KDE users are being asked to design the default wallpaper for the next major release of the popular desktop environment.
The default wallpaper of KDE is changed ‘every 2 major releases’ according to the KDE Blog. The wallpaper introduced in KDE 4.6, and present in Kubuntu 11.10, is ‘Horos’: -
For KDE 4.8 developers want to ‘a fresh style’, and for that the community is being asked to participate in a wallpaper selection contest.
Wallpaper submissions will be accepted until December 4th, after which submissions will be be whittled down to three choices. From this a panel of judges will select the over all winner to be used as the default wallpaper.
Submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and must have “wallpaper2011″ as the subject line inorder to be considered.
- Wallpapers should be sized 1920×1200 or larger (additional ratios welcome)
- KDE values must be reflected in the design – “Elegance, Freedom, and Ease of Use.”
- Entries need to be licensed as LGPL
- Photos entires are welcome
- Winners will be notified when a decision is made