If the display is rotated, in some applications the typing cursor disappears or is visible multiple times.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Always, but not all applications suffer.
Steps to Reproduce:
xrandr -o left
write anything, for example "blahblah"
move the cursor to the left, then to the right.
the cursor is displayed multiple times, like get b|l|a|h|b|l|a|h|
Usually, GTK and Qt applications are OK or the problem is rare.
But in some applications (like firefox or thunderbird or oowriter) the cursor is sometimes totally invisible, sometimes it is displayed many times. It is hard to edit text then.
Workaround: Changing focus to another window and back.
Created attachment 359977 [details]
Since this bugzilla report was filed, there have been several major updates in various components of the Xorg system, which may have resolved this issue. Users who have experienced this problem are encouraged to upgrade their system to the latest version of their packages. For packages from updates-testing repository you can use command
yum upgrade --enablerepo='*-updates-testing'
Alternatively, you can also try to test whether this bug is reproducible with the upcoming Fedora 12 distribution by downloading LiveMedia of F12 Beta available at http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/ . By using that you get all the latest packages without need to install anything on your computer. For more information on using LiveMedia take a look at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraLiveCD .
Please, if you experience this problem on the up-to-date system, let us now in the comment for this bug, or whether the upgraded system works for you.
If you won't be able to reply in one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
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After upgrade to Fedora 12, which means
the problem is gone. Thanks everyone for fixing!
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