[Xmonad] compositing

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Fri Nov 2 00:45:39 EDT 2007

> Not too long ago this screen shot used to appear on the xmonad homepage:
>    http://xmonad.org/images/xmonad_xcompmgr.png
> It was on the strength of the image that I started to play with xmonad.  I now have xmonad working and have even enabled a few extensions.  But for
> the life of me I cannot find any description of how to achieve the shadow effect.  Can anyone help?

That's using the xcompmgr application, as described here:


well, not really described. Look up xcompmgr's man page, e.g.


I'm glad you liked that screenshot too!

-- Don

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