Random stripes and dots

Bug #1767162 reported by Randy Tang on 2018-04-26
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gtk+3.0 (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Random stripes and dots appear on some texts. It happens on various applications. See the attached (an example of Rhythmbox).

Randy Tang (yltang52) wrote :

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tags: added: bot-comment
Randy Tang (yltang52) wrote :

Bug reports requires the "Package" information. So, here it goes. But the bug is not limited to "rhythmbox," it is a general bug to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

affects: ubuntu → rhythmbox (Ubuntu)
summary: - Random vertical stripes
+ Random stripes and dots
description: updated
tags: added: bionic
Randy Tang (yltang52) wrote :

Still no solution?

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

It's not specific to rhythmbox, reassigning to gtk but it might be freetype or something else in the stack. Could you add your journalctl log just after seeing the issue?
What videocard/driver do you use? Do you get the problem at random time or maybe sometime after suspend/resume for example?

affects: rhythmbox (Ubuntu) → gtk+3.0 (Ubuntu)
Randy Tang (yltang52) wrote :

$ sudo lshw -c video
  *-display
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: Richland [Radeon HD 8570D]
       vendor: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI]
       physical id: 1
       bus info: pci@0000:00:01.0
       version: 00
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm pciexpress msi vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=radeon latency=0
       resources: irq:26 memory:c0000000-cfffffff ioport:f000(size=256) memory:fef00000-fef3ffff memory:c0000-dffff

Output of journalctl is also attached.

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