Tag: graphics

New nvidia-drivers fix the fill error

After the version bump yesterday to x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers-275.09.07, the problem with LXterminal drawing a black box in the upper-left corner of the primary display is no longer present. Though I don’t see any specific mention of this bug in the release highlights, the changelog can be found here: http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux-display-amd64-275.09.07-driver.html

xorg-1.10.1, nvidia-drivers-270.41.03, and the terminal emulator

Ever since the last system update (which included xorg-1.10.1 and nvidia-drivers-270.41.03), I have had an annoying problem regarding desktop drawing. Any time that I open LXterminal, a black box the same size as the default terminal window appears in the upper-left corner of my primary display. Interestingly, it only seems to happen when I open …

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Epson Perfection V30 scanner inside a VM

I had forgotten about my scanner that I bought a while back for scanning old family photos. Since scanner support in Linux (via the SANE backend) is not all that great, and considering I often wanted to manipulate the photos in Photoshop, I rarely even hooked it up to my main computer. Now that I …

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