Comments on TheEternalQuestForDesktopNirvana: Hey, I like yellow :) But you're right. I don't use transparent terminals for the same reason; they're too distracting. I much prefer solid color . . .

I would go nuts if I could see the desktop the entire time I do something else. I guess it’s different if all you have open is a text editor (when it comes to transparent windows that is), but if you do graphic work the desktop itself is unimportant.
As long as I can find things :p

It’s nifty with transparent windows in Linux though. For the sake of writing and that sorta thing that is :p

Christa 2008-01-12 14:00 UTC


Transparency is cool but useless. Every so many years I look at it, and then I realize that I can’t work like that.

And Robin, that yellow background looks terrible!!!

Alex Schröder 2008-01-30 10:27 UTC


Hey, I like yellow :)

But you’re right. I don’t use transparent terminals for the same reason; they’re too distracting. I much prefer solid color backgrounds – either green-on-black or black-on-yellow.

However, every Linux screenshot seems to demand them ‘cos they’re cool, so I dropped one in.

GreyWulf 2008-01-30 12:43 UTC

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