Questions about various Intel graphics chipsets and their related drivers. Including: Intel HD Graphics, Iris Graphics and Graphics Media Accelerator.

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How come Xorg refuses to generate an xorg.conf file for me?

I have a DisplayLink monitor that I am trying to add to my Ubuntu desktop. After plugging it in, the screen turns completely green, which I understand means that the DisplayLink kernel module is ...
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World of wacraft on PlayOnLinux graphics problem

I have an HP 430 and lshw -c video command line said: *-display description: VGA compatible controller product: 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics ...
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What does “i915_program_error: Exceeded max nr indirect texture lookups” mean and can I solve it?

In trying to run the game Braid, I get a black screen and a mouse cursor, which I then have to kill. I donwloaded the game .deb via the humble bundle, ran it and software center open, dl'ed an extra ...
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Graphics show up as unknown on a Dell Inspiron 1564 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my Intel integrated graphics to be recognized in System Info I have a Dell Inspiron 1564 i3 330M. I dual boot it with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Prior to ...
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How to set up a second display to be 1280x1024 if ARandR only suggests 1024x768 as a maximum?

After creating a xorg.conf I've got able (there was a nasty bug in confless mode: always overlaying the second display over the first instead of using the second physical screen) to set up a second ...
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Display not detected on a Thinkpad T420 [closed]

I just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 Everything is working except display is listed as "unknown" with max resolution of 1024x786. Does not give option to go higher. Laptop is a late model T420 with ...
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Does 11.10 support Sandy Bridge?

I'm an user of Ubuntu 11.10 who have an Asus U32sd equipped with i5 Sandy Bridge (Intel Graphics integrated). I'm afraid that the support of this plattform in Ubuntu is quite bad, and the ...
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Can I make Ubuntu graphics equivelant to Windows 7 with a hd 3000 chip?

Every time I run Ubuntu on my Thinkpad the visual appearance of the system, desktop and applications does not look very crisp and the colors don't stand out. When I load windows 7, graphics are much ...
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Amd HD 6850M, Acer 7750G driver issues

I have the configuration mentioned in the title. To name the exact problem : I wanted to be a full Linux convert from windows. Bought very fast laptop but did not check graphics compatibility. Now ...
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Projector not detected on a Lenovo T410 [closed]

I am on ubuntu 11.04 - and I have a Lenovo T410 laptop. I am not able to detect a projector. Ubuntu simply can not detect the projector. ➜ ~ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Is Cairo dock 2.4 fully compatible with Intel i965?

Well the title sums up my question. Will it work on my card? If it helps Unity 3D works perfectly.
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How do I setup dual monitors in XFCE?

I've got an laptop with a intel chip, and I'd like to setup dual monitors in Xfce. How do I do this?
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Can't get Optimus to work with Ironhide on an Asus N53SN

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 (Same issue in 11.04 btw) and then I installed Ironhide. I went through the configuration, chose the one with the highest confirmation for my system and tested it: > ...
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How to get a driver for an Intel 82852/855GM?

My niece's laptop had Ubuntu 9.04 and supported this video card perfectly, Compiz effects, games, movies, everything..., but she wanted Iphone support so I installed the new Ubuntu 11.04, but for my ...
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I have an Intel GPU and a AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5400 series GPU, multiple questions

They are the supposed to be Switchable, the Hybrid Graphics page seems to be a little dated (talking about 10.10 and kernel 2.6) I'm not sure the AMD MRHD is working, how can I tell which graphics ...
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Graphics issues: black screen [duplicate]

I cannot enable desktop effects from system>preferences>appearance. There also seems to be a big problem with my graphics in general, because many times I get a blank screen on booting. I have to ...
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Ubuntu with integrated video card

I'm planning to buy a new notebook and among the winners are some with integrated video card. My question is how can I live on Linux with integrated card? I want to use it for mainly programming, ...
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Intel GMA 4500M screen resolution problem

I was previously running 10.10 on my Acer Aspire laptop. It has Intel GMA 4500M integrated graphics and worked just fine. Great display, sharp, crisp, etc. I decided to do a fresh install of 11.10 ...
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Can I manage to install on a Dell 15R with all my laptop's features?

I have a Dell N5010 15R with a 64-bit i3 processor, Intel HD graphics, 320GB hard drive and integrated network card. I wanted to know which Ubuntu version to install in order to have the capacity to ...
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Why does my screen go gray?

I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop. However, very often things get VERY slow and windows start blinking with gray color. The system is then almost unresponsive... This goes on and off in about ...
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Tinted green picture when connecting Dell Inspiron 1525 to a TV via HDMI [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 Intel GMA x3100 graphics Intel 965 chipset The built-in monitor works fine, but when I try to connect it to my Toshiba 32WL48E LCD TV via the HDMI port, I get a green ...
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Cannot enable desktop effects on a Thinkpad X220

My environment is as follows: Laptop: Thinkpad X220, Intel HD graphics family(i915). Dual-OS: Windows 7 professional, Ubuntu 10.10. My problem is I cannot enable the desktop effects. I have installed ...
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Bumblebee and AMD Radeon cards

Does Bumblebee (https://github.com/Bumblebee-Project/Bumblebee) work with AMD Radeon HD/Intel cards or just with nVidia/Intel cards? Should I always run applications using optirun before the command ...
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How do I disable my Intel graphic card in Asus k53sv?

