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Transparent Background for Icon Titles

I am changing the colors in Xfce#Transparent_Background_for_Icon_Titles from this:

style "xfdesktop-icon-view" {
XfdesktopIconView::label-alpha = 10
base[NORMAL] = "#000000"
base[SELECTED] = "#71B9FF"
base[ACTIVE] = "#71FFAD"
fg[NORMAL] = "#ffffff"
fg[SELECTED] = "#71B9FF"
fg[ACTIVE] = "#71FFAD" }
widget_class "*XfdesktopIconView*" style "xfdesktop-icon-view"

To this:

style "xfdesktop-icon-view" {
XfdesktopIconView::label-alpha = 10
base[NORMAL] = "#000000"
base[SELECTED] = "#71B9FF"
base[ACTIVE] = "#71B9FF"
fg[NORMAL] = "#fcfcfc"
fg[SELECTED] = "#ffffff"
fg[ACTIVE] = "#ffffff" }
widget_class "*XfdesktopIconView*" style "xfdesktop-icon-view"

The latter looks more consistent and simplistic to me Aaditya (talk) 07:56, 19 October 2013 (UTC)

I've edited your comment to use better quality links and more natural language. Ichimonji10 (talk) 14:06, 19 October 2013 (UTC)

gamin

In the first bit of "Installation", this article suggests installing gamin. I vaguely understand that gamin allows Thunar to show removable drives and CDs. If this is true, can someone add a note about that? It would've saved me about an hour...

EDIT: This text seems to be striked out and I'm too tired to figure out why. To7m (talk) 02:18, 1 November 2013 (UTC)

I also would like to know what gamin is needed for. It does not provide browsing of removable drives, this is handled by GVFS, as explained in Thunar.
--Lonaowna (talk) 10:36, 1 November 2013 (UTC)
Edit: I don't know what gamin is for but I've included more or less what is said in the gamin wiki page. It's the best I can do. -- Chazza (talk) 12:04, 20 December 2013 (UTC)
If it's already covered on this wiki, then just link to it - no need to duplicate the content. -- Lahwaacz (talk) 17:50, 20 December 2013 (UTC)
I'm going to remove the gamin tip. As far as I can tell from here and here it helps gui tools to track file changes. I have an xfce installation here without gamin and thunar shows the changes to my files just fine. My system shows no benefits with gamin installed and no problems when gamin is not installed. I can confirm that no desktop environment pulls in gamin as a dependency so I see no reason for this tip to still be on the wiki page. If a user has a particular need for gamin they're still free to install it. -- Chazza (talk) 15:20, 31 December 2013 (UTC)
I think you've done the right thing; even if gamin was required, it should be mentioned in Thunar, not here. Closing. -- Kynikos (talk) 07:41, 1 January 2014 (UTC)