Quick fix: Compiz on Gentoo, resolving text corruption in terminal
This will be a brief reference post mostly for my own benefit, but a good fix for an issue where Compiz shows black boxes or invisible characters in the GNOME terminal when typing:
As for the text corruption issue… Is the “Force X and GLX synchronization” option enabled in the workarounds plugin in ccsm?
In my case, the option was enabled in CompizConfig Settings Manager, but the Workarounds plugin wasn’t:
Hopefully this is useful for those of you using the terminal on a regular basis! I’ll likely have a full update on switching back to GNOME and installing Compiz shortly.
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