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  • "josephj11" started this thread

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Friday, July 24th 2009, 1:22am

Opaque taskbar/panel

I set my panel/"taskbar" to autohide to free up desktop space. Because of this, it comes up over random backgrounds - especially status bars of other windows and that makes it very hard to read.

What can I do to make the whole thing (taskbar, panel, etc.) have an opaque background?

Currently, I am using the oxygen theme, kde 4.2.2, kubuntu jaunty. I like it, but could switch to another one if it fixes this feature for me.

Centrino Duo 1.66 notebook 1GB ram 320GB hdd


Sunday, August 23rd 2009, 9:17pm

Didn't I reply to this?? ?(
You have to disable compositing to get the things opaque. Alas the amount of transparency (or non-transparency) isn't configurable anymore in KDE4, everything is in the theme's hands. When the theme has a semi-transparent panel it is semi-transparent until you turn all desktop effects off.

Edit: Oh, you fooled me. You did a crossposting... :pinch:

This post has been edited 1 times, last edit by "kerridis" (Aug 23rd 2009, 9:33pm)