How do I disable my Intel graphic card in Asus k53sv. I can't use my nvidia gt540. A already did as described in How do I disable intel graphics in a hybrid graphics setup? using bumblebee. But it ...
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How do I install the Intel HD 3000 video driver?

how do I install a new video driver? I need to install the Intel HD 3000 video driver in my PC which is running Ubuntu 10.04.
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Slow video after sleep on an Lenovo Edge 13

I have Ubuntu 11.04 on my Lenovo Edge 13 with i3-380UM processor (with integrated graphics). After sleep/hibenate video is really choppy. After reboot all playack is fine. Any ideas? Thank in advance. ...
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Ubuntu detects another monitor when I don't have any other monitor [closed]

Ubuntu detects a DVI monitor even if I don't have any. I only have a VGA monitor plugged. This is a problem because the game I play crashes when I have two monitors. But I only have one monitor ...
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Unity does not work - Segmentation fault

The Unity interface never appeared on my laptop (Natty - Intel 945GME). Though, according to the unity_support_test script it sould work: /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p OpenGL vendor string: ...
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Unable to change brightness in a Lenovo laptop

Brightness adjustment keys <Fn + ⇑/⇓> have no effect (although they are recognized by the environment), and I can't change the brightness using GUI tools as well. This seems like a problem in ...
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/sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo missing

i wanted to install and use asus_switcheroo but unfortunately the vgaswitcheroo folder is missing. I already checked whether vgaswitcheroo is actually enabled and as i use the vanilla kernel it is ...
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White rectangles on screen [closed]

My screen frequently doesn't refresh correctly and white rectangles remain. What can I do? My graphics adapter is 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor ...
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“Cogs” startup problem

When I try to run the game Cogs from the command line, the game spits out the following error and dies immediately: Couldn't set 800x600 OpenGL video mode: Couldn't find matching GLX visual What ...
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Fixing display issues on Intel 82845GL

I have opened up this question on launchpad too, but in the interest of getting a bigger response base I am posting it here, hoping someone will pick it up. Natty doesn't behave very well with the ...
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How do I enable S-Video output? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on an old Dell Inspiron 700M. Everything works fine, except I can seem to figure out how to enable S-Video output. Function keys, which control S-Video in Windows, are ...
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Boot hangs after “Checking battery state…” [closed]

The boot process of my installation hangs after the Checking battery state... message. I can continue to boot using Alt + F5, then logging in, and typing startx. After that everything works as ...
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Install Intel onboard graphic driver in Asus K53SV?

From the first time installing Ubuntu, I can not enable desktop effects. My laptop is Asus K53SV core i7 SB with hybrid graphic card Intel HD 3000/ Nvidia 540 GM. After installing Bumblebee, I still ...
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Can't set maximum resolution on an LG Flatron L177WSB

I have an LG Flatron L177WSB Monitor. My supported resolution is maximum 8192 x 8192 according to the xrandr command. But Ubuntu only allows me to set maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. I would like to ...
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No Plymouth in Video Card Intel mobile 945GME

Recently, i have installed Maverick in my old netbook with Intel mobile 945GME Video Card, work flawlessly, but the problem is plymouth. When i boot up my netbook, the plymouth not start it just ...
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Dell xps l502 optimus … stuck at black screen after installing bumblebee [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I keep getting a syntax error when trying to install Bumblebee. I am facing a problem after installing bumblebee when I try to start ubuntu normally the device get stuck ...
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Lenovo Y460 Intel Driver Secondary Display Flickering [closed]

This is a part of the massive dump of problems I'm encountering with my Lenovo Y460 and Ubuntu. Problem: ATI PowerXpress doesn't really work. Doesn't work as I have to use the open source driver ...
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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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Does 11.04 support Sandy Bridge?

How well does Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) support the processors of Intel's architecture Sandy Bridge and their Intel HD Graphics? Are there any problems with running 11.04 on Sandy Bridge?
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TV HDMI output and resolution issues; broken after 11.04 upgrade [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop w/ Intel graphics: lspci: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (primary) (rev 0c) My TV is an ...
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How can I use both Intel onboard and Nvidia graphics at the same time?

How can I use both Intel onboard graphic chip and nVidia card at the same time? I googled a little and lots of people said I need SLI or crossfire support for both of my cards, but I managed to do so ...
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Poor graphics performance due to wrong mtrr settings

I am using the latest kernel on a Dell LAtitude E4310 with 8Gbyte RAM 2.6.38-10-generic #44-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jun 2 21:32:22 UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux At boot I get the following message ...
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How can I install a previous version of xserver-xorg-video-intel?

I am suffering from a xorg/Intel bug (specifically S-Video related: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-intel/+bug/763688). This cropped up when I upgraded from Maverick to ...
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glxgears segmentation fault using open video driver

I have two videocards Integrated(Intel i3) and Discrete(Mobility Radeon HD5470). I noticed this problem, after I installed Catalyst 11.5 from AMD site. But there was something I couldn't manage, ...
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Choppy Video with intel HD [closed]

I have an IBM thinkpad with an Intel HD graphics card. It is a dualboot with Windows. The video performance I am getting is very choppy. It does not matter if it is a Youtube video or from a file. It ...
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Is there an alternative to Redshift and F.lux which only dims the screen?

I want one where it reduces the screen's brightness, either by time or on demand (I don't mind). I have onboard Intel graphics. I don't want it to be like Redshift where it changes the screen's hue.
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Desktop installation never gets to the graphical stage with a GMA500

I am trying to install ubuntu desktop on a hardware-set, which on a similar one, I have successfully installed ubuntu server with no issues. When booting from Ubuntu Desktop CD it ends up at the ...