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Fedora 14 Theme Preview

Jul 14, 2010, 22:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Máirín Duffy)

"At last week's design team meeting, we made a decision about the direction of the overall theme for Fedora 14′s artwork, which will affect – among other things – the default wallpaper. We decided on Kyle Baker's submission, a Blender-created mockup depicting many lines coming together to form a solid figure, to serve as the basis of the visual concept of Fedora 14.

"There's a couple of reasons why this theme relates to Fedora 14:

* First, the codename for Fedora 14 is 'Laughlin'. This is after Robert Laughlin, the 1998 Nobel Prize winner in physics for the fractional quantum Hall effect research he did. Laughlin argues for a concept called 'emergence' which states: "The whole is more than the sum of its parts."

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