| ||Ask HN: Strange bug workarounds?|
148 points by porjo on Sept 12, 2016 | hide | past | web | favorite | 106 comments |
|Software bugs are a fact of life and, sadly, many never see a (timely) fix. This can lead to some some unusual workarounds in order to continue using the software.|
What are some unusual/quirky/bizarre workarounds to software bugs that have been encountered by the HN crowd?
A recent one I struck was with Google Earth desktop app on Linux. It has a tendency to crash on startup unless your mouse is contained within a small rectangle in the middle of the screen .
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