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Re: RenderBadPicture error while running

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  • Subject: [mg88888] Re: RenderBadPicture error while running
  • From: Suman Chakrabarty <chakrabarty.suman at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 06:52:33 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <g0h4l3$lam$1@smc.vnet.net> <g0o7r4$ed7$1@smc.vnet.net>

On May 17, 11:29 pm, Chris Hill <ch... at wolfram.com> wrote:
> Kishan and Peter,
>
> Setting the environment variable XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS to 1 before
> starting Mathematica may correct this problem.
>
> env XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1 mathematica


********* Yes, it works. But the displayed fonts are very ugly, often
difficult to see. Is there any aesthetically better permanent
solution? Which changes are causing this problem in latest distros?


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