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Gnome-Shell blur CSS theme

asked 2013-08-11 16:16:00 +0000

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updated 2014-09-30 14:05:36 +0000

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I know the CSS 'blur effect' can be applied when using it on a web page, but, How can this be used into a Gnome-Shell theme?

Is there a way to call libraries from cairo or to call an external css file in order to achieve the blur effect? This way we could have a 'KDE look like' transparent blurry backgrounds theme for all pop ups

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answered 2013-08-11 19:08:09 +0000

I don't think the GTK3 CSS parser supports the blur_radius parameters yet, see:


You might be able to accomplish this with a gnome-shell extension, like Focus Effects:


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Ok, I'll try based on an extension

freedom ( 2013-08-13 23:30:47 +0000 )edit

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Asked: 2013-08-11 16:16:00 +0000

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