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Old 08-27-2007, 11:49 PM   #1
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Font characters disappear at random


Hi,

I've been having a problem on my linux box for a while now. Often random characters will be invisible. Moving the screen up or down or highlighting and unhighlighting the text will change which characters are missing. There is still space where the characters belong but they are missing.

This occurs in many different programs ranging from firefox to mythtv. The odd thing is there have not been any other graphics glitches that I have noticed. Though this machine is basically only used as a myth box.

Anyone have any idea what might cause this?

Thanks
 
Old 08-28-2007, 01:03 AM   #2
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What is the distro?
Maybe try using the latest version of pango.
 
Old 08-29-2007, 10:30 PM   #3
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I am using fedora core 6.
 
Old 08-30-2007, 12:15 AM   #4
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tryed yum update pango?
 
Old 09-06-2007, 11:04 PM   #5
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I keep my libaries all up to date and pango is at the latest release.
 
Old 09-10-2007, 06:00 PM   #6
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I have a screenshot of the effect here:

http://www.cs.utah.edu/~luitjens/snapshot2.png

Each line in the text box should be complete with s's. Every time I type a
different subset of the s's would become invisible.
 
  


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