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 do you install Intel video drivers for a Toshiba Satellite A665-S6086?

Need help installing Intel video drivers on Ubuntu 11.10 for a Toshiba Satellite A665-S6086. Nothing is showing in Additional Drivers and there doesn't seem to be a whole lot on Google. I'm also ...
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Strange random display issue [closed]

I had this random display issue ever since Ubuntu 11.04 and now running Ubuntu 11.10 and this problem still persist. It is very hard for me to explain, so I uploaded a video to elaborate itself. ...
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Graphical bugs with Gnome-Shell/Libreoffice and Intel X3150 [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 on my Asus 1215N with a Intel X3150 and this is what happens when I use gnome-shell or libreoffice (just some examples) : Gnome-Shell Glitch 1 ...
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External monitor support for Sandy Bridge integrated graphics

I have a Lenovo W520 with an I7 2720QM+Nvidia Quadro 2000M. Now, I always use the system in integrated graphics mode, but I've found that with this setup, the system doesn't detect external monitors ...
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How can turn on vsync in gnome shell?

That's my problem, I can not turn on vsync (or vertical synchronization) in gnome shell, so that videos are "choppy" vertically. I must say that I have a HD integrated graphics intel sandy bridge, in ...
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Install Intel HD graphics

I have just installed ubuntu 11.10 on my PB EasyNote TK i3. I now want to install driver for the Intel HD Graphics to have a better resolution but I don't know how to do that. Thanks
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HD 3000 graphics on Ubuntu 11.10

I just installed 11.10 on a new Gigabyte z68ap-d3-b3, but in display settings I only had two resolution settings 800 x 600 and 1280 x 1024 (I think). My monitor supports much more. From a good bit of ...
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How do I get wireless and video working on a Sony Vaio vpc-z21x9r [closed]

OS: Ubuntu 11.10 Kernel: 2.6.37.6 Laptop: sony vaio vpc-z21x9r The problem: I can't change level of screen backlight; also can't enable wi-fi. While using 3.0 kernel everything is ok, but the laptop ...
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compiz gaussian blur causes windows not to paint using intel 5700MHD graphics [closed]

I have a plain kubuntu/ubuntu (by way of installing ubuntu-desktop) on my thinkpad x201 laptop. It's got a core i5 with the intel 5700MHD graphics. Ubuntu's run fine on it since I first purchased ...
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Video output corruption on a Dell Inspiron 1545 with GM45 graphics [closed]

I'm getting this on a Dell Inspiron 1545 / GM45 Graphics. Any ideas?
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Mathematica 8 constantly crashing when I rotate 3D graphics

Mathematica 8 is consistently crashing on Ubuntu 11.10 when I rotate 3D graphics. On Ubuntu 11.04 it did not. I have Intel GMA 900 integrated graphics. Did anyone encounter the same problem and ...
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VGA not detected on a Lenovo T420

I have problem with a VGA driver that is not detected on my Lenovo T420 with Ubuntu. 10.04 Output of lshw: *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller ...
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Intel HD drivers [closed]

I have a Lenovo G470 notebook and I want know if to improve my video card driver I have to only install kernel 3.1, or if I have to install a new intel video card driver, eg. Xorg Edgers? Thanks.
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Switching between integrated and discrete graphics at boot time

On my new laptop (Lenovo T520), there are two graphics cards: integrated Intel and a NVidia card. The laptop supports Optimus, but since this is currently only supported in Win7 (I am aware of the ...
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Is there any PPA that follow the latest Intel Opensource Driver For Ubuntu 10.04?

