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Re: A Manjaro Diary - [Poll] Is Manjaro-Xfce ugly?
« Reply #15 on: 23. February 2016, 19:35:31 »
Personally I love Xfce for many reasons but this is not the point of  the poll.
The point is if you like the current design of Manjaro Xfce (with whisker menu, menda theme, menda icon, e.t.c)
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I always modify every DE to my likings, so I'd vote for " I don't care" if this option was available.
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Re: A Manjaro Diary - [Poll] Is Manjaro-Xfce ugly?
« Reply #16 on: 23. February 2016, 19:53:47 »
* Jeannie shrugs
...so I'd vote for " I don't care" if this option was available.
J.

So your opinion is not important for this poll, because there is no such option.
Do you have to propose something better for manjaro xfce design;
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Re: A Manjaro Diary - [Poll] Is Manjaro-Xfce ugly?
« Reply #17 on: 23. February 2016, 21:26:30 »
Personally I think it is time for change for the Xfce version, not saying I hate it or its ugly but it's been quite some time now and maybe it is time for change
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Re: A Manjaro Diary - [Poll] Is Manjaro-Xfce ugly?
« Reply #18 on: 23. February 2016, 23:26:33 »
Everyones interpretation of what is beautiful or ugly is different.

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Re: A Manjaro Diary - [Poll] Is Manjaro-Xfce ugly?
« Reply #19 on: 26. February 2016, 17:05:22 »
I totally agree with @withjaro for me the xfce implementation of manjaro is by far the best I've ever seen.I feel very comfortable with the desktop experience in manjaro.

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Re: A Manjaro Diary - [Poll] Is Manjaro-Xfce ugly?
« Reply #20 on: 26. February 2016, 17:27:24 »
I would plead to develop an alternative Menda-Light theme.
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Re: A Manjaro Diary - [Poll] Is Manjaro-Xfce ugly?
« Reply #21 on: 26. February 2016, 19:12:00 »
I think, that some (and only some) of the themes provided for Xfce do not come across very well visually.
The bright ones are simplt too bright and a number of the dark (or darker) themes sometimes have issues with text in some areas.
That is why I stopped using it and now choose between MATE, Cinnamon and GNOME on my machine.
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Re: A Manjaro Diary - [Poll] Is Manjaro-Xfce ugly?
« Reply #22 on: 26. February 2016, 21:20:06 »
I think, that some (and only some) of the themes provided for Xfce do not come across very well visually.
The bright ones are simplt too bright and a number of the dark (or darker) themes sometimes have issues with text in some areas.
That is why I stopped using it and now choose between MATE, Cinnamon and GNOME on my machine.
Just my 2cents worth.  ;D

Wolfie, at first I was gonna chide you about the reasons you dropped Xfce, but then remembered I have done the same over text rendering in the long-forgotten past. ;)

I think some of the older Manjaro themes displayed much better. They were plain jane, but effective and not altogether unattractive...

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Re: A Manjaro Diary - [Poll] Is Manjaro-Xfce ugly?
« Reply #23 on: 28. February 2016, 04:25:27 »
I have trouble getting behind the icons. I don't tend to like icons that are flat or with very bright colors.
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Re: A Manjaro Diary - [Poll] Is Manjaro-Xfce ugly?
« Reply #24 on: 28. February 2016, 15:23:09 »
XFCE is not the best looking desktop. 

To say that Manjaro xfce is the uglu duckling is putting the blame on manjaro for something that is clearly xfce's fault.

Given what you have to work with, it seems you are doing great.

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Re: A Manjaro Diary - [Poll] Is Manjaro-Xfce ugly?
« Reply #25 on: 03. March 2016, 00:32:03 »
I can more or less see where he's coming from. What I thought when I first booted the XFCE edition was that all the individual assets were of good quality and the theme was very bold with idiosyncratic font and cursor choices, but something definitely felt off about how everything worked together and the font and mouse cursor were the very first things I changed.
I find the flat icons in the menda theme great and use them to this day, but I do have to say the vibrant colors in most of the application icons felt a bit out of place with the rest of the theme. I can't really put my finger on it, but I think I felt there was some clash between the black & green look of the bare desktop with the light frames and colors of all hues you'd get when you opened the main menu and fired up a few system applications.

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Re: A Manjaro Diary - [Poll] Is Manjaro-Xfce ugly?
« Reply #26 on: 03. March 2016, 02:35:06 »
So if this is ugly I must be blind.
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Re: A Manjaro Diary - [Poll] Is Manjaro-Xfce ugly?
« Reply #27 on: 03. March 2016, 11:23:34 »
I like the current design of Manjaro Xfce.

I changed window theme to Ambiance flat, but stock OK too.
Numix circle theme is good. I like mouse pointer and logoff screen. 

I wish only integration of global menu (can`t make topmenu applet work on Manjaro) and hotcorners - window spread function.
But it is not about design, it`s about functionality.

I would plead to develop an alternative Menda-Light theme.

Good idea.
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Re: A Manjaro Diary - [Poll] Is Manjaro-Xfce ugly?
« Reply #28 on: 03. March 2016, 17:36:17 »
 If a Distro doesn't allow someone to easily modify their environment,..., then yes, that is "ugly".
However, I find, more often than not, that people who find their DE/WM's/... ugly, are the same ones who don't know how to modify their Arch and/or Desktop to their liking.
 If I can easily tweak Manjaro to my likings, then so can anyone else,
so I find the Author's "verdict", a "whine", rather than a verdict.
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Re: A Manjaro Diary - [Poll] Is Manjaro-Xfce ugly?
« Reply #29 on: 04. March 2016, 15:37:15 »
Voyager is best source tweak Xfce for me.
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