LibreOffice under Lubuntu

Israel israeldahl at
Sun Sep 28 19:18:41 UTC 2014

Hi Peter,
test it with the Nvidia drivers and see if that fixes it.
For me, the Nvidia drivers have weird graphical issues while the nouveau
do not.
However, nouveau drivers no longer let me suspend in 14.04, so I am
stuck with occasional graphical oddities.

On 09/28/2014 10:20 AM, Peter Hillier-Brook wrote:
> Tried that to no avail, but thanks for the pointer. It seems that the
> nouveau driver dislikes the combination of an old NVidia GeForce 256 SDR
> and LibreOffice.
> Peter HB
> On 27/09/14 03:47, "J. Van Brimmer" wrote:
>> Peter,
>> While reading over this thread, it reminded me of a similar situation
>> I've had. The problem was the theme widget I had selected. Changing the
>> theme widget fixed it. You might try that, if you haven't yet.
>> On Sep 24, 2014 12:58 PM, "Peter Hillier-Brook" <phb at
>> <mailto:phb at>> wrote:
>>     Hello All,
>>     I've encountered a problem with running LibreOffice (4.4.0.x) on a fresh
>>     installation of Lubuntu 14.04, in that text only paints as the mouse
>>     moves over it and mainly, but not always disappears as the mouse moves
>>     away. My machine is only an old toy (Pentium III) so this is not a
>>     serious problem, but I would like to understand it.
>>     Any thoughts, anyone.
>>     Peter HB


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