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torbrowser-launcher based TBB has a persistent GUI elements ghosting issue
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I'm now on the latest torbrowser-launcher and TBB release (updated the entire system right before writing this), and it's been an issue for a handful of months now that every time I launch the program the GUI does this hard to describe ghosting behaviour:

Elements overlay each other and persist as the GUI changing, building on top of each other to the point where they're incomprehensible after a few minutes of use.

Things I tried:

  • changing GTK theme back to default
  • trying a fresh user profile with no settings modified
  • trying to remove the launcher program + any related data as well as TBB then reinstalling

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hyphens created this task.Sep 7 2019, 1:44 PM
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I've just tested the software in a clean Budgie installation and cannot replicate your issue, could you provide more details about your setup? The output of inxi -Fz would be great.

Edit0: Unable to reproduce on Plasma, MATE and GNOME as well, what is this TBB you speak of? Is it a Solus package? To clarify, I am trying to reproduce the artifacts on the torbrowser-launcher Solus package.

Edit1: Also launching torbrowser-launcher from a terminal and sharing the output would be nice.

To clarify, this is Budgie. And I'm using the torbrowser-launcher package from Solus repos.

inxi -Fz output:

  Host: solus Kernel: 4.9.189-137.lts x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Budgie 10.5 
  Distro: Solus 4.0 
  Type: Portable System: Dell product: Inspiron 11 - 3147 v: N/A 
  serial: <filter> 
  Mobo: Dell model: 0V09NX v: A00 serial: <filter> UEFI: Dell v: A12 
  date: 02/06/2018 
  ID-1: BAT0 charge: 25.7 Wh condition: 28.8/40.6 Wh (71%) 
  Topology: Quad Core model: Intel Pentium N3540 bits: 64 type: MCP 
  L2 cache: 1024 KiB 
  Speed: 606 MHz min/max: 500/2666 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 666 2: 650 3: 592 
  4: 519 
  Device-1: Intel Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series Graphics & Display 
  driver: i915 v: kernel 
  Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.5 driver: intel resolution: 1366x768~59Hz 
  OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Bay Trail v: 4.2 Mesa 19.0.6 
  Device-1: Intel Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series High Definition Audio 
  driver: snd_hda_intel 
  Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.9.189-137.lts 
  Device-1: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter 
  driver: ath9k 
  IF: wlp1s0 state: up mac: <filter> 
  Device-2: Qualcomm Atheros Integrated_Webcam_HD type: USB driver: btusb 
  Local Storage: total: 465.76 GiB used: 21.92 GiB (4.7%) 
  ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: HGST (Hitachi) model: HTS545050A7E680 size: 465.76 GiB 
  ID-1: / size: 34.26 GiB used: 21.92 GiB (64.0%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda8 
  System Temperatures: cpu: 50.0 C mobo: 44.0 C 
  Fan Speeds (RPM): cpu: 0 
  Processes: 216 Uptime: 29m Memory: 3.75 GiB used: 1.03 GiB (27.5%) Shell: bash 
  inxi: 3.0.34

torbrowser-launcher from terminal:

Tor Browser Launcher
By Micah Lee, licensed under MIT
version 0.3.2
Launching Tor Browser.
Running /home/solus/.local/share/torbrowser/tbb/x86_64/tor-browser_en-US/start-tor-browser.desktop
Launching './Browser/start-tor-browser --detach'...