Visual artifacts are anomalies during visual representation of digital graphics and imagery.

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Terminal unusable in Virtual Machine

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have created a virtual machine with the same ISO. In the virtual machine the terminal window shows up with a strange transparent gradient that makes it unusable. How can ...
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Corrupted graphics

In the weeks since I installed Ubuntu 14.10, I've been looking for a solution to the various graphical issues I've been experiencing, and none seem to work. My laptop is an: Inspiron 1440, 64-bit ...
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Dual monitor on 14.04.02 with AMD card freezes, blacks out the second screen, etc

Up to few days back my 2 monitor setup with 14.04.2 has been running just fine (one monitor 1920x1080 connected via HDMI(card)->DVI(monitor) cable and second 1680x1050 connected via DVI->DVI cable. ...
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Screen rendering problem on Ubuntu 12.04 with Intel video card

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old Sony laptop and I've had a problem I've never seen before. The side bar menu text, the dropdown menu text and sometimes the background image weren't ...
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Graphical artifacts when booting alternate CD installer

I'm getting graphical artifacts (looks like misaligned pixel rows or something, colours are correct) when attempting to run a lubuntu alternate installer. How should I go about fixing this? I'm ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 screen artifacts - How do I fix?

Please tell me how do I fix this problem? I have no graphics card for your information 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82Q35 Express DRAM Controller (rev 02) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel ...
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How can I get rid of artifacts without logging out?

So, I was dragging some files around in Nautilus and I wanted to cancel a drag. So, I just hit escape. Then I got this weird file icon floating always on top on my screen that I couldn't figure out ...
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Very poor performance after regular updates

Recently my install of 13.10 decided to go all wonky on me. It did some kind of system update and then I got that lovely black screen after on boot. After many efforts to fix it I did a dirty upgrade ...
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Booting Ubuntu 14.04 from flash drive, pixelated screen

I am booting live booting Ubuntu from a USB flash drive. At the setup screen (this is the first boot), the screen is very pixelated rendering the software unusable. I am unable to get past the setup ...
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Is Ubuntu compatible with Adobe Flash

I downloaded Adobe Flash and VLC media player, into new Ubuntu. Now all videos look like ''test cards'' or colored silhouettes.
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Graphical Glitch when Logging in

Every I log in, this pops up for a few seconds. It isn't that big of an issue but it's annoying. Also, my screen occasionally jumps up and down and sometimes flashes. This does not happen in ...
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Artifacts in desktop with AC Power

My problem is this: after an update with apt-get dist-upgrade, I have artifacts (lots of horizontal lines appear and disappear quickly) on my desktop only with notebook charging or AC source. With ...
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Graphic issues with installing Ubuntu on PC with Radeon 7770

Haven't found anything about the issue I'm experiencing and would like someone to help me with it. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04, but for some reason installation does load, but I get on monitor ...
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Chrome display glitch when the GPU acceleration is on, AMD Catalyst driver [closed]

I have some graphics glitch when enable GPU acceleration in chrome. If I disable acceleration, it fix the glitch ; But in full HD most of flash videos frame rate drop, so very slow. :) Any idea, what ...
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Ubuntu not running Unity after login [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Wubi installation. After logging in I can only view my wallpaper. It does not show any of the normal GUI taskbars or menus. Using Ctrl+Alt+T does not bring up a ...
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Getting colored screen with lining after some minutes

hello i am using Ubuntu OS and i have been installed Ubuntu 6 months back but from past 2 month i am getting problem of colored screen,system becomes colored with vertical lines.sometime the system ...
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Visual Artifacts when using nVidia Prime on Intel driven monitors

I've got a Dell XPS 15 which has 2 display outputs, one HDMI which is apparently driven by the onboard intel graphics card, one DP driven by the nVidia card. I've tried to setup a triple screen setup ...
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White icons, yellow red blue dotted horizontal lines, gray boxes, etc on desktop & webpages

I have previously did a reinstall of Ubuntu 13.10 because JACK was not running correctly. I have only installed Aptik and no other programs since then. But here is the deal - I have white icons in the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 GNOME: visual glitch when hovering over icons

I recently installed Ubuntu GNOME 13.10, and this is the only obvious issue so far. Every time I hover over an icon of any sort, a pixelated green glitch occurs on the icon that the mouse is hovering ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and window bar artifacts [closed]

I've tried to install that 'infamous' 311 nvidia update and now I have my windows look like this. My graphic card is NVidia 710M. Probably with no drivers currently (I can't find any stable version, ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Crashing [duplicate]

I used WuBi to install Ubuntu. I did this after I did a factory restore on my Windows 7 Desktop, and cleaned out unnecessary junk, defragged, etc. I also did some hardware tests, and everything seems ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 sometimes crashes and has colors messed up each time I restart my notebook due to AMD Radeon HD 8850m video card drivers bug? [closed]

I am a somewhat inexperienced Ubuntu user, so don't be too harsh on me: I've been trying to solve this issue for a while, thus any help I get will be extremely appreciated. I've just acquired a Dell ...
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Why am I losing video sync on Ubuntu 13.10? [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10. When I want to search something my screen freezes and the video loses sync, with something like this appearing: My System configuration is: * Processor AMD Athlon ...
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Chrome/ium rendering problems with Intel Graphics

This is a kinda weird question I don't know what to file it under but this is the behaviour I observe when I try to access pages like facebook (it happened once with google as well. Happens with ...
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Flash does not work [duplicate]

Flash player does not work properly on my computer. It looks like this. Renistal didn't solve issue.
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How do I fix Unity from freezing and artifacts on my screen when I'm charging my laptop?

