Zorin 15 Lite Timeline

Re: Zorin 15 Lite Timeline

Postby Aravisian » Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:22 pm

JeffK969 wrote:I was hoping to use what ever was appealing to my eyes...lol

Well, yeah!
JeffK969 wrote:Tried a few different 'Midnight's, also the one that BonusBrain suggested, Ambrosia (which worked, and I now use, Thanks BB).
They were Gnome Shell Themes (GST), GTK2 & GTK3. Only the GST worked. The others I removed. I didn't know which worked, which didn't. But now I know GST works... Next, icons...lol

I asked so I could download and examine them and see if I could find what was not working.
Not many Gnome Shell Themes work. It seems low priority to some to make. I made one recently and I still have not tweaked all the bugs out of it.
More of the Desktop Themes work than the GST. You can check your gtk Version by terminaling:
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apt-cache policy libgtk-3-0

Then see if the theme you are looking at downloading is compatible with that version.

This really is one of the reasons I am still hung up on XFCE 4.12. With XFCE 4.12 (Not 4.14) it is still heavily using gtk2 and everything works.
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Re: Zorin 15 Lite Timeline

Postby zoringroup21 » Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:11 pm

Folks, kindly give us :idea: update - if 15 LIGHT is even in works :geek: .

I would love to have a time frame.

Thank you.
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Re: Zorin 15 Lite Timeline

Postby Swarfendor437 » Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:42 pm

It is in the works and hopefully should be ready before 2019 is out - can't give too much away. ;) :D
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Re: Zorin 15 Lite Timeline

Postby JeffK969 » Tue Oct 29, 2019 4:15 pm

zoringroup21, it's most def being worked on. Target for release is early-to-mid November. Could be a week away, could be 3 weeks. Stay tuned... It's coming...
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Re: Zorin 15 Lite Timeline

Postby Swarfendor437 » Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:02 am

Hi JeffK969,

Hope you don't mind me pointing out that Xfce is not a distribution, it's a desktop environment that is lightweight in a similar way to LXDE (but NOT the same). One of my few favourite distro's are non-PAE ones for older kit, specifically AntiX-17 and also the Community led stable versions of SolydX. ;) :D
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Re: Zorin 15 Lite Timeline

Postby JeffK969 » Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:42 pm

Very good point Swarf. I guess I got lazy...lol Now corrected. Thanks...
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