How to stop black screen flickering NVidia, Ubuntu, Cinnamon, Mint

How toUbuntu


This will work on Linux Mint 18, Linux Mint 19, Ubuntu, Ubuntu with Cinnamon Desktop Environment and other Linux systems using the NVidia drivers.

  • Open your application menu
  • Search “nvidia”: You’ll find “NVIDIA X Server Settings” – click that
  • Turn off Dithering: I found it under GPU 0 – (your GeForce name) -> DFP-0 (your monitor name)  Repeat for all monitors.
  • Turn off Flipping: X Screen 0 -> OpenGL Settings -> Allow Flipping (uncheck)