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Old 11-24-08, 03:54 PM   #3
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Default Re: Annoying black flash and flickering screen Geforce Go 7300 in lenovo n200 laptop

When I upgrade from Ubuntu 8.04 to 8.10 I started getting a black flash and occasional checked board pattern when I was playing back a video in fullscreen.

I have traced it down to using the PPA for Compiz-Fusion. I un-installed Compiz-fusion packages, removed source list reference to the PPA for Compiz-fusion then reinstalled the regular Ubuntu 8.10 Compiz-fusion packages. This corrected both the black flickering and occasional checkerboard pattern.

Try turning off Compiz-fusion to at least determine if your issues involve Compiz-fusion. Note that my problems only involved playing back fullscreen video but not regular windows display.
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