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Improve your image

Postby Brad on Fri Jun 18, 2010 3:20 pm

I think that Mint needs a slight image redesign;just to modernise it a little.The logo and slogan are both getting a little outdated and the websites could do with a more flashier interface.

Here is a nice logo design I found:
http://linuxmint-art.org/CONTENT/conten ... 0green.png

Slogan Ideas:
1. Think Linux,Think Freedom,Think Elegance
2. Linux...But Greener
3. Linux Green Fingers
4. Freedom & Elegance In One Package

The slogan ideas are just examples.But, I feel Mint,whilst definitely the best OS in the world, needs a more modern look.
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Re: Improve your image

Postby kwevej on Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:37 am

well I've seen a better logo as somebody's avatar here on the forum....
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Re: Improve your image

Postby farnaby on Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:08 am

The suggested logo looks not bad to me, although I still like the official one as well.
The slogans.... well... honestly.... no. The old one ("from freedom came elegance") is still much catchier, more original, more fitting.
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Re: Improve your image

Postby Cheesethief on Sat Jun 26, 2010 7:43 am

Call me old fashioned, but I like how it is right now.
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Re: Improve your image

Postby JonM33 on Sun Jun 27, 2010 7:00 pm

The current logo is actually VERY nice. LM also is one of the only distros with a nice array of Mint branded wallpaper included as well.

For quite some time I was a openSUSE fan and disliked Ubuntu and anything using Gnome. By checking out DistroWatch and looking at LM9 I decided to give it a try. I was blown away. I use Windows 7 Home Edition x64 because I am a gamer. However, I use LM9 in a VM using VirtualBox and run Seamless Mode because I really like using Linux Mint. I just dislike dual booting.

Because of Linux Mint 9 I dropped the openSUSE 11.2 VM I had. No need to use something else when Mint is everything I wanted in a Linux distro. I also feel safer browsing the web using Linux Mint in Seamless Mode.

So thank you to Oracle VIrtualBox and Linux Mint!
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Re: Improve your image

Postby myspacecommassergio on Tue Jul 13, 2010 9:17 pm

that logo looks alright but i would like a shiny logo with a shiny interface. I love shiny stuff. Don;t ask why I just do. :)
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