screen flickers after switching back from terminal to gdm

Derek Broughton news at
Wed Nov 28 17:58:55 UTC 2007

Bram Kuijper wrote:

> Thanks for the hint on /etc/init.d/gdm restart, but sudo /etc/init.d/gdm
> restart did gave the same result as before: a new gdm session starts up,
> but this directly starts to flicker. To get back into my graphical
> environment without flickering, I apparently have to reboot the whole
> system.


sudo vbetool post

(which resets the graphics card)

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