How to Change Transparency of Terminal in Ubuntu Linux

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By default, the Ubuntu terminal is not transparent and comes usually with black or magenta background color.  The transparency of Ubuntu Linux terminal windows can be increased or decreased easily to suit the comfort level of our eyes and also show a modern look.  The complete Ubuntu Linux transparent window will only show the header menu and borders.  Here in this tutorial, we will show you how to make or change the transparency of terminal.

ALSO SEE: How To Change Background and Text color of Ubuntu Linux Terminal Window 


Step By Step Tutorial to make Ubuntu Terminal Window Transparent

We are using the Ubuntu 17.04 operating system to show this tutorial.

Step 1: Run the Ubuntu terminal, you can use the shortcut key Ctrl+Alt+T.


Step 2: Once the Ubuntu Terminal started, right-click inside the terminal and select Profiles-> Profile Preferences.

lubuntu transparent terminal



Step 3: Now an editing profile window will open and select the Colors tab. To change the transparency of Ubuntu Terminal window, first of all, uncheck the option “Use transparency from system theme”.

make Ubuntu terminal transparent window



Step 4: Select the option “Use transparent background” and use the slider to increase or decrease the Ubuntu Linux terminal transparency. You can see the given screenshot below for reference.

tranparent ubuntu transparent windows


If you have any doubts or confusion please let us know.

H2S Media Team
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