root window completely messed up

Rich Shepard rshepard at
Sun Sep 15 16:34:11 CEST 2002

On Sun, 15 Sep 2002, Biju Chacko wrote:

> Duh ... what happens if you try to set another background using xfbd ?

  Same thing -- with traces of different colors.
> or with xsetroot -solid black

  Dunno, haven't yet tried it.

  What puzzles me is why it's only the root window that's trashed. The
control panel, virtual terminals and GIMP show up just fine.



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