[xmonad] fadeInactiveLogHook on dual monitor with nvidia

Tim DuBois tim at neophilus.net
Tue Apr 16 23:04:57 CEST 2013

If this is the case you'll also have a fight on your hands if you want
both a composite manager enabled for the fade and Xinerama to float
windows between screens. I'm not aware of any current composite manager
that doesn't conflict with Xinerama; so disable it as well in your
troubleshooting if it's currently enabled.

On 16/04/13 23:53, Brandon Allbery wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 8:41 AM, Robert Sawko <robertsawko at gmail.com
> <mailto:robertsawko at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Basically fadeInactiveLogHook is not working. I would like the
>     inactive
>     windows to fade slightly as this helps me focus on the right terminal.
> Are you running a compositing manager? The fade hooks only set window
> properties for a compositing manager; xmonad is not itself a
> compositing manager, and I'm not sure it should try to get into that
> business. (Go look at how compositing managers for X11 work to see
> why.) compton seems to be the most reliable of the standalone
> compositing managers, although all of them have bugs.
> -- 
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