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I have tried installing the drivers from the offcial linux graphics drivers at the intel page (it was called something like Intel HD Graphics Installer 1.03) but apparently it only works for Ubuntu 13 or less. So my question is, is there other ways of making my pc use this GPU or do I just wait for intel to release a new installer?

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Ubuntu 14.04 already comes with the latest graphics stack, so you don't need the installer. You're up to date :)

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But then why go to Details in settings it says Graphisc Intel Sandybridge mobile instead of Intel HD 3000? Is it just not showing or is it not using my GPU? – Raguloso May 3 '14 at 13:54
@user277449 because Intel Sandybridge Mobile is the codename for Intel HD 3000 – rawcoder May 3 '14 at 14:01
Oh... that explains it all. I am new to Ubuntu and I just get confused sometimes. Thank you – Raguloso May 3 '14 at 14:11
see this: wikipedia. Glad to help you! :) – rawcoder May 3 '14 at 14:22
I think Intel Sandybridge Mobile is a placeholder when it cannot identify the gpu exactly – Maysam 2 days ago

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