Re: transparent tinted windows

David Mihm (
Wed, 4 Jul 2001 12:10:31 -0500 (CDT)

Today Yonder mumbles:

> Themes are working perfectly now which leave me
> with yet another question.  How do I get those
> transparent color tinted windows?  I've seen them
> in jedi's screenshot for the TPM theme yet when I
> installed the theme, I couldn't get the windows
> to  look like that.  So... what file/variable do
> I have to modify to get that?  Or do I just add
> something to some directory?  I've got a semi
> transparent (changed to 129) wharf and the
> titlebars of all my windows are transparent but
> not actual window itself...  my terminals are
> still black.  Any ideas?

You have to use a terminal program that supports it.  The only one I know of
and which are in those screen shots are aterm.  In the aterm man page you will
find the explanation of how to achieve tinting (just search for tint).  In a
nutshell, you simply supply a color to -tint on the command line.

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