A glitch is a minor malfunction, mishap, or technical problem. Usually temporary.

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Ubuntu in endless password asking loop [duplicate]

This is very strange broblem, I have never seen anything even close to this. I have ubuntu 14 (or so) which is put into old 2005's cheap laptop computer. It had worked well since now, even tough ...
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Strange things happening with typing

This just started yesterday for seemingly no reason; For some reason whenever I type my computer will randomly go back of it's own accord and highlight the text and then, without copying it to my ...
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Rapid glitch on display before login

after choosing Ubuntu on GRUP, just before the login screen appears, a small rapid glitch occurs every time for about 2-4 seconds, always producing exactly the same distortion on display. It seems ...
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Second printout is garbage, first printout is fine, Brother printer, Ubuntu

From Windows or Mac OS X, my elderly USB connected Brother MFC-8600 prints fine. From Ubuntu the first print job prints fine, be it PDF or graphics. The second print job ends up as garbage. If it's a ...
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Ubuntu Password Change [duplicate]

I am trying to change my password. I was able to change the password using the root shell, then I rebooted my computer. I tried to login using the new password and it seemed to work, but after putting ...
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After force shutdown, I can't click anything

This is again another problem with my Late 2006 iMac that I am in the process of turning into a Ubuntu machine with Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. So a few weeks ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on this iMac, ...
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Nvidia 8400 glitches on ubuntu14.04 with hdmi

I have an Nvidia GeForce 8400 everything looks fine when the pc is booting, I can also see the Ubuntu loading screen but when is time to show the login screen I can see some strange freezes like ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 is acting really glitchy and frequently has severe lags and has graphical bugs

Programs will dim and not respond after a while. Opening programs make the screen bug out. Is there a way to fix this without having to reinstall from USB/CD.
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CompizConfig 3D windows don't work - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've recently been experimenting with CompizConfig Settings Manager. I almost have my desktop configured, the way that suits my preferences. I'm trying to add the final touch by enabling 3D windows ...
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how to boot ubuntu on my acer aspire v5 laptop? [duplicate]

So I had Ubuntu on this laptop then I was downloading an update for 14.10 and it crashed now when I boot it up it just shows the log in screen I sign in then it glitches out and stays black I then ...
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Glitches while trying to scroll pages in Chromium

When I try to scroll pages in Chromium Browser, pages don't render properly. There are these stuck block of glitches all over the pages. These glitches disappear when I switch tab and return back to ...
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Magenta Dots all over the screen?

Somewhat new Ubuntu user here. I have a work-issued Dell Vostro laptop. Pretty standard stuff, Corei3, Intel graphics, etc. It's a few years old at this point. I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a ...
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How do I fix weird graphical glitches and Wine problems?

Newcomer here. I decided to learn something about linux and got myself a local network Ubuntu Server to play with. Ubuntu 14.04 with LXDE is installed. However, I encounter really weird things when ...
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How can I fix my audio issues?

I'm running (k)ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7283. Running AMD A4 quad core CPU, and AMD Radeon 8330 Integrated Graphics. I've had this problem for about 2 years now, but whenever I play a ...
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Weird Chromebook glitch while using ubuntu!

So, my older brother gave me his Acer Chromebook witch has Ubuntu installed on it, it was fine until I started it one time, and when it booted it was my wallpaper, the mouse pointer showed but there ...
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Graphical cursor glitch in Ubuntu 14.10

I'm experiencing an annoying cursor glitch on Ubuntu 14.10, and the problem seems to be unprecedented after hours of looking for a similar problem. The issue is that after using a software feature ...
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Sound Problems (Echoes / Lagging)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo G50-30. There has been a few issues, but I've fixed almost all of them (which is actually a fun and good learning experience) but two remain. One of them is a ...
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Can't find “Background” in system settings

So, recently I upgraded to 14.10 and since then I experienced some problems but slowly I managed to solve most of them. I used Gnome for while but few days ago I changed back to Unity and today when I ...
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Cursor glitch in Xubuntu 14.04

Sometimes my cursor glitches and I don't know how to prevent or correct it. Restarting the X server doesn't correct it. The weirdest thing about this is that it switches between normal and glitched ...
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White flash at (before) boot

Don't know if you experience this but it's very, very annoying. I'm using Lubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit It's a Wubi install, but I don't think that changes anything, since I've seen it elsewhere. At boot, ...
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Experience minor graphical issues when I interact with my GUI

I'm completely new to Ubuntu do please bear with me. :) I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit on my SSD and it all seemed to go well. During the test when I was running it from my pendrive, ...
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Can I play Windows games through virtual desktop?

I've tried playing Windows steam games through PlayOnLinux, and it just glitches and closes. Everybody on the forums says that it worked, and it doesn't. Is it possible to play steam games through a ...
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How do I record unlimited time with RecordMyDesktop?

Whenever I record something with RecordMyDesktop, I encode it, it stops encoding after 42 seconds of video time. It doesn't stop at 100% encoding. I play it and there is 42 seconds of video and the ...
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Log In broken? Giving me nothing but a screen with the wallpaper, and I can hardly move the mouse

I recently decided to install Ubuntu 14.04 via USB 2.0 onto my Windows Vista PC. I read on the forums that you can do that, so I went ahead and did that. I used Pendrivelinux to get the files for ...
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Black Spaces in Panels/Windows/Dialog

A lot of windows look have black spaces everywhere like this: However, when I take a screenshot, the black space is replaced with transparency, and the screenshot looks like this: This isn't that ...
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steam, and blender flicker on startup

So I have this problem when I try to start Blender and or Steam, the window flickers. Like some sort of visual problem. It does not happen when I first log in, only after I have had other programs ...
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Conky Graphs Out of the Graph Border

I'm having a strange issue with Conky.. It's hard to explain but basically the graphs are moving outside of their border. My '.conkyrc' can be found here: http://pastebin.com/nWPVjKJB Does anyone ...
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how to remove weird screen glitch 'double desktop'

I've installed 13.04 on my pc, but my desktop shows this weird phenomenon. I have a double task bar (sound/clock/settings buttons) and that there is a smaller wallpaper in the top left corner of my ...
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Graphics card incompatibility Ubuntu 13.04

I installed Ubuntu 13.04. I first tried installing via CD but the install would freeze on the second step every time. I made a USB and the install ran perfectly. I restarted the machine and everything ...
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Unity display glitches in Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

I'll just be using Unity, but every time I try to shut down, open the shortcuts guide, or open the Dash, I'm getting glitches. Here are some screenshots: http://postimg.org/image/equ6m7xzd/ ...
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Why do my transparent dialogs appear glitchy, and for those unfortunate enough to have seizures… cause problems?

The screenshots here show what I mean by glitchy: Side note: I'm using a laptop from 2006, with integrated 945GM graphics, so that's probably my problem.