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Re: Remote X renders transparency as black

On 2011-08-15, Darac Marjal <mailinglist@darac.org.uk> wrote:
> I am experiencing an odd problem displaying remote (i.e. SSH forwarded)
> X and wonder if I can pick your collective brains.
> The situation is as follows: I am logged into my laptop, rocky. The
> laptop is running Wheezy and Xorg detects the chipset as:
>    [   106.371] (II) intel(0): Integrated Graphics Chipset: Intel(R) Arrand=
> ale
>    [   106.371] (--) intel(0): Chipset: "Arrandale"
> I run, for example "ssh -X fowler claws-mail". Fowler, my server, is
> running Sid and (though it should be irrelevant), its graphics is:
>    [825228.570] (II) NVIDIA(0): NVIDIA GPU GeForce 8600 GT (G84) at PCI:1:0=
>:0 (GPU-0)
> What I then see is all the toolbar icons (and the folder icons) have
> black backgrounds rather than the expected toolbar-coloured background.
> I know this isn't a claws problem (other programs such as xfce4-about
> show the same effect) and it's not an issue locally (running programs
> locally on either the laptop or the server shows the correct
> transparency).
> Does anyone know what might be the problem and how I can fix it?

Try ssh with trusted X11 forwarding:

	sh -XY fowler claws-mail

Trusted X11 forwarding is on by default in the case of recent

Liam O'Toole
Cork, Ireland

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