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Lubuntu (LXDE) 18.04 and transparency...

Posted 08-14-2020 at 06:47 PM by KGIII (KGIII's Blog.)

I've been toying with other distros, much as I often do, and realized that I really liked the Xfce terminal. It's pretty sexy!

What I really liked was that it was transparent. It didn't actually have any major features that differentiated it with other terminal emulators - I just liked the transparency.

I hadn't ever bothered to try to use transparency in Lubuntu and, much to my surprise, my WM doesn't allow compositing. (This was conveyed to me by Xfce's terminal that...
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How to make a dock with LXPanel.

Posted 07-05-2020 at 06:46 PM by KGIII (KGIII's Blog.)

How To Make A Dock With LXPanel!


It's actually pretty easy to make your own dock with LXPanel, it has the ability to do so built right in. It's not too difficult, takes only a little time. When you're done, it can look something like this:

https://i.postimg.cc/yYHZb0C6/desktop-1-005.png

1. Right click on an unoccupied space in your existing panel, and click on "Create New Panel."

https://i.postimg.cc/DZwGBT9r/Menu-006.png
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Lubuntu conky and compton

Posted 07-20-2014 at 09:13 PM by t1nm@n (Tux and Me)
Updated 07-21-2014 at 12:00 AM by t1nm@n (To add category)

Getting a good desktop with effects like shadows and stuff is the challenge here. After some fiddling around (conky doesnot play well with compton), I was able to get a working setup.

1. Installing compton
Code:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:richardgv/compton
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install compton
2. Open /home/<user>/.config/compton.conf, create one if it doesnot exist. Put these in
Code:
# Shadow
shadow = true;			# Enabled
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