Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Ubuntu: reverse type is cool. And unreadable

Filed under
Ubuntu

There are times when one gets the feeling that the good folk at Canonical who design and develop the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution have got their heads screwed on the right way.

There are other times when one wonders where they got some of the ideas that they implement.

Right through its existence, Ubuntu has sported a dusty brown visage. There have been some variations, that have brought the colour closer to that of a baby's bowel movement, but it has never left brown and yellow far behind. Change was called for and it has finally arrived.

Now, it has turned purple. Deep purple in parts, light in others, a kind of shaded background that is neither here nor there. I can live with it - but who chose the desktop theme which constitutes the default?

The theme chosen displays all type on the desktop in reverse.




More in Tux Machines

Today in Techrights

Linux Kernel and Linux Event

Red Hat News

Leftovers: Software and HowTos

  • Top Software
    The number of open source applications and tools that are available on today’s popular operating systems is simply mind-blowing. They come in all forms. Small scripts and console tools that can be easily integrated into large projects, feature-rich applications that offer everything a complete solution, well designed tools, games that encourage real participation, and eye catching candy. Open source software holds many compelling advantages over proprietary software. Open source improves the quality of the code, keeps costs down, encourages innovation and collaboration, combined with superior security, freedom, flexibility, interoperability, business agility, and much more.
  • Kodi 17.0 "Krypton" Release Candidate 3 Updates Estuary Skin, Fixes More Bugs
    The wait is almost over, and you'll finally be able to enjoy a much modern, improved, and full of new technologies Kodi media center on your PC or HTPC device, be it an Apple TV or Raspberry Pi. Martijn Kaijser announced the third Release Candidate (RC) development version for the Kodi 17.0 "Krypton" media center, and it looks to us like these pre-releases are getting smaller by the day, the RC3 build including only seven changes listed on the release notes attached to the official announcement.
  • Accessing Bingo Sites through Linux
  • Fedora - linux and shell.
  • Getting started with shell scripting