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. > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop > > Post to : email@example.com > > Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop > > More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp > > > > -- Michael Rawson <michaelrawso...@gmail.com> _______________________________________________ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp