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Bug 7717

Summary: Getting weird video distortion in GNOME's X window environment
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: mark durney <mark.durney>
Component: gnome-coreAssignee: Michael Fulbright <msf>
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Version: 6.1CC: mark.durney
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Hardware: i386   
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Description mark durney 1999-12-10 00:09:10 UTC
I have gnome as my default session, and I go into X windows, and bring up a
terminal, if the mouse cursor is in the terminal window, and I start to
type any text into this terminal, I get this block of distortion. What it
looks like is that a menu is trying to open but visually you cannot make
anything out!!! If you move the cursor out of the terminal window, and
start to type, this does not occur.

I have not seen this behavior in Afterstep and or KDE, etc..... it appears
to happen in gnome only. It is VERY annoying.

Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 1999-12-20 21:24:59 UTC
What type of terminal are you running (gnome-terminal, xterm, rxvt)?