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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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Is it safe to use Ubuntu when this error is presented? (mismatch in ips_enabled (expected 1, found 0))

Is it safe to use Ubuntu when this error is presented in "dmesg"? Everything is working just fine (after I have disabled processor microcode firmware). [ 712.259824] [drm:intel_pipe_config_compare ...
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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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Lightdm won't start anymore - Intel i915

I gave a try to nvidia-prime. Worked at first had my desktop running on nvidia card, but after reboot, it stopped working so I purged the nvidia packages and I am now stuck with a lightdm not running ...
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Black Popups, menu dropdowns and windows after several hours usage

I'm using an Thinkpad 420s (Intel ONLY, this laptop does not have the nVidia Optimus stuff) I'm running with all the updates installed that apt-get installs. Currently running Ubuntu 15.10 with the ...
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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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How to disable Intel i915 video module?

My computer is very unstable while running Ubuntu 14.04.2 or upper (anything newer than kernel 3.13) with only a VNC viewer in a sort of kiosk mode, it freezes frequently having to do a hard reset ...
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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 ...
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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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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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How to get normal terminal or impement new intel i915 drivers to 4.2.0-27-generic kernel

I had problem with intel i915 drivers (get gpu hang) like this on Linux version 4.2.0-27-generic (buildd@lgw01-12) (gcc version 5.2.1 20151010 (Ubuntu 5.2.1-22ubuntu2) ) #32-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 22 ...