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

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Ubuntu freezes and glitches after login

I first encountered this when installing ubuntu alongside windows 7. it froze and then glitched to the same screen. I restarted the installation and reinstalled ubuntu and everything worked fine. ...
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Counter Strike Problem with Ubuntu

I figured this is an error with Ubuntu, so I thought I should post it here. I recently Installed Counter Strike on Ubuntu 13.10, but some of the text doesn't show up. The menus are fine, but then I ...
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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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Window Glitches for all application and windows exept web browser

I'm having these window glitches often. What could it be related to? The only way to get rid of it is to shut-down and reboot wich is annoying ...
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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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Glitchy screen after startup

When I start up, after the Ubuntu loading screen, the screen glitches, it has a bunch of orange lines that go down in a stair-like fashion. I use 12.04 on a 32-bit desktop
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How do I fix a white-screen glitch when exiting fullscreen mode in a video player?

I've had Ubuntu 12.04 for a couple of weeks now, love it, but I've come across one particularly problem that seems to keep happening. When watching a video, full-screen mode is ideal for me. Often ...
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How to stop the Glitchy Graphics?

Let me start off by saying i'm new to Linux in general, I apologize if this is something simple. Anyways, All the applications glitch out oddly. For example, my icons to the left on the bar flash ...
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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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Mouse on screen lags [duplicate]

I just made a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 64bit on my Dell XPS 15 laptop. My mouse lags/glitches/blinks each time something is loading in Ubuntu. when a youtube video is playing in the background ...
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Problem: Computer always “crashes” during startup, after Wubi install, Kubuntu

I installed Ubuntu a while ago, alongside Windows 7. One time, while updating Ubuntu, my computer turned off (my charger was not properly connected). This must have happened at an unfortunate moment ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.04 glitched screen

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 alongside with Windows Vista on my old laptop. The installation took some time, but after a hour or so it was done. Everything worked nicely, and i was going to log in to ...
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Glitches in Unity (and GNOME)

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 64-bits and the Unity interface appears with some glitches: http://i.imgur.com/0xP8BYU.png http://i.imgur.com/XjGYXE0.png Before Ubuntu, I tried Fedora 14 and GNOME also ...
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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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Ubuntu shows blank screen after plymouth [duplicate]

I am not sure what to do about this, but my Ubuntu 12.04 won't boot up. As wont boot up, I mean only shows a blank screen after the Plymouth screen. Can someone help me with this?
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Ubntu 13.04 Dash Home Glitch

I seem to have a problem each time I open my 'dash home' (search your computer and online sources): my screen and graphics seem to completely bug out; I've tried the 'unity-- reset' command but that ...
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ubuntu 12.04 displayed resolution different than listed

I just upgraded to 12.04 on my laptop, now every time I restart the resolution is extremely low when I get to the desktop but in the display settings it says it's the proper resolution (1440x900) ...
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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.