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Old 10-21-2012, 06:18 AM   #1
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Question Conky transparency in Fluxbox


I've been toying with Fluxbox on my older laptop to speed things up, but can't figure out how to make conky transparent. It worked fine in XFCE. I'm sure there's a setting somewhere that I'm missing, but my google-fu is week tonight.
 
Old 10-21-2012, 07:48 AM   #2
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My Conky is transparent with both Openbox and Fluxbox. My conky.conf includes
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own_window_transparent yes
Of course, a compositing manager must also be used and included in the autostart.sh.
 
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My Conky is transparent with both Openbox and Fluxbox. My conky.conf includes
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own_window_transparent yes
Of course, a compositing manager must also be used and included in the autostart.sh.
So just add xcompmgr to autostart.sh?
 
Old 10-21-2012, 09:08 AM   #4
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I put it (xcompmgr &) at the beginning of the stuff I add at the end of the file.
 
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You don't need compositing to make Conky transparent- "own_window_transparent yes" is sufficient.
 
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You don't need compositing to make Conky transparent- "own_window_transparent yes" is sufficient.
adding xcompmgr worked. Conky already had own_window_transparent and I can assure you that didn't work
 
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adding xcompmgr worked. Conky already had own_window_transparent and I can assure you that didn't work
That's weird. Whatever works, I guess ;-)
 
  


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