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Bugs: General GUI Issues


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Caveats

Bugs


Caveats

Unable to locate theme engine in module_path  (15 Dec 2008)

When using a Gtk theme, the following warning may appear:

(prism:29582): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in
module_path: "thinice"

Workaround:

Set the GTK_PATH environment variable to:

setenv GTK_PATH /usr/lib/gtk-2.0/2.4.0

where the path specified, contains an engines subdirectory which contains the library for the specified theme engine:

/usr/lib/gtk-2.0/2.4.0/engines/libthinice.so

Bugs

X_QueryColors error when launching GUI  (18 Mar 2011)
(Linux)

Linux users may see color-related errors when launching a GUI such as ds9:

BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)
Major opcode of failed request: 91 (X_QueryColors)
Value in failed request: 0xff000000
Serial number of failed request: 1581 

The workaround is to set

setenv XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS 1 

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