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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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The '''Emerald''' Window Decorator is a custom window decorator shipped with [[Compiz]] Fusion 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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== Installation ==
 
== Installation ==
  
Emerald can be installed from community.
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=== Install Emerald ===
  
# pacman -S emerald
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{{aur|emerald-git}} can be installed from the [[AUR]]. To use one of the standard Emerald themes, install the {{aur|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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== Launching Emerald ==
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This will replace your current window decorator.
 
This will replace your current window decorator.
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  # emerald --replace
 
  # emerald --replace
  
== Launching Emerald Theme Manager ==
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=== Launching Emerald Theme Manager ===
  
 
This opens a GUI for managing themes.
 
This opens a GUI for managing themes.
  
 
  # emerald-theme-manager
 
  # emerald-theme-manager
 
== See also ==
 
[[Compiz]]
 
  
 
== Additional Resources ==
 
== Additional Resources ==
  
* [http://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/x86_64/emerald/] - Arch linux package description
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* [http://www.compiz.org/ Official website (Compiz)]
* [http://www.compiz.org/] - Official website
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* [http://wiki.compiz.org/Decorators/Emerald Emerald wiki page (Compiz wiki)]
* [http://wiki.compiz.org/Decorators/Emerald] - Emerald wiki page
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* [http://wiki.compiz.org/EmeraldThemeManager Emerald Theme Manager wiki page (Compiz wiki)]
* [http://wiki.compiz.org/EmeraldThemeManager] - Emerald Theme Manager wiki page
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* [http://compiz-themes.org/ Additional themes]

Revision as of 03:22, 2 October 2013

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-gitAUR can be installed from the AUR. To use one of the standard Emerald themes, install the emerald-themesAUR 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