fully transparent windows problem

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 15:17:48 UTC 2015


On 8 November 2015 at 15:04, Peter Teuben <teuben at astro.umd.edu> wrote:
> This is a serious problem that has plagued me for a few years, through a
> number
> of ubuntu versions. The past year the problem was limited to a program
> called tkdiff , but now I'm confronted with gimp as well doing this.
>
> The problem is that a new window comes up completely transparent. I have
> to kill it and try again. Sometimes several times. Very frustrating.
> Embarassing
> in demos.
>
> The problem goes away if I reboot, suggesting it's a memory leak of sorts.
> Wondering if anybody has seen this before.   This is on a Thinkpad T530
> laptop,
> and with U15.04. I have a desktop with "similar" setup, and it doesn't
> exhibit
> this (in all fairness, I don't use the crap out of that one compared to
> the laptop)

That sounds like
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gimp/+bug/1371928

Colin

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