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The '''Emerald''' Window Decorator is a custom window decorator shipped with [[Compiz]] that allows for theming and full composite window decorations with the use of engines. Emerald allows for all sorts of different configurations and layouts of buttons, look, title bars and frames. Emerald Window Decorator is completely independent of any desktop, and you specify your own themes to use for it. The Decoration plugin must be enabled in order for Emerald Window Decorator to function.
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{{i18n|Emerald}}
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Emerald project is a window decorator that provides the borders to your windows. Emerald is [[compiz]]'s own window decorator
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== Installation ==
 
== Installation ==
  
Emerald can be installed from community.
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=== Install Emerald ===
  
# pacman -S emerald
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{{pkg|Emerald}} can be installed from the [[Official Repositories|official repositories]]. To use one of the standard Emerald themes, install the {{pkg|emerald-themes}} package.
  
=== Emerald Theme Installation ===
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== Launching ==
  
  # pacman -S emerald-themes
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=== Launching Emerald ===
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This will replace your current window decorator.
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  # emerald --replace
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=== Launching Emerald Theme Manager ===
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This opens a GUI for managing themes.
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# emerald-theme-manager
  
 
== Additional Resources ==
 
== Additional Resources ==
* [http://www.compiz.org/] - Official website
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* [http://wiki.compiz.org/EmeraldThemeManager] - Emerald Theme Manager wiki page
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* [http://www.compiz.org/ Official website (Compiz)]
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* [http://wiki.compiz.org/Decorators/Emerald Emerald wiki page (Compiz wiki)]
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* [http://wiki.compiz.org/EmeraldThemeManager Emerald Theme Manager wiki page (Compiz wiki)]
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* [http://compiz-themes.org/ Additional themes]

Revision as of 14:18, 13 June 2012

The Emerald Window Decorator is a custom window decorator shipped with Compiz that allows for theming and full composite window decorations with the use of engines. Emerald allows for all sorts of different configurations and layouts of buttons, look, title bars and frames. Emerald Window Decorator is completely independent of any desktop, and you specify your own themes to use for it. The Decoration plugin must be enabled in order for Emerald Window Decorator to function.

Installation

Install Emerald

Emerald can be installed from the official repositories. To use one of the standard Emerald themes, install the emerald-themes package.

Launching

Launching Emerald

This will replace your current window decorator.

# emerald --replace

Launching Emerald Theme Manager

This opens a GUI for managing themes.

# emerald-theme-manager

Additional Resources