Linked by Kroc Camen on Sun 9th May 2010 12:34 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "Dear Ubuntu, for the last couple years life has been good. Every time I've shown you to a friend or family member, they've compared you to what they're familiar with--Windows XP or Vista, mostly--and by comparison you've looked brilliant. Yeah, your ugly brown color scheme was a bit off-putting at first, but once people saw how secure, simple, and reliable you were, the response was almost universally positive. But recently, things have changed ..."
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Comment by ichi
by ichi on Sun 9th May 2010 20:16 UTC
ichi
Member since:
2007-03-06

Out of the box, Windows 7 is very pretty.


Well no, it's actually hideous (green and blue? seriously?), window borders and title bars are huge and the title bar blurred transparency is annoying.

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RE: Comment by ichi
by Zifre on Sun 9th May 2010 21:51 in reply to "Comment by ichi"
Zifre Member since:
2009-10-04

Well no, it's actually hideous (green and blue? seriously?), window borders and title bars are huge and the title bar blurred transparency is annoying.

I agree. Windows 7 looks terrible by default, and there isn't much opportunity for changing anything besides colors and transparency levels. I much prefer Vista's theme.

Ubuntu 10.04's default theme is not my favorite, but it is better than Windows 7. And shiki-colors (a quick sudo apt-get install away) is much better than Windows Vista, 7, and Ubuntu's default.

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RE: Comment by ichi
by nt_jerkface on Mon 10th May 2010 00:00 in reply to "Comment by ichi"
nt_jerkface Member since:
2009-08-26

The screenshot in the post is actually of Vista. Take a look at the taskbar and the root drive name in the explorer Window.

The author obviously has little experience with Vista or 7 and really has no business making comparisons.

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RE[2]: Comment by ichi
by nt_jerkface on Mon 10th May 2010 16:57 in reply to "RE: Comment by ichi"
nt_jerkface Member since:
2009-08-26

Well now the image has been changed and the author made a comment about it.

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