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Centos 5.3 Artwork

Post by crashatau » 2009/04/16 06:45:00

I don't know if anyone has noticed, but I think the Centos 5.3 artwork is awesome.
The gnome login screen is so much better looking than the old 5.2 one.
Great job :)

[img align=left]http://files.me.com/simonbrennan/bj7t8y[/img]

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Re: Centos 5.3 Artwork

Post by pschaff » 2009/04/16 10:20:12

There seem to be two schools of thought on that - those who like it; and those who think it is too flowery, not serious enough, or looks like a throwback to the 60s. Guess you and I are in the first camp.
http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?viewmode=flat&topic_id=19454&forum=37

I'm sure there is at least one more group that doesn't care one way of the other. :-)

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Re: Centos 5.3 Artwork

Post by gerald_clark » 2009/04/16 13:31:02

Yes, those of us using command line :-)

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Re: Centos 5.3 Artwork

Post by rmayer32 » 2009/04/16 16:36:10

Never went to the GUI yet personally. :)

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Re: Centos 5.3 Artwork

Post by pschaff » 2009/04/16 17:32:58

Well, even you strictly-command-line folks get to enjoy the boot splash screen - unless running headless of course. ;-)

I've always leaned toward the command line, having started my computing career before there was a command-line, much less a GUI; however, I do find the GUI pretty much indispensable any more. Command-line works fine in a terminal window, and I often have several of those open to different hosts simultaneously. Getting OT - but this is Social.

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Re: Centos 5.3 Artwork

Post by toracat » 2009/04/16 18:02:31

Almost all CentOS machines I have (including desktops) are set to runlevel 3. So, yes, I see the boot splash screen, but that's about it. Besides, my desktop background is mostly single-colored, no image. Maybe life is too boring this way? :-D

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Re: Centos 5.3 Artwork

Post by jlehtone » 2009/04/16 20:46:42

:-? "Boot splash screen"? No recollection of such. :-P

IMO, whatever is not a solid colour background, is not a solid colour background.

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Re: Centos 5.3 Artwork

Post by pschaff » 2009/04/16 22:10:24

So, looks like the results of this unintentional, informal, and un-scientific poll are strongly trending toward the "don't give a hoot" about the graphics camp.

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Re: Centos 5.3 Artwork

Post by NedSlider » 2009/04/16 22:12:06

[quote]
toracat wrote:
Almost all CentOS machines I have (including desktops) are set to runlevel 3. So, yes, I see the boot splash screen, but that's about it. Besides, my desktop background is mostly single-colored, no image. Maybe life is too boring this way? :-D[/quote]

So what do you use to browse the forums in RL3?

I'm guessing a "post your CentOS desktop" thread probably isn't such a great idea - we'd get lots of scrolling dmesg output pictures :-D

I'm a GUI kind of guy with plenty of Konsole windows open.

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Re: Centos 5.3 Artwork

Post by pschaff » 2009/04/16 22:42:36

[quote]
NedSlider wrote:
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So what do you use to browse the forums in RL3?
[/quote]

Well, there's always "startx" but I'm sure a hard-[command-]line user would consider that cheating. ;-)

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