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GUI configuration tool for compton X composite manager
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compton-conf is a configuration tool for X composite manager Compton.

Screenshot of compton-conf running on awesome-wm

It is maintained by the LXQt project but can be used independently from this desktop environment.


Compiling source code

Runtime dependencies are libconfig and qtbase.
Additional build dependencies are CMake and liblxqt as well as optionally Git to pull latest VCS checkouts. The localization files were outsourced to repository lxqt-l10n so the corresponding dependencies are needed, too. Please refer to this repository's for further information.

Code configuration is handled by CMake. CMake variable CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX has to be set to /usr on most operating systems.

To build run make, to install make install which accepts variable DESTDIR as usual.

Binary packages

Official binary packages are available in Arch Linux, Debian (as of Debian stretch) and openSUSE (Leap 42.1 and Tumbleweed).
The tool is missing in Fedora so far.

Translation (Weblate)

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