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Re: MX 17 Alpha3

#31 Postby dolphin_oracle » Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:37 pm

Thanks!
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Re: MX 17 Alpha3

#32 Postby dolphin_oracle » Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:21 am

polaca57 wrote:
dolphin_oracle wrote:
polaca57 wrote:Thanks for the tip.
Looks like changing engine(last section in file) text style to 0 and maybe text shading to 0.1 makes it looking great.


thanks! Would you mind posting that whole modification?


File location is /usr/share/themes/Greybird-mx17/gtk-2.0/apps/
I only changed two lines in engine section. Works for me, gets rid of that 3-D effect.

style "whisker"
{
xthickness = 1
ythickness = 1

bg[NORMAL] = "#2B3640"
# bg[NORMAL] = shade (0.35, @bg_color)
bg[ACTIVE] = shade (0.65, @bg_color)
bg[PRELIGHT] = shade (0.85, @selected_bg_color)
bg[SELECTED] = shade (0.65, @selected_bg_color)

fg[NORMAL] = shade (0.9, @base_color)
fg[PRELIGHT] = @base_color
fg[ACTIVE] = shade (0.9, @base_color)
fg[SELECTED] = shade (0.9, @base_color)

text[NORMAL] = @text_color # Color for menu-item radio/checks.
base[NORMAL] = @bg_color # Color for menu-item radio/checks background.
text[PRELIGHT] = @base_color
text[SELECTED] = @base_color
text[ACTIVE] = @fg_color
text[INSENSITIVE] = @text_color

engine "murrine" {
roundness = 0
glowstyle = 0
glazestyle = 0
textstyle = 0
text_shade = 0.1
}
}
widget "whiskermenu-window*" style "whisker"


Just to let you guys know, we are incorporating this tweak. Should come down as an update to our mx-greybird-themes package. Thanks again!
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Re: MX 17 Alpha3

#33 Postby polaca57 » Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:40 pm

I am running MX-17 a4 on one of my ssd drives and I am seeing better and better appearance. It looks awesome now. One thing I would like to change without changing the theme, Greybird-mx17, is buttons. They are not matching flat looking icons of Papirus icon theme, they would be much better looking flatter.
How could I make them flatter? Thanks!
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Re: MX 17 Alpha3

#34 Postby Stevo » Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:00 am

polaca57 wrote:I am running MX-17 a4 on one of my ssd drives and I am seeing better and better appearance. It looks awesome now. One thing I would like to change without changing the theme, Greybird-mx17, is buttons. They are not matching flat looking icons of Papirus icon theme, they would be much better looking flatter.
How could I make them flatter? Thanks!


The button look is built into the Greybird style. Currently the only simple way for a user to get flat buttons is to change the window style to a flat one.

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Re: MX 17 Alpha3

#35 Postby asqwerth » Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:03 am

I don't know much but I suspect you need to change some of the artwork in the "assets" sub-folder in the greybird theme?
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Re: MX 17 Alpha3

#36 Postby monsieurzik » Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:07 am

If I install this alpha 4, will i receive the future updates until the official stable release ?
Is it stable enough to work with everyday ?
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Re: MX 17 Alpha3

#37 Postby dolphin_oracle » Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:15 am

monsieurzik wrote:If I install this alpha 4, will i receive the future updates until the official stable release ?
Is it stable enough to work with everyday ?



I've been using it for a while, so its pretty stable. But officially, we do not support updates from alpha.
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Re: MX 17 Alpha3

#38 Postby cyrilus31 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:16 am

Generally alpha version is not intended for production purpose. I don't think it's different with MX. If I were you I would wait except if you want to help to test.

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Re: MX 17 Alpha3

#39 Postby Jerry3904 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:32 am

From Wikipedia:
The alpha phase of the release life cycle is the first phase to begin software testing (alpha is the first letter of the Greek alphabet, used as the number 1). In this phase, developers generally test the software using white-box techniques. Additional validation is then performed using black-box or gray-box techniques, by another testing team. Moving to black-box testing inside the organization is known as alpha release.

Alpha software can be unstable and could cause crashes or data loss. Alpha software may not contain all of the features that are planned for the final version. In general, external availability of alpha software is uncommon in proprietary software, while open source software often has publicly available alpha versions. The alpha phase usually ends with a feature freeze, indicating that no more features will be added to the software. At this time, the software is said to be feature complete.
I posted yesterday on our FB page that, as we done before, there would be no upgrade path from an alpha (and one reader got bent out of shape about it...).
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Re: MX 17 Alpha3

#40 Postby Richard » Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:57 am

It is hard to please everyone.
Dissenters might prefer sid.
They offer an upgrade path for alphas.
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