[kde-linux] Disappearing X windows

James Tyrer jrtyrer at earthlink.net
Wed Jan 27 02:07:30 UTC 2010

Doug Cartwright wrote:
> I have older X windows programs written in C. The windows open fine but 
> any sub-windows only flash briefly and then disappear. For example one 
> of the programs displays a colour coded grid which normally allows you 
> to select a portion of the grid to display in a separate window, but in 
> KDE it just flashes briefly. I have tried every possible combination in 
> the "window behaviour" system settings without success. Any ideas would 
> be appreciated. I am very impressed with KDE and I appreciate all the 
> work that has obviously gone into it, it would be painful to go back to 
> a regular desktop.

Sorry that I don't have a solution.  The tool windows for The GIMP seem 
to disappear, off and on, for me.

James Tyrer

Linux (mostly) From Scratch

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