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Old 03-18-2004, 02:56 PM   #1
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Transparant terminals

Hallo. I've been watching some screenshots latly and some of them got those super-transparant terminals with no borders. I've understood it's Eterm or aterm, and I managed to get them transparant, but how can I get rid of the borders?
Like this:

I'm using Fluxbox.
Old 03-18-2004, 03:11 PM   #2
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It's done with the "remember" feature in the development versions of fluxbox

...or more specifically, it's done by turning off decorations...Remember allows the setting to stick.
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In my experience to make the app borderless you have to specify in your window manager's config not to add a border to a specific app. When I used to use Enlightenment I did this in E's config files. Not sure if fluxbox can do it or not, it probably can. Just have to find the right config file.
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Borders (or lack thereof) are a window manager thing. The screenshots you saw were most likely done with the fluxbox wm.
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Eterm can, in essence, reject borders the wm wants to draw, like xmms or gkrellm. Aterm requires having the wm do it, though, true. So Eterm+flux 0.1x=borderless and aterm+flux 0.9x=borderless. Ice has the borderless option, too, as do several wm's, I'm sure.
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Thanks, got it working with ToggleDecor and ToggleTab in ~/.fluxbox/keys and the remember-function.


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