Questions related to screen tearing and vsync

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
43 views

Some kind of “tearing”?

Yesterday I experienced some kind of tearing on my rather new install of Ubuntu 14.04. Still, I've done some tweaking using the tweak-tool. Well, yesterday some program was reported crashing, shortly ...
1
vote
0answers
181 views

Screen tearing with GT 730M (and no Sync to VBlank option in Nvidia settings)

I've got problems with screen tearing while using Geforce gt 730M (GPU is Optimus with additionally Intel 4000). Tearing appears during scrolling websites, watching movies, playing games etc. I've ...
0
votes
0answers
166 views

Video tearing nvidia GT 540M dual screen

Ill get right to the point: I have a laptop (Aspire 5750G) that I run dual screen on (the built in display and a Samsung SyncMaster 2043BW). Im running ubuntu 14.04 (installed yesterday) on a nvidia ...
2
votes
2answers
490 views

Video Tearing Ubuntu 14.04 ATI

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04LTS and I'm getting video tearing (top, bottom, mid, it's horrible) on videos (mplayer, Youtube, moving windows around...). My graphics adaptor is an ATI AMD Radeon HD 6700M ...
2
votes
1answer
643 views

Terrible screen tearing on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Nvidia proprietary driver

So I installed Ubuntu about a week ago after finally getting around to sorting out my partitions. Everything has gone great except that I get screen tearing on anything that goes fullscreen. I've ...
0
votes
1answer
512 views

Fullscreen tearing in Firefox Flash video with AMD Catalyst drivers

Since upgrading to Linux Mint 17, every time I put a flash video into fullscreen it starts tearing up, then freezes after a couple seconds. This only happens when I have the proprietary AMD drivers ...
4
votes
3answers
3k views

Have tearing (no Vsync) in movies (Nvidia proprietary driver)

This is more of KDE than Ubuntu question, but... I have visible tearing on screen. KDE composition, flash video in Firefox, and simple games like kpat are vsynced, but in steam games and in movies ...
3
votes
1answer
227 views

Refresh rate is 120Hz while my screen is 60Hz

I don't understand why I have to different refresh rate on my system: Here is my xrandr output: $ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1600 x 900, maximum 8192 x 8192 DVI-I-1 connected ...
2
votes
0answers
19 views

How do I turn on V-sync for desktop? [duplicate]

I'm running 12.04 x64 with a GeForce GTX650. When I play games, I turn v-sync on to prevent screen tearing, and it works fine. But desktop is another problem: I can't get desktop (most notably, the ...
2
votes
1answer
192 views

How can I fix this tearing in fullscreen video with Radeon card?

Ever since I 'm on ubuntu 10.10 now 12.04 I'm having the some trouble with any video that I play in fullscreen, the image gets a horizontal cut, like this: In ubuntu 10.10 I had a nVidea GTS 250 ...
0
votes
0answers
157 views

Moving window is slow and tearing after installing Nvidia driver

When I installed Ubuntu 13.10, the Nouveau driver was on it. Everything was fine, windows moved very smoothly with my 144 Hz monitor. Now I installed the latest driver from xorg-edgers and after ...
0
votes
1answer
216 views

Eliminate graphic tearing

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I have been able to get rid of tearing while using xbmc but I would like to get rid of it on youtube videos as well. I installed compizconfig and tried some settings someone ...
0
votes
0answers
117 views

Ubuntu 13.10 window borders tear and icon change

I have a really odd problem. I have a laptop with a optimum graphics card, in case it matters. I've been using bumblebee and had no problems for absolute months. This afternoon there was an update ...
0
votes
1answer
688 views

Tear-free disabled in Intel Graphics, tearing in Xubuntu

I use Xubuntu 13.10 and have installed the Intel Graphics Installer. I did it in order to reduce the amount of screen tearing with the VESA drivers earlier. But I see "tear free" as disabled, when I ...
0
votes
0answers
279 views

Video tearing with nVidia GT630

I have a problem with video tearing on my media computer. I have just bought a new Philips TV 40" 7007 and a video card to go in the media PC (nVidia GT630). When I connect them up with either an ...
0
votes
0answers
298 views

GeForce GTX 6500 Ti Screen Tearing Problems

I'm experiencing the tearing artifacts on GeForce GTX 6500Ti graphics card under Ubuntu 12.04. Apart from tearing, the card runs games decently. On my old video card (GeForce 9800GT) I've had ...
0
votes
0answers
259 views

