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)