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Qt app UI elements randomly rendered as blank/black in Docker
Geeva last edited by
docker run -it --env="DISPLAY" --env="QT_X11_NO_MITSHM=1" \ --volume="/tmp/.X11-unix:/tmp/.X11-unix:rw" mindforger:latest mindforger
The problem is that some Qt UI elements (menu items, dialogs, ...) are rendered blank in black (randomly) - check the screenshot below:
I'm on Ubuntu 16.04.5 with Docker 18.06 and Qt 5.01.
But... why? Why docker?
Anyway. Do other applications show normally? Like some standard Gnome/KDE apps.
I strongly recommend using something newer than Qt 5.0.1. It was an extremely buggy release. And it's super old.
lduboeuf last edited by
I have the same with Ubuntu 16.04 on Docker and Qt Creator 4.5.2
Nothing we can do about it. Its a docker issue.
Make sure you run a full Linux with X server etc inside the docker.
Then i had no issues running my app.
If you use a special docker, it might have side effects as not operating like a normal OS would.