Personal suggestion for fixing the Linux situation

Richmond richmondmathewson at
Fri Jul 16 09:18:19 EDT 2010

On 07/16/2010 03:53 PM, Andre Garzia wrote:
> show stopper: Rev on linux does not respect work with current ubuntu theme,
> it all displays wrong...
> ARGH can't create a single button with the correct appearance.

I don't think this should be a major concern; if one considers that on
my main Linux box alone I can muck around with its theme with these:

Emerald Theme Manager


Simple CompizConfig


Art Manager

and there are any number of other bits and bobs I can install to
tweak what my GUI looks like.

How one would expect RunRev to keep up with those I just don't know.

Personally, as I like a unified 'theme' to each of my end-products 
regardless of which
OS or flavour thereof an end-user is going to deploy it on I do my own 
making very sure that aspects of either RunRev or the end-user's OS 
windowing system
is not going to muck it up.

Rules in my book:

1. NEVER use a real button (because they are prone to change in alsorts 
of funny ways on different systems).

2. NEVER use a real button (because fonts on differing systems play 
merry-hell with what they look like).

3. Make your 'button' up as you like it on your homestack; snapshot it 
out as a PNG and then reimport it.

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