Force Blur Original

Kwin Scripts blur kwin

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): https://www.opencode.net/esjeon/kwin-force-blur

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Description:

Force Blur

A KWin script to force-enable KWin Blur effect on user-specified windows.

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This is more useful than shell script hacks, because KWin script receives event notification and window info from KWin. This can also fix tray-based apps, which loses blur hints when restored from system tray.

System Requirement

  • Operating System:

    • (K)Ubuntu 18.10 or newer
    • Fedora 29 or newer
    • Arch Linux - kwin 5.14 or newer
  • Make sure you're using "Blur" desktop effect, which can be enabled through System Settings.

  • This script internally calls xprop command, which would be already installed on your system.

  • X11 display server (the script does not support wayland applications)

How to Use

  1. Install the script.

  2. Run the following in terminal, to enable script configuration:

     mkdir -p ~/.local/share/kservices5/
     cp ~/.local/share/kwin/scripts/forceblur/metadata.desktop ~/.local/share/kservices5/forceblur.desktop
  3. Open Kwin Scripts page in System Settings.

  4. Enable Force Blur script by checking the checkbox next to it.

  5. Change script settings. Note that the script can only match with window classes.

  6. Click OK to enable the script.

  7. Whenever settings are changed, you must disable and re-enable the script.
    (Uncheck -> Apply -> Check -> Apply)

Authors

Eon S. Jeon [email protected] - main author Aaron Miller (https://github.com/aaronm-cloudtek) - blacklist mode



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zinjanthr0pus

14 days ago

10 Very well done script! Thanks for sharing it :)

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cookiealice

29 days ago

10 10 the best

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migue

1 month ago

10 10 the best

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yasanthaparanamanna

1 month ago

10 10 the best Perfect!!!

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yasanthaparanamanna

1 month ago

Perfect!!!

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icy-thought

1 month ago

This is intended for people not understanding why the configure option is not available after installing "Force Blur".

Apparently the owner of the package forgot to mention that it's required from the user to execute two commands, which are mentioned below, for the configure button to appear next to the about button.

Execute the following commands:
1. mkdir -p ~/.local/share/kservices5/
2. cp ~/.local/share/kwin/scripts/forceblur/metadata.desktop ~/.local/share/kservices5/forceblur.desktop

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esjeon

1 month ago

Sorry for the inconvenience. Somehow Pling stopped displaying README.md from the git repository. I restored the option.

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icy-thought

1 month ago

I am glad you noticed this comment and fixed the issue preventing pling from pulling the README.md from the official repository! Also, thank you for creating such beautiful Kwin script! :)

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skylineone044

1 month ago

10 excellent

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himanshuxd

3 months ago

10 Tysm it works like a charm sublime_text and nemo both are blurry now.

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arcunoo

4 months ago

Hmm... Doesnt seem to work for me. I'm trying to blur Spotify and I've tried everything to make it work.... Any help?

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redstar6486

6 months ago

9 9 excellent

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nhoxsang2411994

6 months ago

10 10 the best

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aslan2142

6 months ago

hello, is there a way to apply this blur to all programs and windows?

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esjeon

6 months ago

Hi, I just updated the script. You can now choose blacklisting mode from the options. Note that blur effect traditionally has caused performance issues w/ graphics-heavy apps like video players and games. I'm not sure if this is still the case, but I recommend testing them before working on anything serious.

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aslan2142

6 months ago

thank you

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l4k1

7 months ago

Hi reyes!
Since the author is not often here, I will try to help you

For example: You open System Settings
Right click> More Actions> Special Window Settings> Appearance & Fixes> Active opacity and Inactive opacity (to mark),> Force> Then, open the Windows Matching window (to see the correct application name), in this case: systemsettings
Then you go to System Settings> Wind Management> Kwin Scripts> Force Blur> Configure> Enter System Setting> ok> (Uncheck -> Apply -> Check -> Apply)
So for every application you want it to be Blur

Let me know if you made it!

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l4k1

7 months ago

Correction!!!

For example: You open System Settings
Right click> More Actions> Special Window Settings> Appearance & Fixes> Active opacity and Inactive opacity (to mark),> Force> Then, open the Windows Matching window (to see the correct application name), in this case: systemsettings
Then go to System Settings> Wind Management> Kwin Scripts> Force Blur> Configure> Insert systemsettings> ok> (Uncheck -> Apply -> Check -> Apply)
So for every application you want it to be Blur

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reyes

7 months ago

I apologize for my ignorance, but how do I add window's class names for other applications?

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l4k1

7 months ago

Correction!!!

For example: You open System Settings
Right click> More Actions> Special Window Settings> Appearance & Fixes> Active opacity and Inactive opacity (to mark),> Force> Then, open the Windows Matching window (to see the correct application name), in this case: systemsettings
Then go to System Settings> Wind Management> Kwin Scripts> Force Blur> Configure> Insert systemsettings> ok> (Uncheck -> Apply -> Check -> Apply)
So for every application you want it to be Blur

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reyes

7 months ago

Thanks a lot, mate! I knew there was supposed to be a Configure button in Force-blur, the thing is that it doesn't show for me right now, but I vaguely remembered it from some time ago. For some reason I cannot uninstall Force-blur, it is still shown for me even when I uninstall it, I'll keep trying to reinstall and then hope for the configure button to be there. Anyways, thanks a lot for your help!

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l4k1

7 months ago

This is how it should look: https://i.postimg.cc/qv12MW9y/Screenshot-20190818-193431.png

And: https://i.postimg.cc/hvYHBCKB/Screenshot-20190818-193852.png

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reyes

7 months ago

I'm really thankful for your help and yeah, I managed to do it already.
It was hard to uninstall it because first I installed it by downloading the .kwinscript file and using the "Install from file". Then I tried re-installing it by using the "Get new scripts..." option and by installing with ocs-url and ocs-store, but the "Configure option" still didn't show up, finally I installed it via pamac (AUR) and there it was the cute button. Everything is working as intended, thanks a lot!

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l4k1

7 months ago

Ok, it's important that everything is fine,
greeting

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deezee

8 months ago

10 10

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product-maker zinjanthr0pus Mar 24 2020 10 the best
Very well done script! Thanks for sharing it :)
product-maker cookiealice Mar 09 2020 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker migue Mar 01 2020 10 the best
10 the best
product-maker yasanthaparanamanna Feb 10 2020 10 the best
10 the best Perfect!!!
product-maker skylineone044 Feb 09 2020 10 the best
excellent
product-maker himanshuxd Dec 28 2019 10 the best
Tysm it works like a charm sublime_text and nemo both are blurry now.
product-maker redstar6486 Sep 22 2019 9 excellent
9 excellent
product-maker nhoxsang2411994 Sep 21 2019 10 the best
10 the best
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