should use a background by default

Bug #61992 reported by David Prieto on 2006-09-23
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
nautilus (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

A nautilus window looks sad an empty without a background, yet many people don't even know that a background can be added.

Setting a simple, unobstrusive background would make nautilus windows look much better to newcomers.

Here's the difference between an empty window and one with the snow white background:

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thanks for your bug. Maybe you could mail the ubuntu-desktop list about the topic?

Changed in nautilus:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Untriaged → Wishlist
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed

Sure, already did.

Thanks :)

Przemek K. (azrael) wrote :

Any news on the bug progress?
Setting a nautilus background is one of the first things that I do right after installing Ubuntu.
A Nautilus background (or a set of backgrounds/tiles) should be made to match existing Ubuntu themes.

Przemek K. (azrael) wrote :

Anyone wanna make a spec about it?

Sense Egbert Hofstede (sense) wrote :

This is more a discussion for the ubuntu-art and ubuntu-desktop mailists or for Ubuntu Brainstorm at <>. I'm marking this bug as Invalid.

Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Invalid
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