Bug 51088

Summary: Sidebar in redhat theme is ugly
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Public Beta Reporter: Kenny Graunke <kenny>
Component: nautilusAssignee: Havoc Pennington <hp>
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED QA Contact: Aaron Brown <abrown>
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OS: Linux   
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Description Kenny Graunke 2001-08-07 07:23:20 UTC
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Description of problem:
The (plain) sidebar in the redhat theme is quite ugly. The tabs (borrowed
from the Default nautilus theme) do not even blend with this color.

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open any folder in nautilus.	

Actual Results:  The sidebar is plain, tabs don't blend nicely.

Expected Results:  The sidebar should be nicer looking, like the Crux-* or
Default themes.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Kenny Graunke 2001-08-07 07:24:52 UTC
Created attachment 26573 [details]
Kenny's sidebar proposal

Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2001-08-07 16:49:04 UTC
I pretty much agree that it's ugly, as is most of the desktop. We don't have the
design skills to fix it however. We really want something plain/uncluttered and
fast/low-memory, and the desktop setup we have is the best we could come up with
using our meager artistic ability. Using something plain and conservative keeps
us safe from horrible mistakes. ;-)

Will probably get an artist to help us sometime, but not for this release.