Graph View Is Blank on linux after OS update

Steps to reproduce

I open my populated vault, and use the Ctrl + G hotkey to open the Graph View. While the tab is open, nothing appears in the Graph View.

This is reproduced in the .AppImage file in the Sandbox Vault.

Expected Result

I expected there to be at least one node, considering there are markdown files all about.

Actual Result

While the Graph View tab was open, and the sidebar was present, no nodes were populating the window.



Obsidian version: v1.4.16
Installer version: v1.4.16
Operating system: #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Debian 6.5.3-1kali2 (2023-10-03) 6.5.0-kali2-amd64
Login status: logged in
Catalyst license: none
Insider build toggle: off
Live preview: on
Legacy editor: off
Base theme: dark
Community theme: none
Snippets enabled: 0
Restricted mode: off
Plugins installed: 0
Plugins enabled: 0

Personal Vault

Obsidian version: v1.4.16
Installer version: v1.4.16
Operating system: #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Debian 6.5.3-1kali2 (2023-10-03) 6.5.0-kali2-amd64
Login status: logged in
Catalyst license: none
Insider build toggle: off
Live preview: on
Legacy editor: off
Base theme: dark
Community theme: Things v2.1.6
Snippets enabled: 1
Restricted mode: off
Plugins installed: 22
Plugins enabled: 22
1: Advanced Tables v0.19.1
2: Dataview v0.5.59
3: Excalidraw v1.9.20
4: Calendar v1.5.10
5: Templater v1.16.3
6: Periodic Notes v0.0.17
7: Banners v1.3.3
8: Emoji Shortcodes v2.2.0
9: Auto Note Mover v1.2.0
10: Advanced Slides v1.20.0
11: Better Word Count v0.10.0
12: YouHaveBeenStaring v1.2.2
13: Obsidian jTab v1.2.2
14: CardBoard v0.7.2
15: Heatmap Calendar v0.6.0
16: Better footnote v1.0.1
17: HTML Reader v1.0.10
18: Obsidian Enhancing Export v1.9.1
19: Footnote Shortcut v0.1.3
20: Obsidian Charts v3.7.2
21: Flashcards (Fixed) v1.6.5a
22: Day Planner v0.10.1

Additional information

Sandbox Screenshot


I did a massive update of my system, so maybe I am missing a library?
Unsure, thought I’d ask before I go digging around.

maybe is your system problem, you can try to run Obsidian with hardware accell off (System>about)

Alright so, the graph view definitely showed up, but with >6000 notes it was maxing my CPU out.

Is there anything that I can do to put the load back on the GPU?

I’m also having this problem, and disabling hardware acceleration fixes it but causes my laptop fans to turn into jet engines.

If I do manage to view the graph with hardware acceleration on (usually relaunching obsidian means i can see the graph), the nodes themselves aren’t rendered, only edges between them.

I’m on Fedora on a Framework 13 (Intel iGPU therefore)

Obsidian version: v1.4.16
Installer version: v1.4.13
Operating system: #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Fri Oct 6 19:02:35 UTC 2023 6.5.6-200.fc38.x86_64
Login status: not logged in
Insider build toggle: off
Live preview: on
Legacy editor: off
Base theme: dark
Community theme: none
Snippets enabled: 2
Restricted mode: off
Plugins installed: 2
Plugins enabled: 2
1: Omnisearch v1.18.1
2: Folder Index v1.0.21

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If this was the result of system update, I hope it is fixed upstream.

Will the dev team see this entry? or do i need to bug report somewhere else?

I just ran a system update and it is now fixed. I’ve included what was updated but I can’t see anything particularly suspicious other than maybe the kernel itself having a bad interaction with intel igpus.

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Well I’ll immediately take that back. It worked once then stopped again

Same problem here on Arch Linux after updating from mesa 23.3.1 to mesa 23.3.2.

Deleting ~/.config/obsidian/GPUCache fixed it.

Obsidian version: v1.5.3
Installer version: v1.5.3
Operating system: #1 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Thu, 21 Dec 2023 19:01:01 +0000 6.6.8-arch1-1
Login status: not logged in
Insider build toggle: off
Live preview: on
Base theme: adapt to system
Community theme: none
Snippets enabled: 0
Restricted mode: off
Plugins installed: 1
Plugins enabled: 1
1: Dataview v0.5.64

Oh for sure. Whitenoise is on the Obsidian Team and they’re not very large. Used to be just 2 people but it appears to be growing. From the start the devs (esp Silver) appear to have been pretty actively a part of this forum.
(thank you guys! I don’t always like the judgements but I appreciate them and your careful consideration and participation in all the things :heart: )

Oh, I forgot, I meant to say that I’m seeing this on Xubuntu 22.04.3 when I have hardware acceleration enabled on a Thinkpad P16 (see hardware report attached) (12.5 KB)

For now it’s fine running without acceleration but thought the data may be helpful. Thanks again!

Still experiencing this, now on Fedora 39. Runnning without hardware accel causes my laptop fans to take off

Just tuning in to confirm I also lost graph view after a system upgrade on Kali on an OMEN 15 with a GTX 1050
Coincidentally, it was also when I OBS stopped being able to record with error “NVENC function not implemented”
My best guess is some NVIDIA driver update messed up
Deleting the GPUCache folder as Piped suggested seems to have fixed it for me

I’ve found success in using the Flatpak instead of the AppImage, for those that stumble across this post

Ok, revised again because clearing the cache helped again but it acts funky and doesn’t seem to keep up when I adjust sliders. Sometimes the sliders just start hopping around all over the place if I make an adjustment or try to massage the graph by moving sliders around.

Looks like I installed via snap and am currently at 1.5.8