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Re: fake transparency urxvt fails

Jonas Hedman wrote: 
> Just a small update on this problem.
> On my laptop, if I comment the line 
>     URxvt*tintColor: green
> in my .Xresources and run xrdb ~/.Xresources then the transparency works
> if and only if the shading is set to 100. Any value gives me a white bg.
> This tells me nothing but someone more knowledgable might perhaps be
> able to deduce something from this.

from the frequently useful archlinux wiki:

! Xresources file

URxvt*inheritPixmap: true
URxvt*transparent: true
! URxvt*shading: 0 to 99 darkens, 101 to 200 lightens
URxvt*shading: 110

Using the URxvt*background setting exemplified above instead of
URxvt*shading will also work.

Note: Avoid using shading if you have a URxvt.tintColor set. Use
a different tintColor instead.

See that last note? It's probably important.