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bug #20337: Green fonts tone on Linux Mint 13

Submitted by:  Fallen Phoenix <fphoenix>
Submitted on:  Fri 30 Nov 2012 12:24:12 PM UTC  
Category: BugSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Graphics
Status: In ProgressPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: Ignacio R. Morelle <shadowmaster>Open/Closed: Open
Release: 1.10.5Operating System: Linux Mint 13

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Mon 01 Jun 2015 05:33:23 AM UTC, comment #10:

"Fixed" (read: worked around) in commit 5a557bfecaba in master (1.13.0+dev).

Ignacio R. Morelle <shadowmaster>
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Sun 24 Mar 2013 08:45:50 AM UTC, comment #9:

Thanks for the additional information.

Mark de Wever <mordante>
Project Member
Thu 14 Mar 2013 08:25:09 PM UTC, comment #8:

No. I use MATE desktop and also tried to change themes and font rendering mode - Wesnoth unaffected.

Fallen Phoenix <fphoenix>
Sun 10 Mar 2013 01:03:11 PM UTC, comment #7:

Thanks for the new images, they look much better. From what I can see Mint Linux uses a different anti-aliasing as Ubuntu. Another difference I see in the images is that the ones on Mint Linux have an alpha channel and the ones on Ubuntu have no alpha channel. No idea whether it is related.

The popup menu in image 2 seems to be unaffected, this code uses a different rendering engine. The other text uses the pango render engine, this is the same engine as GtK/GNOME uses. Do you have other Gtk/GNOME applications that have the same issue?

Mark de Wever <mordante>
Project Member
Thu 28 Feb 2013 10:01:38 AM UTC, comment #6:


Fallen Phoenix <fphoenix>
Sat 23 Feb 2013 08:16:05 AM UTC, comment #5:

I had to reduce the size of the image to upload it.

(file #17323)

Mark de Wever <mordante>
Project Member
Sat 23 Feb 2013 08:12:15 AM UTC, comment #4:

I see. I see differences in the images especially the fonts look like they have more anti-aliasing, or they are artifacts caused by the JPEG compression.

Would it be possible to create screenshots from HTTT on both mint and Ubuntu and saved as PNG (please don't convert the JPEG to PNG since the artifacts remain.)

I attached a screenshot on my Debian Squeeze system.

Mark de Wever <mordante>
Project Member
Tue 19 Feb 2013 11:26:57 PM UTC, comment #3:

Screenshots attached, see mint-01.jpg and mint-02.jpg. Color depth is 24 bit.
And I also have used Radeon 9600 card in the past, which don't supported more by ATI and has only not very well open drivers. But now I changed it to GeForce 7300 - the fonts are still green.

Fallen Phoenix <fphoenix>
Sat 09 Feb 2013 05:41:25 PM UTC, comment #2:

Do you also have screenshots of the green fonts?

I expect it to be an issue with SDL, we had rendering issues with it before. Also what is the colourdepth used on your system?

Mark de Wever <mordante>
Project Member
Fri 30 Nov 2012 12:35:13 PM UTC, comment #1:

I.e. 1.10.2 and 1.10.5 of course.

Fallen Phoenix <fphoenix>
Fri 30 Nov 2012 12:24:12 PM UTC, original submission:

I have a bad font color in Mint: all except help and top menu is green. Tried versions 10.2 from it's repository and self compiled 10.5. In old Ubuntu 10.04 LTS it works fine.

Fallen Phoenix <fphoenix>


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file #17323:  debian.png added by mordante (536kB - image/png)
file #16812:  mint-02.jpg added by fphoenix (624kB - image/jpeg)
file #16813:  mint-03.jpg added by fphoenix (355kB - image/jpeg)
file #16810:  ubuntu.jpg added by fphoenix (455kB - image/jpeg)
file #16811:  mint-01.jpg added by fphoenix (465kB - image/jpeg)
file #16809:  mint-03.png added by fphoenix (838kB - image/png)


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Mon 01 Jun 2015 05:33:23 AM UTCshadowmasterStatusNone=>In Progress
    Fri 15 May 2015 06:23:02 AM UTCshadowmasterAssigned toNone=>shadowmaster
    Sun 24 Mar 2013 08:45:50 AM UTCmordanteStatusNeed Info=>None
    Sat 23 Feb 2013 08:16:05 AM UTCmordanteAttached File-=>Added debian.png, #17323
    Sat 09 Feb 2013 05:41:25 PM UTCmordanteStatusNone=>Need Info
    Fri 30 Nov 2012 12:31:52 PM UTCfphoenixAttached File-=>Added mint-02.jpg, #16812
      Attached File-=>Added mint-03.jpg, #16813
    Fri 30 Nov 2012 12:30:51 PM UTCfphoenixAttached File-=>Added ubuntu.jpg, #16810
      Attached File-=>Added mint-01.jpg, #16811
    Fri 30 Nov 2012 12:24:12 PM UTCfphoenixAttached File-=>Added mint-03.png, #16809
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