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I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. Having just installed 12.10 I notice that I get fuzzy text and icons that change when I move my mouse over them. See picture below as an example. What could be wrong and what can I do to fix it? I have a NVIDIA Quadro 600 graphics card.

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Using which drivers? – jordanm Feb 9 '13 at 3:27
I actually don't know. I assumed the Ubuntu loads the necessary drivers as part of the packages. Good idea let me check. maybe NVIDIA Quadro needs special drivers – Sankaran Feb 10 '13 at 2:59
Update your system fully, and check again. – vonbrand Feb 11 '13 at 3:24
Added NVIDIA specific drivers and problem resolved. This question was me being silly. Thanks for the help though – Sankaran Feb 11 '13 at 18:41
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Try updating your drivers. If the problem persists, then you could try to test the card in another system or OS to see if it works normally. If it doesn't work in another system or under windows then it might be a hardware issue.

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