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Re: Mathematica 6.0.0 on Suse 11.0

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  • Subject: [mg92961] Re: [mg92860] Mathematica 6.0.0 on Suse 11.0
  • From: Curtis Osterhoudt <cfo at>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 01:43:42 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: LANL
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    It's probably a compositing problem. Try exporting
XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1  before running Mathematica. I (and other users)
have run into this before:

       Best wishes,

On Wednesday 15 October 2008 04:01:05 guerom00 wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> As I say in the title, I installed Mathematica 6.0.0 on a 64 bits Suse
> 11.0 system and I have the following problem : there is an interface
> glitch which consist in the fact that the text ones type in the
> notebook is the same color as the notebook background=85
> As you can imagine, this is not terribly convenient as you don't see
> what you type ! :D
> This is still present if one change the stylesheet format and even if
> one change the text color in the preferences. It seems like a graphic
> bug rather than a wrong preference somewhere=85
> As anyone ever experience this ?
> Thanks in advance.

Curtis Osterhoudt
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