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Elementary OS Problems: Installation, Resolution and Graphics

I'm relatively new to Linux distros, and my first shot at it was Elementary OS Loki. I installed it to my old PC with no hitches. It was an old i3, and a GTX 1050. However, now, I installed ...
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Graphic glitch after interrupted apt upgrade?

I'm new to this forum, so sorry for any mistakes.. Today I booted my Elementary OS into this (see the screenshot). Blurred or missing texts, no text in menus... But pages and menus a rendering ...
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My mouse pointer seems to lag visually, leaving cursor 'foot prints'

These 'footprints' seem to disappear after some time but it happens regularly. Any idea what i should look into? lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core ...
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Switching video drivers before boot

My laptop's AMD GPU is broken, so I've been using the basic display driver to run things in windows until now. I booted into elementary OS on the machine, but it automatically re-renabled the GPU and ...
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Laggy Multitasking View / Window Overview

I installed elementary OS 6 Odin last night but I have observed that pressing Super + W brings up a very choppy overview of the Windows. Using the Multitasking View (Super + X) also shows the windows ...
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Graphics glitch after unlock from lock screen

Anyone having Graphics glitch after unlocking from lock screen? This issue started just since last two days only, If I restart PC everything works perfectly until I lock the screen. I know this is ...
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Replacing verbose bootup with default splash screen

I recently installed elementary in a sort of non-traditional way because I didn't have a USB. I just made a 4 GB fat32 partition and booted off of it from refind, and after installation the splash ...
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Screen Flickering Elementary OS 5.0 Juno

I installed Elementary OS 5.0 Juno a month ago and everything worked smoothly and fine. About a week ago, the screen kept flickering (brightness goes up and down and the screen get distorted every now ...
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Weird graphical artifacts after closing context menu

So I've just installed elementaryOS Juno again, updated everything, installed all my programs, when I noticed a weird bug, that occurs all the time. When closing the right-click context menu, or a ...
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Does elementaryOS works with hybrid graphics?

I have an Ideapad320 with i5 8th gen + Geforce MX150 and I wanna know if elementaryOS runs in this hardware.
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Freya font rendering problem after last update

I have EOS freya installed since 2015 with no issues. Yesterday I did my last update. After I logged in I got this strange message, see the screenshot attached below I reinstalled graphic drivers and ...
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Display Issues after update

I updated my OS last March 4, 2017. After the update, I have the following display issues. 1) Laptop display is shown as Unknown Display 2) Laptop display brightness cannot be adjusted 3) External ...
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No Display Port output & hardware acceleration when using Loki on a Mac Mini 2011

I installed Loki successfully on a Mac Mini 2011 a couple of days ago. Everything is working fine, but hardware acceleration (which I don't need) and the Display Port output (which I do need). That's ...
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How can I install GPU drivers using Intel graphics installer?

I try to install Intel GPU Drivers using Intel Graphics Installer for Linux, but it only works for Ubuntu 15.04 and higher, but elementary is based on 14.04. Is there any other way to install these ...
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Anyway to fix the Graphics shattering problem?

I'm having issues with the graphics not a big problem though but it needs to be fixed youtu.be/fMPKw5EkOew this video is posted on youtube by another user but this is what I got and it didn't happen ...
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How can I override bad EDID with a xorg.conf?

So I am using the default opensource Radeon driver, and pretty much every desktop environment (unity, mate, xfce, etc.) is being supplied a bad EDID from my Samsung LN52B750 television. Specifically ...
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Is installing Nvidia proprietary drivers necessary?

