I would like to keep wingpanel transparency on maximized windows (in order to display my current wallpaper). Is it possible?



It's possible. Open the terminal and copy/paste;

nano ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css

Add the following;

.panel.maximized {

background-color: rgba(255,255,255,0.0);


Save: [ctrl]+[o] Exit: [ctrl]+[x] Logout and login.

  • Storm who changes Elementary OS layout almost every day. :)
    – Sysadmin
    Jun 30 '20 at 6:29

There is an option only to disable transparency at all (System settings > Desktop > Appearance > Pannel translucensy) but not to make it transparent when there is a maximized application.

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