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nontransparant desktop icon text

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Spaceman Spiff
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nontransparant desktop icon text

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Post by Spaceman Spiff » Thu May 02, 2019 8:49 pm

Could someone please tell how to get nontransparant text for my desktop icons?

I like it because I can use either light or dark wallpapers, and still be able to read the text.

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Re: nontransparant desktop icon text

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Post by Spaceman Spiff » Sun May 05, 2019 11:51 pm

What do I need to open .gtrc-2.0.swp? I'm assuming thats the right file.
To make the XFCE desktop icons text background transparent create this file in the $HOME directory: ~/.gtkrc-2.0 (or check if it already exists!) and put the following in it:
.gtkrc-2.0


style "xfdesktop-icon-view" {
XfdesktopIconView::label-alpha = 0

base[NORMAL] = "#ffffff"
base[SELECTED] = "#5D97D1"
base[ACTIVE] = "#5D97D1"

fg[NORMAL] = "#ffffff"
fg[SELECTED] = "#ffffff"
fg[ACTIVE] = "#ffffff"
}
widget_class "*XfdesktopIconView*" style "xfdesktop-icon-view"

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Re: nontransparant desktop icon text

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Post by JmaCWQ » Mon May 06, 2019 1:55 am

The file is just a text file named .gtkrc-2.0, there's no .swp extension.
If it's not there already you can create it.

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