Numix your Linux | LAS s31e01

Numix your Linux | LAS s31e01

Georgi Karavasilev from the Numix project joins us to discuss their vision for pushing the look of the Linux desktop to the next level, and the efforts they’re willing to take to make that vision happen.

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Numix is all about making a difference in theming. We aim to prove that “difference” and “usability” are two words combined, that can make sense. You get a modern and stylish desktop, spiced up with a pinch of warmth just enough to make you feel like laying in your favourite comfy armchair, with a beverage of your choice in hand.

Georgi Karavasilev

Works on the icon themes and is the unofficial PR guy.

Georgi is the guy behind the design of Kazam, Unity Tweak Tool, Smuxi, XNoise, Athena and a bundle of more community and third party apps. He is also an Ubuntu member. He writes on and his personal blog

Yeah, we’re doing a custom desktop shell built on top of Gnome-Shell.
More details are to come tomorrow.
For now just have this little teaser.

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