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So I've been having problems with a few games since I first switched over to Ubuntu about 3 weeks ago (very much still a noob, yes). I fixed a couple bugs with certain games, but on the whole I think it might be that my graphics drivers need an update.

My system is running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Studio 1550 with a Intel Core i5 CPU M 430@2.27GHz × 4 n and 4 GB RAM, graphics card is just a standard Intel Integrated Graphics card, though I am currently unsure of which one.

Tried to manually find the drivers on Intel's website, but became a bit confused and overwhelmed with the number of links and information thrown at me.

My question is, really, can anyone help me to figure out how to download and install the updated drivers?

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as much as i know, the intel drivers is already in the kernel so don't have to download and install. what problems do you have? I can suggest you to install meas-util and DRIconf –  yinon Jun 17 '12 at 10:17

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more simple to write here (:

so install mesa-utils Install mesa-utils

and also install DRIconf: install from the software center: enter image description here

and after that, change the "enable S3TC texture..." to YES as shown here: enter image description here

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Thank Web-e for the link (: –  yinon Jun 17 '12 at 10:58
    
Identified my card as soon as I did all of this, thanks a lot :) –  Monkeymuncher Jun 17 '12 at 20:56
    
glad i helped (: –  yinon Jul 24 '12 at 20:16
    
and may it be protected or somthing like? it may help other, no? (: –  yinon Jul 24 '12 at 20:16

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