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Screen Tearing GeForce 7300 GS

Im using this card with the priority driver, and somehow it works great with the LiveCD and after the installation without updating. but after installing updates, dragging a window or square select ...
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Screen Tearing on Dell Inspiron 15r se 7520

I have screen tearing on my laptop Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition 7520 Specs: Processor: 8x Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3632QM CPU @ 2.20GHz Resolution: 1920x1080 pixels OpenGL Renderer: Mesa DRI ...
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Screen tearing ubuntu 14.04 64bit Intel integrated graphics

Hello askubuntu community. I have read lots of articles at askubuntu about this topic and can't find a way to solve it. I have reinstalled a lot of times but it seems a permanent issue. Patches, ...
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nvidia-settings is not showing most options

nvidia-settings is only showing the 'Application Profiles' and 'Configure Nvidia Settings' menus. I've tried running it as root, i've tried reinstalling the drivers, i've tried everything I can think ...
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Ways to Boost Performance + Screen Tearing

So I recently (back in April) bought a GTX 960 for my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS PC for general gaming uses, and everything has been going great. However, as of recently, I've noticed that in games such as ...
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How to enable “Wait for vertical refresh” option in the AMD catalyst control center in AMD/Intel hybrid graphics?

I have an HP envy 15-3040nr laptop with AMD/Intel hybrid graphics. I installed the catalyst control center, most updated version, and am experiencing screen tearing in firefox and vlc. I know that ...
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Hybrid-graphics - screen tearing only while using AMD. Why?

On my laptop I have two graphics cards: integrated Intel and dedicated AMD. The problem is that I experience screen tearing when I'm using a web browser, no matter what drivers ...
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nvidia screen tearing in Xubuntu

nvidia-screen-tearing-problem How do I eliminate screen tearing Using Compton for tear-free compositing on XFCE or LXDE I have tried those solutions and i am still getting terrible image tearing on ...
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Persistent tearing with an nVidia card

I'm currently using Ubuntu 15.10, but I had the same exact problem with 15.04. I experience a tearing while doing pretty much anything: it ranges from barely noticeable when watching a film with VLC ...
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image tearing when whatching movies

I replaced my pc (fx 8320, gtx 760) with a laptop lenovo z-51 (i3, m360) I have image tearing problems in video players like smplayer, kodi,vlc and also my graphics is detected as intel not as amd ...
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Proprietary Nvidia drivers cause screen tearing in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

No matter what drivers and or settings I use I still get bad screen tearing when using nvida proprietary drivers and the nouveau drivers seem to be disabling my graphics card altogether and use my ...
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Screen tearing while video playback using AMD GPU

So I decided to move to Linux and of course set everything up. One of the things that annoyed me is that I get screen tearing while I'm watching videos in VLC or any video player. I'm not sure how it ...
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vertical screen tearing when scrolling

I have a Radeon X800 XL GPU I have been using for a while. Today I gave my 24" monitor to a friend, and set up 2, 22" monitors rotated. Things seemed to be working well, but I just noticed there is ...
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Screen tearing in videos on Ubuntu 15.04 with Nvidia GeForce GT 630M

My Ubuntu 15.04 shows a lot of Screen Tearing during vídeo, mainly when is in HTML5, and I already have tried the "TearFree" command for the GPU but with no results, I hope get the right fix for this ...
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Screen Tearing in Lenovo Thinkpad W550s

I recently purchased a Lenovo Thinkpad W550s with the intent of wiping Windows 7 and putting any Linux distro. After Arch, Fedora, Ubuntu (12.04 and 14.04), I am giving 15.04 a try and still having ...
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Screen tearing while scrolling in Xubuntu 14.04.3 LTS [duplicate]

Just switched from Windows 10 to Xubuntu. After installation I discovered that there's a screen tearing while scrolling content displayed in web browsers or Ubuntu Software Center. I installed the ...
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Tearing only in Google Chrome

I am using Xubuntu 15.04 and GeForce GT 630. Also I am using this hack https://github.com/chjj/compton/wiki/vsync-guide (last point) and nvidia drivers 355.11 to prevent tearing in Xfce. Everything ...
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Screen tearing fglrx

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 with latest AMD driver from amd.com (I have installed it manually). My graphics is integrated and my CPU is AMD Kaveri AMD a10-7850k. I have screen tearing in top of ...
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Help with AMD Catalyst 15.9 and screen tearing Ubuntu 15.04

I am running Ubuntu Mate 15.04 with the latest AMD Catalyst 15.9 on an HP Envy 15 with an AMD Radeon HD 7750m. I am somewhat of a noob with Linux and I've found solutions that led to some screen ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 unsolvable graphic tearing

My Nvidia Geforce GTX 850m issues are: Tearing on everything( window moving, video in Smplayer, video online in Firefox and Chromium, Scrolling in both Firefox and Chromium) no vsync settings on the ...
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Custom dual screen configuration buggy

Using Ubuntu's system settings to configure two screens (desktop monitor and TV via HDMI in my case) is not ergonomic. Hence I decided to code a handy switcher script which lets me choose between ...
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Screen tearing in Ubuntu with Nvidia/Intel graphics

