Scrambled Terminal with Fedora 9

Christoph Wickert christoph.wickert at
Thu Jul 24 18:50:30 CEST 2008

Am Mittwoch, den 23.07.2008, 00:42 -0700 schrieb Rob:
> I have recently upgraded from Fedora 7 to Fedora 9 (install from scratch).
> It has XFce 4.4.2 installed with Terminal-0.2.8.
> When the Terminal is hidden for some time behind a firefox window,
> for example, and I get it back to the foreground, it occasionally is
> scrambled; looks like the screen of an old black & white TV that has
> no antenna connected to it. It's a static picture of random snow.
> See:
> This occurs only with the Xfce Terminal program, which seems to indicate a
> problem at the Xfce side.
> However, also it only occurred after upgrading from F7 to F9, which could
> indicate that it is related to some X11 upgrade, or related to Fedora.
> Any idea what this is about?
> Anybody else has this too?

I cannot confirm this here. Please tell us more about your setup:
What graphics hardware and driver are you using?
Are you using transparent background for Terminal?
Are you seeing the same with gnome-terminal, roxterm or lxterminal?


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