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Aisle riot screen corruption Mint 17/ mate

Post by leo.smith » Mon Sep 15, 2014 7:13 pm

The problem is basically this: If I move a card off the window edge and back, it isn't getting redrawn properly.

It was the same both with Intel onboard graphics and Nvidia using the latest MINT supported nvidia driver.(331)

Compositing made no difference on or off


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I cant reproduce it in any other application, so I suspect it is this version of aisle riot that doesn't play nice with the window manager or graphics toolkit

Anyone else got this problem?

Or have a fix?

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Re: Aisle riot screen corruption Mint 17/ mate

Post by kyphi » Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:59 pm

It is not graphics driver related - I get it with nouveau or nvidia drivers.

The current installed version is 3.10. Check the aisleriot web site - the latest stable version is 3.12.1 which may solve the rendering problem.


Addendum: I have just installed version 3.12.1. Graphics still get distorted when going over the screen edge.
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Re: Aisle riot screen corruption Mint 17/ mate

Post by leo.smith » Tue Sep 16, 2014 3:26 am

Ah, thanks. So its a specific Aisle riot bug and it aint fixed...I may post this upstream then.

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Re: Aisle riot screen corruption Mint 17/ mate

Post by tenfoot » Tue Sep 16, 2014 4:53 am

kyphi wrote:It is not graphics driver related - I get it with nouveau or nvidia drivers.

The current installed version is 3.10. Check the aisleriot web site - the latest stable version is 3.12.1 which may solve the rendering problem.


Addendum: I have just installed version 3.12.1. Graphics still get distorted when going over the screen edge.
I'm using v3.10.2 of Aisle Riot without problems.

4x AMD FX(tm)-4100 Quad-Core Processor
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Re: Aisle riot screen corruption Mint 17/ mate

Post by leo.smith » Tue Sep 16, 2014 8:03 am

Well that is interesting. What window manager and so on then? It must be some interaction between (presumably) something aisle riot expects to happen, which the underlying layer - GTK/ X windows drivers - does not support.

I've had it with MATE, with compositing on and off, and using intel, nouveau, and nvidia drivers to date.

I have version 3.10.2 installed.
I am sure its an upstream bug, but in the absence of more definite info, I cant see who to report it to..

I did find a vague reference to it a couple of years back, and the fix was to turn off some kind of smart graphics mode, but I cant find that site again.

Nothing in the log files indicates any issues. Hmm

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Re: Aisle riot screen corruption Mint 17/ mate

Post by tenfoot » Tue Sep 16, 2014 5:23 pm

My LM17 MATE installation was just the basic one with the addition of a few applications (Scribus, Artha, KMMoney, Aisle Riot etc). Aisle Riot was installed via the Synaptic Package Manager.
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Re: Aisle riot screen corruption Mint 17/ mate

Post by omg2090 » Wed Feb 03, 2016 11:51 am

Sorry for necrobump, but I'm using Linux Mint 17.1 XFCE edition with a binary NVidia Driver and getting the same problem on Aisleriot 3.10.2-1. Turning on or off the compositing does not change anything.
Considering it is using GTK3 (and thus designed only for GNOME3), I don't think this bug will ever fixed.
Does anyone know good alternative of Aisleriot? KDE might have an equivalent but I think that would install too much dependencies.

EDIT: KPatience (kpat) actually does not have too much KDE dependencies than I initially thought, though I've had couple of Qt4 applications already installed.

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sudo apt-get install kpat
I got the list of following packages, at least for me (probably you get a lot more if you have no Qt applications):

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kdegames-card-data kpat libattica0.4 libdlrestrictions1 libkdeclarative5
libkdecore5 libkdegames6abi1 libkdeui5 libkio5 libknewstuff3-4 libsolid4
libstreamanalyzer0 libstreams0
By default, you get no icons on the toolbar and menu. If that bothers you, you can install "oxygen-icon-theme".

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sudo apt-get install oxygen-icon-theme
Just like I expected, KPatience has no graphical glitches as far as I can see, so that's Aisleriot's fault. Enjoy.

EDIT2: Most of the top-level menu items except "Move" are labeled "No text" in my PC. From the leftmost one, their intended labels are "Game", "Move", "Settings", and "Help". Don't worry, the submenus of them are intact and labeled correctly. I think this glitch can be solved by installing the KDE language packs... but doing so will pull the entrie KDE, so you'll have to live with it. It's still better than graphical glitch of Aisleriot, I think.
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Re: Aisle riot screen corruption Mint 17/ mate

Post by leo.smith » Wed Feb 03, 2016 1:42 pm

yep. Its all still there in mint 17.3 now. 3.10.2 aisleriot


Nothing has been done to fix it. No one cares. Both latest graphics devices (Nvidia/Intel) show the behaviour - new since I last posted.

I just accept that its how the thing behaves, and keep playing anyway.

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