[XENIAL] XOrg 1.18 is just terrible, many, many flickering! Chrome affected.

Martinx - ジェームズ thiagocmartinsc at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 17:53:01 UTC 2016


On 28 March 2016 at 04:50, Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 28 March 2016 at 08:42, Martinx - ジェームズ <thiagocmartinsc at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > On 28 March 2016 at 04:31, Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> On 28 March 2016 at 07:57, Martinx - ジェームズ <thiagocmartinsc at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > Guys,
> >> >
> >> >  Since the upgrade on Xenial to XOrg 1.18, the screen does not stop
> >> > flickering! Especially Google Chrome window...
> >>
> >> On my Xenial the package xorg is at 1:7.7+13ubuntu3.  Do you mean the
> >> package xserver-xorg-core which is at 2:1.18.1-1ubuntu4?
> >>
> >> I am not seeing any any flickering on any package (though I do not use
> >> Google Chrome, it is ok in Chromium Browser though).  This is with
> >> intel i915 graphics on a Fujitsu Lifebook..
> >>
> >> Have you tried it booting from a Xenial live image to make sure it is
> >> not a configuration problem on the PC or interaction with other stuff
> >> installed?
> >>
> >> Colin
> >
> >
> > Thank you for your reply Colin!
> >
> > My versions:
> >
> > xserver-xorg                                         1:7.7+13ubuntu3
> > xserver-xorg-core                                    2:1.18.1-1ubuntu4
> >
> > I don't think that this is a configuration problem, because it happens on
> > two different laptops, fresh installation on both, one Macbook Pro, and
> > another Samsung, both Intel video boards...
> >
> > But sure, I can try LiveDVD session for a while, I'll do it tomorrow...
>
> I have just found
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1561729
> so possibly you are not the only one seeing this problem.
>
> Colin
>

Thanks again Colin! I think that it is the same problem...

GNOME + Wayland didn't fixed it. It is also worse, because with it, my
Macbook freezes entirely, so, GNOME+Wayland is useless at this time.

Cheers!
Thiago
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