Questions tagged [visual-artifacts]

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

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zoom enabled, magnification set to 1.00 causes mouse artifacts

zoom universal access features causing trailing mouse ghosting in the form of squares. Configuration: Zoom = Enabled Magnification = 1.00 Magnifier Position: Screen Part = Full Screen Magnifier ...
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I'm having graphic corruptions in 3D on my Intel HD 2500 (Ubuntu 20.10)

3D Globe on Github's Website 3D Scene on Babylon.js This artifacting also happens in Team Fortress 2. I have got the Intel drivers from XORG installed, as well as the mesa-vulkan-drivers. Could it be ...
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Artifacts in display on Kubuntu 20.10

Since a few days, I'm seeing strange artifacts in Kubuntu 20.10 on both of my monitors. See https://imgur.com/a/pd2ZgHY for two examples. Because I'm seeing it on both of my monitors and only while ...
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Second screen artifacts/flickering Ubuntu 20.04 & NVIDIA 1060

I can't seem to solve this issue, after getting a super ultrawide (5140x1440), my second monitor started having screen artifacts/flickering. It's completely random and I can't easily duplicate it, but ...
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Firefox suffering graphical artifacts after sleep

Sometime, after having run for a long time and often after the computer is wake up from sleep, Firefox is suffering severe graphical artifacts / flickering on Ubuntu 18.04. Here is an screen shot of ...
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GPU crashes randomly

This week my gpu crashes randomly, at first i had PopOS and it started crashing, then i moved to Manjaro - crash, now I am with Ubuntu and it is still the same - crash.One thing I noticed about crash ...
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Weird graphical issue in Xubuntu

I installed Xubuntu 20.10 on my old Acer Aspire AX1400B4702 computer recently and it works great, except for one thing: every time I try to launch an app I just installed, the screen shows some weird ...
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How can I make my Radeon RX 570 work in Ubuntu 20.04? It gives visual artifacts and frequently freezes

I am experiencing the same sort of problems as have been mentioned in other posts on this forum: When I plug anything into my Radeon RX 570 video card, I get visual artifacts and freezes usually ...
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Strange blocky/interlaced textures on Ubuntu MATE 20.04 games

I have had this problem for every game that seems to be OpenGL-based. It seems to be interlacing or scrambling blocks of pixels around. Here is an example with Neverputt. Specs: Processor: AMD Ryzen ...
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What is this screen distortion effect called?

I'm trying to troubleshoot an issue with my graphics card (Radeon RX590) in Ubuntu 20.04. The main symptom is that, after a few minutes (arbitrary length) the screen freezes for a second, blacks out, ...
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Window's Title Bar Text Desproportionally Big [duplicate]

I recently had many visual bugs due I changed the name of my home folder's username, one of them is a bigger title bar text than usual. I've not found a way to modify this yet sadly, so I came here to ...
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Graphic issues immediately on startup

I'm including pictures because I don't know how to describe what's happening. 18.04, freshly installed, and nothing seems to work properly - or if it does, I Can't tell because everything gets more ...
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Graphics issue with 20.04 MATE [duplicate]

i upgraded from 18.04 MATE to Ubuntu 20.04 MATE. After upgrading the graphics are unstable. I tried a live version of 20.04 from a USB stick and got the same result. Ended up reinstalling 18.04 and ...
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Multicolored screen when trying to boot from a Windows installation USB

I've been trying to replace my Ubuntu OS with Windows. I have created a bootable Windows installation USB. First I created the disk using Windows Media Creation Tool on Windows, and I get this screen ...
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Intel Graphics issue after upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04.1

After upgrading Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04.1 I get the following visual artifacts on screen: The location where the artifacts appear seems random, especially for the dark "noise like" pixel ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 task manager blue shadow

Kubuntu 20.04.1 integrated video card AMD Stoney R2 When i hold the cursor over the task manager a blue shadow appears and when i move the cursor to another position this blue shadow disappears. My ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 freezes with visual artifacts

I recently changed my GPU for a Radeon RX 580 (I was using a GTX 750Ti), and when using that new GPU, I am having freezes with visual artifacts on the screen (often quickly after getting in a session ...
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Distorted display after upgrading the kernel to 5.4 on Ubuntu 18.04 32 bit

Athlon XP with Radeon 9550. Ubuntu 18.04 lxde with compiz. Screenshot with kernel 5.4.0-42 Screenshot with kernel 5.3.0-62 I tried running it with openbox instead of compiz; the problem is still ...
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Black boxes everywhere on Kubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I have recently installed Kubuntu desktop environment, but after installation it has the setting like older and it's showing black boxes everywhere.
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Graphic glitches occurring randomly on Ubuntu 20.04 (repost)

I'm having graphics issues with my freshly installed Ubuntu 20.04. I've added a picture to show you the graphic glitches happening randomly. There is no clear pattern. It occurs very shortly (in a ...
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Graphic glitches occurring randomly on Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I'm having graphics issues with my freshly installed Ubuntu 20.04. I've added a picture to show you the graphic glitches happening randomly. There is no clear pattern. It occurs very shortly (in a ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 screen glitch

I tried to solve the login loop issue this morning, and reinstalled the gdm3 package: sudo apt-get purge gdm3 sudo apt-get install gdm3 After rebooting my screen with GUI now looks like this, but ...
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Steam major visual bug on Ubuntu 20.04

