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Transparent system panel in Linux Mint 18.x Cinnamon

Edit the file default theme's cinnamon.css with administrator's rights:


sudo xed /usr/share/themes/Linux\ Mint/cinnamon/cinnamon.css

When you open the text editor with the file cinnamon.css, press Ctrl+F in the search box copy/paste the #panel, and then click Find:

Transparent system panel in Linux Mint 18.x Cinnamon

Now at the end of this section (panel), add the line (copy/paste):

background-color: rgba(175,175,175,0.05);

Transparent system panel in Linux Mint 18.x Cinnamon

Save the file and close the editor.
To make the changes take effect, you must restart Cinnamon. Press Alt+F2, type r and press Enter.

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Now the system panel Cinnamon should be transparent.
Good luck!!!

6-03-2017, 09:15
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