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

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Intel945g : graphical glitches in ubuntu

sudden graphical glitches i have used Ubuntu since 12.04 release, but i experience graphical glitches in my Ubuntu 15.10 . I suspect the Intel video cad drivers because ,i have experienced the same ...
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Screen resolution glitch

I am very new to Ubuntu and I just really need some help. I followed this tutorial on replacing Windows with Ubuntu on my crummy laptop I have had for ages. When the installer loaded up there were ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 graphics problem

The PC is a Lenovo ThinkCentre a58. Using ubuntu 15.10 amd64, after a fresh install and mesa-utils installed: $ glxinfo | grep renderer GLX_MESA_multithread_makecurrent, GLX_MESA_query_renderer, ...
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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gameplay glitches after 14.04 upgrade

I've upgraded my machine to Ubuntu 14.04. Before the upgrade, I was able to play cs:go fine, but now there is a glitch: as soon as the gameplay came on the screen it is all fuzzy, like static on a ...
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My Pulseaudio is skipping, how to fix?

Okay, so here is my problem. Every time I try to use audio (YouTube, Audacity, LMMS, etc.) I get this kind of skipping noise every couple of minutes (on average, sometimes it starts happening every ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 USB Sound Issue

New to Linux, Installed Ubuntu 15.10 a few days ago and along with it Wine and Playonlinux to play League of Legends. When I launch the game and I am greeted with the login screen the music and sound ...
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Can't login and getting graphics glitches

After installing an update I can no longer log into my machine. Every time I type in my user info and try to log in, I get a graphical glitch and then it sends me back to the login screen. I can't ...
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Mincraft has weird graphical glitches how can i solve it

I am using Ubuntu 15.4 on a old dell inspiron 640m with up to date Intel HD graphics and Mesa/open GL. I don't have around 30 FPS with optimised settings and I'm using optifine.It seems that weird ...
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15.10 Not nvidia-304 nor nouveau works properly

first things first: $ lspci | grep VGA 00:0d.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6100 nForce 400] (rev a2) Default nouveau driver messes up dash launcher. Basically ...
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Glitches in smplayer playing fullscreen

So, I've seen it for quite some time now and it's bothering me a little. When I play a video fullscreen in smplayer, I get graphical glitches in a horizontal line about a quarter of the screen from ...
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Graphical glitches in chromium-based apps

Since yesterday I have been experiencing annoying graphical glitches in all chromium based applications - atom, popcorn-time and chrome itself. Here are the screenshots: atom: popcorn-time: ...
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Weird Ubuntu Glitch?

Before I tell my story, I'll specify that it is 100% true. No lies here. Ok, here is the story. Every day I get up, turn on my computer, it works. I go to school, turn it on, it works. Yet, everyday, ...
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bq Aquaris e4.5 lockout

I changed my password by way of the passwd command in the terminal app, and it seems to have broken things. There was a pin securing the phone prior to the passphrase being implemented, but now all ...
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How can I fix this?

I did a fresh install, by installing Ubuntu 15.04 in the whole disk. The system is fully updated/upgraded and yet there is a bug (or not) which I don't know the reason behind this. Even after ...
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Ubuntu file manager is not showing proper icons

I am a programmer; and I have noticed something odd lately. All files of a code language, but mostly python do not display the proper file icons. I know that this is not a "big deal". The reason it ...
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Strange Black Square at the Top-Left Side of the Screen in Xubuntu 14.04.3

A strange black square appears at the top-left side of the screen. I log in, it does not appear until I open Whisker menu, but whenever I open it, it simply appears and stays at the top of all ...
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Xubuntu - rectangle on screen after screen wake up

So I've been using xubuntu for several months and have reinstalled several times before. One problem I've always noticed is that a mysterious white box would appear on the screen on several occasions. ...
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Visual glitches after installation of Ubuntu

as you can see on the attached image after clean installation (no dual boot) of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I have strange glitches from time to time. Window buttons, navigation and texts get unreadable and ...
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Graphic glitch in Ubuntu 15.04

I have a strange graphic glitch in Ubuntu 15.04. Please help me. My laptop(hp 4520s): intel i3 380m, 4gb ddr3 ram, ati hd6370 mobile I tried proprietary drivers and update/upgrade but that doesnt ...
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Weird pixel errors in the corners of my screen

In the all the far corners of my screen, I am seeing weird, glitchy dots/errors, in squares of about 2x2 pixels. I am on the most recent version of elementary OS with an nvidia GeForce 9300m and the ...
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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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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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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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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.