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Re: [opensuse-factory] 10.1 upgrade alert - wallpapers
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 10:01:00 +0100
  • Message-id: <ho8xsf3a5v.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Martin Schulz <schulz@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> just wanted to pass on my opinion about the move to take the
> wallpapers out of the /opt/kde3/share tree
> and put them into /usr/share.

This started already with 10.0.

> While overall not a bad idea to consolidate the wallpapers, it breaks
> the user's background config without warning.
> What's wrong with a simple symbolic link to fix that?
> Similarly, I had the SuSE93 kdm theme configured, which has disappeared.

There should be an extra package with those old backgrounds. Coolo,
how is that one called?

> What's wrong with a package to wrap the backwards compatible
> bootsplash, kdm themes and defunct
> wallpapers, and make it such that the user need not break his thumb to
> get them configured as they were.

Exactly that was planned for wallpapers - for bootsplash and kdm
themes it is more involved.

> I understand the idea of 'branding' etc., but personally it annoys me
> quite a bit.

Andreas Jaeger, aj@xxxxxxx,
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