[Gtk-sharp-list] Transparent window

Arx Cruz arxcruz at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 14:28:43 EST 2007

that's exactly my problem.
I see a program called ghosd, but he uses XWindow instead of use
directly Gtk. May is possible make a P/Invoke for that, but i think
this should be made by Gtk itself. Using P/Invoke ill create a
deppendence with ghosd.

On 3/1/07, Rafael Teixeira <monoman at gmail.com> wrote:
> AFAIK, true Windows transparency only works if you have compositing support.
> In your case each of your LTSP terminals would need to have
> DRI-enabled X drivers above 3D accelerating video boards, for that to
> work. That is normally not the case, because the high cost of such
> hardware contradicts the main reason LSTP is frequently used, to be
> able to reuse older hardware with newer (more demanding) applications.
> You developing station, also need compositing hardware support, to
> show true window transparency (software emulation in this case is just
> too slow).
> :(
> On 3/1/07, Arx Cruz <arxcruz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > Is there another way to set window transparent (OSD like) without use Cairo?
> > I dont know why, but i've try some samples, and dont work on my
> > machine (my video card is a ati and dont support composite).
> > I want this for a project, to run in LTSP terminals, so maybe (correct
> > me if i'm wrong) this cool cairo things dont works in ltsp.
> >
> > Someone can give me some light?
> >
> > Cheers!
> >
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