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« Reply #75 on: March 13, 2007, 02:12:02 am »

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I made a variation for those of us who prefer the panel up top
Nice remake! I guess putting the logo and caption too close to the top isn't a good idea.

Here's another:


A bit busy, but it was fun to make.  Undecided
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« Reply #76 on: March 14, 2007, 10:41:14 am »

i'm using big_blue-vec-1 for my desktop wallpaper. The logo is placed on the lower right where it doesnt detract from desktop icons-- that's important to me. By the way, on the toolbar, what is the wireless card with 5 red dashes under it, does that mean wireless is ready but unconnected?

Also, what exactly does "Because Choice Matters" mean? I'm sure it means many things to different people, but if some random person asks, how do I explain it. Does this saying have historical basis in Vector philosophy? I can see the slogan has meaning for Linux generally, but what does it specifically say about Vector, that Vector is yet another choice? I'm not criticizing, just wondering.

Suggestion: get out a math book, and tranfer some vector mathematics graphics to the wallpaper. Like maybe a globe represented in latitude and longitude lines, with a big wide arrow following the grand arc of aircraft travel. Or some cartesian system with vectors eminating from the origin. Or a big arrow coming in from infinity.
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« Reply #77 on: March 14, 2007, 12:46:59 pm »

Suggestion: get out a math book, and tranfer some vector mathematics graphics to the wallpaper. Like maybe a globe represented in latitude and longitude lines, with a big wide arrow following the grand arc of aircraft travel. Or some cartesian system with vectors eminating from the origin. Or a big arrow coming in from infinity.
I've been trying to do something like that for a long time, but couldn't get anything worthwhile. I thought about using one of the 3D maths functions graph tools, but didn't find an appropriate equation. The old VL4 wallpaper was cool in this respect, but there is no original file to rework it and even the author is unknown.
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« Reply #78 on: March 15, 2007, 10:41:37 am »

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I made a variation for those of us who prefer the panel up top
Nice remake! I guess putting the logo and caption too close to the top isn't a good idea.

Here's another:


A bit busy, but it was fun to make.  Undecided
this is truly awesome!
This should be a default wp candidate for the sixth release.
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« Reply #79 on: March 27, 2007, 05:15:03 pm »

Just thought I would jump and and say hey to all. Installed VL SOHO (purchased Gold we all gotta contribute when we can) 2 days ago and am seriously pleased. Jumped ship from mint. Been using sundry versions of Linux since SuSe 8.1 (well if i dig through the dust in the closet I remember  a run with Corel Linux any one played with that one before?)

Any who all last night I whipped a quickie wallpaper for you all to play with. Here is hoping you like.



http://www.digitalrock.org/wallpapers/vectorBEGININGS.png

Let me know your thoughts.
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« Reply #80 on: March 27, 2007, 06:03:36 pm »

---snip---

Let me know your thoughts.


Very nice. ;-)

Cheers,
John
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« Reply #81 on: March 28, 2007, 12:05:46 am »

(well if i dig through the dust in the closet I remember  a run with Corel Linux any one played with that one before?)
I did... Grin. I even played around with Scrudgeware. Ever try that one?... Cool
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« Reply #82 on: March 28, 2007, 03:50:09 pm »

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I did... Grin. I even played around with Scrudgeware. Ever try that one?... Cool

Pleased that you like. Here is a second spin At the same image. I got lots of time on my hands when i am at work.
Never heard of that one Joel But man if it was as tuff to stick as Corel Linux was.......................................... I think we are all glad them days are over.



http://www.digitalrock.org/wallpapers/vectorBEGININGS3.png

There will be more to come.
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« Reply #83 on: March 29, 2007, 05:13:03 am »

That one is freakin kool frakbonatelli
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« Reply #84 on: March 29, 2007, 05:04:39 pm »

Glad you dig that one keep checking back there is plenty more to go round.
How can you tell I got a slack job........................................................... Roll Eyes

Any who here is a different stroke. Tell me what you think. I am working on a Galactic series maybe. You will see a trend as days go by.
Love this distro. It and the forum have a "come home for coffee" feel to it.



http://www.digitalrock.org/wallpapers/vectorGALACTICblue.png
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« Reply #85 on: March 29, 2007, 07:37:38 pm »

Nice one Frank! But a little help with the English spelling. It should read:

It´s a whole new dimensional experience
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« Reply #86 on: March 30, 2007, 02:51:35 am »

awesome! I like this one alot . Grin
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« Reply #87 on: March 30, 2007, 06:03:56 pm »

Embarrassed Well That surely was silly of me!!

Glad you got my back on that one. No guarantees that there wont be more, but i will do my best to slim it down a tad.
I have corrected the error now

http://www.digitalrock.org/wallpapers/vectorGALACTICblue.png

and now for something completely different. Well not really but I like it just the same



http://www.digitalrock.org/wallpapers/vectorSTARGAZING2.png
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« Reply #88 on: March 30, 2007, 09:49:37 pm »

Frank,

On your STARGAZING2 wallpaper, the text should read "Share the knowledge Educate the world!" Watch the typo in the word "knowledge." ;-)

HTH,
John
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« Reply #89 on: March 31, 2007, 01:23:33 am »

awesome wallpapers. I really love them all. Keep em coming.

btw, please post them at kde-look and xfce-look sites.Graphics and wallpapers really boost a distro's popularity.Those websites are visited by millions of people daily
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