[linux-audio-user] Re: Menu Icons

Link swan0759 at d.umn.edu
Tue Apr 19 12:10:30 EDT 2005

I agree--menu entries with icons are very important for a smooth 
introduction to the linux audio jungle. I will work on GIMPing some and 
get them to you.


tim hall wrote:

>Last Sunday 10 April 2005 09:04, Kai Vehmanen was like:
>>All those apps and not ecasound... where did my marketing go wrong? ;)
>There's a kind of user blind spot, due to ecasound being a command-line app. 
>People only tend to think of trying it if they know it or specifically prefer 
>command-line tools. This is why I have pushed for ecasound -c to have a menu 
>entry (under Debian at least) and I'm now trying to think up a suitable icon 
>or two to go with it. Experienced users tend to know where their tools are 
>and don't mind, possibly even like the fact that it comes in a plain brown 
>wrapper. The software and documentation are wonderful, but it doesn't leap 
>off the shelf at you.
>Several Linux Audio packages lack icons, so I'm happy to coordinate efforts to 
>create / find them. Unfortunately I'm not much of an artist, so I thought I 
>might mention this here in case there are any GIMP/Blender experts lurking on 
>the list who would be interested in contributing. I'm currently open to 
>requests from other developers who know that they don't have any suitable 
>images in their source code. I'm also happy to receive pointers to other 
>icons that I'm likely to have missed or suitably convertible images.
>I am prepared to coordinate farming the icons out for distribution - any 
>suggestions on how to make them all available to all Linux Audio Users, as 
>well as DeMuDi (excepting the few DeMuDi-specific icons I have done) will be 
>gratefully received. While I'm at it, thanks to all the Authors, Developers 
>and Maintainers who have responded so positively so far. I understand how 
>much this may seem like a side-issue.
>tim hall

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