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Is it possible to display shadows behind text on the gnome desktop just like in this picture?

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In what software/program? – frabjous Dec 25 '10 at 22:55
Edited. They are talking about the desktop (I hope) :P The original tags were: gnome desktop text shadow – Stefano Palazzo Dec 25 '10 at 22:56
I have shadows behind my icon text, but not in the same style; is this about getting the same style, rather than shadow? – Jonathon Dec 26 '10 at 1:46

No , it's not easily possible yet.

It is a bug in Nautilus ( Launchpad bug and relevant GNOME bugzilla bug ). The suggested fix is what you have requested here.

However, there is a patch in upstream Bugzilla bug which intends to fix this. It's not yet perfect, but if you want to use the shadow feature you can build nautilus with that patch.

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