[xubuntu-users] Abiword & Libreoffice writer -- "jitters"

Joshua O'Leary jmoey139 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 12:07:54 UTC 2013

Could you download the latest stable abiword from source and compile it, then you would know whether its a bug in abiword or a library.

James Freer <jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com> wrote:

>On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 10:58 AM, Joshua O'Leary <jmoey139 at gmail.com>
>> Does the font affect how much it jitters? Also, see if it still
>happens when
>> using the vesa driver (add xforcevesa to grub cmdline)? Which word
>> processing apps other than abiword does it affect - I'm guessing that
>> using monospace fonts (terminal, leafpad etc.) are fine.
>> Joshua
>Well i've tried Fedora xfce Abiword ver 2.8.6 - no problems at all.
>Why on earth did development put an Abiword development version ver
>2.9.2 on an LTS xubuntu release (12.04 in my case). A lot of grief for
>me when i needed to type a largish document. good job i've got a spare
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