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Desktop Background

Postby jamvaru on Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:13 am

I am really fond of the default mint 14 background for MATE. I haven't seen the others yet, but was hoping to see a darker version with glowy letters, etc. Can this be done?
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Re: Desktop Background

Postby jamvaru on Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:25 am

here's what I had in mind:

see attached

I am not good enough to do it properly, this is a simple invert in gimp
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Re: Desktop Background

Postby jamvaru on Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:54 pm

can someone do this in green instead of purple?
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Re: Desktop Background

Postby jamvaru on Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:32 pm

actually, if someone could do the purple in gold instead, that would be really great
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Re: Desktop Background

Postby jamvaru on Thu Dec 13, 2012 3:09 pm

has anyone used this image for desktop background?
i am loving it
easy on the eyes and the purple is nice, too
i wonder what 'flavor' of mint purple is?
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Re: Desktop Background

Postby jamvaru on Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:54 am

well, not one reply, so I guess I will just have to cross my fingers and hope someone eventually puts out a version of this wallpaper that is dark, officially

till then, im using the purple image ... hmm, the kde inverted might be nice
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Re: Desktop Background

Postby homerscousin on Tue Dec 25, 2012 7:08 pm

I'm kinda waiting on KDE 4.10 when there is supposed to be easier animated wallpaper creation. Static wallpaper, eh, kinda gettin old.
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Re: Desktop Background

Postby palo on Thu Dec 27, 2012 3:57 pm

homerscousin wrote:I'm kinda waiting on KDE 4.10 when there is supposed to be easier animated wallpaper creation. Static wallpaper, eh, kinda gettin old.

KDE - now aren't they just the best for innovation when it comes to finding ways to use up your ram and CPU cycles for a desktop?
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Re: Desktop Background

Postby trisec on Fri Dec 28, 2012 8:47 pm

Be my guest: wallbase.cc

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Re: Desktop Background

Postby cato40 on Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:10 am

I was wondering ,Is Gimp used for creating backgrounds ? If so ,you might experiment with different colours and layers ,etc.
I have never tried to create a background .
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Re: Desktop Background

Postby rkmugen on Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:33 am

@jamvaru, for requesting one in green instead of purple.

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Re: Desktop Background

Postby palo on Sat Dec 29, 2012 8:33 am

I don't really know what I am doing but poked at it a bit in GIMP.... Image

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Re: Desktop Background

Postby jamvaru on Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:05 pm

wow, those are both fantastic; did you say the second one is derived from the first or the original or default?
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