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a lightweight, standalone composite manager for X, suitable for use with window managers that do not natively provide compositing functionality and a fork of xcompmgr-dana.

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Disable compton/picom on regolith

How can I disable compton/picom in Regolith 1.6 (the i3wm "desktop")?
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Screen tearing and multiple monitors problems in Lubuntu

So I've been having screentearing issues on my system for a while. Finally figured out that running compton --backend glx --vsync opengl in the terminal allows me to get rid of the screen tearing. So ...
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lubuntu extra apps website's methods not working!

https://lubuntu.me/get-extra-apps-for-lubuntu/ when I tried these steps it just resulted : Unable to locate package lubuntu-tweaks Unable to locate package xombrero
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Get xprop class of gnome-screenshot

I'm using a window manager and compositor in Ubuntu. I have blur enabled for transparent windows, which means that when I take a screenshot with gnome-screenshot, the content I'm trying to take a ...
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compton config for transparency in i3's tabbed/stacked mode

I am trying to: make some applications transparent using compton on i3wm such that in tabbed/ stacked mode in i3wm the underlying windows are hidden (or are not drawn). For example's sake, let us ...
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How to compile Compton on Xubuntu 20.04

could someone help me compile this Compton fork? https://github.com/tryone144/compton/tree/improved_fbo .I have followed the instructions here: github.com/tryone144/compton/blob/improved_fbo/...
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Can't compile tryone144's branch of compton on Ubuntu 20.04

make command runs successfully with unused variables warnings however make docs returns the following error a2x --format manpage man/compton.1.asciidoc make: a2x: Command not found Makefile:146: ...
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xmonad startup hook not running

I'm switching from i3 to xmonad on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS and hitting a weird problem. Upon logging in xmonad appears to start without a problem, but closing a window with mod-shift-c reveals a problem. ...
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Compton no longer makes terminal windows transparent

I had compton installed and added to my i3 config file, and it was working great until today it won't make the windows transparent on startup. When I tried killing the process (I have it setup as ...
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xwinwrap doesn't start on Ubuntu with bspwm

When I launch bspwm with xwinwrap, xwinwrap doesn't start. When I simply start xwinwrap it return error: xwinwrap -g 1920x1080 -ni -fs -s -st -sp -nf -ov -- gifview ~/wallpaper.gif -a X Error of ...
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How to have termite background transparency without text being affected?

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 with i3 and Compton compositor. Now I installed termite and I really want a transparent background. which I can achieve by adding this in my termite config [colors] ...
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autostart compton on Lubuntu 16.04 LTS

The command /usr/bin/compton -I 0.04 -O 0.04 -D 10 -m 1.0 -C -f -i 1.0 -e 1.0 -G --vsync none --unredir-if-possible --unredir-if-possible-delay 0 -b does exactly what I want, when I run it from a ...
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Auto start compton in Lubuntu 16.04

Sorry for my bad English My problem is screen tearing in Lubuntu 16.04, my GPU is Intel HD graphic I install compton and this command help me $ compton -b --vsync opengl But I want to auto start ...
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Where does Compton look for its conf file?

One tutorial about installing Compton says that its in "~/" and called ".compton.conf". (In HOME, and note the prepended period on the file name) Another tutorial says it's in "~/.config/" and called ...
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Frames around menus in GTK3 apps - compton

I have Xubuntu 16.04, fully updated, on a 64bit machine. I had a screen tearing issue, so I installed compton for compositing. Then the issues began with frames showing up around gtk3 apps, such as ...
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How to set rules in compton

I have found really different configs of compton in the internets, and I just don't understand which part of them is up to date. I tried to make compton use those config files (or their mashed up ...
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How to exclude the Fluxbox taskbar from Compton (shadowing)?

I'm using Fluxbox as windowmanager, and wish to use Compton as compositor. But i'm unable to exclude Fluxbox's taskbar from Compton's (shadow) effects. How can i get Compton to ignore the Fluxbox ...
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Shadow glitch using compton; "glass" rectangle showing around Nautilus' windows [duplicate]

I'm using compton on my xubuntu 16.10 beacause this way my system is tearing free. When i use Thunar the windows shadows are OK, but if i use Nautilus (which i prefer) the windows' shadows appear ...
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Xfwm4 + Compton: Problems with gtk3 applications

I am currently using Xubuntu 16.10 with the Xfwm4 window manager. I switched out the default compositor with Compton in order to fix my screen tearing issues. This worked flawlessly, however there ...
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Lubuntu LXDE issues with Gis weather running in compton

I've done a lot of google searching on this and can only assume that I'm not setting my compton.conf just right. I have shadows and a blurry background on my Gis Weather where it should be a ...
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Compton compositor not working in Lubuntu 14.04

I have Lubuntu 14.04 64 bits with a R9 380 GPU with propietary drivers (15.302). I had in my repositories ppa:richardgv/compton and ppa:kelleyk/compton right now. I can't make Compton compositor work ...
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How do I completely disable shadows on xfce panel indicators and applications? (Xubuntu 16.04 and compton)

I've recently upgraded from Xubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 and I've noticed that some windows have shadows and some don't (I don't want them). I'm using compton as my compositor with the following shadow ...
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wide/double window shadows on Xubuntu 16.04 with Compton

I installed Compton using this tutorial to reduce screen tearing on my Xubuntu 16.04. Unfortunately, there are strange shadows like in this picture, but only around a few apps (for example Catfish or ...
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Compton failing to make Cairo Dock transparent

Despite looking for a while I can't find any answers, which either means I'm doing something very stupid and obvious, or - well, I don't know. It's probably that. Running Lubuntu 14.04 on (sadly) an ...
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What are some alternatives to Compton and Compiz in XFCE?

I have some serious tearing problems and I dont like Compton. And compiz is too heavy. Is there any WM alternatives?
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Compton: Incorrect shadow display (favourite settings)?

I am experiencing problems with the shadow display of the Compton composite manager. In certain situations, the frame for the shadows exceeds the window it is applied to, leaving a visible border and ...
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FPS drops when using compton as non-root user

With an intel HD Graphics 5500 on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS (compton version git-v0.1-beta2.51-g65e655e-2014-11-30) I'm experiencing a different behavior with compton : when started with non-root user => ...
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How do I avoid Compton drawing shadows on the Gnome-Do window?

Compton can draw shadows under windows, which is nice, but unfortunately it draws shadows under the Gnome-Do window, which ends up like this: Is it possible to keep that from happening?
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Screen tearing only when playing videos using GeForce GT 750M

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 exclusively, with Compton installed. The OS runs great and I have absolutely no screen tearing when I move my windows around, scroll in my web browser, work in Gimp or ...
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