Bug 1294108 - Screen blinking after login
Screen blinking after login
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2015-12-24 19:07 EST by vasiliev91
Modified: 2016-12-20 12:22 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 12:22:43 EST
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Description vasiliev91 2015-12-24 19:07:38 EST
After latest packages/kernel updates my screen has started blinking after I login to my system. I'm using Fedora 23 and have done regular update of software. I've googled around and tried some solutions - doesn't help.

I have Dell Inspiron 7548 http://www.dell.com/us/p/inspiron-15-7548-laptop/pd.

The effect is very similar to this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZR9wgouDrc
But in my case it starts immediately I log in, also I do not see any connection to the mouse, so in my case same blinking happens constantly. It stops only when activities screen (Win key) is active or if I lock and then unlock screen (Win + L). After lock/unlock it stops blinking completely, after activities screen it starts blinking again when activities are not active.

Please, help to solve the problem. I'm ready to give any hardware/software information by your request.

Thank you in advance!
Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2016-11-24 09:30:45 EST
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Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2016-12-20 12:22:43 EST
Fedora 23 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-12-20. Fedora 23 is
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