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This may sound like a stupid idea but I like to have a transparent top-panel which can be configured in Compiz Config Settings Manager, but when I resume from a suspend it's no longer transparent and gives a graphical glitch when invoking the dash. This goes away if I restart Unity by running the command "unity". So I was wondering if it was possible to achieve this? I tried setting a script in /etc/pm/sleep.d/ as stated in how to execute a command after resume from suspend? but it didn't work, I guess it is run before I get to log in again and Unity resumes.

Is there any way to achieve what I want or should I just give up?

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Go to >System Settings >Keyboard >Shortcuts >Costom Shortcuts

and create a new one:

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then set an easy keyboard shortcut like 'Alt+R' to easily run a quick unity restart after suspending.

I do not suffer your bug but I need to run this command on every new session 'cos unity doesn't remember edge bindings on new sessions.

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I can unfortunately not accept this as a solution. It sounds really stupid if I show it to my friends and saying "Unity is great, but you must restart it with this shortcut command everytime you resume from a suspend". But thank you for your suggestion :) –  Niklas Jun 14 '12 at 15:40
    
Yes, graphical glitch is better, you don't have to be ashamed for a shell restart pal. –  neonboy Jun 14 '12 at 19:53
    
What? Ashamed? It has nothing to do with that, I want to be able to recommend Ubuntu to friends as a good OS, not a buggy unstable environment. If anything canonical should be ashamed of the graphical glitch. –  Niklas Jun 17 '12 at 19:35

These seem useful: via askubuntu.com, via ubuntuforums.org.

Is this the glitch you're seeing?

bad_transparency_after_sleep.png

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unfortunately no, What I see is the top panel having some noise. Much like the feature of photoshop and gimp except with color and not monochromatic like in the picture: cdn.devlup.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/… –  Niklas Jun 14 '12 at 15:38

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