taskbar panel transparency
brandonheato at gmail.com
Sun May 1 19:33:24 CEST 2005
So, how do i check whether i already have the embedded compositing
manager is compiled in already or not? if not, can i just install it
over my xfce or do i have to recompile it? and if it is, how to i alter
the settings for it to make the panel transparent? thanks
Olivier Fourdan wrote:
>xcompmgr is a compositing manager, and xfwm4 already includes one (but
>it's not compiled in by default), so xcompmgr is not needed. A
>compositing manager is a complex tool in charge of "composing" the
>screen from the different windows that are supposed to be seen, applying
>transparency between them and their overlapping areas.
>"transset" is just a simple tool that instructs the compositing manager
>to force an opacity on an existing window. "transset" uses virtually not
>resource by itself.
>The Xfce panel doesn't need transset and is able to change its opacity
>on the fly when the mouse pointer enter/leave the panel. This works only
>when a compositing manager is running, either the embedded one or an
>external compositing manager such as xcompmgr.
>On Sun, 2005-05-01 at 23:41 +0800, brandon wrote:
>>ouch.... was hoping that i could do that with some xfce without xcompmgr
>>and transet like in gnome or kde... ok then is there anyway to edit the
>>colour of the taskbar? other than changing the theme entirely?
>>Patrick Yavitz wrote:
>>>>Hi, is it possible to make the taskbar panel transparent, like in
>>>>gnome? if so how do i do it? thanks
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>>>using transset or transset-df it is...
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