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Enable RGBA Transparency In Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala and Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

 

Quick Tip: Make VirtualBox OS Window Non-Transparent in Linux (when Compiz is Running)

I noticed a while back that the VirtualBox OS window is set to transparent in some cases when Compiz is also running (a lot of users have reported this, though it's not happening for everyone).

Configuring conditional window transparency in Compiz

Compiz brings a lot of bling to the Linux desktop, but with such an extensive selection of configurable features, it can sometimes be difficult to figure out how to take advantage of specific functionality. Several readers have asked me how to use Compiz to make menus and tooltips transparent, so I figured I'd share this trick with the Open Ended audience.

Adjust the Transparency of Window Decorations with Compiz

By default Compiz in Ubuntu uses the GTK window decorator. You can adjust the transparency level of the GTK Window Decorator window titles by changing a value in the GNOME configuration editor. Note that this only works if you are using a compositing window manager such as Compiz.

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