Are you bored with the default Terminal Windows solid colors?
Then set a cool background desktop wallpaper and make terminal window as transparent. In this tutorial I will show you how to make Terminal window transparent in Ubuntu 11.04. I hope this is the same procedure for other versions of Ubuntu also. If you are windows user check, Transparent/Glass Command Prompt For Xp And Vista
Steps to Make Ubuntu Terminal Transparent
1. Open Terminal.
2. Right click on the terminal. Select Profiles.
3. Click on “Profile Preferences”.
4. Now navigate to Background and select Transparent background option. Now set the terminal windows opacity by adjusting the share transparent bar as shown in below screenshot,
5. Finally your Linux terminal becomes cool and transparent. See below image,
Enjoy working on it 🙂