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Old 10-07-2011, 08:22 PM   #1
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Scrambled and Mising Characters on Ubuntu 10.04

Hi I'm running a dual screen (laptop + monitor) Ubuntu 10.04 box. Interesting issue just popped up - my fonts went all wonky. See the screen shots:

Wonky Fonts 1

I restarted and now it's a little better but still some characters are missing:

Wonky Fonts 2

And now as I type this more characters are vanishing and turning to weird glyphs. Any ideas?
Old 10-07-2011, 09:13 PM   #2
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I have not seen an error of that nature, but it looks like a video card issue. What kind of GPU does your laptop have, and what driver is being used to run it?


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