abiword refreshing itself, disappearing ruler bars

Bug #1609881 reported by kenneth.h on 2016-08-04
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abiword (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Upon opening AbiWord everything is fine. When you start typing abiword seems to be refreshing itself like a screen would and then the ruler bars disappear.

Description: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS
AbiWord : 3.0.1-6ubuntu0.16.04.1

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: abiword 3.0.1-6ubuntu0.16.04.1 [modified: usr/share/applications/abiword.desktop]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-31.50-generic 4.4.13
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-31-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: LXDE
Date: Thu Aug 4 11:15:04 2016
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/abiword
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_US
 PATH=(custom, user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: abiword
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

kenneth.h (kenneth.h) wrote :
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :

This sounds like it could be a duplicate of bug 1574278.

kenneth.h (kenneth.h) on 2016-08-04
information type: Public → Private Security

Thanks for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but this appears to be a "regular" (non-security) bug. I have unmarked it as a security issue since this bug does not show evidence of allowing attackers to cross privilege boundaries nor directly cause loss of data/privacy. Please feel free to report any other bugs you may find.

information type: Private Security → Public
kenneth.h (kenneth.h) wrote :

jbicha it actually does sound like the same bug.

mdeslaur my apologies, that's my misunderstanding.

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