I have a bug in Torchlight Humble Bundle Linux. When I level up and want to select the upgrades the fonts of the whole screen change when it's run with sudo to blocks and when it's run without sudo they disappear.

As you can see the faces also disappear but this is a known bug and it doesn't change the game's playability. But the disappearing fonts are really annoying. How do I fix this?

I am using Linux Debian Wheezy 64 bit.

  • Why are you running a game under sudo? That sounds very unsafe. The Linux version unfortunately has unresolved graphical bugs. Now that TL2 is out, good luck finding support.
    – jw013
    Nov 13 '12 at 19:06
  • Yeah I thought so that it would be hard to find help with it, but I use sudo because if I don't the sound doesn't work and there are a lot of other issues.
    – tversteeg
    Nov 13 '12 at 19:36
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    The permissions issues that sudo fixes are probably due to configuration problems (e.g. your user not being in the audio group), but I don't think those are related to the graphical glitches. I've checked forums.runicgames.com myself but activity for Torchlight 1 is all but dead. I'd guess that you should have the best luck with Ubuntu. I run Debian stable and the graphical glitches are even worse, probably due to older graphics packages.
    – jw013
    Nov 13 '12 at 20:02
  • Well thank you for your information, but then it's easy, I'll stop playing the game.
    – tversteeg
    Nov 13 '12 at 20:03
  • Are you sure you got the latest version?
    – user28015
    Apr 25 '13 at 19:04

It looks like whole font was wiped out of memory. I don't know if it helps but I found this on https://pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/Torchlight

Upgrade the kernel and/or reinstall fglrx-driver for AMD video cards

I was unable to find anything more. Hope it helps.

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