Re: [As-users] Strange Apereance on FC8
Mon, 19 Nov 2007 16:03:54 +0100 (CET)

apps that open in top left viewport can be cured with the database flag
UseCurrentViewport , Ident is your friend here...

concerning black desktop and aterm -tr showing background : this sounds like
an external program sets desktop background and covers aftersteps background

aftersteps background is on layer -10000 or something alike while gnome/kde
use layer -2 or -3

good luck


> Nvida card and the ATI-Driver would be a bad combination.
> AS 2.2.7 works fine for me under Fedora 8; there are a few persistent
> window-opens-in-viewport 1 (top left) no matter where the invocation
> takes place, but I'm by no means sure those aren't application settings.
> On Sun, Nov 18, 2007 at 02:13:29PM +0100, Ortwin Ebhardt scripsit:
>> Hello,
>> yesterday I made an upgrade from FC5 to FC8. After several severe
>> problems
>> it was finished, I installed the last ATI-Driver and thereafter
>> AfterStep.
>> Instead (as normaly) taken the source, configuring, compiling and
>> installing it I took the SRPMs and made a rpmbuil --rebbuild. That did
>> work
>> allright.
>> Now I have the impression AfterStep is a bit slower than it used to be.
>> Furthermore, I have a black desktop. If I open an aterm, i can see the
>> Backgroundpicture of my desktop in the aterm. (It's no big deal, but a
>> little bit unnerving.)
>> My System is Fedora Core 8 on x86_64 (on AMD Dual-Core), my Graphic
>> Adapter
>> is an nvidia Geforce 6600 LE. Have anyone experienced similar problems
>> and
>> could give me a tip here?
>> thankfully in advance,
>> Ortwin
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