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Overlay without compositing

Is it possible to create a transparent screen overlay on linux over a x11 desktop for drawing primitives with compositor disabled? I've seen some questions on google already but they were only talking ...
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Add Video With Alpha Channel On Top Of Another Video (FFMPEG) [duplicate]

I have two input files, one is a YUV h.264 mp4 file and the other is an 8-bit lossless unencoded RGBA .mov file output directly from After Effects. I would like to put the mov file with the alpha ...
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inlay or composite image into corner of larger image, GraphicsMagic or ImageMagick

(A) I have a rotation of a part so I have 360 tiff files, which I can animate in ImageMagick and also export to an animated gif. This image is 1920x1080, with a black background, there are 360 of ...
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Getting a transparent background with terminator -- so I can see the X11 root window behind, *not* other windows

I use Terminator 1.90-1 and Openbox 3.6.1 on a Debian system. Recently a new version of Terminator stopped supporting transparency, and I was advised to install a compositing program like xcompmgr or ...
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FFMPEG mosaicing stutters

EDIT: Suddenly, with the same scripts on the same hardware, the problem is gone. I'm still curious about the cause, but until I can reproduce it again there are few options for diagnostics. My ...
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Desktop composition auto-disables in Windows 7

On Windows 7 Professional N 64bit, the visual effect option "Enable desktop composition" does not work correctly for me. Both the DWM and Themes services are running. When I tick it and click "apply"...
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Compton background color

I just installed compton, but now my screen background is gray rather than black. I'm using i3wm and no background image. Compton is basically just dimming inactive windows. How can I change this ...
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Why do rounded cornes of a window look weird in a composite manager?

I'm trying to add some fancy stuff to my desktop, and the thing that I'm dealing with now is setting shades to all windows. I'm using compton composite manager, and everything is fine, but just look ...
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right-click (xdg-open) opened up some opaque windows covering my screen; xkill won't kill them

I right-clicked on something in chromium with relatively low memory. Chromium opened up some opaque right-click boxes and never filled them in and won't kill them. These are now covering part of all ...
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Linux - Xinerama + Compositing or Twinview + Rotation?

Running Linux Mint 9 (gnome) | Geforce 460gtx Left 1920x1080 (23" asus) | Right 2048x1052 (23" samsung) I'd like to rotate my right hand monitor to portrait mode for coding (1052x2048) while leaving ...
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Setting "Keep window thumbnails" to always in KDE "breaks minimization"? How?

KDE's Desktop effects (compositing) has a setting for when to keep window thumbnails. It says that setting this to always "breaks minimization". Does anyone know how it breaks minimization?