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Questions tagged [tearing]

Questions related to screen tearing and vsync

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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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Screen tearing on Ubuntu MATE 18.04

I have Ubuntu MATE 18.04 64-bit with 4GB RAM, Intel Duo CPU E8500 3.16 GHz processor and an Nvidia graphics card. I installed the Nvidia 340.107 driver from Software & Updates. How is it possible ...
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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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weird refresh rate when shaking window using dragging by touchpad

hi everyone im a brand new linux user and no experience in programming but i can follow instructions and fix issues. it is just that i didnt find anyone else having the exact problem with the exact OS....
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Screen tearing on Ubuntu 18.04

I recently switched to Ubuntu 18.04, and had a lot of problems but managed to fix most. I am using a laptop with an i5-7200U and an NVidia GTX950M. I have installed the latest drivers, wine games work ...
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nvidia screen tearing after upgrade from 17.10 to 18.04 Ubuntu

I have attempted a number of fixes to try and resolve this issue. Things that have not worked; Setting Triple Buffering in xorg.conf Setting ForceFullCompositionPipeline in xorg.conf Ensuring Vblank ...
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Intel screen tearing - Ubuntu 18.04

I have a bad screen tearing issue with 18.04. Config posted below. I'm not sure how to fix this issue as I've googled it several times and there doesn't seem to be much information relating to 18.04 ...
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nvidia Screen tearing on Xubuntu 18.04

I have tried this settings but no changes: nvidia-settings --assign CurrentMetaMode="nvidia-auto-select +0+0 { ForceFullCompositionPipeline = On }" How to solve this screen tearing issue? Graphics: ...
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Screen tear Lifebook E752 Intel 3rd Gen Core

first of all i am sorry i'm sure my answer is out there easy to find, but i havent found it. I am new to Linux and just installed Ubuntu Mate 18.04 on my older Laptop to tinker, but sadly i have a ...
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Konsole terminal showing tearing when running commands

I'm getting this weird "screen tearing" kind of effect when running commands on my terminal The tearing actually shows what's behind the terminal, in this case I had youtube on Firefox behind the ...
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nvidia settings not detecting only monitor - Laptop Clevo linux lite

SCREENSHOT HERE so hey, i bought this Clevo laptop, it's a real machine,with Geforce GTX 1050-Ti graphics. I have a problem with screen tearing,so i tried to implement a Youtube solution but ended ...
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FreeSync fails in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, tearing with a Radeon video adapter

My PC has an MSI AMD Radeon RX 580 display adapter, an AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU, and an AOC Gaming G2460PF 24" display. The same thing happens on Ubuntu 16.04.4 and Kubuntu 18.04 beta 2: DISPLAY=:0 ...
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How to create a delayed startup command

this question might be simple but I'm new to Linux.. i had a screen tear issue with my nvidia graphics card, i looked up a YT vid and it said it has something to do with the composition pipeline and ...
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Screen tearing in Firefox when using Sawfish

When using the Sawfish window manager, there is screen tearing in videos in Firefox. How to fix this?
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Screen tearing only while on battery

I have finally decided to start using Linux on my np355v5c laptop which has AMD HD 7660G & HD 7670M, everything works (almost) perfectly, except that when I unplug the cable, the screen starts to ...
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Video tearing In Xubuntu [duplicate]

I am using Xubuntu 17.04 with XFCE, Xubuntu and Ubuntu desktops (Enviroment). On play high fps videos on Xubuntu session I observe video tearing. Even when I scroll down in my browser video tears. I ...
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choppy graphics when playing .mkv vidoe with VLC on ubuntu 16.04 with Nvidia gpu

just started using ubuntu. I'm a total noob so if you need more info please let me know what it is and how to do it. I'm trying to play .mkv files using VLC on my laptop. I have a gtx 1070 installed, ...
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(solved) Kubuntu 16.04: Tearing in SMPlayer despite VDPAU

In Kubuntu 16.04, I installed the nvidia binary driver version 384.69 using "Graphics Drivers" team's PPA. I also tried version 381.22, the current official release, with the same result. I setup ...
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Laptop screen tearing on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS x64

I recently installed Ubuntu on my Asus laptop and I am pretty new to the OS. I noticed that when I watch any videos in both Mozilla and Chrome, they don't run as smoothly as they would in Windows. ...
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Screen tearing on Nvidia GTX960m

I recently bought MSI GP72 7QF (i5-7300HQ + Nvidia GTX960m) and I am experiencing annoying screen tearing after installing Ubuntu 17.04. I have the latest Nvidia driver installed (384.59), but it's ...
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Experiencing tears/glitches in my screen on Ubuntu 16.04 and 17.04 [duplicate]

For around 1 week so far I've noticed screen tears and other graphical glitches. I have only noticed them while browsing (in Chrome and Firefox), either while watching streams in flash or html5 ...
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Ubuntu mate screen tearing

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 ...
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Tearing NVIDIA GTX 1050 in laptop MSI GL-72 kubuntu - haves also intel graphics

I can't remove nvidia tearing with laptop msi-gl72. I installed nvidia driver 375.66 in kubuntu and works but haves screen tearing. In other computers i remove the tearing with a sh file. The sh file ...
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Chrome/Firefox screen tearing, choppy video

Long time Linux user here with an issue I've struggled with for weeks now. I've got a fairly decent computer, lots of horsepower to do what I need to do which isn't much more than surfing the web, a ...
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I have to manually open the Nvidia X Server Settings GUI after every boot to not get lag/tearing, how to load it automatically?

