Multiple cursors after changing Nvidia drivers

Asked by Mateusz Bąk on 2014-11-11

After upgrading to 14.10 and changing default drivers cursor in terminal starts to multiply and blink while typing:
http://i59.tinypic.com/33nf1jn.png
Returning to first driver doesn't help.

mateusz@mateusz-Inspiron-N5110:~$ uname -a
Linux mateusz-Inspiron-N5110 3.16.0-25-generic #33-Ubuntu SMP Tue Nov 4 12:06:54 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
mateusz@mateusz-Inspiron-N5110:~$ sudo lshw -C display
  *-display
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: GF108M [GeForce GT 525M]
       vendor: NVIDIA Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
       version: a1
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=nvidia latency=0
       resources: irq:16 memory:f5000000-f5ffffff memory:e0000000-efffffff memory:f0000000-f1ffffff ioport:e000(size=128) memory:f6000000-f607ffff
  *-display
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 2
       bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
       version: 09
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: msi pm vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
       resources: irq:58 memory:f6400000-f67fffff memory:d0000000-dfffffff ioport:f000(size=64)
mateusz@mateusz-Inspiron-N5110:~$ lspci -v |grep VGA
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF108M [GeForce GT 525M] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])

Thank you in advance

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Mateusz Bąk
Solved:
2014-11-16
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2014-11-16
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2014-11-11

If you make a fresh Ubuntu user and log in as that, is it the same?

Mateusz Bąk (mateuszbak3) said : #2

Yes, it does.

Mateusz Bąk (mateuszbak3) said : #3

... still blink. I have similar problem when running applications in wine - random items in lists are checked simultaneously and blink.

Mateusz Bąk (mateuszbak3) said : #4

mateusz@mateusz-Inspiron-N5110:~$ cat /proc/acpi/bbswitch
0000:01:00.0 OFF

Problem was "solved" by turning off the nvidia card via installing bumblebee. Should I report this issue elsewhere?