[winswitch] Transparent gnome-terminal

Douglas Doole dougdoole at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 22:17:40 GMT 2017

Anyone have any thoughts on this? It's becoming quite the pain.

At a minimum, is there any way to disable transparency?


On Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 8:28 AM Douglas Doole <dougdoole at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've finally been able to upgrade my Ubuntu box to 16.04 which means I can
> finally move up to Xpra 2.1.3. Generally it seems to be working much better
> than the old 1.x release.
> I am having trouble with gnome-terminal though. In some (but not all) of
> my terminal windows, all or part of the window is transparent and shows the
> desktop or window behind it. Forcing a window repaint makes the problem go
> away temporarily, but it comes back after a time. Unfortunately, I haven't
> been able to pin down a particular action that triggers the transparent
> window.
> I am seeing this when using the Xpra client and server on the same machine
> using ssh to localhost. (I haven't connected remotely much since
> upgrading), I haven't seen the problem in any window other than
> gnome-terminal.
> Any suggestions? Anything I can gather to help debug this?
> Thanks.

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