New Wave newwave-0.8.2 "Polish & Service Round 2"

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New Wave
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Polish & Service Round 2
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7 Dilomo
1 Implemented
6 Fix Released

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download icon nw-config_0.3-0ubuntu1.tar.gz (md5, sig) The source code of the configurator 189
last downloaded 9 days ago
download icon nw-config_0.3-0ubuntu1_all.deb (md5, sig) Updated version that has Apply button 383
last downloaded 2 days ago
download icon New Wave (md5, sig) The theme pack 2,453
last downloaded 10 days ago
download icon nw-config_0.2-0ubuntu1_all.deb (md5, sig) A separate download of the New Wave Configurator 295
last downloaded 9 days ago
Total downloads: 3,320

Release notes 

The Theme Pack contains a copy of the NW Configurator.

New version of the Configurator application is installed in the menu:
Applications > System tools > New Wave Config
Fixed major issue with Evolution wrong text color too.

Installation should be as easy as double clicking on the files newwave-082.gtp and newwave-082-darkmenus.gtp


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         Statusbar, selected text, popups in Nautilus, tooltips, text improvements (lighter text)
  More lightness in menus and desktop items (transparancy and toned colors)
  Improved active tab and horizontal line gradients.
  Transparent panels and items possible when using flat panel theme (use NW Configurator to set up)
  IconView and Assistant Window themed much better.
  Infobars are styled properly to match the theme.
  Added focus for the items in nautilus and many other apps. - bug #390601
  Improved selected workspace bg color in the applet - bug #438120
  Fixed the rendering glitch in Appearance manager - bug #416030
  Improved NW Configurator - transparent panels and more.
  Redesigned progressbars inside treeviews to match the other progressbars better.
  Fixed long standing issue with Evolution's preferences wrong colors - bug #279282
  Gedit statusbar cleanup of frames.
  New theme format gtp for easier installation (just double click)

1 blueprint and 6 bugs targeted

Blueprint Priority Assignee Delivery
New Wave 0.8 Service & Polish 2 Goals New Wave 0.8 Service & Polish 2 Goals 4 High Dilomo  11 Implemented
Bug report Importance Assignee Status
279282 #279282 preferences dialog shows wrong look in evolution 2 Critical Dilomo  10 Fix Released
390601 #390601 In nautilus, the focus ring is not visible with the New Wave theme. 3 High Dilomo  10 Fix Released
373695 #373695 panel background only partially changeable 4 Medium Dilomo  10 Fix Released
426651 #426651 compiz config settings "crashes" display 4 Medium Dilomo  10 Fix Released
438120 #438120 Which workspace am I on? 4 Medium Dilomo  10 Fix Released
416030 #416030 New Wave's thumbnails are corrupted (in Appearance Preferences) 5 Low Dilomo  10 Fix Released
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