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Old 09-08-2008, 01:52 PM   #1
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Dell Optiplex GX280 Screen shakes

I installed Ubuntu 8.04 on my Dell Optiplex GX280, and everything works fine except the screen shakes and shimmers slightly. It's annoying. I don't think it's a driver, because when the bootloader starts up it does it.
Old 09-15-2008, 11:21 AM   #2
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Is it a CRT monitor? This might be a long shot however I saw it happen many years ago when I was in a computer support position. Do you have anything electrical near the monitor? Perhaps a fan? The small fan in question was on the other side of a cubicle wall yet it put out enough electromagnetic interference to shake the image on a monitor a couple of feet away!

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No, still shakin

It always did this even when it was a Windows machine at my wife's work. I believe it's an issue with the video card


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