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Old 11-05-09, 02:42 PM   #38
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Default Re: ArchLinux, xorg 1.7, Nvidia 190.42 => segfault

Is xfig a GTK application? xfig causes very reliable crashes (SEGFAULT) for me when trying to access the menus. I found this so annoying, since I'm in the process of drawing floor plans to a new house, so I found a way to make xfig run without crashing: by starting X with startx and having xfig as the only app in ~/.xinitrc...

Thunderbird is also a reliable source for the crash for me, when moving the mouse over the message frame in mails from a certain source (a newsmail from a mobile phone news site).

Oh well, it looks like the source of the problem has been found, so a fix is eminent.

BTW: what WM is everyone using? I've seen a few mention KDE, but can't recall seeing others mentioned. I use KDE4.
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