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Old 05-01-2013, 01:53 PM   #1
Jajamd
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I've got this artefact on my screen. Any idea on how to remove it?


Hello guys,

I've got what I would call an "artefact" on my screen that won't go away (bottom right). It's slowing everything down. I've got so many tasks running that I can't afford to reboot right now. It probably appears after some application crashed. I can't remember which one.
Any idea how to solve this problem?

small size: http://img11.hostingpics.net/thumbs/...78snapshot.jpg
original: http://img11.hostingpics.net/pics/847678snapshot.jpg


Cheers !

(openSuse 11.4, KDE4.6)

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Old 05-01-2013, 06:30 PM   #2
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Did you try to kill the task?

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Hello guys,

I've got what I would call an "artefact" on my screen that won't go away (bottom right). It's slowing everything down. I've got so many tasks running that I can't afford to reboot right now. It probably appears after some application crashed. I can't remember which one.
Any idea how to solve this problem?

small size: http://img11.hostingpics.net/thumbs/...78snapshot.jpg
original: http://img11.hostingpics.net/pics/847678snapshot.jpg


Cheers !

(openSuse 11.4, KDE4.6)

Have you tried using the system monitor tool to kill the task running in the background?
 
Old 05-02-2013, 12:28 AM   #3
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Well, I used "top" and "ps ax" but I can't seem to see what's causing this... :/
 
Old 05-02-2013, 05:17 AM   #4
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Case closed. I found which app was causing the problem and force-killed it Cheers !
 
Old 05-02-2013, 05:21 AM   #5
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probably xkill could have been used in your case, but too late to check it. Just in case you need it again....
http://www.xfree86.org/current/xkill.1.html
And please mark the thread solved...
 
  


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