[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#443873: Bug#443873: xfwm4: switching virtual desktops makes windows flicker

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at corsac.net
Sun Sep 30 21:13:51 UTC 2007

On lun, 2007-09-24 at 21:40 +0300, Meelis Roos wrote:
> Since last xfce upgrade (previous was around the end of July), virtual desktop switching is 
> flickering. I have 4 desktops with xfce-terminals, seen in pager too. Ctrl-F1..Ctrl-F4 switch 
> between these. With latest xfce, swithcing to another desktop makes the new window appear, 
> then flicker to something (else?) and then reappear. This makes desktop switching slow and 
> unpleasant.
> It has also happened 2-3 times that after trying to switch to another screen, it keeps 
> flickering between 2 or 3 desktops and does not stop for quite many seconds. I tried pressing 
> Ctrl-F* again and the flickering did not stop at once, but did several more seconds later 
> (maybe because of the switch, maybe not). I can not reproduce this at will.
> Pentium 3, 600 MHz, 320M RAM (old IBM X20).

Can you check some things:

- has xorg been updated in the same upgrade?
- which packages were upgraded, from wich version to which one?
- is compositing enabled?

Yves-Alexis Perez

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