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    Phoronix: GTK+ Gets A New Default Theme

    The latest change abound for GNOME 3.14 is a new default theme for the GTK+ tool-kit...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTcxOTg

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    The long-standing default "Raleigh" theme has finally been replaced by the more modern "Adwaita" theme that is very simple, depends on no theme engine, and is lightweight in terms of resource consumption.
    Actually, the Phoronix article got those mixed up, those are the only advantages "Raleigh" had.

    (Just in case someone reads the article and forums but doesn't check the blog post.)

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    • #3
      Originally posted by GabrielYYZ View Post
      Actually, the Phoronix article got those mixed up, those are the only advantages "Raleigh" had.

      (Just in case someone reads the article and forums but doesn't check the blog post.)
      Whoops, writing quickly && not thinking while packing office, etc. Thanks.
      Michael Larabel
      http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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      • #4
        With these sliders and tabs it looks quite similar to the Plasma Next theme currently in development.
        I like it!

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        • #5
          I'm still not a fan of the Adwaita theme, especially the Window Controls.

          They seem very... candyish.

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          • #6
            So pretty trumps resource use. CSS parsing is not exactly lightweight by any measure.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Britoid View Post
              I'm still not a fan of the Adwaita theme, especially the Window Controls.

              They seem very... candyish.
              It's terribly ugly. And everything is huge, as if it were built for touchscreens, though virtually nobody uses Gnome with a touchscreen.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by molecule-eye View Post
                It's terribly ugly. And everything is huge, as if it were built for touchscreens, though virtually nobody uses Gnome with a touchscreen.
                It's not the size that bothers me, it's the colours and gradients.

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                • #9
                  I like new theme. At least, it is more better than Raleigh.

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                  • #10
                    Heh, i use non engine gtk3 theme (not needing nothing Fancytm ) . Seems to me if that will be slow i will get rid of gtk soon .

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