On Wed, 2010-12-01 at 15:04 -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-12-01 at 15:09 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > Bill Nottingham (firstname.lastname@example.org) said:
> > > Adam Williamson (email@example.com) said:
> > > > it still has a lot of raw edges. GTK+3 apps, at present, seem to be very
> > > > uglily (is that a word?) themed, for some reason - some all-grey theme
> > > > that looks like it came from a 1996 Solaris machine or something - and
> > > > there's lots of other sharp edges.
> > >
> > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=658605
> > And running "gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface gtk-theme 'Adwaita'"
> > should give you something better.
> okay, so now I got this to work, can I complain that adwaita is really
> pretty ugly?
> the dark grey gradient on toolbars really doesn't look nice, especially
> with toolbar icons disabled. There seems to be rather too much padding
> space on the edges of tabs and toolbars, it looks 'fat'. I can see the
> idea behind having the default / selected-by-tab button in dialogs go
> bright blue, it's more visible than a faint outline, but it looks really
> pretty ugly to me. Greyed out text on toolbars is barely visible. I also
> don't like the very subtle indication of which window is focused;
> focused windows look like unfocused windows did in clearlooks, it's
> pretty jarring. I guess you might get used to it after a while. I do
> like the scrollbars, they're nice.
> honestly it looks a hell of a lot worse than clearlooks, so far, to me.
> Didn't clearlooks change from a really aggressive blue color for
> selections and scrollbars to the much subtler blue it has now after
> people complained? Why go back to a really aggressive blue for adwaita,
I like it better than clearlooks myself.
In any case, file bugs upstream if you don't like it.
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