[Bug 272699] [NEW] Desktop gets scattered with ugly random memory

Andres Järv andresjarv at gmail.com
Sun Sep 21 09:38:57 UTC 2008

Public bug reported:

Sometimes when I have lots of windows open and close or move them the
Plasma desktop doesn't update correctly and usually the area directly
behind the closed window doesn't get repainted but instead shows random
data (sometimes data from other windows, not interactable of course).

This is a pretty extreme example when I closed windows covering the
whole desktop and it all got corrupt. It didn't return to being normal
when I switched virtual desktops, only when I right clicked on the


I'm running a Intel Core 2 Duo on a laptop. The chipset is Intel's GM965
with the X3100 graphics. I'm running Intrepid with all the newest Xorg
and KDE stuff installed (7.4, xserver 1.5 etc).

** Affects: kdebase-workspace (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

Desktop gets scattered with ugly random memory
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