Xfce4-4.12.1 on AMD Ryzen7 CPU

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Mon Oct 29 19:32:06 CET 2018

On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 11:17:05AM -0700, Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Oct 2018, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> > I'm probably going to be setting up XFCE on very similar hardware in the
> > near future, so I'm interested in finding out how well your experience
> > turns out.
> > 
> > That said, it looks to me as if these problems don't have anything to do
> > with your hardware.
> Peter,
>   I wondered about this and think it's something with xfce4 on 64-bit
> systems. I have two portables running Slackware-14.2/x86_64 and neither will
> load ~/.Xmodmap when I start X. However, this has never been an issue on the
> 32-bit systems.
>   Kernels prior to 4.4.9 did not support this cpu so I upgraded to the
> 4.14.x series which does support it. Perhaps Xfce4 has issues with it or the
> graphics card, but everything displays properly.
>   Puzzling. Hope I can get these issues fixed quickly.
I'm running xfce4 on two systems, both 64-bit (but both Intel), I
use xmodmap on both of them and it works as it should.  They are both
running kernel 4.15.0 under xubuntu.  

Chris Green

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