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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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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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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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Kubuntu 15.04 : Brightness controls not working vs 2 graphic cards?

Just installed Kubuntu 15.04 on my ASUS X555LD (i3) to try out KDE 5.2, and I'm having a few issues. Brightness controls are not working using fn+F5 or F6 I'm a bit confused. My laptop ships with an ...
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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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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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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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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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Hibernate issues

I am not being able to setup Hibernation on my ubuntu please help. I have ubuntu gnome 15.04 and I have installed pm utils I have tried command sudo pm-hibernate and the computer does go to hibernate ...
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Black screen after boot in Ubuntu 15.04 (x86_64), Intel HD5500 (i915 driver) (reposted)

I know this question has been asked so many times (since 2011 from what I found out), but none of the responses seem to resolve the issue in my laptop, so apologies for the repetition. I tried ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Asus A46CB HDMI not working

This is the result of xrandr with hdmi port connected (yes, I've tried it in Windows and it works just fine) : Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1366 x 768, maximum 32767 x 32767 LVDS1 connected ...
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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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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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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 ...