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Old 11-19-2008, 06:12 AM   #1
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WhooHooo! Finally found a way to eliminate screen tearing !! V-sync

In case you don't know what screen tearing is:

There is a way to force vsync with nVidia drivers but the results were not reliable and only worked with nVidia cards.

Never did figure out how to force vsync on my Asus/Intel 82g33 system, till now!

Had no luck with xorg.conf but I finally found the ticket:


My package manager "Spritz" did all the hard work and found a DriConf package.

No more screen tearing!!!!

Whooo Hoooooo!

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Old 11-20-2008, 09:02 PM   #2
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1) All you all already know about DRICONF?

2) Screen Tearing does not bother you?

3) You know a better way to enable V-sync than DRICONF?

4) Other?
Old 11-20-2008, 11:22 PM   #3
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Never had the problem.........
Old 02-15-2012, 12:08 PM   #4
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Sorry for digging up this old thread.
As the driconf package hasn't been maintained since '07, it doesn't run anymore.
laur@laur-HP-Compaq-8510w:~$ driconf
libGL is too old.
Is there still any way to run this software or are there alternatives (besides CCSM)?


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