I never minded the brown. The plum is slowly growing on me (eww! get it off! get it off!
I'm glad they didn't go with Blue, which is over-done, or Green, which the Mint users would accuse Canonical of copying them, yet stick with something not far off form mainstream.
The key is how the rest of the theme, and availalbe wallpapers, look together! Karmic has a nice selection of wallpapers to choose from. Probably the best collection I've seen so far.
As for Ubuntu's naming convention, how is that any different than Apple's Tiger, Leapord, Sabertooth, etc. pussycat names? Most people just call it OS X because they don't even know what version is the current one, let alone their release order, they are in (and don't provide a link because there's a link to Ubuntu's names and release times, etc. too
Linux provides freedom, the problem is most users don't know what it is or how to use it.
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p.s. Anybody who sees I am incorrect in technical procedures, etc., please feel free to correct me. I'm just figuring this out as I go along. :D