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OK, so how about you just paste your list here then.
Fsyncers and curveballs (the Firefox 3 fsync() problem)
Posted May 27, 2008 5:33 UTC (Tue) by MisterIO (guest, #36192)
I don't have a written list, I just send reports while browsing. But maybe some of the
problems are gtk related and in particular something about the last versions. I just noticed
that some(because I couldn't check all of them) of the sites I was talking about have the same
problems on both Firefox 3RC1 and Epiphany-webkit 126.96.36.199, but they have no problems with
Galeon 2.0.4(I have only one version of gecko installed obviously).
Posted May 27, 2008 5:35 UTC (Tue) by MisterIO (guest, #36192)
Example site : http://naruto.japflap.com/index.php?page=scantraduk
Posted May 27, 2008 5:42 UTC (Tue) by MisterIO (guest, #36192)
Sorry for the flooding, but I just wanted to say that my first guess was really stupid,
because Galeon depends on the same gtk version as the other 2 browsers. Still maybe the
problem should be searched among the differences between these programs.
Posted May 27, 2008 5:48 UTC (Tue) by MisterIO (guest, #36192)
Or it may be some new Gtk functions used by the new browsers, which aren't used by Gecko
because it was compiled against an older version of gtk.
Posted May 28, 2008 7:30 UTC (Wed) by MisterIO (guest, #36192)
Notice that where I said Gecko here I meant Galeon. Sorry for the mistake.
Posted May 27, 2008 13:21 UTC (Tue) by gerv (subscriber, #3376)
looks good to me in FF3.0rc1 on Ubuntu 8.04. It would help if you said what problems you were
Posted May 27, 2008 18:40 UTC (Tue) by MisterIO (guest, #36192)
There are pieces of the Desktop(various parts like the background or the panels) which are
like pasted on random positions of the web-page.
Posted May 27, 2008 18:43 UTC (Tue) by gerv (subscriber, #3376)
Nope, don't see that. All looks good to me. I can email you a screenshot if you like. Or, you
could take one and file a bug with it :-)
Posted May 27, 2008 18:48 UTC (Tue) by zlynx (subscriber, #2285)
Oh yeah, I've seen that too. Not very often though, and not always on the same site. I think
its some kind of image rendering glitch. It's like other pixmaps get mixed into the image.
Posted May 28, 2008 1:03 UTC (Wed) by roc (subscriber, #30627)
Sounds like an X bug, since Firefox doesn't actually have access to the contents of the
windows of other applications.
Posted May 28, 2008 7:42 UTC (Wed) by MisterIO (guest, #36192)
So why Galeon and any other program except for Epiphany-webkit(so another browser) don't have
this problem. If it was X, I should have seen it everywhere.
Posted May 28, 2008 10:05 UTC (Wed) by jond (subscriber, #37669)
That doesn't stand to reason. It's perfectly feasible for only one app to cause a bug in X to
Posted May 28, 2008 12:48 UTC (Wed) by roc (subscriber, #30627)
So you see this bug in epiphany-webkit and Firefox, and you assume it's a Firefox bug? That's
Posted May 28, 2008 18:40 UTC (Wed) by MisterIO (guest, #36192)
Obviously I didn't see that in epiphany because it's more than a month that I'm not using
epiphany anymore, because of its shift to webkit, which is still in experimental stage IMO. I
just tried it there after having reinstalled epiphany to test those sites exactly because here
people were saying they didn't notice that problem.
Posted Jun 27, 2008 13:25 UTC (Fri) by sharkb (guest, #52709)
In case you didn't find the solution yet (or if someone else is looking for it), take a look
at Debian Bug Report #482992
In short the solution is to add the following line to the "Device" section of
Option "XaaNoOffscreenPixmaps" "on"
You need to restart your X, unless you want to experiment with this:
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