ThinkPad E14 Gen 2 (AMD) + ThinkPad USB-C Dock – Ubuntu 20.04 (20.10) review

03/2021: Last week I updated to Ubuntu 20.10. I faced this issue which results in a frozen desktop. It seemed to me like it was fixed with some kernel updates (within 5.4.*) but kept reoccurring with the following updates. I prefer to stay on official releases if possible and not manually upgrading the kerne (mainline).…

How to solve screen tearing on Linux? here are some basic tips for Ubuntu, Manjaro (arch), OpenSuse, Fedora and most popular Linux distributions

You just installed a new Linux distribution on you system and video playback on YouTube or Netflix is flickering. Annoying distortion appears in fast scenes, so called screen tearing. Something I noticed quite frequently again and again in all the years of using Linux as my major operating system. It has been present for videos,…