I've recently bought an Nvidia graphics card (was a Radeon user with the FOSS-drivers previously) and I installed the hardware and the proprietary drivers, because I need the GLS Extensions for some ...
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Screen tearing in Xfce/Compiz, not in Unity/Compiz [duplicate]

I would like to use Xubuntu with Compiz on my old Thinkpad T60 with Intel Core 2 Duo integrated graphics. The installation works and the performance is fine, however I get heavy screen tearing e.g. ...
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Screen tearing with Intel graphics

I'm running Lubuntu 16.04 on an old Dell Optiplex 780 with an E7500 and integragrated graphics (GMA 4500). When scrolling and during video playback I get this weird wave form tear in the middle of the ...
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How to eliminate screen tearing in Ubuntu 16.04.02?

I am getting relentless screen tearing in Ubuntu 16.04.02. It is especially noticeable in page scrolling in Chrome and in video playback. How do I eliminate this? My machine has: Intel Core i7 2nd ...
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HD530/GTX960M Only Boots with nogpumanager

I can only boot into Ubuntu 16.10 with the nogpumanager parameter set. I'm not too familiar with Linux but I wanted to know if this is affecting performance because I'm getting alot of screen ...
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Screen Tearing while scrolling chrome xubuntu

Scrolling through pages with lots of images cause a distortion about 2/3 down the screen. I've tried enabling/disabling smooth scroll and in chrome. I've also tried toggling compositor settings on ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 screen tearing intel i5 ivybridge

im new to the linux world, come from windows and lately mac :-) I am from germany, i hope you can understand me^^ I installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS and it feels great so far. My system details: Intel® ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 screen tearing with multiple monitors (one portrait)

I have two Dell monitors (same model). Both have a resolution of 1920x1080. When I connect the second monitor everything is fine. When I switch the secondary monitor to portrait mode, the main ...
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Screen tearing in Kubuntu 16.10

I have really bad screen tearing in pretty much everything including playing games, moving windows around, watching videos... What should I do to fix this screen tearing?
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Ubuntu 16.04 - AMD R9 390 video screentearing

I'm fairly new to Linux and Ubuntu, and I have some screen tearing issues in YouTube, chrome. I think I managed to install this: http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/latest-linux-beta-...
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Screen tearing in various versions of ubuntu/linux mint

Note: I am very new to linux so I apologize for my ignorance. Okay I know that this question has been asked several times but I simply cannot fix this seemingly simple issue. I am facing screen ...
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Screen tearing in portrait orientation only (Ubuntu 16.04, Intel HD Graphics)

OS: Ubuntu LTS 16.04 PC: FullHD monitor, Intel HD Graphics 530, no external videocard In landscape orientation all is good. In portrait orientation I have screen tearing problem, like this: https://...
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black screen when setting 20-radeon.conf

I have a dell Inspiron 15R 5521 with radeon 8730M / intel 4000 dual gpu configuration running Ubuntu 16.04 running kernel 4.8.1.I have been facing horrible screen tearing when using my discrete GPU ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Lag on a high end PC

I installed Ubuntu earlier today on my desktop (980 TI, i7 4790k, 8 GB DDR4, Asus x99 mobo) and I am experiencing lag with normal functions. When browsing webpages, scrolling through, moving windows ...
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Screen flickering and tearing with both intel and nvidia gpu on 16.10

These issues with multi-gpu machines on Linux are becoming extremely boring. I had 16.04 on my computer and I managed it to make it work fine with the intel card. Then I installed 16.10, huge ...
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Kubuntu 16.10 tearing issues

After installing Nvidia drivers on the new Kubuntu release (16.10) I'm having issues with general screen tearing (moving windows around, scrolling in the browser etc.) I'm using GTX 960. Are there ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.1 Chromium (Vivaldi) tearing

I'm a newbie. This is a snapshot of my hardware. And this is my problem with Chromium (Chrome or Vivaldi, Firefox works fine) What I must to do to resolve this problem?
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Nvidia GTX 930M no “Sync to v blank” button

In "Nvidia X Server Settings" with a GTX 770, under "OpenGL Settings" There are two check-boxes called "Sync to VBlank" and "Allow Flipping" which fix screen tearing. However with a GTX 930M these ...
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Display problems on Ubuntu 16.04

My Setup: GPU: EVGA GTX 660 OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS GPU driver: Nvidia bianary driver - version 364.19 from nvidia-364 (open source) Monitor configuration: VHV, two vertical 1920x1080 screens on the ...
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Pretty bad screen tearing on non primary monitors in a multi-monitor setup. (Nvidia)

My setup right now includes 2x 1080p monitors, 1x 1440p (primary) monitor hooked up to a GTX1070. The driver version is the current default 370.23. I haven't tried up the new ones from Nvidia directly....
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LibreOffice Screen Tearing of Buttons

I recently installed LibreOffice and am having screen tearing issues (I think that's the correct term). I posed a screen grab below of what it looks like. I occasionally experience it outside the ...
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Screen tearing with Ubuntu 16.04 and GT710M (NVIDIA Driver 367.27)

Before you storm me with links to other threads, I'm a novice Linux user and this is my foray into the Linux world. I do like to fix things myself but I've been trying various things for ages and I ...
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Two monitors, two refresh rates

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and I am using the proprietary NVidia driver (version 367.27). I have two graphics cards (a pair of EVGA Titan X) and two 4K displays (both are Dell P2715Q). The displays are ...
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Diagonal Tearing (Kubuntu 16.04)

The question has been asked before here, but with no response: Diagonal Screen Tearing Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Intel Skylake Integrated Graphics (I'm asking again because I can't comment on it.) The ...