[linux-audio-user] Re: Menu Icons
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.
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