windowShape Lubuntu Linux and xcompmgr
capellan2000 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 1 16:15:06 EST 2014
Some weeks ago, I reported that windowShape was
not working in my Lubuntu Linux setup.
After looking around and testing many recipes,
finally I found the program that works in
The windowshape property was not working in
Lubuntu Linux because it does not include, by
default a composite manager.
Tested XFCE without success, surely as a result
of my inexperience with Lubuntu.
Then, downloaded and installed xcompmgr
from the Ubuntu repositories and found
the commands that make it work.
In the Lubuntu Menu, open:
Preferences>Default applications for LXSession
paste the following line within:
Running applications --> Composite Manager
xcompmgr -c -C -t-5 -l-5 -r4.2 -o.0 &
and select Apply, then Reload and finally
Autostart > true
Now, LiveCode could apply the windowshape
and the blendlevel to stacks running under
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