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Which version of porteus are you using?
francois wrote:I asume that you are on the 64 bit architecture. Did you tried one of these two drivers built for porteus:
francois wrote:What is the nvidia card model that you have?
fulalas wrote:Can you specify if tearing appears only on videos or 3D apps or all apps?
Also, please consider moving to Porteus 3.2.1 as version 3.1 is 2 years old. I've made a LXQt module for this current version, and with Nvidia driver I've managed to avoid tearing on all fullscreen apps -- there's just a little bit on non-fullscreen apps. I'm not using compton because I think it brings more problems that it solves.
Here are some topics about this subject:
How to watch videos smoothly with no stutter and no tearing
Understanding Nvidia drivers numbers (plus: xzm modules) -- these modules don't work with Porteus 3.2.1, only 3.2, but...
How to create a Nvidia driver xzm module
AlexSmoke wrote:Tearing occurs while moving windows on the desktop.
AlexSmoke wrote:Since I am using Linux mainly to watch movies and just learn more about Linux
AlexSmoke wrote:I haven't run into any downsides from having compton installed.
AlexSmoke wrote:But I will try the new version and see what happens. The site recommended me that version for some reason, maybe because I selected 32bit. I will see into looking for newer versions even if they are 64bit. I will eventually use it on a better PC anyway.
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