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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Making taskbar/panel transparent on Zorin OS/Ubuntu/Linux

(اس تحریر کو اردو زبان میں پڑھنے کے لیے یہاں کلک http://asakpke-urdu.blogspot.com/2012/06/making-taskbarpanel-transparent-on.html کریں)

Update 16-10-2012: Note this procedure is only valid in ultimate editions, link http://www.zoringroup.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=2199#p9034 :(

It is very simple & looks elegant indeed.

Following are the steps on Zorin OS (I have tested on version 4 & 5, I hope it is correct for other versions)

  1. Step 1
    1. Right click on the panel at bottom & select 'Properties'
    2. Click 'Background' tab
    3. Select 'Solid color'
    4. Change the style to select transparency as required
  2. Step 2
    1. Right click on the Desktop empty area & select 'Change Desktop Background'
    2. Click 'Theme' tab
    3. Click 'Customize'
    4. Select 'Controls' tab
    5. Click 'Zorin OS Mac'