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

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Problem in installing Ubuntu 12.04.4 in the desktop [duplicate]

I have tried installing Ubuntu 12.04.4-desktop both 64 bit and 32 bit through the USB port using Universal USB Installer. It is installing fine with no error but after rebooting the system after ...
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Ubuntu unity corrupted, glitching after fresh install

I am doing a fresh install of Ubuntu on ASUS F3U, however after the initial startup and downloading updates I am unable to fix the display which is clearly glitched. I have made 2 screenshots covering ...
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Newly installed Ubuntu fatal graphics errors

I just got a Toshiba Satellite L870 F0059 laptop. It has an Intel Core i5 3230M processor, 6GB RAM and an AMD Radeon HD 7670M graphics card. I removed Windows 8 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 from a DVD ...
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“noise” on some windows (display problems)

I have a ASUS notebook, with a standard Ubuntu 13.10 installation. The video controller is VGA compatible controller 3rd Generation Intel Core processor Graphics Controller. Everything works fine ...
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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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Wubi boot up error [duplicate]

Just partitioned my hard drive on a Compaq Presario, model number: CQ5320Y, and used the windows installer (wubi) to download Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit and it went through the whole install, and booted ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Crashing

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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Login to squiggly lines on display Ubuntu 12.04

When I booted up my machine today everything looked good until it got to the Ubuntu screen, and that is when the squiggly lines started. The screen looks fine when showing everything else. I haven't ...
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Visual artifacts, slow performance, AMD hardware accel

I finally got grub working and am now having some problems with Ubuntu 13.10. When I move my mouse I see visual artifacts, such as the mouse being left behind and copied, squares moving around and ...
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Why am I losing video sync on Ubuntu 13.10?

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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How do I get rid of white lines on top of my screen (Ubuntu 13.10)?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 and it's great so far, but I am having an issue with white lines appearing on the top of my screen. They stretch from one end of the screen to the other (left to ...
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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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Issue with Ubuntu live USB installer graphical glitches

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my HP Pavilion DV2500 laptop for a while now. I had no issues with 12.04 and 12.10, but when I tried installing Ubuntu 13.10 these graphical glitches ...
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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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Graphics issues when loading the live environment to install Ubuntu

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on my PC. When I boot, it displays the Ubuntu Logo and it is running something in the terminal (I think it is extracting vmlinuz). After that, it just ...
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Saucy: Unity crash on boot, artifacting in Gnome

Been bashing my head against a wall for a week or so on this, and can't seem to find anybody else having quite the same problems. I recently put together a new build for myself. On bare metal I ...
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how to enable tear free in terminal?

how to enable tear free for my intel in ubuntu 12.04 with terminal command ? I have some random flashing pages problem for 1-2s when playing online games with chrome .... already enabled SNA accel , ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 Installation Issues - Graphical Artifacts after Ubuntu Boot Screen (AMD Graphics)

I am having difficulty installing Ubuntu from both USB or DVD. When I attempt to boot into Ubuntu Live, or OEM Install, I get through the loading screen, the mouse appears in the middle of the screen, ...
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wine 1.4 regedit makes screen flicker on 12.04 with dual monitor setup

I have a dualmonitor setup running dual 23" on 1920x1080 which has the following problem: When running any wine application (for example "wine regedit" from console) the screen flickers and the ...
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How to configure screens in console or create screen configuration profiles?

I have two monitors and integrated GPU (Intel® HD Graphics 4600). It works fine for work or movies, but if I launch games in fullscreen mode - I get artifacts, glitches and so on. Temporary disabling ...
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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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Graphics artifacts using the hud in Ubuntu with Nvidia Geforce 73001e

I have the samsung syncmaster 205bw and my graphics card is nvidia Geforce 7300le. I formatted my hard drive, installed windows 7 ultimate, then installed ubuntu 13.04. Windows had no issue, when I go ...
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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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Cursor blinking during boot due to possible graphics card issue

I recently started having this occur in my computer where after choosing the Ubuntu 13.04 option from my boot menu, the cursor blinks on a black background for about 1-2 minutes. I looked at the ...
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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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Google Chrome black screen tearing

When I open OMGUbuntu site(or some other page), I get screen tearing http://ubuntuone.com/53v8xOJexIu1eDqS87RvZ8 Also sometimes videos doesn't work. Sometimes I can watch just fullscreen, sometimes ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 screen tearing

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my PC and it seems to suffer from screen tearing. I have the latest nVidia driver, but everything is messed up. My BIOS isn't at the correct resolution, and GRUB ...
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Docky artifacting on edges

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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Strange artifacts in 12.10 that are blocking my status bar. Seem to change based on what I'm viewing

A few days ago, I upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 12.10. The update went smoother than the last time I tried to update (Unity 3D didn't work and I had to reinstall from scratch after trying everything). ...
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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 ...
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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 ...