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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.
Fsyncers and curveballs (the Firefox 3 fsync() problem)
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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