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[–]Broken-needles350 5 insightful - 1 fun5 insightful - 0 fun6 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

this is fakenews, people who never tried linux use this obvious lie

[–]wizzwizz4 3 insightful - 2 fun3 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 2 fun -  (0 children)

It's not (entirely) an "obvious lie"; X is 90's era technology designed for a different purpose to the one it's used for, so there's tearing when not in (double-buffered) full-screen mode for programs using the standard APIs. However, it's far from "unusable"; all you get is a small, barely-noticeable tear across the screen when scrolling.

However, sudo apt install firmware-linux-nonfree fixes all of the other problems.