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Video flickering when plymouth splash screen appears on boot

When the computer boots, after loading the kernel, a white flickering appears before it shows the plymouth splash screen. Then, between plymouth and the X11 it is perfect ... it isn't flickering. I ...
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Screen not refreshing when second display has full-screen application running

I have several external displays that I connect to my laptop (800x600, 1660x1050). When I put an application, such as Totem, Pure Data or Eye of Gnome, full screen (via F11) in the external display, ...
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i915 kernel bugs after compile kernel sources [closed]

I have sony vaio with old-school hybrid graphics. On Xubuntu 13.10 with kernel 3.11.0-13-generic, I wanted to compile my own kernel from sources. I've used /boot/config-xxx and sources from apt-get ...
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Do the latest Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors just work with 12.04?

I am thinking of buying a new laptop, and need Ubuntu as my OS. Is it true that the latest Intel i3, i5, i7 CPUs work properly immediately after install, or do I need to install some additional ...