Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Sat Jan 21 23:44:59 CET 2006
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Carl Bolduc wrote:
> I installed xfce4 svn snapshot and I'm amazed by it, specially the panel. I
> would like to use the composite manager, but only to get transparency in the
> panel. I love the fact that it's transparent and becomes opaque on mouse
> over. But when I enable composite feature, I also get drop shadows on
> windows. It looks good but it makes moving windows very un-fluid. Is there
> hidden option to disble these shadows?
The compositor pretty much requires a recent and fast video card with
good X render extension acceleration support. For now that pretty much
means nvidia (with the binary driver), or ATI. See:
for details and tips.
> And if I may suggest, it would be great to have the option to render window
> decors transparent, I've tried it under kde and it's usefull and beautiful.
I assume you mean translucent instead of transparent, though I guess
either way could be useful. Neat idea.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.2 (GNU/Linux)
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
More information about the Xfce4-dev