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Old 04-25-2007, 06:08 PM   #1
Hammett
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Aterm transparency and KDE


Hi there!

Been searching for a while and I could find the answer, so here I go.
Recently I've been trying KDE+Beryl to see if it's worth it to leave fluxbox at my back and take the new eye-candy things Beryl can give me.

But the main problem is that I can't get transparency with aterm. I don't want REAL transparency, but the old one. No matter if I turn on/off beryl, the problem is the same. It makes a copy of the background and does not refresh it when you move it or even type in it.

Is there a way to get aterm transparency work under KDE?

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 04-25-2007, 07:14 PM   #2
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Why not use konsole instead of aterm? Then just use konsole menus

Settings -> Configure Konsole -> Schema

where you can select transparent konsole.
 
Old 04-25-2007, 07:38 PM   #3
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u can use gnome-terminal for real transparent. If you just want to display the desktop wallpaper in terminal, i would suggest to use tilda, it give u a good experience.
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Ks
 
Old 04-25-2007, 07:38 PM   #4
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Konsole takes a lot more resources than aterm. And because I can have a frame-less aterm, while I can't have a konsole one.
 
  


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