Xorg display pixelated.
When I first log into my desktop, the screen looks pixelated. The GDM login screen is fine, and there is nothing indicating trouble until I actually log in- but it looks as if my screen is still trying to display the full resolution- but with half the pixels. I applied a bit of an effect in gimp to show you what my desktop looks like.
More or less I took a screenshot, reduced the resolution by half, and used no interpolation to do that. If you view this image at 200% zoom, that's what you would see on my desktop.
Other problems- screen resolution can be reduced- which fixes the problem- but the resolution cannot be changed after the first reduction until I log out and back in again.
If I immediately log out and back in again, the problem goes away.
I recently ran an auto-update, which updated libpurple, pidgin, libtiff, libc6, and menu. None of which seem like they should effect the X server.
I run vanilla ubuntu 8.10
You only get to mock my background if you have a solution for me as well.
Last edited by goathens; July 29th, 2009 at 08:36 PM.
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