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[Bug 1576228] [NEW] Black borders or graphical glitch around all windows


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While using the nvidia proprietary drivers in 14.04 - 16.04, my Dell XPS
L501X resumes from suspend, but displays wide black borders around all
windows with close/minimize/maximize buttons blacked out as per attached
screenshot. It occurs inconsistently, as it doesn't happen every time
the computer resumes.

Also there seems to be certain amount of performance degradation as if
the graphics driver was running at half-strength. The "nVidia X Server
Settings" app suggests its in maximum performance mode.

Adhoc WORKAROUND: switch display layout (I have an external monitor/TV attached to HDMI port) changing anything such as arrangement or resolution of the displays, etc. corrects the black border issue.
(update: Adhoc WORKAROUND no longer works with nvidia 375.39)

Adhoc WORKAROUND 2: type "unity" in terminal
user@machine:-$ unity
(that should restart unity/compiz)
(and kills/closes some (read: web-browser) windows)
See comment :https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-361/+bug/1576228/comments/4

WORKAROUND: Use nouveau.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: xorg 1:7.7+13ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-21.37-generic 4.4.6
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-21-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_uvm nvidia_modeset nvidia
.proc.driver.nvidia.gpus.0000.02.00.0: Error: [Errno 21] Is a directory: '/proc/driver/nvidia/gpus/0000:02:00.0'
.proc.driver.nvidia.registry: Binary: ""
 NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 Kernel Module  361.42  Tue Mar 22 18:10:58 PDT 2016
 GCC version:  gcc version 5.3.1 20160413 (Ubuntu 5.3.1-14ubuntu2)
 Your system is not currently configured to drive a VGA console
 on the primary VGA device. The NVIDIA Linux graphics driver
 requires the use of a text-mode VGA console. Use of other console
 drivers including, but not limited to, vesafb, may result in
 corruption and stability problems, and is not supported.

ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
BootLog: [  OK  ] Started LSB: Speech Dispatcher.
CompizPlugins: No value set for `/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
CompositorRunning: compiz
CompositorUnredirectDriverBlacklist: '(nouveau|Intel).*Mesa 8.0'
CompositorUnredirectFSW: true
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Thu Apr 28 18:43:37 2016
DistUpgraded: Fresh install
DistroCodename: xenial
DistroVariant: ubuntu
 bbswitch, 0.8, 4.4.0-21-generic, x86_64: installed
 nvidia-361, 361.42, 4.4.0-21-generic, x86_64: installed
ExtraDebuggingInterest: Yes, if not too technical
 NVIDIA Corporation GF108M [GeForce GT 435M] [10de:0df2] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: Dell GF108M [GeForce GT 435M] [1028:046e]
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-04-23 (4 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
MachineType: Dell Inc. XPS L501X
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-4.4.0-21-generic root=UUID=f657e606-ac2a-49cd-9f3e-fca6a315338d ro rootflags=subvol=@ quiet splash vt.handoff=7
SourcePackage: xorg
Symptom: display
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 07/26/2011
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: A08
dmi.board.name: 0J1VR3
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.board.version: A08
dmi.chassis.type: 8
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.chassis.version: A08
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA08:bd07/26/2011:svnDellInc.:pnXPSL501X:pvrA08:rvnDellInc.:rn0J1VR3:rvrA08:cvnDellInc.:ct8:cvrA08:
dmi.product.name: XPS L501X
dmi.product.version: A08
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.
version.compiz: compiz 1:
version.ia32-libs: ia32-libs N/A
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.67-1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 11.2.0-1ubuntu2
version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 11.2.0-1ubuntu2
version.nvidia-graphics-drivers: nvidia-graphics-drivers-* N/A
version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.18.3-1ubuntu2
version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.10.1-1ubuntu2
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:7.7.0-1
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.99.917+git20160325-1ubuntu1
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:1.0.12-1build2
xserver.bootTime: Thu Apr 28 17:09:49 2016
xserver.configfile: default

xserver.logfile: /var/log/Xorg.0.log

xserver.version: 2:1.18.3-1ubuntu2

** Affects: compiz (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Medium
         Status: Confirmed

** Tags: amd64 apport-bug compiz-0.9 corruption latest-bios-a08 trusty ubuntu vivid wily xenial
Black borders or graphical glitch around all windows
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