Ask Your Question
0

Transparent windows in Gnome

asked 2016-09-06 12:05:12 -0600

coucou gravatar image

I'm on fedora 24, and I would like to know if it's possible to have transprent window in gnome.

I used this extensions : https://extensions.gnome.org/extensio... I it's dn't work because it's not compatible with actuel version of gnome.

I used CCMS, but transparency don't working.

So, anyone have a solution do be able to used transparent windows on gnome with fedora 24 ?

edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

2 Answers

Sort by ยป oldest newest most voted
0

answered 2019-01-13 12:21:51 -0600

Gnome extensions are OK, but if someone want use opacity/transparency occasionally - it is better use xprop command.

Run:

xprop -format _NET_WM_WINDOW_OPACITY 32c -set _NET_WM_WINDOW_OPACITY 0x7FFFFFFF

and then click on window to set it to 50% opacity.

  • 0x7FFFFFFF - 50% opacity
  • 0xFFFFFFFF - 100% opacity

Set opacity via providing window id (obtained from xwininfo):

xprop -id 0x3a00006 -format _NET_WM_WINDOW_OPACITY 32c -set _NET_WM_WINDOW_OPACITY 0x7FFFFFFF
edit flag offensive delete link more
-1

answered 2016-09-07 06:10:31 -0600

jake gravatar image

updated 2016-09-07 06:11:18 -0600

Hi!

The gnome-tweak-tool may contain some opacity/transparency settings, but i'm not shure,...

Greets jake

edit flag offensive delete link more

Comments

Please take a moment to open the application you've recommended and determine if it has relevant features. Speculation isn't helpful.

randomuser gravatar imagerandomuser ( 2016-09-07 12:52:27 -0600 )edit

Not easy to run gnome-tweak-tool on a windows machine, if i had the possibility to check, of course i would have done that,... an assumption is still better than nothing.

jake gravatar imagejake ( 2016-09-08 00:59:05 -0600 )edit

No, an unfounded assumption is definitely not better than nothing. If you don't have experience with Fedora and are not willing to use it, you are not well equipped to help others with Fedora problems.

randomuser gravatar imagerandomuser ( 2016-09-08 13:42:09 -0600 )edit

Your Answer

Please start posting anonymously - your entry will be published after you log in or create a new account.

Add Answer

Question Tools

Stats

Asked: 2016-09-06 12:05:12 -0600

Seen: 606 times

Last updated: Sep 07 '16