Questions tagged [visual-artifacts]

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

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In dual boot Windows is not loading correctly [closed]

Windows is loading, but not in full screen as you see in the photo on top with icons of Windows, i.e. battery.
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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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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 hangs and collapses

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 (AMD 64bit) few days ago. It works correctly, but sometimes Ubuntu hangs for 3-6 sec and the screen collapses like this After that, I have to press the power button to ...
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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 18.10 Nvidia GT 610 visual artifacts

I formatted a working Ubuntu 17.x machine and installed Ubuntu 18.10. Installed all upgrades and added ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa. Installed the latest tested Nvidia graphics driver under Software & ...
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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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Lockscreen is showing glitches on Ubuntu 18.04

When I turn on my computer the lockscreen is glitched like there are white lines. Logging in isn't hard but it just looks disgusting.
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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 live USB black screen & graphical error

So I'm getting this black screen + graphical error once I've chosen my options from a live USB Ubuntu 16.04 UEFI. The screen gets all jumbled with artifacts, then the image seems to hang, but ...
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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 ...
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Visual artifacts on desktop

I have these white columns on my screen. What's the problem and how can I fix it?
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Visual artifacts on screen, but not visible on screenshot (Ubuntu 17.10, dual monitor)

I just installed Ubuntu 17.10 on my PC. I run a dual monitor setup and on my main screen the screen looks pretty bad. On my other screen everything looks great. The strange thing is that when I take ...
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Screen tearing in Chromium browser

There is some type of image corruption or screen tearing in chromium-browser: 59.0.3071.109-0ubuntu0.16.04.1291. It's hard to describe, but it affects the entire browser and not just YouTube videos. I'...
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Lagging box around mouse cursor on Ubuntu 17.04 and nvidia driver

I have a Laptop with a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. Additionally, I have connected two displays to my Laptop via Displayport and installed the nvidia driver via sudo apt-get install nvidia-384 nvidia-settings....
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Ubuntu 17.04 installer freezes on boot text right after choosing to install

This question is not a duplicate of: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? There is no purple screen nor black screen and the problem comes out while some loading text ...
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Ubuntu crashes a minute after startup

Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit graphically crashes (maybe even crashes entirely, I don't know how to tell) after 1-2 minutes of use, it's a computer I built just so I can emulate retro stuff on my TV. The specs ...
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Screen artifacts problem

While working in Ubuntu the screen suddenly flashes and becomes grainy. After logging out and then logging back in the screen "retains". This problem is mainly found when working with Inkscape and ...
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Artifacts in Ubuntu GNOME 17.04

I use Ubuntu 17.04 with GNOME DE and sometimes there are strange artifacts when i resize file explorer window - it turns into colored lines on black background for a moment (can't take a screenshot ...
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ffmpeg error in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a surveillance system with many IP cameras. I need to make a 5 sec. video clip with ffmpeg in Ubuntu 16.04. I used this command: ffmpeg -i rtsp://user:pass@ip_adress/h264 -r 9 -s 720x400 -t 0:...
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AMD graphics (RX 480) displaying artifacts in 17.04

The graphics card is recognized correctly and Ubuntu is using the correct drivers. results of sudo lshw -numeric -C display Results of uname -a Linux Midna 4.10.0-20-generic #22-Ubuntu SMP Thu Apr ...
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Display glitch in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 14.04 lts. Since last week I have been noticing this weird display glitch as in the image above whenever I hover or click over an icon. What can I do to fix this? I looked up some ...
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No animations, artifacting, no rounded corners on windows after upgrading to Kubuntu 17.04

I have a Ryzen 1700X CPU paired with an Nvidia GTX 970 and was running the 4.10.9 mainline kernel on Kubuntu 16.10 flawlessly before I upgraded to Kubuntu 17.04. After upgrading, I found that my ...
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Graphics issue - large white borders in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

For a few weeks I have been seeing these strange white borders around some windows: Here a browser window is in the front and the weird frame is not there. What could be the cause and how can I fix ...
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How to remove these border artifacts?

