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Bug 1526704 - Screen flickering (normal to black to normal) when playing / using video
Screen flickering (normal to black to normal) when playing / using video
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mutter-wayland (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2017-12-16 09:04 EST by Couret Charles-Antoine
Modified: 2018-04-27 06:49 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-03-11 16:06:26 EDT
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Description Couret Charles-Antoine 2017-12-16 09:04:06 EST
Description of problem:
When I'm playing a video or if I'm changing the time of the video (rewind or forward), I got on the entire screen a flip to black and everything go back at normal display after one second (or less).

When the video is starting and if I don't touch the timeline, the display still normal. If I change the current tab with a playing video to another one without video and I go back to the previous tab with video, the issue happened again.

It is the case with Firefox (XWayland) or Totem (Wayland).

I don't have the issue with GNOME on Xorg

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I'm using Fedora Rawhide which is up to date (I have this issue for one month).
My graphical card is nVidia Quadro 1000M with nouveau driver.
Comment 1 Couret Charles-Antoine 2018-01-22 07:32:23 EST
The issue still here.
Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2018-02-20 10:22:26 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 28 development cycle.
Changing version to '28'.
Comment 3 Couret Charles-Antoine 2018-03-11 16:06:26 EDT
The issue is gone.
Comment 4 Couret Charles-Antoine 2018-04-27 06:49:12 EDT
In fact the bug wasn't fixed. My session was X.org where the issue never happened.

But, another information. This blinking arrived when I removed a file from Nautilus. I guess that is related to the Nautilus notification inside the window.

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