I woke up this morning to find my computer frozen and my graphics were not rendering correctly either. I had to press Ctrl + Alt + F1 to regain control of the system. At first I thought it was my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 pixelated screen in between login screen and appearance of the desktop

I've posted this problem here and hope to get a fix, but until now still no result, so I'm trying here too. I hope there is a Linux pro here who can help me out. I've do some searching here on this ...
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X-Star DP2710 Monitors not recognized

I recently purchased two Korean IPS monitors, however, on plugging them in, all I was able to see was a flashing coloured screen, I've read elsewhere that this is related to EDID: $dmesg | grep edid ...
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Rendering problem on multiple browsers

Toshiba Satellite P870 (has multiple compatibility issues already, including touchpad not working and no control for keyboard backlight. I believe many of the problems may have to do with the bios, ...
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Dell Latitude D630 Ubuntu 12.10 graphics problem [duplicate]

When I boot up it makes it to the login screen. After I login, the screen goes crazy and eventually goes black. I tried using the proprietary Nvidia drivers with the same outcome. I removed the ...
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Graphic gibberish in a S3 Super Savage/IX

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 using the Windows installer on a Toshiba Tecra 9100 (vintage ~2002) with Windows XP Professional. When I boot to Ubuntu, the screen image is a mess indicating some sort of ...
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Black dashes when scrolling on webpages. Firefox 13.10

On Firefox with Ubuntu 13.10, and Cinnamon desktop I get dashes appearing on webpages when I scroll. See screenshot: Any ideas about what this is and how to get rid of it would be appreciated. It ...
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Opening large images in Firefox causes display corruption / glitches / visual artifacts

I am new to Ubuntu. This is all about my problem. Configuration : I'm on an MSI-EX600 laptop with 3GB RAM and nVidia GeForce 8400M G. The display driver currently in use is Nouveau ...
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Whenever I boot I get Visual Artifacts, why? Is there a way to fix it?

I have a desktop with a old Nvidia 6150SE Nforce 430 and I can't boot up every time I try the system shows the desktop wallpaper and a cursor and then freezes and shows me a colorful pattern across ...
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Graphics artifacts booting in an HP Pavilion, how to fix it?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my old HP Pavilion ze1210 laptop. When I boot to Ubuntu it shows less than half of the screen; the rest is garbled and has a mixture of red and black squares. The top ...
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Fuzzy launcher after wakeup from suspend

I am new to Ubuntu, using the Nvidia 'version 310' proprietary graphics driver. Every time I wake the system from suspend, I get a fuzzy launcher with geometric artifacts. After hovering the mouse ...
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Blinking black pattern of dots and lines on the screen

There is a black pattern of dots and lines blinking randomly on my screen. It appears randomly, sometimes every 30 seconds, sometimes it doesn't occur at all for a week or so. I had this issue for ...
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Black screen after boot, but mouse is still responsive

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 on a desktop I built myself, and I've been having an issue for a few weeks now. I installed an update for my system a while ago, and when I restarted, it would log me in, and ...
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Weird artifacts when pressing Alt+Tab

When I press Alt + Tab to switch between windows, the view messes up (not always, but very often). Sometimes it shows just noise where every pixel is another color, and sometimes it shows artifacts ...
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Purple/Pink lines on screen after login on Ubuntu Desktop 13.04

I downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 and I loaded up the live system. It loaded up fine but when I clicked on the Ubuntu logo purple and pink lines appeared on screen and they didn't go away so I thought that if ...
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Problems with my graphiccard Radeon HD 7770

I have a lot of problems with my Radeon HD 7770. I'm using the xorg-driver but my system runs slow anyways. Also I have a lot of graphical artifacts like black borders and stuff like that. Thats ...
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Visual artifacts when installing Ubuntu 12.04

I recently wanted to try out Ubuntu so I decided to get the Windows installer for Ubuntu 12.04. After it finished installing, it asked me to restart my computer. After it restarted it booted up Ubuntu ...
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Docky artifacting on edges [closed]

I've got 2 laptops running Quantal 32-bit, one with a 2nd gen Core i5 and another with a 3rd gen Core i3. On my i5 laptop, Docky in 3d mode produces a translucent green artifact on both the left and ...
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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). ...
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Strange artifacting after dusting gfx card

I have a dusty room, so I decided to use compressed air to remove the dust from throughout my computer, including my graphics card. I used the compressed air to clear out my graphics card then put it ...
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AMD HP Laptop - Screen Tearing

I recently defenestrated this laptop and I'm having some issues with the graphics. I'm seeing some pretty nasty screen tearing on this thing. I didn't notice any while the machine had windows 8 (a ...
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Correct drivers for AMD Radeon™ HD 7650M

So, I have a Sony Vaio sve15118fg running Ubuntu 12.10 which comes with an AMD Radeon™ HD 7650M graphics chip. This was all working fine until some updates (note sure what they were) came through, ...
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Strange artifacts in 3D programs on Mac

I recently upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 on my MacBook 7,1. Now, in any 3D program, strange rectangular artifacts cover some of the screen; they seem to be dependent on displayed objects. This is, of ...
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12.10 Weird graphical artifacts

Installed 12.10 everything went well, until after I login. I get weird graphical artifacts and can't do anything. The plus side is that I still have Windows 7 running well. I am extremely new to ...
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Strange graphical error with KDE

Link to current progress which has been little unfortunately. http://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?60891-Weird-Composition-error&p=314029 I am having a weird artifact and screen tearing ...