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Old 08-01-2004, 01:51 AM   #1
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how do you get transparent background on terminal

how do you get transparent background on terminal.

I have seen it in some of the screenshots on

Here is an example

Just solved it. Go into setting, configure console then change the schema to transparent and set it as the default.


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Old 08-01-2004, 02:22 AM   #2
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get a console that can like Konsole, gnome-terminal, Eterm, Aterm, rxvt, urxvt
Old 08-01-2004, 04:28 AM   #3
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jax8, the way to get the transparent background on the Xterm is the following.

open an Xterm, then go to EDIT>> CURRENT PROFILE>> EFFECTS>> select the TRANSPARENT option. voila!
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i have an X terminal running., And i don't see any menus. Is there anyway to do it from the command prompt??
or just any file i have to edit. Im using Red Hat 9 and Xfree86 4.4
Old 08-20-2004, 02:29 AM   #5
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try running


this is the one I used to get transparent background


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