Debian Ciel 1.1

Author: Amir Dizdarevińá

Ciel means sky in French, and while my theme has little to do with skies, it is nevertheless very light on the eye. Images for both 4:3, as well as 16:9 are provided. Screenshots will show the 16:9 version. The theme is public domain, so do with it whatever you want. I would kindly ask anyone to contribute, as coding boot splash and similar endeavours are not my kind of thing. Thank you! Get the archive from here:

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=EVPV31IG

Last update: 17th Sep 2010

Sorry to host it on Megaupload, but I have no idea how to use svn. Feel free to redistribute and repackage it!

The file names and folders should be self-explanatory.

News

1.1. - 2010.09.17

grub2 Screen

Included are a simple background for the classic Grub experience, as it is now in Debian:

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I made an alternative classic background for those of you who don't like blurry images:

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The other one is a slick background for those of you who want to tinker and achieve a more modern look:

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Here is a possible mockup:

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Boot Splash

There is no bootsplash/plymouth/usplash/splashy code, but feel free to make it from the images provided:

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The idea is for the logo to "pulsate" (this could be achieved by making an animation with the dark shadow growing/retreating).

gdm3 Background

A simple, light background for gdm3. I don't think we should use the legacy gdm anymore.

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SLiM Theme

Coming soon... I will make an entire SLiM theme.

GSplash (KSplash?)

A simple splash image for Gnome/KDE. As I only use Openbox, I have no idea how this works, so feel free to tinker.

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Wallpaper

It is almost the same as the gdm background, except for the logo in the middle. I have provided various sizes and ratios.

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Theming

Clearlooks would be a wise choice for GTK, as well as ?ClearlooksClassic for Metacity. Gnome-brave is a suitable icon theme. They are all available in vanilla Debian. For the panels I chose plain white colour with about 50% opacity. Screenshots:

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CD Cover

This one I don't like particularly, but you can change it anyway you want.

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Debian Installer

A nice installer banner

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TODO

* SLiM Theme * KDM Theme (anyone?) * GSplash (is it just an image or also code? Can anyone help?) * KSplash (OK, this one definitely has code. Anyone?) * Boot splash code (Splashy, Usplash, Plymouth - I can't code any of those) * CD sleeve * move to SVN?

Contact

mailto:cancivolonter@gmail.com