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WalnutSpice

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I have the 15' 1.67GHz 2005 PowerBook G4 with the 64MB graphics. It's perfectly capable of using the translucent menu bar but when I enable it, it's just solid white.
I did this effect purposely on my G5 before but don't remember the terminal code to remove it and I also am unsure of why my PowerBook is doing it without me telling it to. This is a fresh install of OS X.
Anyone know the code to reverse it?
 

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WalnutSpice

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Canton, Oh
That or use Onyx to turn Transparency on.
I got it, this was the line of code I needed to punch into terminal "
sudo defaults delete /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.WindowServer 'EnvironmentVariables' ".
I think I just downloaded a slightly modified Leopard ISO, a lot of other things like Beam Sync were also disabled without me having to do it myself. But thanks though
 

Eugen Mezei

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What are the conditions to get the translucent bar?
Will the 15" iMac G4 comply with its 32 MB and Core Image simulated by soft?
 

Altemose

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What are the conditions to get the translucent bar?
Will the 15" iMac G4 comply with its 32 MB and Core Image simulated by soft?

Pretty sure all cards with Quartz Extreme and hardware Core Image (QE/CI) support with the exception of the Nvidia FX5200 in the G5s were compatible with the translucent menu bar. No card with software Core Image support will work. That being said, I am not aware if there is a Terminal command to override the system requirements.
 
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