Note: this is not a dupe of this, as my computer has an AMD graphics chip, and not an Nvidia graphics chip This appeared after I have turned off my laptop by pressing and holding a power button. ...
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How to prevent the colored border over all dialogs after resuming from sleep? [duplicate]

About a week and a half ago, I updated/upgraded my 16.04 using sudo apt upgrade. Since then, every time the laptop resumes from sleep, I get a strange border around all popup dialogs. Any idea how ...
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Strange artifacts along window borders after waking computer from sleep mode

NB: Nvidia has released an official fix; please see ByteCommander's answer, my own answer and/or Kaz Wolfe's answer. Upon waking up Ubuntu 16.04 from Suspend, the following graphical glitches appear ...
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Visuals fragmented/flashed terribly

I installed Ubuntu yesterday and have got some things running on it. Today I was playing minecraft when suddenly the entire screen began to flash, I could still use the various GUIs on my system by ...
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Ubuntu Install screen is pixellated and has strange aspect ratio [duplicate]

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 in VirtualBox (Windows 7 host), but keep running into the same problem regardless of what I tweak in the vm's settings: This is the second time I've installed ...
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Weird visual artifacts in chrome

I have a weird question. I installed google chrome-stable from ubuntu repository: wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add - sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://...
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Green bars appearing on lower half of screen (AMD)

Recently, I've been experiencing a strange visual glitch on my monitor: every few seconds, a thin green bar (or two very close to each other) appears in a random position on the lower half of the ...
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System freezing at visual artifacts screen

My computer running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is freezing up quite often and the screen looks like this. Only way to fix is to hard power down and restart. What could be causing this? What commands do I need ...
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AMDGPU-Pro Ubuntu 16.04 - R9 390 identified as R9 290, low performance, and graphical artefacts

I am trying to leave Windows behind, and at this moment I am simply using Wine to play games. Later I will do a GPU Passthrough in a Virtual Machine. I am aware that AMDGPU was expected not to ...
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some corrupty graphics in 14.04 LTS

I got 14.04 LTS (because Xenial WHY NO AMD?!?) and it worked flawlessly (process going fine and stuff) and when I boot it.... some stripes of glitcheyness happens and then normal boot.. If anyone can ...
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HDMI cable plug in takes away my monitor

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I plug the HDMI cable into the back of my PC everything on my monitor transfers to the TV and the only thing on my monitor is my background image. Can't seem to find ...
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Problem determining domain name on startup

From yesterday onwards when Ubuntu starts my system shows following error message: Starting redis-server: redis-server. speech dispatcher disabled; edit /etc/default/speech-dispatcher * Starting ...
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Horizontal lines in Firefox

I've recently got a Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd Gen and installed Xubuntu 16.04. I've noticed that sometimes horizontal glitchy lines appear. Any ideas? Thanks!
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Ubuntu 15.10 Unity white border around windows [duplicate]

I am using 15.10, and out of blue i started getting a whitish border around my window (all the windows i open). I have nVidia graphics card with a updated driver. Everything was fine, no changes were ...
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Unclear graphics in Ubuntu 15.10

When I try to use Firefox or Google Chrome browser or PDF reader, I cannot read the text properly. The characters are unclear (see screenshots). I have already installed the Intel G31 graphics driver ...
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Mouse cursor leaving “trails” / artifacts

On Ubuntu Gnome 15.10, my mouse cursor leaves strange "trails" all around the screen. This happens when the cursor moves over or leaves a dynamic screen element (anything that changes on hover) such ...
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Desktop is distorted, launcher in the middle, double image, bad resolution

I am very new to Ubuntu. I followed this YouTube tutorial on replacing Windows with Ubuntu on my crummy laptop. When the installer loaded up there were resolution problems where two versions of the ...
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Graphical issue with Kubuntu

I'm having some strange graphical issue with windows manager in Kubuntu 14.04 LTS. Some time after I'm using the system i notice some artifacts that affects windows. I'm attaching some examples This ...