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Aug 08, 2002, 08:00 (28 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eugenia Loli-Queru)


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"I was reading Adam's preview of Red Hat Limbo beta 2 the other day, and was also checking out his screenshots. I already did a Gnome 2 review a few months back, and a month ago I did a more constructive article on KDE 3's UI. This time, I just picked a random screenshot off Adam's article, and I will suggest some UI changes to make it look better. IMNSHO, as always of course, so be prepared.

"As many of you already have noticed so far, I am a control freak. I want my work, my life and especially my desktop to be pixel perfect. You either give me something that looks good, or I will trash it in my review. That's the deal, and I am not hiding behind my own finger. Whatever I find good, it will be praised, but if I find flaws, these will be pointed out in a pretty critical manner.

"So, I opened up Gimp last night, and tried to modify a part of this screenshot. I tried to modify just its two preferences panels, a Font Preferences one (made by Red Hat and not by the Gnome project, I think, doesn't really matter) and a Theme panel..."

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