I wonder if installing Nvidia proprietary drivers is a necessary step after installing Elementary OS 6. I've been using Nvidia drivers for quite a long time but always had trouble upgrading them, ...
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In Sublime Text 4, then dropdown menu GUI leave artifacts

The dropdown menus (context menus) leave artifacts on screen. I installed Elementary OS from the wipe and install option. It seems that this only happens on Sublime Text 4.
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AMDGPU problems installing elementary OS 6 beta 2

I am on elementary OS 5.1.7 and trying to install elementary OS 6 beta 2. I used Etcher to create my live USB. However, when booting up from the live USB, I am only getting a blank screen.I am on AMD ...
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Hybrid Graphics or switchable graphics option missing

I have just installed the Elementary OS 6 Beta2. Its quite good and much smoother than previous builds. I found it very much useful compared to many other existing distros. I have only one issue: ...
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Elementary OS doesn't detect my second monitor

Hardware: RTX3060ti, Ryzen 5 2600 on fresh install. Working monitor is connected via DisplayPort, non-working one is connected via HDMI. I have nvidia-driver-455, 460 and 465 installed. prime-select ...
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libva error on Elementary OS Hera

I was trying to learn electronjs but whenever I run the npm start command I receive the following error: libva error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri/i965_drv_video.so init failed I tried to solve ...
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Mid 2010 MacBook Pro Graphics Crash

I've installed Elementary OS 5.1.7 on my mid-2010 MacBook Pro: Dual-Core Intel® Core™ i5 CPU M 540 @ 2.53GHz; NVIDIA Corporation GT216M [GeForce GT 330M] (rev a2); 8.1 Gb Memory. I am using the ...
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How to change display colour settings for AMD gpu

I have a HP 15s laptop with integrated radeon graphics. The display looks quite bad so I adjusted the display color to make it look better.On windows i did this using the radeon software. How do I do ...
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Minecraft is havinng size problems in elemenry os

i downloaded Minevtaft to play it on my Elementry os system. When i installed the game and open it this happened: And when i close and re-open the game. window is becoming smaller and smaller. The ...
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Elementary OS Freezes Randomly after booting [AMD Ryzen 7]

Disclaimer: Newbie to Linux! Recently installed Elementary OS as my main driver (not dual) booting for my Dell Inspiron laptop. Issue: System freezes randomly. Sometimes the freeze is just the display ...
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GeForce GTX 965M - eOS 5.1.7 Hera - Freeze

My laptop keeps freezing after a few minutes of use, when selecting the dedicated Nvidia GPU, I am sudo lshw -c video ...
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Trackpad and keyboard suddenly not working on MacBook 3,1

I've been using and enjoying eOS on a 2007 MacBook for about a month now, but as the fans often run at full speed for simply having a single HTML5 YouTube tab open in Firefox, I found myself scouring ...
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Updating to Latest Intel Graphics Drivers ElementaryOS 5.1.3

I am running eOS 5.1.3 Hera and have an Intel UHD Graphics 620 (rev 07) card in my machine. I am looking to make sure that I am updated to the latest drivers before messing with any Wine applications. ...
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Strange occlusions + cropping in Firefox

I am on elementaryOS Hera and have an interesting phenomenon where some blackish bar occludes part of Firefox's viewport: Also you can see that the viewport is cropped somehow (see the beige help box ...
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Graphical glitch for notification bubbles

since few days i have some strange graphical glitch for notification bubbles from all application. Someone have the same problem? Some advice to how to fix it? Tnx.
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Heavy graphics artifacts on elementary Videos, and Youtube on Epiphany browser

I am getting some extravagant 'infrared-camera-looking' artifacts both on a Youtube livestream and also when I try to play an H.264 coded video in elementary Videos. I tried installing many codec ...
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Upgraded Nvidia and now have blank screen

I recently installed elementary on my laptop, but the screen kept flickering. I followed the instructions on this post https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2061180, but when I restarted my ...
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Monitor resolution too high and not saving

I've just started using Elementary OS, and I'm having a bit of trouble with the resolution saving. My monitor/tv's native resolution is 4K, but I prefer to run in 1080p. When the login screen boots up,...
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Error during ati radeon x600 driver

I get this error message during installation.
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Black, Unresponsive screen when Locking Desktop Session

When locking, the screen goes black and the system becomes unresponsive. I have looked carefully for available solutions and have tried them. None have worked for me. I am using Radeon R9 285/380 with ...