artifacts in gtk apps and slowness updating

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at
Fri Feb 10 17:22:28 UTC 2006

On 2/10/06, Emeric Maschino <emeric.maschino at> wrote:
> Hi,
> > Is it just me seeing artifacts in various gtk components on rawhide
> > with all updates? Its been there a while. I'm seeing it in things like
> > progess bars and the forward and back buttons on firefox. Also when I
> > switch to a terminal window it seems to take forever to refresh and
> > show the contents of the window.
> Nothing similar here with up-to-date Rawhide (on an ia64 system though).
> Could this be related to a particular video adapter? Did you try the
> vesa driver to check if these artifacts are also noticeable?

removed my xorg config file and ran the system-config whatever and
resetup. It seemed to fix the problem, I think it was the EXA option
for my radeon display that'd I'd played with at some stage.


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