[racket] Graphics Issues in Ubuntu 11.10

From: Laurent (laurent.orseau at gmail.com)
Date: Mon Oct 17 08:33:24 EDT 2011

Noticed the same problem (screenshot attached).

FWIW, it seems that Unity is based on Gtk+3, if I am not mistaken, as is
Gnome3 (the other default interface).


On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 14:11, Logan Mayfield <jlmayfield.4 at gmail.com>wrote:

> I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and have noticed some pretty serious
> glitches in the graphics of DrRacket.  Most notably tabs are no
> longer visible but are select-able.  Meaning, if I click where the tabs
> should be, it'll switch tabs.  I'm assuming this has something to do with
> the Unity UI.
> The bug is present in both 5.1.3 installed from the PPA and when running a
> version compiled from the github master branch (version
> ).
> Other than that, I haven't noticed anything bad.  With 11.04 scrolling
> through source was terrible.  If you held down the up or down arrow it would
> pretty much buffer the movement to the point where when you let go of the
> arrow it would continue to move.  That seems to be fixed with the upgrade to
> 11.10.
> I'm assuming this is mostly an issue related to Unity and the global menu
> bar, but I'm not really sure how to go about working around it short of
> switching to a different desktop UI or OS.  Any help would be appreciated.
> -Logan
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