gimp selection not working under nvidia

Asked by Daniel Stone on 2009-11-03

Binary package hint: gimp

I have an older nvidia card that has multiple drivers but currently using karmic gimp selection is not working

Steps to reproduce
Open project in gimp
choose rectangular selection tool choose selection area
choose gradiant
adjust opacity
attempt to use gradient
no area can be selected
had only windows gimp 3 frefox not near capacity
new in karmic
not in jaunty

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
CheckboxSubmission: c696394865573b188a4fba4b5a7760f2
CheckboxSystem: 4ed15c40009aa6f7770f606350a390a2
Date: Tue Nov 3 13:01:24 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: gimp 2.6.7-1ubuntu1
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic
SourcePackage: gimp
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic x86_64

Question information

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Solved by:
Daniel Stone
Solved:
2009-11-03
Last query:
2009-11-03
Last reply:
2009-11-03

This question was originally filed as bug #473172.

Daniel Stone (danielstone) said : #1
Daniel Stone (danielstone) said : #2

often overlooked things that may cause an issue

Daniel Stone (danielstone) said : #3

This is actually something simple to overcome
go to image highlight mode select rgb
now the image can be edited
this happens when image is indexed