Screen Tearing with Second Monitor using fglrx on 13.10

I'm having two issues with Ubuntu 13.10 but I'll ask each one in a differnt thread. My laptop has AMD/Intel switchable graphics. I was using 12.04 until I decided that I wanted the latest software ...
0
votes
0answers
285 views

Screen tearing on external monitor when playing videos

I have mpv installed in Ubuntu 13.10, and it works great as a video player when I'm using it on my laptop's display, but when I connect an external monitor through HDMI and play the video there, there ...
0
votes
0answers
87 views

video tearing monitor

everybody,and 1-st sorry for my poor English... So my problem is when i watch videos (youtube etc.) the screen become to tear in horizontal lines with every movement of the video itself... I tried ...
1
vote
1answer
730 views

Dual Monitor Tearing, Missing Compiz Refresh Rate,

I've poured over dozens of forums looking for an answer to this, but I'm stumped. I'm using dual monitors of different resolutions and have screen tearing (rather minor, but noticeable), likely ...
2
votes
0answers
756 views

Intel i915 Tearing issues

I'm using FOSS intel graphics drivers with Kernel 3.8.0-29 and Kubuntu 13.04. There seems to be video tear at the top of my screen. It's apparent when I'm dragging windows around or playing video ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

Minecraft Frame Tearing

I've been trying to play Minecraft in Ubuntu. Under both the Unity and GNOME3 window managers, I notice serious frame tearing when in fullscreen mode. Is there any way to fix this?
2
votes
2answers
8k views

ubuntu 12.04 - intel hd4600 haswell graphics issue

Ubuntu 12.04 is not 'recognizing' my intel haswell i5 hd4600 graphics (which 13.04 does). I have the traditional 2d desktop and am seeing copious amounts of screen-tearing. The main vice is that I ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Video tearing on flash fullscreen

I had some trouble with video tearing (using Nvidia GeForce 560Ti, with 310.44 nvidia driver), but could solve it by setting refresh rate from 50 to 120 in compiz settings manager -> composite. ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How to fix grafic tearing on nVidia cards?

I've just installed Ubuntu GNOME 13.04 on my nvidia powered laptop and I'm experiencing some ugly grafic tearing when watching videos or scrolling pages in firefox for instance... Vsync's activated ...
0
votes
1answer
787 views

Second screen tearing AMD Radeon 5800 HD Ubuntu 12.10

Well, I've been trying to get this work for a while... The second screen doesn't stop tearing. I'm using "AMD Catalyst™ 13.1 Proprietary Linux x86 Display Driver" which was install according to: ...
3
votes
0answers
480 views

Screen tearing without compiz

I am trying to setup a working 13.04 desktop. If I use default ubuntu desktop, it loads compiz and I don't have any tearing. If I run openbox, I get tearing while compiz is disabled. Ive tried to ...
1
vote
1answer
211 views

Screen tearing in Fluxbox

I using fluxbox as my window manager and I'm experiencing tearing when viewing videos. Tearing does not happen under Gnome or Unity. I primarily use VLC to play videos in full-screen (1920x1080). ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How to fix Video tearing with KDE and ati drivers?

I have Ubuntu 12.04.02 x64 and KDE 4.10.00. I'm having a little video tearing while playing ANY video (HD mkv, avi, etc.). it happens with vlc latest version and with default Ubuntu video player and ...
1
vote
0answers
47 views

Forcing Powermizer to Maximum performance by default [duplicate]

I bought an xfx Geforce N640 video card and installed it with driver 313.18 in my Ubuntu 12.04 64 bits. The tearing level on my screen is bad, and in another question here (How do I stop video ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Enable Sync to VBlank on LXDE with Intel Video Card

How can I enable Sync To VBlank in LXDE? My video card is Intel, and I'm having screen tearing.
1
vote
0answers
542 views

Video tearing on Radeon running Ubuntu 12.10 need help with xorg.conf (I think)

I've recently managed to get 3D accelerated graphics working on my laptop with a Radeon HD 7520G. I'm using the default Xorg driver (i.e., not the proprietary ones which seem to create worse problems ...
1
vote
0answers
822 views

Desktop tearing kubuntu 12.04 with Intel HD [closed]

Experiencing nasty tearing on desktop, when moving windows around, scrolling browser, playing video with mplayer/vlc Kubuntu 12.04.1 fully updated OpenGL vendor string: Tungsten Graphics, Inc ...
1
vote
0answers
311 views

Hybrid AMD/INTEL and tearing [duplicate]

