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Re: iceweasel drawing problems

On 2012-04-06 10:47 +0200, Anthony Campbell wrote:

> On 06 Apr 2012, wolf python london wrote:
>> On 6 April 2012 02:11, Dale Harris <rodmur@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Anyone else having problems with iceweasel (on SID)  pixelating text
>> > within it's window?  Chromium is not doing the same thing, so why it
>> > makes me think it's not a video card driver problem.
>> >
>> I have this problem too.
>> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=656021#20
>> They say new version of libcairo use some features in X which have had
>> bugs for long time,
>> but  old version of libcairo didn't use these features. This bug have
>> been submitted to upstream.
> I'm getting this on my laptop (radeon mobility X1400) but not my desktop
> (nvidia).

Do you use the nvidia blob?  With nouveau it is reproducible, see
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=666695 and siblings.

> But it's also something to do with the window manager: it
> happens with i3 but not with icewm.

I'm using icewm here and had to downgrade libcairo* packages to 1.10.2-7
to stop the display corruptions in iceweasel.


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