Bug 207960 - rdesktop translucent with compiz enabled
rdesktop translucent with compiz enabled
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 213502
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rdesktop (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Behdad Esfahbod
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Reported: 2006-09-25 11:41 EDT by das_deniz
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-12-08 14:51:14 EST
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Description das_deniz 2006-09-25 11:41:37 EDT
Description of problem:

when desktop-effects are enabled (compiz) the rdesktop - for non-default
colormaps (16 or 24 bit) - becomes translucent

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How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. System -> Preferences -> More Preferences -> Desktop Effects
2. Enable Desktop Effects
3. Run rdesktop -a16 or -a24 
4. Note translucent window... makes remote desktop very difficult to view.
Actual results:

entire remote desktop is presented translucent 

Expected results:

should be opaque.

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Comment 1 Gawain Lynch 2006-10-19 23:41:36 EDT
This is fixed in rdesktop 1.5.  I guess this will be release as an update soon
after release?
Comment 2 lok 2006-10-31 21:52:43 EST
I have just upgraded from FC 5 to FC6 and rdesktop has had similar issues to
those detailed above.  Installing rdesktop 1.5 has fixed these issues for me. 
An update d rdesktop package for FC6 would be much appreciated :)
Comment 3 Russell Harrison 2006-10-31 23:30:04 EST
Confirmed that version 1.5.0 fixes the problem.

Downloaded the source rpm from the fedora repo.

Downloaded latest tarball from the rdesktop site.

changed the versions in the spec. . .

built without problem, upgraded cleanly, and fixed the issue!  This is why I
love open source.

Now I need to find some cute child to make puppy dog eyes at the maintainer till
they get it into the updates repo.

Comment 4 Behdad Esfahbod 2006-12-08 14:51:14 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 213502 ***

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