Garbage left on screen in 14.04

John Hupp lubuntu at prpcompany.com
Sat May 31 18:20:15 UTC 2014


On 5/31/2014 12:56 PM, c. marlow wrote:
>
> On 05/31/2014 07:10 AM, Israel wrote:
>> On 05/30/2014 11:46 PM, c. marlow wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I am starting to see garbage left on my screen like the picture below
>>>
>>>
>>> http://i886.photobucket.com/albums/ac69/CMAR606/LUBUNTU/2014-05-30-234448_1280x1024_scrot.png 
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> That garbage left on the screen ( that clear box) was from me closing
>>> a terminal window
>>>
>>>
>>> Any ideas why?
>>>
>>> And the only way to get it off the screen is open another program a
>>> few times and it clears up on its own.
>>>
>>>
>>> This is a fresh install from 12.04 to 14.04 I reformatted the pc to 
>>> 14.04
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Christopher
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> Hi,
>> I like your background, it is very epic!
>>
>> What kind of graphics card do you have?
>> If you don't know you can run this command in a terminal
>> lspci | grep VGA
>>
>> Did you install a proprietary driver for it?
>> Do you have a compositor running (like xcompmgr or compton, etc...)?
>>
>> If you disable the drop shadows on the windows does it still leave the
>> shadow?
>>
>> And finally have you updated you computer fully?
>> sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -y install
>>
>
>
> Hello Israel!
>
> christopher at COMPAQ:~$ lspci | grep VGA
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK107 [GeForce 
> GT 640] (rev a1)
> christopher at COMPAQ:~$
>
> Yes, I have the nvidia drivers installed.
>
> I think I have xcomp installed, I was trying to get DOCKY to work but 
> it kept leaving this black shadow on the screen
>
>
>
> Thanks! and here is the desktop if you want it! I got it from VANILLA 
> DEBIAN back when I used plain debian Wheezy.
>
> http://i886.photobucket.com/albums/ac69/CMAR606/LUBUNTU/opole-sky.jpg
>
>
> Christopher
>
>>
>


Hmm, no xcomp or DOCKY on my machines, and no drop shadows on my 
rectangles.  So perhaps I described a different problem than you're 
working on.




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