Display flickering

Bug #964267 reported by Tan Kah Ping on 2012-03-25
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
unity (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

The global menu and Unity launcher flickers a lot whenever there's any sort of animation going on (clicking on launcher icons or indicators, for example). Happens with Super+S too and even worse when I try moving windows around in that view.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: unity 5.8.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-20.32-generic 3.2.12
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-20-generic x86_64
.tmp.unity.support.test.0:

ApportVersion: 1.95-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: [core,bailer,detection,composite,opengl,compiztoolbox,decor,vpswitch,regex,resize,grid,animation,mousepoll,place,imgpng,unitymtgrabhandles,snap,gnomecompat,expo,ezoom,move,workarounds,wall,fade,session,scale,unityshell]
CompositorRunning: compiz
Date: Sun Mar 25 08:57:00 2012
DistUpgraded: 2012-03-10 10:42:25,422 DEBUG enabling apt cron job
DistroCodename: precise
DistroVariant: ubuntu
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
MachineType: ECS A780GM-A
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-20-generic root=UUID=047835f4-5f6d-4045-aa02-fd0b7def6065 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
SourcePackage: unity
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-03-10 (14 days ago)
dmi.bios.date: 11/23/2009
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 080014
dmi.board.name: A780GM-A
dmi.board.vendor: ECS
dmi.board.version: 1.0
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: ECS
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr080014:bd11/23/2009:svnECS:pnA780GM-A:pvr1.0:rvnECS:rnA780GM-A:rvr1.0:cvnECS:ct3:cvr:
dmi.product.name: A780GM-A
dmi.product.version: 1.0
dmi.sys.vendor: ECS
version.compiz: compiz 1:0.9.7.2-0ubuntu1
version.ia32-libs: ia32-libs N/A
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.32-1ubuntu1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 8.0.2-0ubuntu2
version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 8.0.2-0ubuntu2
version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.11.4-0ubuntu7
version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.7.0-0ubuntu1
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:6.14.99~git20111219.aacbd629-0ubuntu2
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.17.0-1ubuntu4
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:0.0.16+git20111201+b5534a1-1build2

Tan Kah Ping (kahping) wrote :
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 963093, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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