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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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Screen Tearing YouTube Videos Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655

I just bought the most recent Intel i3 Bean Canyon NUC and installed Ubuntu 19.04 on it. It runs very smoothly. The only problem I have is screen tearing in YouTube videos. How can I fix this?
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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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Screen tearing ONLY in Wine, only on Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 19.04 on a Thinkpad T480, with Intel graphics (i965 Mesa driver), and I noticed that when I run applications in Wine (not just games, everything), there's visible tearing, even with ...
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Nvidia driver problems on ubuntu 19.04

I own an asus ROG GL502VM laptop, which has an nvidia gtx 1060, and no integrated graphics (disabled by the manufacturer, probably for the gsync screen), and I'm running ubuntu 19.04. When using ...
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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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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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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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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 ...