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Unable to install picom

I am trying to install picom on Manjaro. I tried to download it from the AUR yay -S picom-git am getting these errors :: File /var/cache/pacman/pkg/libconfig-1.7.3-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.zst is corrupted (...
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Rounded corners from gtk theme have black background

I am using i3wm on Manjaro Linux. My gtk theme has rounded corners for menus, but they still have a sharp black background. I am using picom compositor, and I think the issue is something related to ...
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I3 WM bindsym giving error but in terminal, works fine

I have this in my i3 config to restart picom: bindsym $mod+Shift+P exec killall picom; sleep 0.2; picom It works fine in terminal but when I press the keybinding, it shows error, and it just says you ...
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Linux: Redshift is blinking

I am using Arch linux with i3wm and picom as compositor. I would like to be able to use redshift. But when I launch redshift, it turns itself on and off every two seconds, resulting in annoying screen ...
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Disable Picom transparencey on specific website in browser [duplicate]

I have set in my picom config file, that every window has a certain transparency. Now I want it so the transparency is not enabled when I'm in my browser opera on YouTube. So that it is activated on ...
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Can picom be as fast as mutter?

I recently migrated from Windows to Linux Mint. I was very happy with the performance and then I decided to install bspwm. I installed picom as the compositor, but it was significantly lagger while ...
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Switch WM and compositor

I have a weird situation. I have kde plasma installed on my arch installation. I installed picom and awesomewm and would like to make the switch. But I am unable to find any existing resources to do ...
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Fade in/out when switching workspaces (using picom compositor)

Upon enabling fade with the picom compositor, opening and closing windows will fade in and out. I would like to see the same effect upon switching workspaces. This works with i3wm, but not with the ...
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Window resizes lag/CPU spikes when compositor running

I run Gentoo with i3 and the picom compositor. I installed the alacritty terminal to give a try, and noticed that when picom is running, the terminal lags when rapidly resizing the window - rather ...
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How to enable window preview on task switcher on xfwm4 when default compositor in not running?

I have installed and running picom-git on Arch Linux. I disabled xfce4's default compositor from Settings Manager > Window Manager Tweaks > Compositor > Enable display compositing (unticked). ...
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How to set herbstluftwm window transparency?

In HLWM unfocused windows have their opacity reduced to something like 80%-90%. I would like to remove this feature and I can't seem to find the correct config options for this. herbstlufwm version 0....
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Picom Transparency Disable on Specific Windows (websites)

I have Picom (Compton) set up so that non-focussed windows are semi-transparent. I like the look and it works for me. However, if I have something like youtube playing in a non-active window, I don't ...
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`not a git repository` when following install instructions for picom (a compton fork)

I'm trying to install Picom compositor on Ubuntu and have installed all the dependencies but when I get to the "To Build" section of the guide of GitHub I have to run three commands: $ git ...
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How to mark a window in i3wm to catch it in Compton?

I've set the opacity for inactive windows in my Compton config. But sometimes I need to fix opacity for a window to keep it readability while it is inactive. I wanted to add a certain class to a ...
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