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Disconnecting hdmi monitor hangs X session - 14.04/i915

I have a media server which I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, with XFCE. It's a server, so there normally isn't an active session on it, and the monitor is shared with several other media sources. ...
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Persistent Display Issues in Ubuntu 14.04 on Toshiba Satellite L75 B7270

At the very top of my screen there is a thin flashing pink line, and all the virtual consoles sport several multi-colored vertical flashing lines, and the console text flickers. Some specs: I ...
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Alternate to the generic i915 kernel module

AFAIU the i915 kernel module is kind of a generic module for Intel graphics controllers e.g my Intel Xeon E3-1200 and 4 Series Chipset both use the same module. The problem is my Xeon machine on which ...
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Cannot log into Gnome/Unity after upgrading to 14.04

System with Intel Core i3 CPU with integrated Intel i915 graphics System boots, shows login screen normally including configured background. After logging in to Gnome, Gnome Classic, Gnome Fallback ...
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How can I fix hibernate issues without nomodeset being used?

I have a PC with an i5-4460 CPU, with Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 installed. By default when the machine restores from hibernate the screen output switches off, the keyboard becomes unresponsive, and the ...
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beautiful screenblinking with i915

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on a Laptop. The problem is that screen keeps blinking like rainbow. This is what happened on my laptop http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOY4RDhi8sY My workaround was ...
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Errors during boot after installing the latest Intel drivers [duplicate]

I used Intel Graphics Installer 1.0.6 to install the latest drivers on my Thinkpad laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. The laptop has Intel integrated graphics (4500). The error messages are: drm: module ...
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Fglrx always hard-crashes my hybrid-GPU laptop. How can I disable radeon and use only i915?

My computer only seems to boot when I have radeon.modeset=0. Xorg still loads the radeon drivers, which causes it to use llvmpipe for OpenGL rendering, which in turn makes my CPU fans sound like ...
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i915-3.9-3.8-dkms 0.02 Package error

Randomly I get error messages like these: oi57.tinypic.com/ffd469.jpg oi60.tinypic.com/t7lkdt.jpg oi59.tinypic.com/1491g60.jpg How can I fix these?
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Use kernel driver for Intel graphics [closed]

I'm trying to figure out how to force my gfx card to use i915 kernel driver. My card according to lspci is Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07). The ...
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Two monitors with intel HD 4000 and module i915

I have installed ubuntu 13.10 desktop amd64 on an Acer V5-472. The laptop has the intel HD 4000 graphics chipset and a builtin 1366*768 display. When I boot with nomodeset, the internal display works ...
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Video flickering when plymouth splash screen appears on boot

When the computer boots, after loading the kernel, a white flickering appears before it shows the plymouth splash screen. Then, between plymouth and the X11 it is perfect ... it isn't flickering. I ...
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i915 kernel bugs after compile kernel sources [closed]

I have sony vaio with old-school hybrid graphics. On Xubuntu 13.10 with kernel 3.11.0-13-generic, I wanted to compile my own kernel from sources. I've used /boot/config-xxx and sources from apt-get ...
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Horizontal lines with Samsung series 9/Intel Ivy Bridge

I have a new Samsung 9 series laptop with Intel Ivy Bridge graphics and a dual Windows 8/Ubuntu 13.04 boot configuration. As soon I reach the login screen my graphics goes awry: 1) Black horizontal ...
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vgaswitcheroo on macbook 8,2: blank screen while switching from DIS to IGD

I followed this how-to to get vgaswitcheroo working on my macbook 8,2: How to switch between Gfx cards on Macbook Pro 15" 8.2 I can boot directly from refind (bypassing grub); and I get X ...
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Are i915 kernel options still required with 13.04? [duplicate]

My /etc/default/grub has these kernel options, which were required to improve battery life when I originally installed 12.04: pcie_aspm=force i915.i915_enable_rc6=1 i915.i915_enable_fbc=1 ...
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Lower than max resolutions not scaling to full screen

When applications or I manually select lower resolutions it will only show in the top left corner of my screen with the correct amount of pixels. There are streaking colors coming off to the right. ...
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On 12.10 & 13.04 with i915 Detected a hung GPU, disabling acceleration

My system has been stable for about 3 months then without warning I started to get a freeze of the display and then a problem report saying GPU hung. I have update the graphics driver as per How to ...
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How To Use Intel Graphics on MacBook Pro w/12.10?

I've installed 12.10 on a MacBook Pro 8,2 using the Mac install image. The install was successful, but I don't see the /boot/efi partition I expected to see. Therefore, I assume it was not an EFI ...
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How to enable overscan compensation in the i915 driver?

Does the i915 driver support "overscan compensation"? If so, how can I enable it? EDIT: Or is there any other driver for Intel's HD4000 graphic that supports "overscan compensation"?
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booting into 12.04 results in a purple sceen for just a second.

I have a vanilla Ubuntu install running on an Ivy-Bridge ultrabook that is using Intel 4000 graphics. I have enabled autologin via a line in the lightdm config file. My boot is very fast, however, it ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 Sony VGN-FJ170 Brightness/Volume/S1/S2 keys are not functional

I just installed Xubuntu on an old test laptop (as in topic). None of the 'extra' function key works. FN+F2/F3/F4 = Volume control (fail), FN+F5/F6 = Brightness control (fail), and S1 and S2 fail to ...
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How can I fix broken i915 drivers for Intel GPUs?

I've got troubles getting the i915 drivers to work correctly on my laptop (HP Pavilion DM4 2101ea). Specifically, the laptop screen goes black and stays black after the splash graphic when booting ...
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Can't set resolution to 1366x768 in ubuntu after crash

I was using ubuntu normally when the X system restarted by itself, taking me back to lightdm. After this event I can't get the full resolution of my screen back. Does anyone have an idea what's ...
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ATI and i915 driver issue resolves in Black screen. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have a "HP G72-a01SG", with "ATI HD 5470" Graphic card. Ever since version 9.04 i get black ...
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MInimizing power consumption of laptop with intel graphics

I am considering to try what is mentioned here - Battery life decreased after upgrade to 11.04 - concerning minimizing power consumption. For example I see that in my case - i915.i915_enable_rc6=0 ...
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Why is my Sandy Bridge i915 video adapter periodically freezing under load?

When I use OpenGL at anything close to full-screen resolution, rendering, audio, and processing begin to stutter -- freezing for about a second at a time. kern.log reports: ...
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What are the Graphics capabilities of i915 driver?

I would like to know if i915 driver support all the features of DirectFB. I dont know whether this is the right way to ask what i have in my mind. When i look at the code, i find that it support just ...
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Black screen after “Lock Screen”

I'm using a new HP Home G42-215BR notebook, which uses an Intel HD Graphics GPU (i915 kernel driver). My Ubuntu 10.10 installation is new and is up-to-date. When I choose to lock screen in the menu ...
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Kernel > 2.6.32-20 doesn't boot (root file system does not exist)

One of my notebooks is a Compaq nc4200 (Mobile Intel 915GM Express). All Ubuntu kernels > 2.6.32-20 don't boot on that machine. Instead I get an error message: error: unexpectedly disconnected from ...