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

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Can Unity run smoothly on an HP Mini 210-1000

I own an HP Mini 210-1000, and I am aware that it meets the system requirements for the Unity shell. My concern is that, with my previous unfortunate experience with the 10.10 UNE version of Unity, my ...
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How to change the graphics driver from i915 to intel?

Does anyone know how to change the graphics driver in 11.04 from i915 to intel?
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How to check graphics card details?

What command I can use to check my graphics card's memory? I have an on-board Intel Graphics card, and I am unsure if it's memory is 128 MB or 256 MB!
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Desktop effects could not be enabled with Intel 82G35

I moved an Ubuntu installation (i.e the hard drive) to a new machine, and while everything went alright, I had to delete xorg.conf to get X running. Now, Gnome is running fine, but I can't get desktop ...
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Desktop doesn't load due to intel_agp errors

Today I have installed the ubuntu system on my notebook. After rebooting, I cannot enter the desktop, the log program stopped in terminal, it says "unknown signal" from my intel graphic card, ...
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Freezes after a period of time on an intel i945 [closed]

Recently installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my intel PC. After i log in and desktop appears it freezes after sometime. Mouse does not work and neither the keyboard. I have this same problem with Ubuntu 10.04. ...
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Font corruption: lines through characters

I have a problem where a one-pixel high white line is displayed through certain letters of text. Almost always only a single character type is affected at once, and only in one font size (though that ...
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Screen dimmed upon wake after standby [closed]

Sometimes upon resuming from standby I find my screen brightness dimmed to the lowest setting, even though the indicator says it's where I left it. If I use my brightness function keys I get the ...
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How can I remove black bars at smaller resolutions?

I have an HP Pavilion dv1000 laptop with a widescreen monitor. My monitor works well at its native resolution, But when I choose 1024x768, I see black bars on left and right side of the monitor. I ...
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Removing unneeded graphical drivers?

I have an Intel GMA 4500M graphic card. In synaptic package manager I found out that there are a bunch of installed packages for nvidia and ATI. I was wondering if I can remove these packages since I ...
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Installation Issue on HP Omni 200xt: No Video [closed]

I recently purchased an HP Omni 200xt with integrated Intel graphics. I attempted to use the Ubuntu Live CD, but couldn't get it to display anything (only the first screen with the little keyboard and ...
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Will 3D games run in a VirtualBox4-hosted Windows system under Ubuntu with Intel GMA X4500HD card?

I've just got a laptop with Intel GMA X4500HD card (which is said to be DirectX10-compliant, while my previous laptop had Intel 82852/855GM and no chance to play modern 3D games at all). It would be ...
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/etc/X11/xorg.conf doesn't exist? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the X.org config file? How do I configure X there? I'm trying to get my video card properly setup to handle 3D acceleration. After searching a bit, I've come ...
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Flash Video Problem — Is this an Issue with my Intel Video Card?

When I maximize flash to full screen mode, it lags. The video renders slowly even though the sound is playing smoothly. I think this might be caused by an issue I'm facing with installing the ...
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ATI graphics card overriding onboard Intel graphics

I have an ATI graphics card with an AGP connection and a DVI port, and an Intel graphics processor on the motherboard with a VGA port. I have two monitors. When the graphics card is unplugged, I get ...
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How to control display brightness on Intel hardware?

I'm working with a Sony Vaio BZ-12 Notebook and want to know how to manage the brightness of my display, especially when it's in eco-mode. The designated Graphic-Accelerator is the Intel GM45. With ...
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Monitor resolution messed up, monitor is unknown

Is there anyway to reset my monitor? My moitor is using the xorg.conf file. I use 10.04, without any Graphics Card. My monitor is an Acer X193W, with a native resolution of 1440x900. This is my ...
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Mouse Cursor Freezes Randomly with Intel GMA 950

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. It's installed using Wubi, dual booting with Windows. It's a fresh install. At random times, the mouse cursor freezes and I can't click anything on the screen. I can move the ...
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Mouse cursor freezes randomly with Intel GMA 950 [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 its installed using Wubi, dual boot with Windows. It's fresh install. Randomly mouse cursor freezes and can't click anything on the screen. I can move mouse but can't click. ...
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How do I clone my monitor?

I recently installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my Dell Latitude E6510 and I didn't find how do I do to clone monitors, I can only extend it. Is the Intel® HD Graphics, it is not the Nvidia version. Cloning ...
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Can't enable intel driver 82845g/gl (brookdaleg) chipset

My desktop has intel 82845g/gl (brookdaleg) chipset can't enable intel driver. Runs well with VESA. But when I try to enable the intel driver the xlog shows an error that no device detected and ...
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Will Ubuntu 11.04 work on my old pc?

It has an old SiS based graphics chip with 64mb memory, there were never 3D drivers for them. Ubuntu 10.10 doesn't even boot on it and my laptop, a Lenovo N200 with intel 9something graphics 128mb so ...
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How to save Ubuntu from restarting on a laptop with malfunctioning video card?

My laptop's video card is malfunctioning. I have Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop. After typical boot up, it restarts, but it's working fine in recovery mode. There is my other solved question here: How to ...
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When will we get Sandy Bridge support?

