Transparent Panels Extension Not Working After 5.4 Upgrade

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Transparent Panels Extension Not Working After 5.4 Upgrade

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The Transparant panel extension no longer works after upgrading to 5.4. Uninstalling and reinstalling it doesn't seem to help.

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Re: Transparent Panels Extension Not Working After 5.4 Upgrade

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sammycda wrote:
Tue Aug 09, 2022 11:14 am
The Transparant panel extension no longer works after upgrading to 5.4. Uninstalling and reinstalling it doesn't seem to help.
Welcome to the forum, sammycda.

I see several bug reports on GitHub: germanfr / cinnamon-transparent-panels Issues indicating others have experienced the same.
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Re: Transparent Panels Extension Not Working After 5.4 Upgrade

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Very same problem here. This error/bug is triggering this message after every start:
"Cinnamon started successfully, but one or more applets, desklets or extentions failed to load."

Melange:
"Error Extention Transparent panels Transparentize your panels when there are no any maximized windows"

How to fix this bug? Thanx for any help in advance.
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Re: Transparent Panels Extension Not Working After 5.4 Upgrade

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Working Solution posted by NiltonGM
viewtopic.php?f=47&t=379124
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Re: Transparent Panels Extension Not Working After 5.4 Upgrade

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t42 wrote:
Wed Aug 10, 2022 1:05 pm
Working Solution posted by NiltonGM
viewtopic.php?f=47&t=379124
This fix works until the computer screen sleeps or reboots and then the extension needs to be turned off and turned on again.

It doesn't survive a reboot.
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Re: Transparent Panels Extension Not Working After 5.4 Upgrade

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sammycda wrote:
Sun Aug 14, 2022 2:38 am
It doesn't survive a reboot.
Transparent Panels extension survives suspend and multiple reboots after applying the fix
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Re: Transparent Panels Extension Not Working After 5.4 Upgrade

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This morning I recopied the file and now everything seems to be working. Thanks!
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Re: Transparent Panels Extension Not Working After 5.4 Upgrade

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Same issue, used NiltonGM's update as stated above and Transparent Panels are working like a charm.
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Re: Transparent Panels Extension Not Working After 5.4 Upgrade

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This is still a sometimes thing. The panel works for awhile and then stops. When the panel is not transparent, I have to disable and re-enable the extension to get it to work.

I've tried the various fixes suggested on this and other threads but this extension working 100% of the time isn't happening.
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Re: Transparent Panels Extension Not Working After 5.4 Upgrade

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sammycda wrote:
Thu Sep 29, 2022 8:02 pm
The panel works for awhile and then stops.
The Transparent panels extension work flawlessly all the time on my several different systems with Cinnamon 5.4. Try to remove it and install anew an updated version, it works out of the box now. And are you aware that by definition panel transparency is switched on only when there are no maximized windows?
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Re: Transparent Panels Extension Not Working After 5.4 Upgrade

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Just to be clear, the extension works perfectly on Linux Mint 21 but crashes constantly on Linux Mint Debian Edition.

It appears to happen when the screen wakes up from sleeping.
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Re: Transparent Panels Extension Not Working After 5.4 Upgrade

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This is still happening with LMDE 5. Will the maintainer please look at this?

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Re: Transparent Panels Extension Not Working After 5.4 Upgrade

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sammycda wrote:
Mon Nov 21, 2022 1:31 pm
This is still happening with LMDE 5. Will the maintainer please look at this?
If you want the maintainer to look at it, you have a post an issue (or add to an existing issue) on their GitHub.

This is a user forum where users help other users.
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