This is getting really really boring! Is there any way to get rid of video tearing using fglrx? I have a hybrid system with intel hd3000(SandyBridge) and amd 6770m. I have tried everything like ...
1
vote
0answers
688 views

Screen tearing with opened Dash - Nvidia Geforce 8400 using Nouveau driver [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, on my dodgy Vostro 1400 with Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS. Since installation, I switch to Nvidia driver and it works alright, but the windows performance is choppy, ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Screen tearing while browsing the internet (chrome+firefox) in ubuntu 12.04 intel 4000 graphics

First, some specs: Ubuntu 12.04 on an Asus UX31A Zenbook Prime, running kernel 3.5.0-10. As stated in the title, Intel 4000 graphics. While browsing the internet in both chrome and firefox, I get ...
2
votes
1answer
768 views

I have excessive Tearing on Flash Video Playback when i don't use compiz , on ubuntu 12.04 i dont have tearing

I have excessive Tearing on Flash Video Playback when i don't use compiz , on ubuntu 12.04 i dont have tearing but i dont want unity 3d cause i got less frames on my games + bad performance !!!! I ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

I have tearing on lubuntu 12.04 32bit (on flash videos things are very bad) , on ubuntu 12.04 i dont have tearing

I have tearing on Lubuntu 12.04 32-bit (on Flash videos things are very bad). On Ubuntu 12.04 I don't have tearing. When I use compiz there is no tearing but my machine is low-end and has a slow ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Video tearing with KDE compositing

I have video tearing with compositing enabled in KWin. I have 2 monitors in twinview, VBlank is set to sync with one of them. I have some tearing on that monitor anyway, and it's much worse on the ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Ubuntu 12.04 nVidia TwinView tearing

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. Today I just purchased a second monitor (I have a Dell U2711 and a 42-inch Sony TV). I'm running the 295.49 proprietary nVidia graphics driver, my graphics card is a GeForce ...
0
votes
1answer
862 views

Gateway ZA8 Netbook graphics Issue

The graphics keep tearing and are barely usable anytime I try to use my Netbook. And I did a full install with Ubuntu so I'm pretty much stuck. These are the specs of the Netbook: Processor AMD ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Screen tearing (very noticable during video playback) with HD3000 AND HD Radeon 6630m

I did not have this issue with Ubuntu 11.10. Well, to be clear, I did, but it was easily remedied with compiz workarounds. I have tried both the propriety and open source ati drivers, and the intel ...
30
votes
15answers
57k views

How do I stop video tearing? (Nvidia prop driver, non-compositing window manager)

I have that problem which seemingly afflicts many using the proprietary Nvidia driver: Video tearing: fine horizontal lines (usually near the top of my display) when there is a lot of panning or ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Bad VNC artefacts / tearing using Ubuntu 12.04 default VNC server and TightVNC / RealVNC client on Windows

I am using the latest daily build of Ubuntu 12.04 on an machine with Asus P5G41T-M motherboard using the built-in graphics (GMA X4500). I have not installed any additional software such as compiz, ...
6
votes
3answers
6k views

Screen tearing while watching video

I have a bad tearing while watching video in Ubuntu 11.10. I tried to use both smplayer and vlc, but none of them helped. In fact I see tearing only in rips, there is not such problem while watching ...
3
votes
1answer
5k views

How to remove tearing in videos with Nvidia driver?

I'm using ubuntu 11.10 as my HTPC OS on ION board. Tearing was always a big problem but this guide (http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/01/how-to-fix-video-tearing-in-videos-nvidia-ubuntu/) used to solve ...
14
votes
2answers
12k views

Screen tearing in 11.10 with intel graphics [closed]

I have a slight screen tearing when watching videos in Ubuntu 11.10 x64, really annoying. Both in Unity and GNOME-Shell. Please focus the answer to GS since it's my primary DE and it's where I want it ...
0
votes
0answers
218 views

Video tearing when playing on external monitor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to reduce the tearing while watching videos? I am running mythtv on Ubuntu 11.04, and I've plugged it in to an LCD monitor AND an HDTV. If I watch video on the LCD ...
5
votes
5answers
4k views

How to reduce the tearing while watching videos?

I'm using the Ubuntu 10.10 with both VLC player and MPlayer and already installed the ATI drivers. I watched the same videos on Windows 7 and Ubuntu. But on Ubuntu the images have a lot of tearing. I ...
1
vote
1answer
601 views

Video tearing sorted now Low cube performance

I've just sorted out the tearing in videos on my PC following this guide: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1390284 However before this i had a wonderfully performing cube, Nice smooth and ...