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Bug 140511 - rdesktop with wrong colors and transparent with xcompmgr
Summary: rdesktop with wrong colors and transparent with xcompmgr
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rdesktop
Version: rawhide
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
QA Contact:
Depends On:
Blocks: FC6Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-11-23 09:15 UTC by Luca Bruera
Modified: 2008-05-13 11:18 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-03-28 16:43:58 UTC

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Description Luca Bruera 2004-11-23 09:15:51 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.3)
Gecko/20041020 Epiphany/1.4.4

Description of problem:
rdesktop window appears translucid and with wrong colors when used
with xcomposite extension enabled in xorg and a composition manager
(e.g. xcompmgr). Probably wrong check of the display color depth.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Enable xcomposite in xorg
2.Open a rdesktop connection
3.start xcompmgr

Actual Results:  rdesktop window and decorations appear
semi-transparent and with wrong color

Expected Results:  rdesktop window to behave as other normal windows

Additional info:

Comment 1 Luca Bruera 2005-01-18 11:29:22 UTC
A possible workaround for the problem is setting the
XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS environment variable before starting tsclient:

export XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1;tsclient

Comment 3 Gilboa Davara 2006-03-22 10:27:38 UTC
FYI: Fixed in the latest cvs version of xcompmgr.

Comment 4 Ray Strode [halfline] 2007-03-28 16:43:58 UTC
Gilboa, good to know. Thanks!

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