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Screen flicker, blink, pulse, flash

If you have an intel graphic chip, you could try comment nr 5 Screen flickering solution
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How to install video card drivers (e.g., nvidia)

Easiest sudo ubuntu-drivers autoinstall That's it! Manual method The above command installs the latest drivers, but you may want to use a prior release, depending on how well your graphics card is ...
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Intel core i7 6500 skylake - Chrome flickering/tearing

I had the same problem and i got to fix it by *opening the terminal *run upgrade *run ¨ sudo apt-get purge xserver-xorg-video-intel * run autoremove and finally reboot it fixed the flickering and ...
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Blurry fonts in Atom, Steam and GitKraken

Solution: It was neither Electron nor Elementary OS but the Nvidia driver. All I had to do was disable FXAA Antialiasing in the antialiasing settings. Now everything is sharp again: Atom, GitKraken ...
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Elementary OS running very slow

You are experiencing lag due to the lack or performance of the laptop. It is old. I am not one to say, throw away a linux flavor because of this, but seeing how graphical Elementary is, you might be ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers

You need to install the nvidia-352 package and you need to disable nouveau (open source driver for Nvidia graphics) in GRUB. Press CTRL + Alt + F1 and log in by entering a username and password. ...
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Remove Nvidia Drivers

You can remove them by using: sudo apt-get autoremove nvidia* It will remove everything related to nvidia, so make sure to double check before continuing. You can also try this: sudo apt-get ...
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Too much contrast/exposure? (I think)

This seems to be a bug in Gala, see issue Tracker.
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Monitor settings do not work. Cannot disable integrated screen of the laptop

default integrated monitor is not always LVDS-1 first you should get overview of detected displays and their aliases by command xrandr | grep " connected " | awk '{ print$1 }' then cast xrandr --...
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Graphics issues on elementary OS Freya Atom N550 (GMA3150)

Upgrade If you installed before the 3rd of September 2015, then you won't have the new graphics stack included in elementary OS Freya 0.3.1: At the heart of this upgrade is the latest Hardware ...
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Some GUI elements missing on MacBook Pro 2015 mid 15"

Switching to the elementary dark theme solved the issue for me, see UI elements are not displayed
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Graphic glitches when changing windows

The solution you tried is for Intel displays, hence "Driver 'Intel'", you have Nvidia. Your login loop was a result of forcing X-windows to run the Intel driver. Have you tried installing the ...
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Will elementary OS Loki support fglrx?

No. AMD dropped the flgrx support for the version of the Xorg server that Ubuntu 16.04 ships with. https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-discuss/2016-March/016315.html
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Cannot Install Intel Proprietary Graphics Driver

I had similar problem (but I have Intel® HD Graphics 5500). So thanks to your suggestion I faked the /etc/lsb-release with following contents: DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=16.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=...
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How to install nvidia graphics driver for nvidia 820m on loki?

First, check what drivers are avaliable for your system: sudo ubuntu-drivers devices | grep -o nvidia-[[:digit:]]* Then install the one you want (replace XXX with the correct number): sudo apt ...
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Intel core i7 6500 skylake - Chrome flickering/tearing

Finally with the help of the user 'I just look ilegal' do the purge of the xserver. the steps where: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current sudo prime-select intel sudo apt-get ...
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Can I run Photoshop CC 2015 and other illustrator programs on elementary OS?

Well... You cannot really run professional CAD and Adobe applications on Linux. You should either use a Mac or if you want to use Linux you should be prepared for some work. There are various options:...
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Best place to store xrandr settings?

You can do one of the following: Using the GUI: Go to System Settings > Applications > Startup Click the + button Type in the xrandr command complete with its arguments Creating a .desktop file and ...
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Elemetary OS 0.4 Loki, How Do I Fix Screen Tearing

Although the cause might of course be different, your description matches an issue I have resolved on my Asus Zenbook UX310UA-FC186R by installing a more up-to-date kernel from here. Instructions: ...
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Screen tearing on Loki [nvidia]

I have Nvidia GTX 765m, had screen tearing fixed. 2 things to do: 1) In Firefox open new tab, go to about:config and set gfx.xrender.enabled to true 2) Create a new folder /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d and ...
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Cannot install Intel Graphics UHD 620

Whenever dealing with drivers, you first need to remember that elementary os 5.0 is based on Ubuntu 18.04. With this in mind, you might notice that the repository https://download.01.org/gfx/ubuntu/, ...
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The word "normal" has started appearing on the upper right corner of my apps

You must be having an nVidia graphics card. If so, open nVidia X Server Settings from the Applications menu, go to OpenGL Settings and uncheck "Enable Graphics API Visual Indicator".
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Flicker using browser and strange behavior with the mouse

SOLUTION: I was able to find a fix for this. It was weeks ago so I had to research again to find the command. Basically it seems to be related to the Intel graphics drivers on the Dell machines. I ...
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Installing messes up resolution

I finally find out how to correct this and I will leave it here for future reference for those who might be having similar issues. I just followed the answer posted here https://askubuntu.com/...
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How can i switch between Intel and Nvidia Graphics card?

First you need to install the official nvidia drivers: sudo ubuntu-drivers autoinstall Then, after rebooting, you can choose the card to use in the programm "NVIDIA X Server Settings" in the option ...
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Unknown display, low resolution

That would be an issue with your graphics card driver. The fix would be to install the driver appropriate driver for your gpu. Unfortunately there is no easy way to do it as I'm in your same situation ...
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elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya (64-bit) (Ubuntu 14.04) black screen after Update

It may be due to kernel issues. Try to boot with an older kernel from grub menu as below. Select Advanced options for elementary os Select the kernel which u think is suitable If that works, you can ...
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Screen tearing when logging from hibernate or suspend

If the graphics issues are only happening in your desktop background, I had the same issue and resolved it by upgrading to nvidia-370. The directions to do that are covered in another question.
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Laptop has one bad and one good graphics card

The system should detect the second graphics card, though you may need to disable the first (depending on how it's detected and why it's broken). Not sure which cards you have, but you might need to ...
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Loki OpenGL issue with VMWare Workstation 12.5

Virtual machines aren't well supported on elementary OS, but you should be able to install Intel drivers at least. I'm not sure what errors you received that you couldn't do the install on elementary ...
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