On Thu, 2018-07-12 at 09:06 -0500, Michael Hennebry wrote: > On Thu, 12 Jul 2018, Pete Biggs wrote: > > > For some reason you say you disliked Gnome - but does Gnome show issues > > (they use the same video driver)? > > No, neither gnome nor gnome-classic. > One of them, I think it was gnome-classic, > did videos badly. > It was a bit like a shutter came about a > quarter way down at about once per second. > Hmm, that is usually symptomatic of slow graphics card, but the Intel graphics chip set should be perfectly OK. It may be that your particular combination of chipset and driver is manifesting a bug - or it might be bad hardware. Try booting a live distro - such as Fedora (other distros are available). It won't affect your installed data, but it will provide a different driver to try. P.