Transparent panels reloaded

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Make your panels transparent (or not) and change their color as you wish

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Transparent panels reloaded - A Cinnamon extension

Make your panels transparent (or not) and change their color as you wish.

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Installation

Cinnamon Spices

Download it from here or search for "Transparent panels reloaded" in your Cinnamon extension settings.

From source

To download the source and install it, execute the following as a normal user (you will need git).

$ git clone https://github.com/marcelovbcfilho/cinnamon-transparent-panels-reloaded.git
$ cd cinnamon-transparent-panels-reloaded/ && ./utils.sh install

The above will download the source from Github and it will be copied to your ~/.local/share/cinnamon/extensions/ folder. If you don't have git installed, you can download a zip from here, extract it and run $ ./utils.sh install.

Changelog

See the list of changes on Github: https://github.com/marcelovbcfilho/cinnamon-transparent-panels-reloaded/commits/master

Issues

If you find any bug you can file an issue in the Github project page: https://github.com/marcelovbcfilho/cinnamon-transparent-panels-reloaded/issues

Make sure you have an updated version of Cinnamon and try to explain the more detailed you can what the problem is ( don't just say "it doesn't work" because that doesn't help at all).

Please, do not post issues in the comments of the Cinnamon Spices website because it doesn't have a notification system and I rarely see it.

Contributing

Contributions are welcome, also in form of translations. Please, submit pull requests to the repository not the spices repository, which is only a distribution channel (not even a mirror). What is in there is automatically generated and overwritten.

If you have any questions about the extensions api you can find some help HERE

FAQ

1) Is it possible to keep transparency always?

Yes, but you don't need this extension to do that. You can remove the background of your panels in the theme's cinnamon.css, and it will probably work better.

2) System warns this extension isn't compatible with the current version of Cinnamon.

Load it anyways. I have to update the list of compatible versions each time a new version is released, so I may have missed it but probably it still works. If it doesn't, please file an issue.

3) It doesn't work!

First, make sure you have the latest version of Cinnamon (or at least not a prehistoric one). I do not mantain backwards compatibility for too long, but I mark some points in time when the extension worked for that version. If you have an old version, find here a release that is compatible with your version of Cinnamon and install it manually. If it still doesn't work or you already had an updated version, please file an issue.

License

This extension is free software and it's licensed under GPL3. You should have received an unobfuscated copy of the source code. If you don't, you can get it on https://github.com/marcelovbcfilho/cinnamon-transparent-panels-reloaded

Transparent panels reloaded - Cinnamon desktop extension
Make your panels transparent (or not) and change their color as you wish
Copyright (C) 2022 Marcelo Vilas Boas Correa Filho

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
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This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
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4 Comments

CyborgCriminal
CyborgCriminal-4 months ago
more peoples should use this extension awesome
CyborgCriminal
CyborgCriminal-4 months ago
best extension ever I'm loving it
Safi
Safi-9 months ago
Absolutely amazing Extension. Really would prefer it over the other one.
angelotux
angelotux-11 months ago
finally you can adjust the transparency. great extension