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Themeing (SuSE-Elegant?)

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What about changing the Default-Theme to SuSE-Elegant from Cristian Rodriguez?
+ the there mentioned links for the look.
At least providing a package for simple change of the various grub/boot/kdm/kde-screens would be neat.


User benefit:

It might be a matter of taste, but I think it looks way cooler and more modern than the default greenish look while still providing a SuSE-specific style.


icons/user_comment.png D. L. wrote: (7 years ago)

I also have switched my 11.3 theme to SuSE-Elegant, destroying my system's ability to boot in the process. Now everything runs fine with it and it boots great, but it would be cool to have it as a default option or at least make it easier to configure.

And when we're at it, a higher resolution version of the boot screen would be cool. I use a big screen. The GRUB loader from SuSE-Elegant fills the screen, but the subsequent screens are all in a lower resolution, which looks pretty bad until I've logged in.

icons/user_comment.png D. R. wrote: (7 years ago)

Is the boot splash really dependent on the desktop environment? It looks great, but I'm using GNOME. Maybe I'll try messing with it later and see what I can come up with.

icons/user_comment.png W. M. wrote: (6 years ago)

I updated the SuSE-Elegant theme to support far more resolutions, and fixed aspect ratio problems at several resolutions. Please consider using my variation of the theme. You can find it at:


icons/user_comment.png R. V. wrote: (5 years ago)

The theme is in full running on 122, 32 and 64.

I changed the size of password.png in the loginscreen from '100'x'100', to '50'x'50', which looks a lot better.

Dale took the trouble to ceate a plymouth version. (where to put the file for downloading?)

The Gfx version is only take a 'silent 800x600' image from the 7,5MB openSuSE-Elegant pkg, rename to back.jpg and: # gfxboot --add-files back.jpg

Last change: 5 years ago
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