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Old 05-26-2004, 01:04 PM   #1
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Full-screen apps in X not working properly

Hi all,

I've been having a strange problem lately. Each and every application which tries to go fullscreen, only yields something that lookes like a maximized term (I can se the close-, max- and min-icons top right). I can here the apps(games) run properly in the background, but the screen is completely blank.

What the smithereens?

At first, I thought it was accelerated applications only, but Neverwinter Nights runs fine in windowed mode. In fullscreen, it also shows the odd behavior.

You can see my X-conf at

Hope anyone out there has some ideas :-)


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Old 06-22-2004, 10:36 AM   #2
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Ok, problem solved. A fluxbox setting was activated: 'Focus new windows'. It focused the term in which the game was started and shifted the drawed graphics to the background. Everything is ok now :-)


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