Terminal Flashes When Switching Workspaces

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at gmail.com
Mon Jun 21 11:10:29 CEST 2010

On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 10:43 AM, Mike Massonnet <mmassonnet at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/6/21 Joseph Spitz <josephgrey at gmail.com>:
>> I installed xfce as my desktop on a system that I just upgraded to lucid
>> lynx ubuntu.  I have encountered an annoying problem.
>> When I switch to a workspace containing a terminal, the terminal window will
>> flash white as it is drawn to the screen.  I usually run terminals full
>> screen, so in that case, the whole screen flashes white when I switch
>> workspaces.
>> This also happens with gnome-terminal, and also when I switch the window
>> manager to metacity. It doesn't happen when I use compiz, becuase it seems
>> like compiz double-buffers the workspace switch.
> When you use xfwm4, open xfwm4-tweaks-settings and activate the compositor.

That's hardly a workaround for a but most likely either in Terminal or in VTE.

Better fix the problem in the first place :)


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