I really hope someone here can help, because I'm very close to giving up and moving back to Windows. I have an MSI GT70 Dominator with an i7-4710MQ 2.5 GHz, Intel HD 4000 (I'm pretty sure) integrated ...
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Very bad screen tearing

A while ago I randomly started getting extreme tearing in any video I watch, youtube and vlc. I've tried switching between my Nouveau driver and the most recent Nvidia driver, but I don't see any ...
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i3 screen tearing

Ok so I have some pretty bad screen tearing, like a very brief white flash when I mod1+enter to open a new terminal instance (I don't have the problem when I change workspace) I've already tried : ...
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Nvidia ASUS Strix gtx960 Kubuntu 14.04: screen tear and ghosting

Background: I'm having issues with the Nvidia ASUS Strix GTX960. I am using Kubuntu 14.04. I just built a brand new system, upgrading from my laptop with AMD HD radeon. I had K 14.04 on that build ...
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NVIDIA Screen Tearing Help

Just recently installed Kubuntu 15.04 onto my Precision M4800. Just trying to fix a few issues. I've spent ages trying to get the NVIDIA screen tearing to go away, however I am unsuccessful. Intel ...
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“Wait for vertical refresh” in Catalyst Control Center, ubuntu intel\amd graphics

Every think is installed and work. I can switch graphic cards between intel and amd. But when amd is active, i have horrible tearing everywhere, especially in video. Catalyst Control Center has in ...
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GFX tearing in Chromium Window

I seem to be having a tearing problem in Chromium. I'm on Ubuntu 15.04, and am using the proprietary AMD graphics. I enabled by going to software & updates, and selected the fglrx-updates. ...
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No VSYNC on the upper part of the display

On my laptop, a HP Pavilion 17-e026sg with AMD Radeon dual graphics (primary graphics: 8670M), i've got the problem that it tears in the upper part, while the rest is working normally. In Catalyst I ...
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Vsync/Tearing problems with AMD Radeon 8670M on HP Pavilion

I own a HP Pavilion 17-e026sg with AMD Radeon dual graphics. When I switch on the primary (8670M) graphics in catalyst with tear-free enabled, it still tears (this sort of flackering, if vsync is not ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 tearing with intel j1900

I just bought a Mini-ITX motherboard with j1900 CPU to use as a HTPC. It has a Intel graphics but i get tearing and i cant find any settings for Vsync or or video acceleration. The tearing does not ...
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Horizontal video tearing

I am using Xubuntu 14.10 on Dell Vostro 5470 (GPU is Intel HD 4400). I have serious problems with watching videos (no matter if on Youtube or on local storage), video keeps tearing when there are fast ...
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Animation/Image texture tearing

I have ASUS K53SV with nvidia GT540M card(with Optimus). Using Ubuntu 14.04. When I'm using javascript animations in either Firefox or Chrome there is texture tearing of an moving image. For example a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit screen tearing

Hardware: NVidia GTX 780 I7 4770k 16 gb RAM 1x 128gb SSD + 2tb HDD + 1tb HDD Software: Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. Latest NVidia Driver. Issue: Whenever I watch a youtube video or a movie(Sometimes ...
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Screen tearing on KDE with NVidia drivers

I get major screen tearing with desktop animations, I have tried fixes for similar problems, and I've seen multiple unanswered questions exactly stating my issue to the decimal, with very very few ...
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KDE 14.10 Horizontal Tearing with all graphical animations (Switching virtual desktops, moving windows, etc.)

This wasn't happening for the longest time, and it goes on and off, sometimes it won't do it for a day or two, and sometimes it will be non-stop for couple days. Here's a video showing what I'm ...
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Screen tearing in Netflix while full-screen on 14.04 LTS

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on an ASUS laptop with Intel HD 4000 graphics. The issue is only in Netflix.Screen tearing only persists if I'm full screen. Windowed mode works fine. Running movies in VLC is ...
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Screen tearing for minor screen updates

This is an issue which I am facing after a run into EDID issues from my monitor. In a system where everything was working perfectly fine, one day, I boot up to get a low resolution display on my ...
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Tearing in Xubuntu 14.04

I have tearing problem in Xubuntu 14.04 (both 64 and 32 bit) I'm using an Aspire s3: http://www.itp.net/587066-acer-aspire-s3-ms2346?tab=specs I have already installed the Intel driver but the ...
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Screen tearing in video playback - Ubuntu 14.10 - Unity - Intel Ivy Bridge

I am experiencing severe screen tearing while playing full screen video. Ivy Bridge graphics - Ubuntu 14.10 x64 (Unity). Existing answers such as Screen tearing in 11.10 with intel graphics do not ...
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Fullscreen Video Tearing on Ubuntu 14.10 (Haswell Graphics)

Over the past few weeks, I have noticed that I've had video tearing issues in Google Chrome on YouTube (and such other sites) with the video tearing when I put it on fullscreen. It might be an issue ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...