LibreOffice under Lubuntu

Peter Hillier-Brook phb at
Sun Sep 28 21:32:56 UTC 2014

Hello Israel,

it's an interesting thought, but I'm not able to identify a suitable
driver on the NVidia web site and I wouldn't know where else to look.

Peter HB

On 28/09/14 20:18, Israel wrote:
> 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
> -- 
> Regards

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