[SOLVED] Screen flickering on Linux Mint

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[SOLVED] Screen flickering on Linux Mint

Post by farestp » Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:15 pm

Hello, I want to ask how to fix screen flickering

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farestp@farestp-X555QG ~ $ inxi -SCG
System:    Host: farestp-X555QG Kernel: 4.13.0-26-generic x86_64 (64 bit)
           Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.8.8 Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia
CPU:       Quad core AMD A12-9700P RADEON R7 10 COMPUTE CORES 4C+6G (-MCP-) cache: 4096 KB 
           clock speeds: max: 2500 MHz 1: 2500 MHz 2: 2100 MHz 3: 2500 MHz
           4: 2100 MHz
Graphics:  Card-1: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Carrizo
           Card-2: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Sun XT [Radeon HD 8670A/8670M/8690M / R5 M330]
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: ati,radeon (unloaded: fbdev,vesa,amdgpu)
           Resolution: 1366x768@60.05hz
           GLX Renderer: AMD CARRIZO (DRM 3.18.0 / 4.13.0-26-generic, LLVM 5.0.0)
           GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 17.2.4
Hmm, I also record the screen...
https://youtu.be/9fmr3KNHxaY

Hope there's a solution. When I googled, I only see the solution with nVidia graphic card, so how about amd?

Sorry for bad English
Thank you
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Re: Screen flickering on Linux Mint

Post by Spearmint2 » Tue Jan 16, 2018 2:29 am

post results of this command

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xrandr
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Re: Screen flickering on Linux Mint

Post by farestp » Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:01 am

Spearmint2 wrote:post results of this command

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xrandr
Thanks for the respond~
Here...

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farestp@farestp-X555QG ~ $ xrandr
Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1366 x 768, maximum 16384 x 16384
eDP connected primary 1366x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 344mm x 193mm
   1366x768      60.05*+
   1280x720      59.97  
   1152x768      59.95  
   1024x768      59.95  
   800x600       59.96  
   848x480       59.94  
   720x480       59.94  
   640x480       59.94  
HDMI-A-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
DisplayPort-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)

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Re: Screen flickering on Linux Mint

Post by Spearmint2 » Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:17 pm

LOL, nothing wrong with it. You have a compiz effect enabled.

Find the setting in Compiz and disable it if you want.

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gksudo ccsm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4Fbk52Mk1w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jb7kFWTj28g
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Re: Screen flickering on Linux Mint

Post by farestp » Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:14 pm

Wait what? zzz :D :D

Hmm.. Please see this
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tl4HCXFjjRs

There're some glitching or flickering :(

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Re: Screen flickering on Linux Mint

Post by Spearmint2 » Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:00 pm

I thought you were talking about the wobbly windows. My guess is your monitor may not be as responsive as needed.

Here's the processor, which has inbuilt video.

https://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=AMD+A12-9700P

You are already running the ATI-Radeon drivers for it.

You may find some specific ones from AMD you can use.

You can try some things, like turning on or off the hardware virtualization in your BIOS.

You could enable hardware video acceleration. amdgpu

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Ha ... stallation

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/AMDGPU
https://wiki.debian.org/AtiHowTo
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/AMD
http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/linux
http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-article ... stall.aspx

Hope you can figure all that out.
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Re: Screen flickering on Linux Mint

Post by farestp » Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:55 am

Sorry but It's hard to me to choose the right driver. Because I had installed the driver half years ago and only show the black screen. Hmm maybe could you show me what is radeon, ati, vdpau, mesa, xorg, catalyst, and etc? It's hard to me to understand... :(

I only know about proprietry drivers and non proprietry drivers on "driver manager".

Sorry to bother...

Thank you :)

Plus: I want to use this laptop for make animation with blender so what is the best glx renderer? Use APU carrizo or the graphic card?

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Card-1: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Carrizo
           Card-2: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Sun XT [Radeon HD 8670A/8670M/8690M / R5 M330]

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Re: Screen flickering on Linux Mint

Post by farestp » Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:48 pm

This solved my problem...
Install openSUSE :)

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Re: Screen flickering on Linux Mint

Post by Joe2Shoe » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:20 pm

I'm sure help was on the way, but................
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Re: Screen flickering on Linux Mint

Post by farestp » Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:26 am

Hello, So in my linux mint i do this...

Open the compositor settings --> Tearing prevention select "Full Screen repaints" --> Apply & Ok

I didn't expected that the compositor settings could lead this problem...

Thank You guys...

Sorry for being so dumb...

No Offense :D :D :D

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