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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0008581Kali LinuxGeneral Bugpublic2024-01-07 13:47
ReporterRaees Khan Assigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilityhave not tried
Status newResolutionopen 
Summary0008581: Persistent Display Flickering Issue during Internet Activities

Dear Kali Linux Bug Tracker Team,

I trust this communication finds you well. I am reaching out to bring to your attention a recurring issue that I have encountered with my Kali Linux installation, specifically related to display flickering when engaging in internet-dependent activities. The anomaly manifests notably during web browsing, file downloads from the terminal, and system updates.

User's Laptop Information:

Operating System: Kali GNU/Linux Rolling x86_64
Host: MacBookPro10,1 1.0
Kernel: 6.5.0-kali3-amd64
Resolution: 2880x1800
Desktop Environment: Xfce 4.18
Window Manager: Xfwm4
Window Manager Theme: Kali-Dark-xHiDPI
Theme: Kali-Dark [GTK2], Breeze
Icons: Flat-Remix-Blue-Dark [GTK2]
CPU: Intel i7-3720QM (8) @ 3.600 GHz
GPU: Intel 3rd Gen Core processor
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M Mac
Memory: 2220MiB / 15896MiB

Kali Linux Information:

Kernel: 6.5.0-kali3-amd64 0000001 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Debian 6.5.6-1kali1 (2023-10-09) x86_64 GNU/Linux

Steps to Reproduce:

Connect to the internet (Wi-Fi, hotspot, etc.).
Open a web browser and initiate searches.
Download files from the terminal.
Perform system updates or upgrades.


The display flickering consistently occurs during the aforementioned activities.
No display irregularities are observed during normal usage or offline operations.


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Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2024-01-06 23:26 Raees Khan New Issue