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Old 11-19-2013, 06:43 AM   #1
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Slackware 14.1 Firefox displays black jpg's


I've noticed now that Firefox (24?) in Slackware 14.1 will display a black box for very large .jps's on web pages. I can sometimes see the .jpg start to render then switch to solid black. Anyone else seen this?
 
Old 11-19-2013, 07:23 AM   #2
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Maybe you could give us an example page? I can't say I've noticed it.
 
Old 11-19-2013, 08:38 AM   #3
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Please post an example of this. Everything working fine here.

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Old 11-19-2013, 09:17 AM   #4
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I've noticed now that Firefox (24?) in Slackware 14.1 will display a black box for very large .jps's on web pages. I can sometimes see the .jpg start to render then switch to solid black. Anyone else seen this?
I get this rather often with previous versions of Firefox. This happens mostly (if not exclusively) when the image is larger than the visible area in Firefox and Firefox rescales (zooms out) the image.

In this case I switch to Opera for affected pages. However, the development of Opera stopped indefinitely after version 12.16.
 
Old 11-19-2013, 08:23 PM   #5
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Ok, I had to hunt for one and my son had me playing minecraft with him

http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/...enshot-thread/
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I see the image appear for an instant then it turns black.
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Old 12-03-2013, 07:06 AM   #6
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Looks like it may be a known issue with X as posted here http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ml#post5074158

I'm going to try it and see. I've noticed if I exit X and restart the issues goers away for a week or so. I've also found issues outside of Firefox, for example opening Dolphin (KDE WM) in a small window then maximizing the border will maximize but nothing else.
 
  


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