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I just booted from a live usb the latest version of linux mint debian edition (the x64 version.) I see some strange artifacts on my desktop.(It occurs on bot cinnamon and mate); There are some vertical lines moving and changing their color and the desktop has a right "decal" style. This behavior starts at system boot. As you can see the mouse points where the right hand side of the desktop ends. Anyone here with the same problem? enter image description here

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We're going to need more information about your graphics hardware. that is very strange, I have been using LMDE happily for a while now with no problems. –  terdon Jan 16 '13 at 12:07
    
I have an asus notebook with a Intel Coreā„¢ i3 3217U, Graphic: Intel integrated HD Graphics 4000 . Full specs here: asus website; I also tried the x32/x64 cinnamon, mate and XFCE versions. All have the same issue. –  NiCU Jan 16 '13 at 15:29
    
And this does not happen with other OSes? Is it OK in the BIOS screen? When you say the problem starts at boot, when exactly do you mean? Is the bootloader (GRUB) OK? –  terdon Jan 16 '13 at 15:35
    
So, I used different ubuntu-based distros and everything works ok (including mint cinnamon/mate). Windows is also fine. After the system has booted from the usb (I already said is the LIVE version), anything that is written on the screen after I press "start linux mint"(the first option from the boot menu) has this graphic issue. Should I try to install the OS and perform a full update? –  NiCU Jan 16 '13 at 16:04
    
Can't really say. It sounds like a driver problem that will be fixed by the full update/proprietory driver. I'd go ahead and try it yes. –  terdon Jan 16 '13 at 16:23

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