Weird graphical behavior in GNOME

I personally have very difficult time explaining what happens, so I took a short video of it.
This seems to apply for many more applications if I go into the settings.
This behavior started yesterday.

I am currently unable to post inxi because my laptop has no internet connection here. I will post it asap.
Link to video

  Kernel: 5.19.2-arch1-1 arch: x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: GNOME v: 42.4
    Distro: EndeavourOS
  Type: Laptop System: SLIMBOOK product: PROX-AMD5 v: Standard
    serial: <superuser required>
  Mobo: SLIMBOOK model: SLIMBOOK v: Standard serial: <superuser required>
    UEFI: American Megatrends LLC. v: N.1.06GRU06 date: 05/25/2022
  ID-1: BAT0 charge: 30.2 Wh (33.0%) condition: 91.6/91.6 Wh (100.0%)
    volts: 11.2 min: 11.6
  Info: 8-core model: AMD Ryzen 7 5700U with Radeon Graphics bits: 64
    type: MT MCP cache: L2: 4 MiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 1424 min/max: 1400/4370 cores: 1: 1400 2: 1400 3: 1400
    4: 1400 5: 1397 6: 1400 7: 1800 8: 1400 9: 1400 10: 1400 11: 1400 12: 1400
    13: 1400 14: 1400 15: 1400 16: 1400
  Device-1: AMD Lucienne driver: amdgpu v: kernel
  Device-2: Chicony HD Webcam type: USB driver: uvcvideo
  Display: wayland server: X.Org v: 22.1.3 with: Xwayland v: 22.1.3
    compositor: gnome-shell driver: gpu: amdgpu resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz
  OpenGL: renderer: AMD RENOIR (LLVM 14.0.6 DRM 3.47 5.19.2-arch1-1) v: 4.6
    Mesa 22.1.6
  Device-1: AMD Renoir Radeon High Definition Audio driver: snd_hda_intel
  Device-2: AMD ACP/ACP3X/ACP6x Audio Coprocessor driver: N/A
  Device-3: AMD Family 17h/19h HD Audio driver: snd_hda_intel
  Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.19.2-arch1-1 running: yes
  Sound Server-2: PipeWire v: 0.3.56 running: yes
  Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet
    driver: r8168
  IF: enp1s0 state: down mac: b0:25:aa:4e:4c:5b
  Device-2: Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 driver: iwlwifi
  IF: wlan0 state: up mac: 14:85:7f:0a:6e:73
  Device-1: Intel AX200 Bluetooth type: USB driver: btusb
  Report: rfkill ID: hci0 rfk-id: 0 state: down bt-service: enabled,running
    rfk-block: hardware: no software: yes address: see --recommends
  Local Storage: total: 465.76 GiB used: 66.2 GiB (14.2%)
  ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: Crucial model: CT500P2SSD8 size: 465.76 GiB
  ID-1: / size: 465.46 GiB used: 66.2 GiB (14.2%) fs: btrfs
    dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2
  ID-2: /boot/efi size: 299.4 MiB used: 608 KiB (0.2%) fs: vfat
    dev: /dev/nvme0n1p1
  ID-3: /home size: 465.46 GiB used: 66.2 GiB (14.2%) fs: btrfs
    dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2
  ID-4: /var/log size: 465.46 GiB used: 66.2 GiB (14.2%) fs: btrfs
    dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2
  Alert: No swap data was found.
  System Temperatures: cpu: 45.6 C mobo: N/A gpu: amdgpu temp: 42.0 C
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
  Processes: 385 Uptime: 17m Memory: 15.02 GiB used: 3.49 GiB (23.2%)
  Shell: Bash inxi: 3.3.20

What changed on your system just before it started happening?

I think I added and enabled GNOME extension, Transparent Top Bar. I have disabled it, the glitch is not as frequent now… so I restart and see what is what.

Unfortunately it is not the extension… not sure exactly what I was doing. Might have been the update I did yesterday, let me check the pacman log.

After looking through the logs, the only thing “standing” out is the update of the kernel.

I have been messing around with the system, and maybe it is some dependency which the culprit.

Trying some other kernel series is a good step here; you could also downgrade back to the previous version to rule it out as the cause.

I think I have found the problem. Disabling blur my shell seems to fix the problem for the time being. Guessing some package in there is not talking to something else.

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