I have small problem with pdf-tools - documents in pdf-view-mode are flickering/blinking on scroll. I am not well oriented about rendering, refreshing and all this stuff with pdfs. This is not about cursor blinking, etc. Anyone know how to fix it?

  • Do you see this if you start Emacs with emacs -Q? If so, consider sending a bug report to the maintainer of pdf-tools. If not, bisect your init file to find the culprit. The question, so far, is not so complete - please provide a recipe to repro the problem, saying just what you do and see at each step, and what you expected to see instead.
    – Drew
    Apr 14, 2021 at 15:00

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I don't know how it works, but it was Windows 10 thing. On Debian 10 I don't have this problem anymore.


Had the same issue in Emacs 28.2 with evil-mode. Using evil-pdf-tools has solved this issue among others I had with pdf-tools.

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