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Flickering Screen in X

Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 8:23 pm
by Stoop
My Pi works just fine on the command line, however if I startx I get this flickering screen with the trash can but no other icons to work with.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/302245/corrupt.mp4

Same issue even if I remote into it with VNC which surprised me a bit.

Anyone have any ideas?

Re: Flickering Screen in X

Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 9:23 pm
by AndyD
Any chance you are running as root or a user other than pi? Don't run startx or VNC as root. If it is a new user make sure that you have added your user to the correct groups.

Re: Flickering Screen in X

Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2015 2:48 pm
by Stoop
No, I am just running as the user pi.