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In KDE 4.9 one can disable the transparency of most items, but not of the Plasma Panel. However, that thing annoys me to all extent. I cannot have applications full-screened then Alt-Tab to another window as the full-screen application bleeds through the panel and I can no longer make out what is actually in the panel (such as reading the clock). Is there any file that transparency depends on that I can simply rm away?

Note that turning off all effects is not a solution. I use the effects for some disability issues.


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I have the same trouble.I can't see the text clearly. But at least you can disable "Blur",


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Thank you. Blur was long gone, but it does not resolve this issue. – dotancohen Oct 22 '13 at 11:50
it just make the panel a little more clear. I have the same issue. So have cinnamon and kde in my computer. – Zhang LongQI Oct 24 '13 at 4:36

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