tab

LightDM:
 * Replace Xubuntu-logo with user-avatar in loginbox
 * User user-wallpaper instead of Xubuntu default

elementary-xfce:
 * USC / Synaptic icons
 * Cut the cruft
 * Add lots of sizes to existing icons and convert theme to png

(?)

Work Items

Work items:
[ochosi] Improvements to shimmer-themes: DONE
[mrpouit] Improvements to the lightdm-greeter: DONE
[satyajit-happy] Make a GUI to configure GTK theme colors: DONE

Dependency tree

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