When I start steam on my computer the UI is severely affected by a visual glitch as shown: The issue is persistent upon closing and re-opening, but always looks different. It's possible to log on ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 graphics driver problem [duplicate]

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04, and now I have a problem with my graphics rendering (strange squares on background and font problems). I use the i915 driver. Graphics card: Skylake GT2 HD ...
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Every time I turn on computer green square shows over wallpaper Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

recently I upgraded from 19.10 to 20.04 LTS. Everything is working fine except some minor display issue. Display resolution if good but every time I turn on my computer or restart it, there is square ...
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Glitchy looking desktop due to broken packages in 20.04

I tried updating my packages through Synaptic, and I haven't updated in a while so it took a while. As it was updating I got an error that I had broken packages and to fix it using apt-get install -f, ...
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Display glitch when booting Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to dual-boot install Ubuntu 18.04. Upon booting from a USB stick and choosing either 'Try Ubuntu without installing' or 'Install Ubuntu' in the GRUB menu the screen glitches and stays ...
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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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issue with artifacts appearing on ubuntu in windows title and in mate terminal

I recently starting seeing artifact such as that when using the mate terminal from ubuntu: I also noticed that those started happening on the windows titlebars as well: Anyone knows why that is so ...
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Weird red and blue bars/dots

I'm running Ubuntu 19.10. Whenever I unlock my computer after closing the lid some weird red and blue dots/lines show up on the unlock screen background. After unlocking, Visual Studio Code keeps the ...
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Artifacts with AMD® Ryzen 5 3400g with radeon vega graphics × 8

I have recently installed four computers with Linux. Each one has different monitors, refresh rates, versions, etc. The only constant in all four is the processor with the integrated graphics. Here is ...
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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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Weird black artifacts when launching programs

Sometimes when I open a new window/launch a program I get these weird black boxes appearing on the screen. Here is some info about my system (I customised Ubuntu based on a post I saw on r/unixporn): ...
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Black pixel artifacts on all screens and freezing

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a computer I had laying around. I've had problems with it freezing. Everything freezes, but I can still move my mouse. How do I fix this? What is it?
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Ubuntu desktop shows odd layout

When I logged into Ubuntu my desktop looked like this image below and I can't do anything with it. What can I do? It's inside VirtualBox, so the results of ubuntu-drivers devices are: == /sys/...
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Artifacts when playing a video

When I play a video with mpv (xubuntu 18.04 LTS), every couple of minutes, there are what I'd call a "keyframe" artifacts. Basically it seem like the video failed to decode a keyframe and continues ...
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White dots with purple background while Windows 10 is booting

I recently installed Windows 10, so I didn't update any drivers yet. While dual booting Ubuntu with Windows 10 everything worked perfectly during installation. After a restart I can choose whether to ...
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Ubuntu Studio 18.04 [duplicate]

http://paste.ubuntu.com/p/ztQxJvgnjx/ I'm running Ubuntu Studio 18.04 and Windows 7 in a dual boot. Ubuntu needs 2 boots to finally working, it sometimes gets stuck on the first attempt by showing ...
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Screen corruption on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a graphical glitch that happens occasionally when watching videos on Chrome. The screen glitches as shown in this picture: I have a dual-boot setup with Windows 10, and do not see the issue ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Visual Glitching

I recently noticed visual glitches occurring after keeping my computer on for longer periods of time. The glitch looks like artifacts left behind. I've also noticed some weird rendering issues where ...
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Inspiron 5315 problems

I'm experiencing some graphics and performance problems. Whenever I load Ubuntu, my background looks like the below photo. I'm also having some really bad performance issues, for example: when I full ...
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Ubuntu black screen problem

I tried installing NVidia drivers, which went well, but after that, it started to have some horizontal rendering problems. Then, I decided to search the web. I thought I found a fix, but it broke my ...
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Overlapping text in pantheon-terminal (Ubuntu 18.04)

I've recently installed pantheon-terminal on my new Ubuntu 18.04 and I have a problem with overlapping text. I've tried to change font with dconf-editor, but nothing has changed. Does anyone can ...
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Getting this when I click on Try Ubuntu

I'm getting this when I click on Try Ubuntu or when installing ubuntu. it's uefi bios. my pc have intel pentium g3240. I tried mbr and gpt but still getting this. Edit: it was happening with every ...
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How to find the update that started causing display artifacts?

One of the updates at the first half of July caused my Ubuntu 16.04 installation to display artifacts when connected to a Dell display through a docking station. The artifacts are showing both on the ...
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Video playback artifacts [duplicate]

When I watch movies I see annoying "artifacts". It looks like parts of video are slid a bit horizontally. Artifacts depend on how different is frame from next one, in other words on how much action is ...
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Graphics problem on Ubuntu 18.04 - blurred text + screen flickering

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 a day ago. It works perfectly but graphics is a problem; I see screen flickering where there are system or JS overlays and blurred text. What can I do - my graphics are based ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes with screen distortion

I am experiencing frequent freezes on my Ubuntu 16.04, but I cannot pinpoint the cause. It happens usually when I am sitting on the computer and not when it's idle, so it must be related to an action ...
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Black screen when trying to install something

I was trying to install something from the command prompt and before I could even do anything, my screen just turned black and there is a green moving line on the left side of my screen.
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where can i find information to fix 17.10 installation?

When i open file manager i no longer have partition listings i just have files in home directory displayed horizontally across the screen. For some reason all of a sudden my visual display be it in a ...