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Re: Version 6 - graphical glitch under Compiz in Linux

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  • Subject: [mg76934] Re: Version 6 - graphical glitch under Compiz in Linux
  • From: Yu-Sung Chang <yusungwri at>
  • Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 05:23:15 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <f33q7e$m2e$>

On May 24, 5:42 am, Sebastian Meznaric <mezna... at> wrote:
> I have discovered a weird graphical glitch under Compiz. Here's a link
> to the picture:
> Mathematica seems to open Windows other than the main notebook. When
> Compiz is turned off the glitch does not occur. It is not possible to
> close the windows that appear - clicking on X does nothing except put
> an asterisk in the title bar. However, if you enter some text in the
> notebook and then click on quit the windows disappear before you
> decide whether or not to save the file. Clicking cancel does not bring
> the glitch back. Any ideas on a more permanent solution?


Those are Kernel windows, which are not supposed to be shown. But it
seems that there is a known problem with Compiz or Beryl.

Unfortunately, there is no known solution except turning off the
manager temporarily, at this moment.

Yu-Sung Chang
Kernel Technology
Wolfram Research, Inc.

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