[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#471343: Bug#471343: xfwm4: does not display terminal resize hint window properly

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue Mar 18 10:36:43 UTC 2008

On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 10:29:10AM +0000, Jon Dowland wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 04:54:13PM +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > Without any information, we won't be able to help you.
> Ok, it's happening again now. Using gnome-terminal, but it happens with
> xfce4-terminal, too. What happens is the little resize box appears but
> it is not redrawing when I resize the window: it displays the current
> size and that's it.

> I think it may be related to compositing. When I roll-up a window, it
> remains visible on the screen, expanded, as an artifact. If I drag other
> windows over that region it redraws. I'm attaching a screenshot of this
> happening (the window with the email in is rolled-up, as you can see
> from the top bar, but has remained visible on the desktop).

Did you forgot the attachment?
> In Settings -> Window Manager Tweaks I have "Enable Display Compositing"
> ticked and "Show shadows under regular windows" ticked. I've just
> unticked it and the problem remains (do I need to restart my xfce
> session for it to take effect?)

No, disabling compositing in Xfwm should be just a matter of unticking it. But
you may want to disable it in xorg.conf.

Btw, wich drivers are you using?


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