In the Eclipse text editor, when I click and drag the horizontal scrollbar, the screen does not "refresh" or "update" properly, resulting in a blurry image. This behavior has not been observed in any other program.

Note: I cannot take screenshots because when I press the print screen button, it refreshes the screen and fixes the problem. The photos below were taken with my phone:

Screenshot 1
I just opened this file. The screen looks fine.

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Screenshot 2
After dragging the horizontal scrollbar to the right. Notice how the text in the editor is significantly blurred. No, that is not the camera.

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Screenshot 3
After pressing Ctrl+A. The text has come back into focus. This is my workaround for resolving this issue.

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Hardware/software information

  • Computer device: netbook
  • Eclipse: Luna 4.4.2 (downloaded from Eclipse's homepage).
  • Distro: CrunchBang (old version, before it became BunsenLabs. However, I keep the software updated)
  • CPU: Intel Atom
  • Video card: Atom Processor D4xx/D5xx/N4xx/N5xx Integrated Graphics Controller
  • Memory: 2GB
  • lshw output: https://gist.github.com/mangstadt/6897b07653077aa66abe1cf88c573e9d
  • That's probably an Eclipse bug, but it could be a video driver bug. What exact version of Eclipse do you have (version number, and how you obtained the binary)? What exact model of graphics card and what version of X and what driver (e.g. nv, nvidia, nouveau, …), on what distribution? Is Eclipse the only application where you've seen such visual glitches? – Gilles Apr 2 '16 at 20:40
  • @Gilles Please see my edited question. Yes, this is the only application I've experienced this problem on. – Michael Apr 3 '16 at 1:50
  • Integrated video card: but what exact model? Driver bugs are often specific to a specific model. You can find out with lshw (or any other way to list available hardware). – Gilles Apr 3 '16 at 11:52
  • @Gilles Thank you for the tip. I'm not sure how to reliably interpret the output of the lshw command, so I included its entire output (see the link at the bottom of the question). I also revised my question in an attempt to make it clearer. – Michael Apr 3 '16 at 16:30
  • Thank you for your edit, @Gilles. I look forward to seeing my question be removed from held status. – Michael Apr 5 '16 at 19:11

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