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Backing Store   (Linux)

Q: When returning from any one of the screend to the previous level, part of the graphics are missing.

A: The X11 server has to be told to remember the previous content; to ensure this, there is an option in the server configuration that must be set:

Please chek, and change if necessary, the X server configuration file: /etc/XF86Config-4; there should be should be a line:

    Option "backingstore"

in the Section "Screen":

Section "Screen"
        Identifier "Screen0"
        Option "backingstore"
        Device "nVidia Corporation|NV11"
        Monitor "DELL P1130"
        DefaultDepth 24
        Subsection "Display"
                Depth 24
                Modes "1280x1024"
The system has to be rebooted to make that change effective.


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