Solved Display issues on PowerPC, maybe Xorg or GTK?

rican-bsd

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I have finally got xorg and xfce working on my iBook G4 with FreeBSD CURRENT. However I am seeing some display issues that have me thinking there may be a bug in either xorg or gtk3.

When I first ran xfce all the menus were blurred and menu option were unreadable.I have seen this in Linux when there was a bug in the latest version of xorg. However, the reason why I am thinking this could be gtk related, is because when I start change the themes I started to better display. Installing and using the numix themes really helped but I am still get parts of my windows that are unreadable. I am attaching some screenshots.

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ColdfireMC

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Check if Composition is turned off in XFCE settings. Probably that xorg driver is not completely polished and alpha blending, and 3d effects are not working well
 
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rican-bsd

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Check if Composition is turned off in XFCE settings. Probably that xorg driver is not completely polished and alpha blending, and 3d effects are not working well
I needed to deactivate hardware acceleration in Xorg. I have been able to get hardware accelerated graphics working under Linux I do not see why it cannot be done on FreeBSD. I got a working DE for now is what matters. Now on to get Firefox built!
 
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ColdfireMC

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I needed to deactivate hardware acceleration in Xorg. I have been able to get hardware accelerated graphics working under Linux I do not see why it cannot be done on FreeBSD. I got a working DE for now is what matters. Now on to get firefox built!
Make a PR with this issue
 
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