The punchline: We need flat/zen themes with push-button dark/light theme settings that apply both system-wide and dark/light theming per individual app.
I am firstly and lastly a writer. But, Ubuntu was just too attractive for me not to understand development life under the hood. I’m one of the chosen who identifies with both app users and app developers. I stand in the middle and see the future.
For almost two years, I have watched my VPS/Desktop Ubuntu hobby mature into verb.ink beta. In the process, I have come to understand two best-kept secrets about theming.
Coders and media workers need “dark” desktop/environment themes; writers need “light/bright” themes.
There are WAY too many desktop themes for Ubuntu.
Light/Dark Themes: Writers v Coders
Dark themes are all about eyesight and pupil dilation. We see pictures, videos, and computer code better by looking at light letters against a dark background.
But, desktop publishing apps prepare text as it will appear on white, printed paper. · · · →