Re: transparent background

On Tue, 2002-08-27 at 05:56, bordoley msu edu wrote:
> Uhhh....this sounds cool, even though I'm completely unaware of such a 
> feature and am pretty sure that it hasn't been added (based on the 
> changelog). I think efm used to do the transparent background thing.

I think it is done with clever backround image hacks..

Basically you set the desktop background to a seamless repeated pattern,
make another version of it that is shaded a bit darker. Then set that as
a folder background in nautilus so it looks like it was translucent.
Just like people do with the panel on gnome2 as well.


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