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Old 07-19-2006, 12:26 AM   #1
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GNOME transparency

Hey question:

say I have a web browser window open. Maybe under it, but not being used I have another browser window, a folder, etc. Can I make these unused items transparent automatically? If so what is the best way to do so. Thank you.
Old 07-19-2006, 02:53 AM   #2
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you should look for xgl
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Thanks very much; ill try that right away.
Old 07-20-2006, 12:05 AM   #4
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Hmm..I cant get Xgl to work--any simpler ideas?
Old 07-20-2006, 12:39 AM   #5
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XFCE and KDE both have transparency effects. The only way to get true transparency with Gnome is to use XGL/Compiz or just wait for the new Gnome (in about 5 months). From what I hear, it is supposed to be able to use transparency.

I just use XFCE. It is lighter, and much prettier.


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