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This looks like just another app, nothing special about it. I've seen plenty of other apps that have similar graphic styles.

A better idea would be to design apps so that their graphics can be determined by the system theme, this would probably require more robust themes as well. (In Ubuntu, Chrome does a decent job of this).
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This looks like just another app, nothing special about it. I've seen plenty of other apps that have similar graphic styles.
A better idea would be to design apps so that their graphics can be determined by the system theme, this would probably require more robust themes as well. (In Ubuntu, Chrome does a decent job of this).

Chrome is the worst browser of the lot of ignoring system themes
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Chrome is the worst browser of the lot of ignoring system themes

Seems to be working fine for me. Maybe I just don't have enough experience. tongue.gif
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Seems to be working fine for me. Maybe I just don't have enough experience. tongue.gif
The browser works fine, but it uses it's own style title bars and tabs, etc. Even Opera fits better with native themes
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If you mean the tab shapes, then yea. I'm talking about icons and color palettes. I can see how the shapes might not fit with some themes.
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If you mean the tab shapes, then yea. I'm talking about icons and color palettes. I can see how the shapes might not fit with some themes.

I'm also talking about icons and colour palettes. Maybe Canonical ships a non-standard version where they've tinkered with the UI a little
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I'm also talking about icons and colour palettes. Maybe Canonical ships a non-standard version where they've tinkered with the UI a little

Probably, it is Canonical after all wink.gif
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Can you even get Chrome from anyone besides Google?
I'll have to look into this once I have Debian up and running, now I'm curious. tongue.gif
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post #29 of 46
I could never understand the appeal of weather widgets. It takes 5 seconds to check the weather in a browser, and the MOST you look at it is once a day. So that's 5 seconds a day that you need to see the weather. If it's not already on your phone. Why the hell dedicate an entire chunk of your PC screen to it? And why does it's art style matter?

See, this is what happens when you have apps designed by designers. When programs used to be designed by developers, functionality was the primary goal. Now we've got a bunch of lazy artists going "I'm just going to make a box and paint it blue" and calling it the hot new style.
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Can you even get Chrome from anyone besides Google?
I'll have to look into this once I have Debian up and running, now I'm curious. tongue.gif

All the major distros have Chromium in their repositories - the open-source testing version of Chrome.

Maybe not Debian, as they're picky tongue.gif
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