[conspire] error debugging

Ruben Safir ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Fri Oct 5 03:34:33 PDT 2012

On Thu, Oct 04, 2012 at 08:25:47PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Ruben Safir (ruben at mrbrklyn.com):
> > Before I put this on the suse site, i figured I'll try here first.
> > 
> > When I run gthumb I'm getting this error message
> > 
> > failed to create drawable  ** (gthumb:1899): CRITICAL **: Failed to
> > parse arguments: Unable to select the newly created GLX context
> https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=997796 suggests:
>   Unfortunately, this happens with all clutter-based applications
>   (caribou, cheese, gnibbles, gnome-documents, sushi, quadrapassel, totem)
>   on systems that no have hardware acceleration, and use software
>   rasterizer.
>   Solutions, what I know:
>   1. Install the appropriate DRI driver, if available.
>   2. Rebuild packages without clutter, if possible.
>   3. Look for alternatives.

Yeah - I read something to that aafect including recompiling dozens of
applications and libraries from scratch.  This is more than a bug.  Its
a complete screw up.

What is clutter?

> > one more quick.  On booting I'm getting a wrong command line in the suse
> > startup with grub which sets video to vesa.  I'd like to change that
> > default.
> You have my permission.  ;->
> Maybe you want to edit GRUB's grub.cfg file or whatever OpenSUSE calls
> it.

Really?  Why did't I think of that.

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