My problem is that as I type this message, in the second word, "problem", there are horizontal slices of missing bits in both the l and the m.
Following perusal of a similar question on the askUbuntu site, my problems persist. Here are the results of my following several suggestions (answers) that were given:
I've tried the
gksudo nvidia-settings and
sudo fc-cache -v -f suggestions to no avail
/etc/lsb-base yields the distribution as: debian "Linux Mint Xfce Edition"
lspci | grep VGA produces
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82915G/GV/910GL Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 04)
One suggestion suggested reinstalling an nVidia driver. Since I have an Intel VGA controller, is that suggestion pertinent?
I was directed to "Administration - Hardware Drivers" but no such option is in my current "Applications" menu options. I currently have an new, odd desktop (window manager?) Another suggestion was to make an addition to xorg.conf in
/etc/X11. I have no such file, only a directory: