Package Details: gnome-terminal-transparency 3.28.2-1

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Package Base: gnome-terminal-transparency
Description: The GNOME Terminal Emulator, with background transparency
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Keywords: gnome terminal transparency
Licenses: GPL
Groups: gnome
Conflicts: gnome-terminal
Provides: gnome-terminal=3.28.2
Submitter: hoschi
Maintainer: hoschi
Last Packager: hoschi
Votes: 51
Popularity: 1.723290
First Submitted: 2016-04-12 21:23
Last Updated: 2018-05-22 21:30

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hoschi commented on 2017-04-26 15:38

This is less invasive than gnome-terminal-fedora[1], because it doesn't include the notify-feature. Therefore you can just stay with the regular vte and vte-common! To satisfy the makedepends you need probably to install the packages 'itstool docbook-xsl appdata-tools yelp-tools'. You can remove this packages after makepkg was executed successfully.
Top: Workaround with devilspie, fore- and background are transparent.
Bottom: Background transparency with gnome-terminal, better readability.

For those who want the notfiy-feature and some other minor changes, look here:

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hoschi commented on 2018-09-16 18:21

I will care about the upgrade on 3.30 as soon as possible, after it is in stable/extra.

hoschi commented on 2018-09-10 19:56

@beto: Hello! Please install base-devel this is a requirement for using AUR.

beto commented on 2018-09-10 15:59

Running makepkg launches an error:

PKGBUILD: line 29: patch: command not found ==> ERROR: A failure occurred in prepare(). Aborting...

Edit: My mistake, if somebody gets the same it's because you need to install "patch" package with "pacman -S patch"

hoschi commented on 2018-05-23 05:41

Hello abdulhakeem! Seems like upstream has bumped the requirement from “0.52.0“ to “0.52.2“. The official package from Archlinux requires only “0.52.0”, maybe I should raise it for my package. Generally I like to keep it aligned to the official one.

Your fix: pacman -Syu

The Archlinux maintainers have provided vte-0.52.2 around 34 hours ago, with an up-to-date installation you cannot hit that problem.

abdulhakeem commented on 2018-05-23 04:20

I'm not able to update to the latest version (2018-5-22), error output below:


Requested 'vte-2.91 >= 0.52.2' but version of vte is 0.52.1

Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you installed software in a non-standard prefix.

Alternatively, you may set the environment variables TERM_CFLAGS and TERM_LIBS to avoid the need to call pkg-config. See the pkg-config man page for more details. ==> ERROR: A failure occurred in build(). Aborting... :: failed to build gnome-terminal-transparency package(s)

hoschi commented on 2018-04-04 09:47

Hello recolic! I've changed a detail in the package and it therefore uses directly the GNU-Autotools, which it didn't before. Please install the the package group 'base-devel'[1] which is a requirement[2] for using AUR. This should fix your problem[3].

[1] [2] [3]

recolic commented on 2018-04-04 08:07

There're some missed make dependencies: autoconf, automake.

Add them to make dependency plz....

hoschi commented on 2017-12-28 13:27

@lordcriswat: The package includes the patches and the PKGBUILD uses the officiall sources from "". No mirror servers are used by the PKGBUILD itself! Probably your PACMAN has already trouble with fullfilling the dependencies from officiall mirrors of Archlinux, if so '/etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist" is your place to go. Sometimes downloaded tarballs are damaged, in this case you can try to remove it from '/var/cache/pacman/pkg'.

@universegears: Thanks! I'm just use gift wrapping paper and make it easier. Nice words make live more pleasant :)

universegears commented on 2017-12-26 18:08

It works perfectly.

lordcriswat commented on 2017-12-13 16:45

Hi! I'm trying to build this package but is down, or at least i get a time out error.

How can i make it so if a mirror is down makepkg tries again in a different one instead o cancelling the whole thing?

EDIT: I manually downloaded the tar, checked sha256sum, extracted it to ./src and deleted the source link and sha256sum from PKGBUILD. However, for future reference, isn't it there a way to go to the next mirror automatically?