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Just installed ubuntu mate on my alienware laptop. After installing nvidia driver for my gtx 1060 i got screen tearing for everything.. from mozilla to pymol. I also activated also compiz as windows manager and followed this guide but nothing changed. How can i solve this problem? Thank you

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Use MATE Tweak to change the Window Manager to "Marco with Compton" or "Compiz", both of those remove screen tearing.

  • They didn't solve it.. I using compiz at the moment but i got tearing anyway – RandomX27 Jul 20 '17 at 9:18
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Add the following:

Section "Device"
  Identifier  "Intel Graphics"
  Driver      "intel"
  Option      "TripleBuffer" "true"
  Option      "TearFree"     "true"
  Option      "DRI"          "false"
EndSection

under /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel_flicker_fix.conf

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