Description:

Well, this isn't very original, but here goes:
I hacked together an IceWM version of the 'Crux' gtk theme. It's blue, and it goes quite well with the Eazel-blue style from Aronnax. This is based off the Eazel-blue IceWM theme by Oleastre.
It needs some work, but here's what I got so far.

Enjoy.

Changelog:

15 years ago

Version .03 - *Added a grey version. Now archive contains "Crux-blue" and "Crux-blue-tan". Fun with Saturation. :)

Version .02 - *Changed grey areas to tan, because grey is boring :)
*Updated buttons to look better
*Made MenuButton larger, to accomodate icons

Version .01 - Release

12 years ago

applepwnz

Wow, i've seen this window decoration in screenshot pictures even before i ever used Linux myself, and i always REALLY liked the look of it, i'm glad that someone made one for KDE, because i'm not as fond of Gnome :-P

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15 years ago

voz

Thank you very much for bringing this to KDE. I've always liked this window decoration in GNOME.

Btw, I can see that several window decorations on kde-look are made for IceWM and not native KWin. What are the advantages of making them for IceWM? Just curious.

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15 years ago

dameat

With icewm, you just have to edit pixmaps. As far as I can tell, you have to do programming to make a kde theme.

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15 years ago

kmax

I liked the grey a lot better than the tan, went with my desktop better. Any chance of having both, maybe in the same archive?

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15 years ago

kmax

Thanks for adding back in the grey version. Appreciate it and really like your work.

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15 years ago

preater

I like the style, I use Crux most of the time in Gnome (on the rare occasions I use it, heresy I know ;) and am glad you've done this for KDE.

But: too many buttons. I don't know how to make IceWM decorations, if I did I would fix it myself, would it be possible for you to do a version that _only_ has Minimize | Maximize | Close in the top right? Even better would be a version with Close moved over to the top-left.

Just a suggestion, based on my preferences. Course, you could get around this by making a KDE-native version of the decoration... :)

Anyway, good work.

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15 years ago

dameat

Actually, this is configurable - at least in KDE 2.2.1. Go to COntrol Center->Look & Feel->Window Decoration. There is a Buttons tab that lets you control which buttons appear. However, it looks like the 'help' and 'spacer' buttons don't work for IceWM themes, or i don't know how to make them work :).
I wanted to make this a kde theme, but it looks like you gotta write c to do that. Plus, there don't seem to be any good documentation to explain how you do it. Pixmaps are nice 'n easy :).

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15 years ago

preater

I didn't think you could do that with IceWM decorations! I knew you could with native ones, but not IceWM. I'll try that out today then, thanks. :)

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