Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 445064
Windows map as cyan with compiz/i965
Last modified: 2013-04-02 00:22:13 EDT
I have no idea which component might actually have the bug here, (compiz,
X server, or intel driver). But after enabling desktop effects I'm seeing
undesired cyan in several places---it looks almost like initially mapped
windows are first appearing as cyan before getting the application-painted
The most objectionable place to see the effect is by clicking on the system
menus. There's definitely a flash of cyan before the fade-in begins. I
first noticed the problem after enabling DRI2, but it appears to exist
without that as well, (though much more subtle---perhaps it's just not
lasting as long).
I wasn't able to obtain a screenshot of the objectionable cyan flash.
But perhaps compiz is putting some cyan into transparent windows intentionally?
For example, in the screenshot here, the "Appearance Preferences" window
has some regions that are given a bit of a cyan tint, (while other portions
retain their original gray color). So perhaps that's related.
Also, there is some corruption of the image thumbnails in the dialog, but
I'll open a separate bug for that.
Created attachment 304441 [details]
Screenshot of strange cyan tint in transparent window
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