The Intel Graphics Media Accelerator, or GMA, is a series of Intel integrated graphics processors built into various motherboard chipsets.

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HP 500 Slate Support

has anyone installed Ubuntu on a HP 500 Slate? i have a HP slate 500 that runs poorly on win7 was looking for an alternate OS to run. Thanks
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751H running ubuntu12.04 Dont Starve boots to a black screen Audio only?

I have an acer aspire one 751h with 2GB of ram and GMA500 graphics. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bit. I have steam loaded on the computer and it runs fine (slow in full screen) but fine. I ...
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Choppy Video Playback with Intel GMA-500 Chipset

I've recently installed Xubuntu-14.04 on my VAIO-P netbook with Intel GMA-500 graphics chipset. I had several problems (as expected because of GMA-500/Poulsbo) and fortunately I was able to resolve ...
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Why do I see AMD/ATI graphics driver updates when I have an Intel card (gma500)? What should I do with them?

My system have gma500 lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH Poulsbo) (rev 07) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation System Controller Hub (SCH ...
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Acer Aspire One 751h multimedia support

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire One 751h netbook. Recently I updated my Linux kernel to 3.11.08-18. Thankfully my video works awesome, but there is no sound. I have Realtek Audio ...
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Fastest way to reload graphics driver module?

I am trying to get my way around on graphics driver development, in this case for modifications on a DRM kernel module, called gma500_gfx. Every time when I have made a change to this driver, I start ...
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Is it recommended to install “LTS Hardware Enablement Stack” for Intel GMA-500 Issues?

I have Xubuntu-12.04 LTS on my Sony VAIO P with Intel GMA-500 graphics for more than a year. I have solved some issues using the fixes suggested in the Poulsbo-wiki but unfortunately some issues still ...
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Cedarview GMA3600 and GLES

I am a desperate owner of Acer Aspire One D270 netbook. Every bird knows that its graphics is problematic, since there is no solution to move 3D acceleration on Linux. I was wondering if that could ...
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I can't run Ubuntu 12.10 well on my Sony P series

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a Sony Vaio VGN-610t with W. Vista. Processor Intel® (1.33GHz) Intel® System Controller Hub US15W Chipset Cache Memory 512KB integrated into the second level Bus speed ...
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How to make “xrandr” work with GMA500?

Is it error at driver of graphic chip or Xorg or kernel? I am Asus T91mt with GMA500, Ubuntu 12.04.1. I would like too see only a notice of connection at least. A log of xrandr: $ lspci | ...
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External monitor does not correctly display on GMA500

Asus "T91mt" (resolution 1024x600). External monitor 17" VGA 1280x1024. Ubuntu 12.04.1. GMA500. I have solved a common gma500 issue of resolution own display, but i can't connect external monitor ...
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HDMI not working on GMA500

I have a Dell Mini 1010 (wich has a GMA500/Poulsbo video card) with Ubuntu 12.04, everything works fine except the HDMI output. When I plug in a HDMI cable just nothing happens. When I look at the ...
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Problem with graphics after suspend on GMA500

I have a problem with suspend on Ubuntu 12.04 running on my Dell Mini 1010 (with a GMA500 aka Poulsbo graphics card). After suspend (e.g. closing the lid), the graphics are corrupted as shown in this ...
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Fixing 800x600 resolution in Toshiba NB510 (GMA 3650) with vesa driver

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 on a Toshiba NB510 the screen resolution is 800x600 instead of the native 1024x600. This is a netbook that contains the infamous GMA3650 (aka PowerVR SGX5450) which is ...
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Which Xorg driver (not kernel driver) to use with GMA500/Poulsbo video hardware in 12.04

I have a Asus EeePC with a GMA500 video card. I followed the instructions on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportComponentsVideoCardsPoulsbo/, which made the netbook boot correctly. Without any ...
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GMA500 screen resolution, 12.04 LTS

I have Dell Mini 1010 with GMA 500 chipset. I installed the Ubuntu 12.04 and followed instructions for sorting out distorted display/blank screen. I am stuck with the 1024x576 screen display now. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 logon issues on Dell mini 10 GMA 500

I recently upgraded my mini 10 to Ubuntu 12.04 and have been having the following problems. On a normal startup, the computer boots to a black screen. If I press F6 on startup and boot from the non ...
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Login screen all screwed up on wakeup from suspend

I am new to Linux/Ubuntu. Any input is greatly appreciated. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on an eeepc 1101HA. Using the Intel GMA500 "Poulsbo" video hardware. The display graphics are fine at all times ...
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12.04 boots to blackscreen on Acer Aspire One 751h

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04, but when i'm trying to boot desktop in normal mode screen turns black, just black (like turned off), but when I'm trying to boot in secure mode top half of screen start ...
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How do I get suspend working on a Sony Vaio P?

Suspend has always been a problem in the Sony Vaio P (with the famous gma500 graphics chip). In Oneiric, coming back from suspend meant a black screen. This could be fixed by following the advice in ...
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How can I avoid the black screen on boot with GMA500 graphics?

Ubuntu 12.04 was released today, but it still can't boot normally with GMA500 graphics :(. It's a black screen and i need to go into text mode via Ctrl-Alt-F1 and restart desktop manager via "sudo ...
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Cannot set monitor to native resolution

problem is similar to so many other users, but solutions found do not work. Background: Fresh install of 12.04 (completely updated) on a Fit-PC2 (specs). Read in several places that the new 3.X kernel ...
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How to boot with Intel GMA500 Poulsbo graphics

I have a Sony VAIO netbook with Intel GMA-500 Poulsbo Graphics and I'm trying to boot the latest Ubuntu-12.04 Beta-2 using a bootable USB. According to this Ubuntu-Wiki, support for Intel GMA-500 ...
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I am looking for help with my GMA500 in a T91MT

I have been working (on and off) for about 2 weeks now and I'm still stuck in 800x600... I followed this guide as well as i could but when I got to: sudo apt-get install xorg-emgd emgd-dkms It ...
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EMGD vs PSB_GFX GMA500 driver [closed]

can anyone tell me which would be the better choice for my Acer Aspire One with Intel GMA500 video card? which would give me better graphic performance?
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Does Ubuntu include support for the Intel GMA 500?

I would like to know if the new open-source video driver included in kernel 3.0.x for the Intel GMA 500 will be included by default in the kernel that will be shipped in Oneiric Ocelot. The driver ...
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How do I get Poulsbo (GMA500) drivers to work?

I'm trying to get working the Poulbo driver under Ubuntu 9.10. I've installed poulsbo-driver-2d poulsbo-driver-3d poulsbo-config packages from sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gma500/ppa. The packages ...
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Cheese with vaapi

I am using a Dell Inspiron Mini 10 with GMA500 video drivers. GMA500 fixes resolution issues and enables video acceleration. The only problem with the GMA500 drivers I am having is that I can not find ...