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This is my first post here, and I'm still new to Unity. I did a quick search and took a brief look at the suggested questions while posting this, and I can't seem to find an answer.

I've been using Ubuntu from time to time since 9.04, but I skipped several versions up to 11.10. I'm currently using 12.04

I like Unity, but I also installed other DE's, including XFCE, Cinnamon and GNOME-Shell.

Even though I've installed many alternatives, I still use Unity most of the time.

At this moment I'm using XFCE, and I'd love to have icon label bacgrounds in Unity. You know, sometimes it's hard to see the labels when you have a colorful wallpaper (a landscape, for example). And I'd like labels to be translucent, like in XFCE (see screenshot). I'm no fan of opaque Windows 95 icon labels at all :)

Thanks in advance!

translucent icon label background in XFCE

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