Intel have opensource driver source repositories The question is, is there any PPA that try to create deb package from the repositories that follow the latest version?
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How do I only use the Intel HD 3000 card on an HP dv6? [duplicate]

I have a HP dv6 6195sp, the Pc have a AMD Radeon™ HD 6770M GDDR5 and Intel HD 3000. After installation ubuntu only use the AMD graphic card, how to install and use only the intel graphic card ?
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Screen tearing in 11.10 with intel graphics [closed]

I have a slight screen tearing when watching videos in Ubuntu 11.10 x64, really annoying. Both in Unity and GNOME-Shell. Please focus the answer to GS since it's my primary DE and it's where I want it ...
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Unity 3D, Compiz effects and Intel Sandybridge Mobile Graphics

My notebook is a Pavilion dv6-6030el with an Intel i7-2630QM CPU, 8 GB of RAM and the ATI HD 6490m as VGA dedicated. I was forced to stop it due to the switchable graphics issue editing the GRUB and ...
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Intel HD Graphics card not recognized in System Info

When I check the info of my laptop, it shows me "Graphics Unknown": Can anyone help me resolve this?
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Do I need a dedicated graphic card to run some software virtualized?

Do i need a dedicated graphic card if i want to run softwares such as matlab,photoshop,etc on virtualbox in ubuntu.Does intel's integrated graphic card is enough or not? i plan to have a 8 or 6gb ram ...
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Dell Latitude E6420 multiple-monitors not working

Has anybody managed to use a Dell Latitude E6420 with Ubuntu 11.10 64bit installed on it with dual monitors? I could not get it working. I have the notebook plugged into the docking station with two ...
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Triple-head on a Lenovo T520

Lenovo T520 with integrated Intel HD graphics + a NVidia card (Optimus) Ubuntu 11.10 on the computer. I would like to use the built-in screen plus two external screens. This PDF indicates that it is ...
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Intel GMA 950 missing driver for an EEE PC 1008HA

System info shows graphics unknown so I guess the slow response problem in unity is due to that. Is there any way to get some drivers to my card? I have a GMA 950 graphics card and my computer is a ...
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nvidia 525 disabling using ironhide

I have installed ironhide using ppa [11.10 - 32 bit, Dell xps 15]. After rebooting I tried to disable nvidia gpu using the command "sudo ironhide-disablecard". I got message as "ERROR : no module for ...
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Driver for Intel HD 3000 (Core i7 2630QM)

Ubuntu 11.10 can't recognize my intel HD 3000, where can i download the driver? The ouput of lspci -vnn | grep VGA is 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 graphics errors?

See the problem here? The GUI for the file browser looks strange like this. I have an EVGA GeForce GTX560Ti graphics card. I got the drivers Ubuntu asked me to get. However this still happens ...
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3D stopped working 11.10, Intel drivers

Now I can't get to the lightdm screen. I had this problem, and I tried to fix this according to this answer. Before I did this move, I was able actually to log in to unity 2d and gnome shell. How do ...
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Disable GeForce 540m; Use only Intel integrated

After fighting Nvidia optimus too long, I've decided to give up and try to just get 3d working, using any way. I've tried out Fedora 15, which actually worked for my computer -- nice 3d graphics, ...
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Do I need a better graphics card for 11.10?

I am not anything like a gamer so a modern Integrated graphic card should be more than enough for me but after getting a new PC with Sandy Bridge CPU (Intel core i7 2600K) I've had very shaky display ...
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Plymouth in an Intel GMA 4500 [closed]

I can't fix the plymouth resolution problem. When I shut down the splash works fine, but in the boot screen I only see the animation in the up left corner. Is there any solution? Thks
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Can't get 1280x800 screen resolution

How can I enable 1280x800 screen resolution? I started to have this issue once I switched from Windows XP to Ubuntu 11.10. Are there any drivers I need to download? I checked and Ubuntu says there are ...
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3D not working any more after adding xorg-edgers PPA

I updated my perfectly running laptop from 11.04 to 11.10. after the upgrade graphics started to act weird. It was a heavily modified system, so I thought that was probably the issue.. so I ...
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nvidia GT 525m no screen found [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I'm a Dell XPS user with nvidia GT 525M with Optimus. When I installed nvidia I was greeted with blank screen. And the ...
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Intel GMA3150 on Samsung N150

I'm new and proud owner of ubuntu on my Samsung N150. Everything seems to work fine, even the brightness which was an small issue in compare to Intel Media Graphics Accelerator (GMA 3150). I've read ...
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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 ...