Re: [dev] Windows not being redrawn with dwm

From: FRIGN <>
Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2015 20:47:51 +0100

On Sat, 12 Dec 2015 09:33:37 -0800
Eric Pruitt <> wrote:

Hey Eric,

> Has anyone else encountered issues where an application's window is not
> redrawn with dwm? I used to run into this frequently with Firefox and
> the VirtualBox VM Manager window, but recently it only seems to happen
> with VirtualBox. Once I alt-tab to another set of tags or resize the
> VirtualBox window, it will be updated immediately but then remain frozen
> otherwise. Restarting dwm often fixes the issue temporarily.

I noticed this issue with MATLAB, but it's a known issue. What fixes it
for me is running "wmname LG3D" before running the program to fix the UI.
Maybe you should try that out, but I have the feeling you might be dealing
with a different problem.



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