Flickering on certain apps

Hey all!

I switched to Fedora 39 from Windows about two weeks ago. I switched on my laptop over a year ago, and I had no issues whatsoever. However, with my desktop, I’ve been having lots of issues, but I’ll make separate topics for those.

The worst one is that some windows will flicker. The worst offender is Zoom, both as a flatpak app and when run through the browser. But it’s only the window itself that flickers, nothing else.

Here are my system specs:

OS: Fedora 39
Kernel: 6.7.5
CPU: i7-13700k
GPU: Nvidia RTX 3060 12 GB
Motherboard: MSI Pro Z790-A WIFI

Here’s the output of inxi -Fzxx:

  Kernel: 6.7.5-200.fc39.x86_64 arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc
    v: 2.40-14.fc39
  Desktop: GNOME v: 45.4 tk: GTK v: 3.24.41 wm: gnome-shell dm: GDM
    Distro: Fedora Linux 39 (Workstation Edition)
  Type: Desktop Mobo: Micro-Star model: PRO Z790-A WIFI (MS-7E07) v: 2.0
    serial: <superuser required> UEFI: American Megatrends LLC. v: A.30
    date: 01/06/2023
  Info: 16-core (8-mt/8-st) model: 13th Gen Intel Core i7-13700K bits: 64
    type: MST AMCP arch: Raptor Lake rev: 1 cache: L1: 1.4 MiB L2: 24 MiB
    L3: 30 MiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 864 high: 1154 min/max: 800/5300:5400:4200 cores: 1: 800
    2: 1100 3: 800 4: 800 5: 800 6: 800 7: 1100 8: 800 9: 800 10: 1100 11: 1100
    12: 800 13: 800 14: 1154 15: 800 16: 800 17: 800 18: 800 19: 800 20: 800
    21: 800 22: 800 23: 800 24: 800 bogomips: 164044
  Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx
  Device-1: Intel Raptor Lake-S GT1 [UHD Graphics 770] vendor: Micro-Star MSI
    driver: i915 v: kernel arch: Gen-13 ports: active: none empty: DP-1, DP-2,
    HDMI-A-1, HDMI-A-2, HDMI-A-3, HDMI-A-4 bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:a780
  Device-2: NVIDIA GA106 [GeForce RTX 3060] vendor: eVga.com. driver: nvidia
    v: 545.29.06 arch: Ampere pcie: speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 16 ports:
    active: none off: DP-3,DP-4,HDMI-A-5 empty: DP-5 bus-ID: 01:00.0
    chip-ID: 10de:2503
  Device-3: Logitech Webcam C270 driver: snd-usb-audio,uvcvideo type: USB
    rev: 2.0 speed: 480 Mb/s lanes: 1 bus-ID: 1-12.1:8 chip-ID: 046d:0825
  Display: wayland server: X.org v: 1.20.14 with: Xwayland v: 23.2.4
    compositor: gnome-shell driver: X: loaded: modesetting,nvidia
    unloaded: fbdev,nouveau,vesa alternate: nv dri: iris
    gpu: nvidia,nvidia-nvswitch display-ID: 0
  Monitor-1: DP-3 model: MSI G27C4 res: 1920x1080 dpi: 82 diag: 686mm (27")
  Monitor-2: DP-4 model: Acer ET322QU res: 2560x1440 dpi: 93
    diag: 801mm (31.5")
  Monitor-3: HDMI-A-5 model: ViewSonic VA2448 SERIES res: 1920x1080 dpi: 94
    diag: 598mm (23.5")
  API: OpenGL v: 4.6.0 vendor: nvidia v: 545.29.06 glx-v: 1.4
    direct-render: yes renderer: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060/PCIe/SSE2
    display-ID: :0.0
  API: EGL Message: EGL data requires eglinfo. Check --recommends.
  Device-1: Intel Raptor Lake High Definition Audio vendor: Micro-Star MSI
    driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 00:1f.3 chip-ID: 8086:7a50
  Device-2: NVIDIA GA106 High Definition Audio vendor: eVga.com.
    driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel pcie: speed: 16 GT/s lanes: 16
    bus-ID: 01:00.1 chip-ID: 10de:228e
  Device-3: Logitech Webcam C270 driver: snd-usb-audio,uvcvideo type: USB
    rev: 2.0 speed: 480 Mb/s lanes: 1 bus-ID: 1-12.1:8 chip-ID: 046d:0825
  Device-4: Micro Star USB Audio driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid
    type: USB rev: 2.0 speed: 480 Mb/s lanes: 1 bus-ID: 1-5:3 chip-ID: 0db0:d1d7
  API: ALSA v: k6.7.5-200.fc39.x86_64 status: kernel-api
  Server-1: JACK v: 1.9.22 status: off
  Server-2: PipeWire v: 1.0.3 status: active with: 1: pipewire-pulse
    status: active 2: wireplumber status: active 3: pipewire-alsa type: plugin
  Device-1: Intel Raptor Lake-S PCH CNVi WiFi driver: iwlwifi v: kernel
    bus-ID: 00:14.3 chip-ID: 8086:7a70
  IF: wlo1 state: up mac: <filter>
  Device-2: Intel Ethernet I225-V vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: igc
    v: kernel pcie: speed: 5 GT/s lanes: 1 port: N/A bus-ID: 04:00.0
    chip-ID: 8086:15f3
  IF: enp4s0 state: down mac: <filter>
  Device-1: Intel AX211 Bluetooth driver: btusb v: 0.8 type: USB rev: 2.0
    speed: 12 Mb/s lanes: 1 bus-ID: 1-14:10 chip-ID: 8087:0033
  Report: btmgmt ID: hci0 rfk-id: 0 state: up address: <filter> bt-v: 5.3
    lmp-v: 12
  Local Storage: total: 3.68 TiB used: 152.24 GiB (4.0%)
  ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: A-Data model: SX8200PNP size: 1.86 TiB
    speed: 31.6 Gb/s lanes: 4 serial: <filter> temp: 37.9 C
  ID-2: /dev/sda vendor: Hitachi model: HUA723020ALA641 size: 1.82 TiB
    speed: 6.0 Gb/s serial: <filter>
  ID-1: / size: 1.86 TiB used: 151.85 GiB (8.0%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme0n1p3
  ID-2: /boot size: 973.4 MiB used: 386.9 MiB (39.7%) fs: ext4
    dev: /dev/nvme0n1p1
  ID-3: /boot/efi size: 95 MiB used: 19 MiB (20.0%) fs: vfat
    dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2
  ID-4: /home size: 1.86 TiB used: 151.85 GiB (8.0%) fs: btrfs
    dev: /dev/nvme0n1p3
  ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 8 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: 100
    dev: /dev/zram0
  System Temperatures: cpu: 28.0 C mobo: N/A
  Fan Speeds (rpm): N/A
  Memory: total: 32 GiB note: est. available: 31.12 GiB used: 5.05 GiB (16.2%)
  Processes: 527 Power: uptime: 59m wakeups: 0 Init: systemd v: 254
    target: graphical (5) default: graphical
  Packages: pm: flatpak pkgs: 29 Compilers: clang: 17.0.6 gcc: 13.2.1
    Shell: Bash v: 5.2.26 running-in: gnome-terminal inxi: 3.3.33

I have installed the proprietary Nvidia drivers through rpm fusion. I have akmod set up. I’ve read through every thread on here about flickering windows, and I haven’t found anyone having the same issue. I also haven’t seen anyone for whom GDM crashes when turning off a monitor, but I have no idea if that’s related.

If I need to provide any more information, I’m happy to do so. Thanks in advance!

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