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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
0answers
16 views

Ubuntu 15.10 Unity white border around windows

I am using 15.10, and out of blue i started getting a whitish border around my window (all the windows i open). I have nVidia graphics card with a updated driver. Everything was fine, no changes were ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

blurring of screen in kubuntu 15.10 with NVidia graphics card

Dear ladies and gentlemen, Computer: 16GB ram Zotac Geforce 750GT ASUS board Driver: Recommended NVIDIA binary driver - version 352.63 Problem: Blurring effect like in the screenshots everywhere ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Unclear graphics in Ubuntu 15.10

When I try to use Firefox or Google Chrome browser or PDF reader, I cannot read the text properly. The characters are unclear (see screenshots). I have already installed the Intel G31 graphics driver ...
3
votes
0answers
120 views

Mouse cursor leaving “trails” / artifacts

On Ubuntu Gnome 15.10, my mouse cursor leaves strange "trails" all around the screen. This happens when the cursor moves over or leaves a dynamic screen element (anything that changes on hover) such ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

Visual glitch while hovering on application icon on Ubuntu Gnome 15.10

I am encountering this type of visual glitch on hovering over application icon.
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Odd textured glitchy pattern when trying to install Ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my PC. It has Nvidia graphics. I am also using a Live CD to install Ubuntu. Every time it gets past the Ubuntu loading screen I get this odd glitchy pattern. It even ...
0
votes
2answers
157 views

Graphical issue with Kubuntu

I'm having some strange graphical issue with windows manager in Kubuntu 14.04 LTS. Some time after I'm using the system i notice some artifacts that affects windows. I'm attaching some examples ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Graphics driver issues with Ubuntu Gnome edition 15.10

I have an ASUS N55S notebook with nVidia Geforce GT555m chipset. In addition to the notebook display, I have an external Samsung monitor that is connected via HDMI. Since the update from Ubuntu Gnome ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Graphics problem with new install

I installed Ubuntu with this happening during the install and I have absolutely no clue what is wrong. Here is a picture of the bootup:
1
vote
0answers
28 views

The 'Run Command' dialog has corrupted graphics. Any ideas on fixing this?

I'm using KDE, and whenever I open the 'Run Command' dialog (e.g. with Alt+F2), the dialog is filled with corrupted graphics. Sometimes it's possible to see enough of the dialog to use it, but usually ...
0
votes
0answers
173 views

Ubuntu dual screen, one has artifacts until display arrangement changed

so I have a problem. Whenever I login my primary screen is filled with random colors. The secondary is not. Like this: http://i.stack.imgur.com/HQXun.jpg But if I go and change the arrangement of ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Test for Artifacts

I have some weird effect on the screen when I open for example the terminal from the dock. The effect doesn't work perfectly and there is like a small vsync on the windows manager. I'm thinking maybe ...
1
vote
1answer
279 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
267 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
415 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
532 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
107 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
77 views

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.
0
votes
1answer
432 views

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 ...
6
votes
0answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
296 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
203 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
171 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
57 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
117 views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Flash does not work [duplicate]

Flash player does not work properly on my computer. It looks like this. Renistal didn't solve issue.
1
vote
1answer
814 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
764 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
326 views

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, ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
304 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
699 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
458 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
518 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
197 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
169 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
234 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
266 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
168 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
369 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). ...
6
votes
2answers
389 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
606 views

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 ...
2
votes
5answers
6k views

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, ...
2
votes
1answer
200 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
676 views

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 ...