Wallpaper thoughts

The place to post your Salix wallpapers, screenshots etc.
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Re: Wallpaper thoughts

Post by gapan » 18. Sep 2010, 18:54

A pirate I was born to be
trim the sails and roam the sea...


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Re: Wallpaper thoughts

Post by thenktor » 20. Sep 2010, 09:43

Fly our flag, we teach them fear
Capture them, the end is near
Firing guns, they shall burn
Surrender or fight, there's no return

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Re: Wallpaper thoughts

Post by mimosa » 21. Sep 2010, 13:48


I agree. Ergonomic criteria are not the be-all and end-all, and perhaps tend in the direction of boring. The existing style has real character. If necessary I'm sure it could be tweaked a little without losing that. And yes, of course the user can change these things, but if you're not good at visual design it may be better to go with a good default. The only competition for Salix's looks in my book was OpenSuse 11.2 (Gnome), which also had real character; 11.3 looks like Cinderella to the KDE.

I suppose there is an inherent tension between character and unobtrusiveness - but my own feeling is there should be room for a balance, and as it stands it's really not that cluttered. The slight visual quirkiness of Salix, while still making up a pleasing, harmonious whole, is attractive and expresses the character of the distro.

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Re: Wallpaper thoughts

Post by deja69 » 26. May 2012, 01:16

It is human nature to be attracted to presents with pleasing wrappings and SalixOS's design certainly raises a smile,the gift inside is pretty impressive too ;)

Just for fun .... i have been searching 'stock images' with a Salix/Slackware concept

http://www.pickywallpapers.com/animals/ ... e-picture/
http://www.digitalbusstop.com/wp-conten ... Gangs1.jpg
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jollino/51 ... otostream/
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3311/3266 ... 90bb_o.jpg
http://graphic-design.tjs-labs.com/gall ... t=KOOL*CIG
http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w191 ... nLarge.jpg
http://cache2.allpostersimages.com/p/LR ... illing.jpg
http://cache2.allpostersimages.com/p/LR ... nguins.jpg

Salix/Slackware,where the penguin smokes,so your CPU does not have to ;)

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