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Steam Windows Menu...
« on: November 01, 2007, 03:42:10 pm »
(not sure where to put this, so here I choose for now)

the new Aston2 Beta3 has a nice steamy skin for the menu...

http://www.astonshell.com/news/121/

take a look at the middle skin on that page... it's niiice (and free atm.. not sure about later tho.....)

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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2007, 04:53:47 pm »
I have  installed this on my own PC. The Steampunk style skin is called VirtualGold & is very attractive if slightly large.
I also use windowblinds with the skin xp coppery & they go reasonably  well together (& I was pleased & surprised to discover that they are compatible) I also use the GlowyGold Firefox shell which also matches up well with it.
One drawback is that thus far I have not been able to persuade the weather display to accept the existence of any country other than the U.S.(!)
Aside from that it's both aesthetically pleasing & delightfully functional.
That's good enough for me.
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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2007, 09:55:24 pm »
OK..i give up, just say me....

1)Why i can not find this skin nowhere?

2)Why when i attempted to install a rechange solution, they say i have nothing to install it?
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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2007, 10:36:11 pm »
Once you install it, there should be a "Menu Skins" item on the new start menu. 
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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2007, 10:52:11 pm »
Find it.

And i can say than when you find it, it jump to the eye.

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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2007, 05:10:42 am »
Grabbed it and ran! @_Q Remarkably little setup, and it's .. ahem.. "Friggin Sweet!"
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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2008, 09:09:53 am »
Should work to install Aston 2 into my Aston shell... worth a try.

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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2008, 07:28:51 pm »
I'm downloading it, but do I need anything else on my comp to make it work? I'm running, vista, if that matters.

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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2008, 05:37:48 am »
I'm downloading it, but do I need anything else on my comp to make it work? I'm running, vista, if that matters.

Perhaps an UPgrade to XP?
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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #9 on: January 29, 2008, 08:50:53 pm »
Hehe. What is the resource drain on this?
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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #10 on: January 29, 2008, 09:29:32 pm »
That does indeed look great. Datamancer could put it on his machines.
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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #11 on: January 30, 2008, 07:00:30 pm »
Looks good will try it out, thanks
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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #12 on: January 30, 2008, 07:18:48 pm »
*is on a mac* wish they had one for us, this looks great!

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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2008, 07:25:10 pm »
Hehe. What is the resource drain on this?
The normal Aston shell draws less than the normal desktop. Should not be too hefty.

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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2008, 08:40:19 pm »
Jolly good, thank you.

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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #15 on: January 31, 2008, 03:22:12 am »
Lovely!
I wonder if you might suggest a desktop theme/wallpaper to accompany that lovely little enhancement?

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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #16 on: January 31, 2008, 04:12:18 am »
hehehe... I installed this and then cackled with glee.  Looks so much nicer than the standard menu.

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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #17 on: January 31, 2008, 10:30:03 am »
I'd recommend Aston Shell with the Arcanum theme. For normal windows needs, I can only point to the OldFactory skin.

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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #18 on: January 31, 2008, 02:19:11 pm »
that skin is great! It's on my work computer now!

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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #19 on: January 31, 2008, 03:22:18 pm »
I'd recommend Aston Shell with the Arcanum theme. For normal windows needs, I can only point to the OldFactory skin.

If you think that Old Factory is a little Dieselpunk for your tastes, you can also try Mind Wood 2.0 skin, it's a elegant wood based XP theme.

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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #20 on: February 02, 2008, 08:49:40 am »
I have WindowBlinds, and I'm currently using the Molten skin.
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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #21 on: August 11, 2008, 08:21:29 pm »
I'm not finding the VirtualGold on the aston site or elsewhere.  Has it been taken down?  Might I get a copy from someone who was able to snag it?
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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #22 on: February 18, 2009, 02:24:40 am »

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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #23 on: February 18, 2009, 07:58:42 am »
Is there anything for the Ubuntu set?

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Re: Steam Windows Menu...
« Reply #24 on: February 18, 2009, 09:14:04 am »
uxtheme ftw