[sword-devel] Bible Desktop not displaying in some Linux Window Managers
gary at egeiro.net
Thu Mar 31 20:07:17 EDT 2022
I currently have Bible Desktop/jsword 1.6 installed on a Linux machine
running an up-to-date Arch distro with the dwm window manager. I use
Bible Desktop only occasionally but appreciate the simplicity of the
The problem is that Bible Desktop doesn't work under dwm. All I end up
with is a white screen. The text seems to be on screen because if I move
the cursor around it changes from a pointer to a hand and I can copy and
paste text from the screen to an editor. But the screen is simply white
with no borders, menus or text displaying.
I have tried a variety of other window managers--QTile, i3wm and XMonad.
Bible Desktop works properly under QTile and i3wm but not under dwm or
I realise this is perhaps off topic, but can anyone make any suggestions
as to why Bible Desktop wouldn't work under dwm or XMonad?
Happy to provide more info or screenshots if needed.
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