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I was trying out Mint 17 on my laptop with a LiveUSB, but when I opened any windows they were just blank, black boxes. My graphics card is an ATI ...
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- 10-18-2014 #1
Having a little bit of a graphics issue with Cinnamon
My graphics card is an ATI Radeon 7500, so I don't know if that has anything to do with it or not... :-\
- 10-19-2014 #2
try to disable compositing.
if that doesn't help:
i've seen that before somewhere... turned out to be a graphic card/driver issue.
post output ofCode:
lspci -k | grep -iA5 vga
- 10-19-2014 #3Code:
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RV200/M7 [Mobility Radeon 7500] Subsystem: IBM ThinkPad T42 2373 - 4WU Kernel driver in use: radeon 02:00.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI4520 PC card Cardbus Controller (re v 01) Subsystem: IBM ThinkPad kernel driver in use: yetna_cardbus
The computer itself is probably ten years old, but meets the minimum system requirements for Mint with Cinnamon,otherwise I wouldn't have tried using it.
- 10-20-2014 #4