Transparent themes without composition

Marco Martin notmart at
Mon May 4 16:40:17 CEST 2009

On Monday 04 May 2009, David Nolden wrote:
> Ok now let's forget this whole past part of the discussion, and start new
> in a productive manner.
> The feature freeze will start today, so in order to get at least something
> useful into KDE 4.3, I now propose this:
> - The Theme section of the plasma configuration file contains an additional
> configuraton entry "frameBackgroundColor". If that entry is set, the
> background of floating parts of non-opaque themes will be filled with that
> color in non-composite mode, within the theme-defined mask.
> This configuration entry is needed to distribute the color across all the
> different places where it may be used, like kwin, krunner, plasma panel,
> etc.
> This is only the backend part though. The next step would be automatically
> setting that color according to the wallpaper.
and in the meantime you've adding a new entry in the config file that is soon 
to be deprecated
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