Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 10-13-2012, 08:34 AM   #1
Senior Member
Registered: Jan 2011
Location: Australia
Distribution: OpenSUSE
Posts: 1,396
Blog Entries: 7

Rep: Reputation: 166Reputation: 166
qtcurve, opacity and firefox.

Hello, so i'm a kde user. Only recently did i begin to experiment with the qtcurve widget style. I love it. I have qtcurve-gtk2 installed as well.
In the settings i have enabled opacity on the windows and it looks very nice. qtcurve-gtk2 seems to be working right; gimp, gpodder and cheese work perfectly. Firefox and thunderbird however do adopt the opacity settings though.
Does anyone know why this may be?
Old 10-17-2012, 08:56 PM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Jan 2011
Location: Australia
Distribution: OpenSUSE
Posts: 1,396
Blog Entries: 7

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 166Reputation: 166
Ok, since i didn't get any answers here, i signed up to the kde forum and asked there. Here's the answer i got, just in case someone else is wondering.

Firefox and Thunderbird are Gtk applications in name only, because they use XUL extensively. As such you will need to locate QtCurve themes for theme seperately, through their respective addon services.

As for Opera, I believe it is similar, only it uses something different. You may wish to try selecting the option "Use system colours" in the theme settings - make sure you are using the shared rather than statically linked version though otherwise it won't work.
I don't think there's any appropriate themes for firefox that will achieve what i want and as for opera, i couldn't get it to take the theme either.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
cups, pdf and opacity problems BCarey Linux - Software 2 10-01-2015 11:52 AM
[SOLVED] How to stop inactive windows from loosing their opacity? Larry James Ubuntu 1 06-06-2011 04:01 AM
[SOLVED] Opacity compiz error prickee Debian 2 05-05-2011 07:54 AM
Wow; opacity.... aliris Member Intro 1 10-30-2010 09:01 PM
web browsers supporting opacity very slow netsurf Linux - General 5 04-15-2007 08:02 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:28 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration