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How to avoid tearing screen while recording on Ubuntu?

I got a problem like this https://i.imgur.com/Y2O5YxO.mp4 while I'm recording my screen with OBS on my Ubuntu device. I tried switching fps from 30 to 60, video output format from mp4 to mkv, ...
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Kubuntu has screen tearing when rotating the screen

I've been using Kubuntu 20.4 LTS on my HP Elitebook x360 1030 g5 with barely any issue. As the laptop can convert into a tablet, when I rotate the screen, there is screen tearing when moving windows, ...
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Failed to prepare CRTC for page flipping, disabling TearFree

I have the following issue: My laptop is suspended and connected via Thunderbolt to by Docking Station. When I press a key to wake up the laptop the external monitor (connected via the dock) turns on ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Dual Monitor setup; the vertical (portrait) monitor only has screen tearing

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on a machine with a core i7 CPU, Nvidia GTX 3070, with nvidia v510 drivers. I have two nearly identical 4k monitors (with their respective monitor settings set nearly ...
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CS GO displaced skins rendering

Ubuntu version: 20.04 It just happen from nowhere, skins are displaced and it is unplayable. I tried to reinstall the game via steam.
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Screen tearing only in full screen, web rip videos

When I watch web rip videos on my thinkpad t440p with intel hd 4600 graphics there is screen tearing on the upper part of the screen. This happens only when on fullscreen and the player I use does not ...
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Ubuntu 21.10: Disabled "Allow flipping" in NVIDIA X server settings to fix refresh rate problem, but now there is screen tearing

I was having the same issue as was described here: Dual monitors setup capped at 60hz I did the fix in that thread and it worked, but now my 60Hz monitor has really bad screen tearing on everything (I ...
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Screen tearing and multiple monitors problems in Lubuntu

So I've been having screentearing issues on my system for a while. Finally figured out that running compton --backend glx --vsync opengl in the terminal allows me to get rid of the screen tearing. So ...
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Incorrect resolution and screen tearing

I must say right away that I don't speak English well. I apologize for possible errors and misunderstandings. I am using Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS on Huawei MateBook 13. I can't solve the problem with ...
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Chrome G-Sync Windowed Mode Tearing

Just installed Ubuntu 21.10, have a 1080ti, Chrome windowed is tearing and Firefox is not. I have enabled "use hardware acceleration when available" but does nothing for windowed mode ...
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Screen tearing when using xrandr and x11vnc on Ubuntu 20.04

I am trying to use my android phone as a second monitor for my Ubuntu. I am following this blog. This is the 20-virtual.conf in /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d Section "Device" Identifier "...
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Why is there no screen tearing at all on linux?

I recently switched to Ubuntu as my primary OS(have been using ubuntu for a year but used windows primarily). I used a fix(https://www.cmscritic.com/how-to-fix-nvidia-screen-tearing-in-xfce-mate-kde-...
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i have these weird cuts and tearing on games and sometimes videos too

I get these weird cuts and lines on various games and videos (rarely). It didn't used to happen before. the system is up to date. It happens everytime in minecraft and the online game venge.io too. ...
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Screen tearing in Ubuntu 20.04 using Intel HD Graphics 530

I'm a noob so please bear with me. I am experiencing screen tearing using Ubuntu 20.4, which is a fresh install. I am using a laptop with Intel HD Graphics 530. I have a dedicated video card too, but ...
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Some items are blurry in Kubuntu

Some items in Menu, System Setting and other icons are blurry. Kubuntu 20.04.2 GPU: AMD 7400m here is a screenshot:
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Screen Tearing on Ubuntu 20.04 with XPS15 (9500)

This is what I see when I run a screen tearing test video: I am running NVIDIA driver version 460.32.03 and the XPS15 contains the graphics processor GeForce GTX 1650 Ti. I have already tried: ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Screen Tearing only on external monitor

I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed on my Acer Nitro 5 notebook, and I'm using the NVIDIA driver metapackage nvidia-driver-450. I'm observing a lot of screen tearing in my external monitor, connected to the ...
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Screen tearing in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with Intel graphics [duplicate]

I am facing unpleasant screen tearing when watching videos since some time, I am using Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS on a Lenovo IdeaPad C340 laptop and I do not understand why it appeared (after some update I ...
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lenovo thinkbook 15-iml screen tearing on Intel card

So I bought a new laptop and decided to install ubuntu, everything was perfect until I noticed the screen tearing. first I thought it's from the chrome browser so I downloaded the video and faced the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 fix for chrome screen tearing

When starting chrome without window manager I notice screen tearing when watching YouTube. This doesn't happen when I'm in Ubuntu desktop so I'm trying to track down whatever fix Ubuntu desktop ...
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How to fix screen tear when a monitor runs on integrated Intel graphics and another on Nvidia GPU

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 (dual booted alongside Windows 10) on my Lenovo IdeaPad L340-15IRH laptop, which has a GTX 1050 GPU. I'm using a dual monitor setup composed of the laptop's ...
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Fixing Screen Tearing on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS w/ NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile on a PRIME Display?

I'm really new to Ubuntu and I'm having screen tearing issues whenever I use it. I changed some settings on Firefox and that improved the tearing a little bit, but the tearing is a system-wide issue, ...
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mpv player crashes if Intel tearfree is turned on

I'm using mpv on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I was facing screen tearing when playing videos, therefore to fix this I enabled the "TearFree" option by adding the following line to the configuration file: /etc/...
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Screen tearing reappeared after updating form 19.10 to 20.04 (GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile)

I am using an MSI GL62M 7REX laptop which has a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile graphics card. When I was using Ubuntu 19.10, I was able to deal with screen tearing in the following way: Similarly to this ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Nvidia drivers tearing issues

I switched from x.org drivers to nvidia in order to get better performance from my old and slow nvidia 820M. It worked, but i have a constant tearing effects in any application, chrome, vlc and even ...
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Nvidia X Server Settings cannot edit display configuration (screen tearing)

I'm experiencing some screen tearing on my ThinkPad x1 extreme gen 2, running Ubuntu 20.04. The Nvidia X Server Settings app was already installed and on first sight the driver is in use. I'm however ...
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Screen tearing on Intel® HD Graphics 3000 (SNB GT2)

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS I have edited the /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf like most tutorials suggest and it didn't fix anything.
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Screen tearing on on 20.04 boot from USB

Fresh download of Focal, verified SHA256. Boot from USB on my XPS5 test PC, all looks fine until the point where one can "Try" or "Install". Screen is tearing so badly, it is difficult to hit "Try". ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Screen Tearing

Since I installed Ubuntu 20.04 I notice that there is Screen tearing when playing videos, it happens in several browsers and it is noticeable when moving the windows within the screen, when scrolling ...
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Error with Xorg + Intel driver

I try to remove tearing video using custom Intel driver config Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "X.org Configured" Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0 InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer" ...
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Screen tearing on external monitor on 18.04

I have Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell Latitude E5570 and I have some screen tearing on an external monitor. It is connected in HDMI but I also have the issue on another screen in VGA. I don't have the ...
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Kubuntu: Black diagonal line across the screen

Total noob. Installed kubuntu on an old laptop to learn how to use it.I've got his dark shape across my desktop and Firefox. It will change size and shape. See attached.
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Can't force PRIME Synchronization - screen tearing

Like the title says I can't figure out a way to force my laptop to use PRIME Synchronization and from what I understand, it may very well be the reason I get quite a lot of screen tearing when ...
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Solve screen tearing with nouveau (without switching to proprietary Nvidia driver)

I know similar questions have been asked and answered here, but my issue is different: I want to get rid of screen tearing staying with the nouveau Xorg driver, not with NVIDIA proprietary driver. ...
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Screen flickering and tearing [duplicate]

I am currently on Ubuntu 19.10 and I am having trouble with the screen flickering sporadically, sometimes several times per minute sometimes less. There is also small horizontal screen tear when I ...
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GNOME extensions are no longer working after activating Intel TearFree

I have a notebook with an Intel i3 and have screen-tearing. After consulting Arch Linux wiki on "Intel graphics" I found the recommendation to enable TearFree in Xorg: Section "Device" Identifier "...
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Screen tearing on Intel graphics card with dual graphics cards on Ubuntu 19.10

I know the issue with screen tearing on an onboard Intel card has been asked before, not none of the solutions offered has worked for me. I am using both of my graphics card with 2 screens connected ...
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Screen Tearing in Linux with Nvidia Graphics

I have terrible screen tearing, and I don't know how to go about trouble shooting it. I would LOVE to switch to Ubuntu completely, but with this tearing, it's just too irritating. It's only present on ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Vertical Tearing (NVIDIA with Dual Screens)

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04.06 LTS with two 1920x1080 monitors connected (one over HDMI and another over DVI). I have terrible vertical screen tearing on both of the monitors. There are many helpful ...
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Screen Tear in 19.04 on Ryzen 5 2400G

My new PC with Ubuntu 19.04, and a AMD Ryzen 5 2400G CPU with Radeon Vega RX 11 graphics, shows screen tear on YouTube videos and in gaming, is this because of Linux ? I've looked around and more ...
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UBUNTU 19.04 Screen Tearing PC

I installed Ubuntu 19.04 on my PC: INTEL i7 8700k NVIDIA Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Ti AORUS Waterforce @NVIDIA-driver-418 Monitor ASUS PB287Q @3840x2160 Pixel At the very beginning of using Ubuntu I ...
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How do I solve screen tearing on Ubuntu 18.04 with NVIDIA?

The answer on Nvidia drivers - Unable to check "Force full composition pipeline" does something that makes my laptop unable to detect the external monitor. Undoing the solution restores the ...
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smplayer tearing

I have a latitude e6410 with xubuntu installed. i have mpv installed, and i like to play my movies with smplayer. But i have tearing problem no matter what multimedia engine and video output i choose. ...
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Why does running Minecraft create window tearing/lag

I have a Titan X graphic card running on Ubuntu 18.04 + Xfce4 desktop, and I experience tearing while dragging windows when Minecraft is open. I have two monitors, and it seems to always happen to the ...
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Screen Tearing Ubuntu 18.04

So I have recently switched to Ubuntu 18.04. LTS and I'm getting a lot of screen tearing especially during video playback on e.g. YouTube. Could anybody help me fix this? Note that I'm completely new ...
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How to stop screen tearing by enabling Vertical Retrace Synchronization (vsync)

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS amd64, with an AMD Radeon 590 graphics card. By default, there appears to be massive tearing in just about everything you do. Moving windows, watching a movie, watching ...
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Screen Tearing issues on Ubuntu 18.04 with Nvidia GeForceGT710 driven by Nouveau driver

I have a severe screen tearing problem. I am using the open source Nouveau drivers instead of the proprietary nvidia drivers. When I apply the Nvidia drivers Ubuntu does not boot. Nouveau drivers do ...
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Video tearing 18.04 nvidia

I've installed proprietary drivers, and I have powerful card. Running totem or smplayer I see lines in video (tearing). jk@jk:~$ inxi -G Graphics: Card: NVIDIA GM204 [GeForce GTX 980] ...
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Tearing Everywhere on Wayland using Intel Graphics

If you're going to suggest this as the solution, yes I know that but that's only effective for X11 not Wayland. I looked up for the solution for Wayland or the way to use xorg.conf on Wayland but ...
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Intel Mobile 4 Series Integrated Graphics Controller

When I run the inxi -G command on drivers I get (unloaded:fbdev,vesa) and I also have screen tearing. Is it correct that in "driver" it has to say "Intel" in my case, right? Results of inxi -G: ...
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