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When I right-click on desktop, there's no shadow of menu. How can I make all dropdown menus have shadow?

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You should answer your question with the solution you've posted. – Binarylife Aug 2 '11 at 7:16
Thanks for noticing me! – quangtruong1985 Aug 2 '11 at 15:17
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Because there's a conflict between Nautilus Elementary and Compiz.


  • In Nautilus : select menu Edit->Preferences->Tweaks -> under Application uncheck "Enable rgba transparency".
  • In CCSM : Enable Windows Decoration, at Windows shadow line, replace "any" with "any (class=Tooltip | Menu | PopupMenu | DropdownMenu | Unknown)" (without quotes).
  • If there's still no shadow, restart Nautilus by typing this line in Terminal : "nautilus -q" (without quotes).

Hope it useful for someone who need!

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