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Old 09-24-2009, 11:32 AM   #1
callumacrae
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Random dashes over text


When I've viewing or typing text it gets random lines through it.

I am running Fedora 11, and I doubt it is the monitor because the monitor is brand new.

Scrolling down and then up again fixes this problem.

See attached screenshot.

~Callum

EDIT: Second thoughts, what is wrong with the screenshot?

It of this form when half typed, with no other windows open. It doesn't look like the desktop background. Second screenshot (screenshot-1.png) is of everything closed, but I can't make out who it is.
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Old 09-25-2009, 08:05 PM   #2
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what video card?

update your drivers and/or kernel
 
Old 09-26-2009, 05:49 AM   #3
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How can I tell what video card I have?

And how do I update my drivers?

I think it's just firefox that suffers from this problem.

~Callum
 
Old 09-26-2009, 08:33 AM   #4
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Enter the below in a terminal and post the result
Code:
wim@aao:~$ lspci |grep -i vga
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GME Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
wim@aao:~$
 
Old 09-26-2009, 08:42 AM   #5
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00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE Chipset Integrated Graphics Device (rev 01)
Ooh dear, the results on the internet bring bad news

~Callum
 
Old 10-15-2009, 12:51 PM   #6
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Bumpity.

~Callum
 
  


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