in boincmgr, what should "Notices" show?

karl kleinpaste
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From time to time, boincmgr shows a flashing red border around Notices in the lower left corner. Every time I click it, boincmgr opens a blank white window; I have never seen any content. Clues as to what's going on? Platform is Fedora 39.

boincmgr showing red border on Notices

Richard M
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Try switching to advanced

Try switching to advanced view and then  notices.

karl kleinpaste
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Interesting. So there

Interesting. So there actually is something there, but the regular view's Notices button has a bug in not showing it. Well, OK. At least it's not a mystery and a phantom to me now.

Scrooge McDuck
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Hmmm, it works in regular and

Hmmm, it works in regular and advanced view of the Boinc Manager for Windows. You may want to report a bug to BOINC devs?

Keith Myers
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Probably related to a

Probably related to a previous issue with blank pages in Simple View.

https://github.com/BOINC/boinc/issues/4902

Originally for blank sub-windows but probably related for Notices too.

You should add to this open issue about the Notices being blank problem.

 

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