Freya quick tip: Odd shadows? Update your Intel drivers

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I’ve been happily running elementary OS’s Freya beta for months now. It has a few rough edges, but it still the most polished and usable Linux distribution I’ve had the pleasure of using. However, for the last week or so I’ve been experiencing an odd bug with the window drop shadows.

It turns out to be a bad interaction between GTK+ 3.14 and the Intel drivers that are currently shipping with Ubuntu 14.04. The fix is to update your Intel drivers.

GoSaBe Blog - Jan 20, 2015 | Linux