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i want to be able to 'integrate' my terminal into the desktop, or at least make it look that way, ie. take away the titlebar, so it just looks like ...
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    terminal configuration? (aterm,eterm)


    i want to be able to 'integrate' my terminal into the desktop, or at least make it look that way, ie. take away the titlebar, so it just looks like a transparent box that is a part of the desktop itself. is there any way to do this in aterm? if not, what about eterm(or for that matter any terminal program)?

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    there are ways in eterm that you can call as options; however, the easiest way for me to accomplish that look is with gnome-terminal. In the profile preferences you can set the level of transparency, take away the scroll bar, and the menu bars, set colors, backgrounds etc, all point and click. Also, I use enlightenment where you can right click and remove border to get rid of the wms border around the app.

    I posted a recent screenshot at http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/topic-3860-252.html

    just scroll down to my name, genesus, and tell me if something like this is what you are looking for...
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    yes, that is exactly what i want. the problem is, i am using kde currently, and it would be a pain to install gnome terminal. i am also considering going back to fluxbox.

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    ok, but just remember that you don't have to have the entire gnome package for gnome-terminal, just a few of the libs...
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    ok then ill try it out.

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    apt should resolve only the needed dependancies for you...good luck...I'm not much on eye candy, but I love the integrated terminal look
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    hah!
    turns out all along i could edit any terminal to have the integrated look using kwin in kde(take borders off, etc). it was right there before my eyes all along!

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    good, post us a screenshot in our screenshot sticky when you get a chance
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    Quote Originally Posted by genesus
    good, post us a screenshot in our screenshot sticky when you get a chance
    I already did.

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