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who's the creator of puppy 4.30 wallpaper?
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Marek

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PostPosted: Mon 12 Oct 2009, 14:19    Post subject:  who's the creator of puppy 4.30 wallpaper?  

I'm referring to this one:


I'm looking for a 1280x800 version, preferably a .png right from the original. Does anyone know the creator? Cheers, Marek
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PostPosted: Tue 13 Oct 2009, 01:02    Post subject:  

Yes I think it was jebaJQ8 who made that wallpaper. another one he did was http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=339030#339030
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PostPosted: Tue 13 Oct 2009, 04:32    Post subject:  

Nah, ttuuxxx. Jeba had that one that didn't have the reflection, that you added, remember? (Aahhh, that's the one your link points to Cool ). Very similar though.

Barry found that one somewhere on the web... you can check his blog, he did say where. I added the logo and text with Gimp.

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PostPosted: Fri 16 Oct 2009, 14:55    Post subject: Re: who's the creator of puppy 4.30 wallpaper?  

Hello Marek

Marek wrote:

I'm looking for a 1280x800 version, preferably a .png right from the original.

Here's one, but it is not "right from the original", it is more of a quick hack. Rolling Eyes

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PostPosted: Fri 16 Oct 2009, 17:49    Post subject:  

01micko wrote:
Nah, ttuuxxx. Jeba had that one that didn't have the reflection, that you added, remember? (Aahhh, that's the one your link points to Cool ). Very similar though.

Barry found that one somewhere on the web... you can check his blog, he did say where. I added the logo and text with Gimp.

Cheers

I don't recall where I got it from. I downloaded it quite a long time ago I think.

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rubing

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PostPosted: Tue 20 Oct 2009, 19:35    Post subject:  

I think it's great! superb even.
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mcalex

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PostPosted: Tue 27 Oct 2009, 01:49    Post subject:  

01micko wrote:
I added the logo and text with Gimp.


on account of i'm really slack ....
any chance of getting you to create one where the text/logo is set down near the bottom of the screen - about the same vertical location as the bottom row of mount points.

I post the occasional screen shot to forums and try to include the logo (my own form of sublim advertising), in the hope that someone will go 'oohh, what's that?', and google the puppy. Having the logo nearer the bottom will make the window calisthenics a li'l bit easier.

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PostPosted: Tue 27 Oct 2009, 07:21    Post subject:  

mcalex wrote:
01micko wrote:
I added the logo and text with Gimp.


on account of i'm really slack ....
any chance of getting you to create one where the text/logo is set down near the bottom of the screen - about the same vertical location as the bottom row of mount points.

I post the occasional screen shot to forums and try to include the logo (my own form of sublim advertising), in the hope that someone will go 'oohh, what's that?', and google the puppy. Having the logo nearer the bottom will make the window calisthenics a li'l bit easier.

cheers


Possibly.. Smile There was a method in the madness of having it at that height... t'was for BarryK's new wallpaper cropper for widescreens (of which I have 1). It cuts some off the top and bottom for the right aspect ratio of a widey,

Cheers... back soon

... a little later...

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PostPosted: Tue 27 Oct 2009, 23:01    Post subject:  

cheers 01mick0

vertically perfect. heaps better for my purpose than where it was, umm but i was thinking the same horizontal position as the original (i have a few mount points - I've long protected myself from windoze fallovers by partitioning disks based on usage, and that plus the linux parts and the cd/dvd & thumb drvs mean i have a whole row of li'l disk icons Smile

I tried to just select the area around the text and drag it down in gimp myself, but it was a bit too obvious and my gimp skills are super basic (i thought 'alpha channel' was john logie baird's first transmission).

Could i impose again and ask very nicely if you could bump it over to the right a chunk ... sorta like a right-aligned footer, if that makes sense?

thanks heaps
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PostPosted: Tue 27 Oct 2009, 23:12    Post subject:  

Maybe later...

Busy compiling atm and I need to give that priority. Keep your eye open, maybe in the next 24hrs.

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PostPosted: Tue 27 Oct 2009, 23:27    Post subject:  

crikey, of course that's got priority.

i'm just playing - serious stuff is way more important.

i might even get some incentive to have a squiz at the grokking book Smile
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PostPosted: Thu 29 Oct 2009, 03:57    Post subject:  

Here ya go..
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PostPosted: Fri 30 Oct 2009, 02:20    Post subject:  

perfect!
Very Happy

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