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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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New laptop (Skylake) cannot boot Xubuntu even with boot parameters

I recently bought a new laptop and I would love to install Xubuntu 15.10 next to the current Windows 10 installation. The laptop I bought is a the ASUS ROG GL552VW-CN104T. The CPU of this laptop is ...
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Installing 4.4 rc7 kernel yields i915 module not available [closed]

Dears, I installed the 4.4 rc7 kernel on my ubuntu 15.10 following this page github.com/awesomebytes/ubuntu14_dell_xps13_9350 just replacing code for rc6 with code for rc7. when installing I got an ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezes for a second every 6-10 seconds, PCI/Radeon related messages in kern.log

Tonight I made a fresh install of Xubuntu 15.04 on my laptop, an Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820TG. I was running 14.04 LTS before, and all was fine. I didn't have lot of stuffs to save, so I went for a ...
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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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Skylake Integrated graphics not working on 15.10

I've been searching all over the net for the past couple of days, trying to get the integrated graphics on my Intel i5-6400 working, but no luck so far. I'm running a fresh Ubuntu 15.10 and ...
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Intel X4500 + 8GB RAM = no more MTRRs available and X freeze

I have a considerably strange issue with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have two Lenovo T400 machines - both running the .24 BIOS - with integrated Intel graphics and two sets of 2x4GB RAM modules of different ...
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Why does my Asus U56E keep rebooting?

I've got an Asus U56E with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. About a year ago I started experiencing intermittent, random reboots and was able to fix this problem by adding i915.i915_enable_rc6=0 to my ...
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Occasional lockups [drm:i915_hangcheck_elapsed] *ERROR* Hangcheck timer elapsed… render ring idle

I haven't found an answer to this yet, though it seems to have been around since sometime in 2014. Running: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 3.16.0-48-generic Here's the hw: m58p ...