Besides, green would look like Mint LXDE. I think black is a good thing, but 
that's me.

On Fri, 18 Nov 2011 09:28:33 +0100
神癒礁湖 (Rafael Laguna) <rafaellag...@gmail.com> wrote:

> You're right. Dark themes are battery savers, but if they're too dark it
> cause fuzzy eyes. Too much light cause eye fatigue. That's why the Oneiric
> wall is not as light as older ones, but still "light blue".
> 
> And there're lots of reasons to be blue. First is corporative. Second is
> usability and eye-friendly (and allows hours and hours of fun :D ).
> 
> You can check this:
> http://books.google.com/books/about/Art_and_visual_perception.html?id=9RktoatXGQ0C
> 
> if you want more reasons about what I'm doing for every pixel I design.
> It's not just aesthetics. Design means usability. That's why I like window
> and menu shadows, they improve visibility and gives attention to the first
> plane on screen.
> 
> I know, I know, it's boring. But look, Suse is green. I think it's a
> mistake associate green (as leaf or nature colour) with energy efficiency.
> You can make black thing and keep efficient. Also, PUD Linux and Vector are
> green now. Even some people asked me about including yellow wallpapers
> because it's "warm".
> 
> You know it cannot fit for everybody. So going more neutral this time, as
> neutral as you'll can use any wallpaper and still looking good with
> unsaturated (gray) panels and windows.
> 
> 
> 
>  <http://lubuntublog.blogspot.com/>  <http://www.lubuntu.net/>
> 
> 
> 
> 2011/11/18 Josh Embrey <thelastorph...@gmail.com>
> 
> > In regards to going lighter with Lubuntu, we must remember our key targets
> > and goal.  I switched my GTK and Openbox themes to dark themes and it added
> > another 40 minutes to my netbook's battery when on full brightness, over an
> > hour with minimal brightness.  I took every step to ensure that it was just
> > the colors changing that changed the battery life.  Being LXDE aims at
> > having a minimal footprint, using dark themes helps minimize power
> > consumption, continuing with the goal.
> >
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