Description of problem:
I've just upgraded to F30 beta, and I have found that the new default wallpaper makes me kinda seasick, especially when watching the animation while switching the desktop on two monitors (or seeing that by peripheral vision).
Usually, I don't care about graphics, but this is the first time in about 12 years of using Fedora that I had changed the wallpaper. I just had to.
I know that we're pretty late in the cycle before release, and that there are people who like the image, otherwise it wouldn't be chosen, and that changing the background isn't a big deal for the user, so this bugreport will probably go unresolved ... Yet I just had to express that putting this kind of optical illusion in front of people who need to be productive with the computer, not just stare at it and admire the colorful curves, was a bad bad idea.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. install F30 beta with KDE (I suppose the image is the same for all spins?)
2. prepare a sickbag
3. boot, login, so that the default background is clearly visible
4. try to read a few words to the left of your screen
5. try to read a few words to the right of your screen
6. repeat 4. and 5. for five minutes, and while doing that, switch desktops from time to time
7. in case you cannot reproduce the problem, try with another user, preferably a person susceptible to kinetosis
within seconds, the user has an urge to use the sickbag
the user is happy and joyful, relieving stress by the small neck exercise
Yes, I'm sorry to say I had nearly the same reaction. I'm not judging the artwork, just the curves and strong contrast make it nearly painful. I was surprised not to find more discussions on this on the devel mailing list, but I might have missed it.
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