Full transparency on Ubuntu 18.04 dock

This command

gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.dash-to-dock transparency-mode 

can have these values: ‘FIXED’ ‘DEFAULT’ ‘DYNAMIC’ ‘ADAPTIVE’.

But none makes the dock bar completely transparent, that is, only the icons are visible.

any ideas?

Here is Solutions:

We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first solution because it is tested & true solution that will 100% work for you.

Solution 1

Open Terminal and run the following command first to allow custom alpha values for Ubuntu dock

gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.dash-to-dock customize-alphas true

Then run the following to set the minimum alpha value (i.e. when a window is not maximised or touching the top-bar or dock)

gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.dash-to-dock min-alpha 0

Finally, if you want, run the following to set the maximum alpha value (i.e. when a window is maximised)

gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.dash-to-dock max-alpha 0

Then log out and log in again.

Solution 2

this work for me,

  • open dconf-editor
  • goto /org/gnome/shell/extentions/dash-to-dock/backgound-opacity
  • default value : off
  • set to '0'

Solution 3

If you are using gnome extension Ubuntu Dock, you can shut that off and turn on Dash to Dock. Make your changes in there and then switch them back. I don’t like Dash to Dock because it causes two docks to be displayed when I click on Activities. I just use it to configure the dock.

Solution 4

For those getting here from google, this works on Ubuntu 20.10

gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.dash-to-dock background-opacity 0

Note: Use and implement solution 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂

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