On Tue, Jan 03, 2017 at 12:47:00AM +0000, Christopher wrote:
Thanks for the pointer. When I did use gdm and gnome I did
encounter the flicker problem described in the bug report.
As mate was not experiencing the flicker I did not attribute
it to the same problem.
When I reboot the laptop I'll check the /etc/environment file
mentioned in the bug report.
On Mon, Jan 2, 2017, 17:45 Jon LaBadie <jonfu(a)jgcomp.com>
> I just upgraded my old laptop (Dell Vostro 1500) from
> F24 to F25 using the "dnf" plugins.
> Video is now a problem. My selected desktop wallpaper
> does not show, just a black background. Once drawn on
> the desktop, items remain. For example menus still show
> after making a selection although they are not active.
> Moving windows leave lots of ghost trailing images.
> If I switch workspaces then switch back the artifacts
> are gone, but still no wallpaper. The wallpaper does
> appear for an instant if I logout or reboot.
> My normal environment is sddm display manager, mate
> desktop environment, and compiz as the window manager.
> For the latter I've tried both the emerald and the
> gtk window decorators.
> I've tried display managers gdm and lightdm, window
> managers marco and mutter, and desktop environments
> cinnamon and gnome. All exhibit the same behavior.
> I also tried a root gui login to mate which exhibited
> the same behavior.
> The video hardware is nVidia GeForce 6800M, using Xorg,
> not Wayland, and the nouveau video driver. No xorg.conf
> file in use.
> Suggestions welcomed.
> Jon H. LaBadie jonfu(a)jgcomp.com
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