I3wm graphics issue

I have installed i3wm on my endeavourOS pc with intel graphics. When I try to start an application the window glitches out and is not loaded fully until I refresh the window by moving the mouse. Here is the neofetch output https://imgur.com/a/Tg5ZACY

Can we see the output from inxi -Fxxxz? neofetch isn’t detailed enough to be useful.

Also, please don’t post it as an image. Instead, copy and paste the text here inside a code block.

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neofetch is showing plasma Dwesktop (kwin) is i3 installed together with KDE? or is it a fresh install only with i3-setup?

I am using kde plasma so i3wm is installed after the os installation. I cant provide you with neofetch on i3 because the windows dont load. I have i3 and kde installed

Can you share the inxi information requested? We need to see more detailed info to properly troubleshoot.

inxi output
  Kernel: 6.3.2-arch1-1 arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 13.1.1
    Desktop: i3 v: 4.22 info: i3bar vt: 1 dm: 1: LightDM v: 1.32.0 note: stopped
    2: SDDM Distro: EndeavourOS base: Arch Linux
  Type: Desktop System: ASUS product: N/A v: N/A serial: <superuser required>
  Mobo: ASUSTeK model: TUF GAMING B560-PLUS WIFI v: Rev 1.xx
    serial: <superuser required> UEFI: American Megatrends v: 0820
    date: 04/27/2021
  Info: 6-core model: Intel Core i5-10500 bits: 64 type: MT MCP smt: enabled
    arch: Comet Lake rev: 3 cache: L1: 768 KiB L2: 3 MiB L3: 144 MiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 3100 min/max: 800/4500 cores: 1: 3100 2: 3100 3: 3100
    4: 3100 5: 3100 6: 3100 7: 3100 8: 3100 9: 3100 10: 3100 11: 3100 12: 3100
    bogomips: 74427
  Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx
  Device-1: Intel CometLake-S GT2 [UHD Graphics 630] vendor: ASUSTeK
    driver: i915 v: kernel arch: Gen-9.5 ports: active: HDMI-A-1
    empty: DP-1,HDMI-A-2 bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:9bc8 class-ID: 0300
  Device-2: Logitech Webcam C270 driver: snd-usb-audio,uvcvideo type: USB
    rev: 2.0 speed: 480 Mb/s lanes: 1 bus-ID: 1-1:2 chip-ID: 046d:0825
    class-ID: 0102 serial: <filter>
  Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 21.1.8 driver: X: loaded: modesetting
    alternate: fbdev,intel,vesa dri: iris gpu: i915 display-ID: :0 screens: 1
  Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1920x1080 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 508x285mm (20.00x11.22")
    s-diag: 582mm (22.93")
  Monitor-1: HDMI-A-1 mapped: HDMI-1 model: Samsung S24F350 serial: <filter>
    res: 1920x1080 hz: 60 dpi: 94 size: 521x293mm (20.51x11.54")
    diag: 598mm (23.5") modes: max: 1920x1080 min: 720x400
  API: OpenGL v: 4.6 Mesa 23.0.3 renderer: Mesa Intel UHD Graphics 630 (CML
    GT2) direct-render: Yes
  Device-1: Intel vendor: ASUSTeK driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel
    bus-ID: 00:1f.3 chip-ID: 8086:f0c8 class-ID: 0403
  Device-2: Logitech Webcam C270 driver: snd-usb-audio,uvcvideo type: USB
    rev: 2.0 speed: 480 Mb/s lanes: 1 bus-ID: 1-1:2 chip-ID: 046d:0825
    class-ID: 0102 serial: <filter>
  Device-3: Intel USB PnP Sound Device
    driver: hid-generic,snd-usb-audio,usbhid type: USB rev: 1.1 speed: 12 Mb/s
    lanes: 1 bus-ID: 1-4.3.2:9 chip-ID: 8086:0808 class-ID: 0300
  API: ALSA v: k6.3.2-arch1-1 status: kernel-api
  Server-1: PipeWire v: 0.3.70 status: active with: 1: pipewire-pulse
    status: active 2: wireplumber status: active 3: pipewire-alsa type: plugin
    4: pw-jack type: plugin
  Device-1: Intel Tiger Lake PCH CNVi WiFi driver: iwlwifi v: kernel
    bus-ID: 00:14.3 chip-ID: 8086:43f0 class-ID: 0280
  IF: wlan0 state: down mac: <filter>
  Device-2: Realtek RTL8125 2.5GbE vendor: ASUSTeK driver: r8169 v: kernel
    pcie: speed: 5 GT/s lanes: 1 port: 3000 bus-ID: 04:00.0 chip-ID: 10ec:8125
    class-ID: 0200
  IF: enp4s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
  Device-1: Intel AX201 Bluetooth driver: btusb v: 0.8 type: USB rev: 2.0
    speed: 12 Mb/s lanes: 1 bus-ID: 1-14:10 chip-ID: 8087:0026 class-ID: e001
  Report: rfkill ID: hci0 rfk-id: 2 state: down bt-service: enabled,running
    rfk-block: hardware: no software: yes address: see --recommends
  Local Storage: total: 2.5 TiB used: 172.6 GiB (6.7%)
  ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: Seagate model: XPG SPECTRIX S40G
    size: 476.94 GiB speed: 31.6 Gb/s lanes: 4 tech: SSD serial: <filter>
    fw-rev: VB411D64 temp: 40.9 C scheme: GPT
  ID-2: /dev/sda vendor: Western Digital model: WD10PURZ-85U8XY0
    size: 931.51 GiB speed: 6.0 Gb/s tech: HDD rpm: 5400 serial: <filter>
    fw-rev: 1A01 scheme: GPT
  ID-3: /dev/sdb vendor: Apacer model: AS340 240GB size: 223.57 GiB
    speed: 6.0 Gb/s tech: SSD serial: <filter> fw-rev: V3.3 scheme: GPT
  ID-4: /dev/sdc vendor: Toshiba model: MQ01ABD100 size: 931.51 GiB
    speed: 3.0 Gb/s tech: HDD rpm: 5400 serial: <filter> fw-rev: 1U scheme: GPT
  ID-1: / size: 239.25 GiB used: 15.6 GiB (6.5%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p3
  ID-2: /boot/efi size: 998 MiB used: 316 KiB (0.0%) fs: vfat
    dev: /dev/nvme0n1p1
  ID-3: /home size: 140.61 GiB used: 12.61 GiB (9.0%) fs: ext4
    dev: /dev/nvme0n1p4
  ID-1: swap-1 type: partition size: 87.89 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) priority: -2
    dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2
  System Temperatures: cpu: 25.0 C mobo: N/A
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
  Processes: 272 Uptime: 53m wakeups: 1 Memory: available: 31.17 GiB
  used: 2.12 GiB (6.8%) Init: systemd v: 253 default: graphical Compilers:
  gcc: 13.1.1 Packages: pm: pacman pkgs: 1218 Shell: Bash v: 5.1.16
  running-in: xfce4-terminal inxi: 3.3.27

i3 using setup from EndeavourOS? as it is using DEX what could cause issues if a DE is installed as it will load parts of the DE into i3… you need to uninstall dex or yset it up to not intrerfere with the DE aurtostarters from /etc/xdg/autostart

I have installed i3 using sudo pacman -Syu i3. Uninstalling dex doesnt help

They installed EOS KDE and then pulled arch i3 in on top of it.

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You should remove all those extra X11 drivers.


Also, can we see your X11 config?

I only have these files in /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d:
I also got this in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d

I dont seem to have the packages that you say above

How did you get the inxi output?

As you said earlier, I typed inxi -Fxxxz in the terminal

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