I'd like to build a machine running Ubuntu and using the new Sandy bridge (i5 2500 specifically) intel cpu's. I heard that 10.10 doesn't have the best support (or simply won't work) with the new cpus ...
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Will the recent Intel graphics update be available for Maverick and when?

with regards to the recent quarterly updates xorg/mesa/libva etc. Are they coming to maverick and when is this likely to happen.
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How to manage two video cards on a laptop (ATI and Intel)?

I have a laptop with two video cards. One ATI and on integrated Intel. On Windows, I can choose which video card I want to use. For example, I use the Intel card for normal use and for gaming, I ...
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Use 3 monitors w/built-in intel adapter + two old nvidia PCI cards on 10.10?

I'd like to move from windows with my current workstation. The only thing holding me back is that I have 3 monitors connected to the system and I really take advantage of the real estate when working. ...
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What are the Graphics capabilities of i915 driver?

I would like to know if i915 driver support all the features of DirectFB. I dont know whether this is the right way to ask what i have in my mind. When i look at the code, i find that it support just ...
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Packard Bell Easynote NJ65 not saving gamma Setup

There seems to be a issue with the Easynote range of PB laptops. Since Ubuntu 10.10 does not use a Xorg.conf file to save your gamma / resolution /brightness setting, everytime I turn on my laptop I ...
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How to enable OpenGL 2.0 and WebGL on GMA 3150?

I have a Dell Mini 1012 which has an Intel N450 processor and GMA 3150 integrated graphics card running Ubuntu 10.10. According to Intel's website the graphics card supports OpenGL 2.0. ...
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Kernel compile error with iw_ndis.c

I have a hp pavilion dm3t with intel HD graphics running ubuntu 10.10 64 bit. I'm trying to compile and install a patched kernel according to this, ...
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Brightness control not working on HP Pavilion dm3t (Intel GMA 4500MHD)

I picked up an hp dm3t laptop with intel HD graphics and installed ubuntu 10.10 64 bit on it. It works great -- the only problem is that the brightness controls on the keyboard don't work. The ...
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Ubuntu on the Sony Vaio VPCY 21S1E

My girlfriend got a new Subnotebook for Christmas (Sony Vayo VPCY21S1E), which comes with an "Intel HD graphics" vga adaptor. When I try to boot the Ubuntu installer from USB, the screen goes blank ...
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How to make Google SketchUp work with Intel graphics in Wine?

My pc has an Intel DH57JG mainboard, I've installed wine, launching sketchup I receive error that I don't have OpenGL installed, is there a way to configure/install it? On my previous pc with an ...
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Are there easier ways to report about malfunctions experienced while using Ubuntu other than using particular bug trackers?

I use Xubuntu on a computer with an Intel 82852/82855GM video card and have a nasty problem with video playback: after some time of playback a video player screen comes just blue, and when I close it ...
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No kernel modesetting detected, can only boot Xorg in fail safe graphics mode with intel video card?

I have installed ubuntu 10.10 and while I can launch it in fail safe graphics mode, I only get a text console when I try to launch it normally. Apparently there is a problem with my drivers or ...
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Which graphics driver alternatives do I have for Intel HD Graphics?

Having an Arrandale-based notebook with an on-die Intel GPU, which graphics drivers can and should I use?
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How can fix HDMI HDTV overscan when I my TV has no aspect ratio setting?

I have a 32" Vizio HDTV. It's a few years old, but running well. I just connected a new nettop to it using HDMI out. It's the Intel 3x00 graphics chipset. I'm seeing overscan, where the resolution in ...
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How do I get window title bars to stop glitching? [closed]

Ever since the upgrade to Maverick, I've noticed that window title bars (or at least the names listed in them) take forever to refresh. I sometimes see them cut in half horizontally. Also, the ...
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How do I disable intel graphics in a hybrid graphics setup?

I have a Dell Vostro 3700 version A10. The relevant bits from lspci -v | grep VGA are: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 18) ...
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Why won't visual effects work with a dual monitor setup

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 with a Intel 945GME Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03) and I cannot use Visual Effects when I have both monitors turned on. When I use the Visual Effects ...
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Enable compiz on intel core i5 (Nvidia GT330M) based laptop

I am trying to enable compiz on my laptop via Desktop Effects but it does not allow it. I modified the xorg.conf file as on the compiz wiki but still no luck. So can someone just tell me how to ...
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Does Unity work on Intel GMA x4500?

Does anyone use Unity with an Intel GMA x4500 graphic card? Does it work?
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Compiling and installing Intel graphics card drivers

I have a laptop which has an Intel core 2 duo processor with in-built graphics card. I have some issues with the video drivers. I want to know from where I can get latest sources code for the drivers, ...
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How to force GNOME panels et. al. to display on a different monitor without mirroring?

So, I recently purchased a new 23" monitor for my PC. However, I can't use it with the PC currently as I am waiting on a replacement heatsink. In the mean time, I wanted to use it with my Dell laptop. ...
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How does one enable Compiz on Alienware M11x R2?

I want to enable compiz on my Alienware m11x r2 but when I try to I get a message that I have to enable Nvidia propietary drivers and I can't enable them because it will cause problems with next ...
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i3 core performance problems

I just tried to play Quake3 (QuakeLive) on a new laptop with an i3 core integrated gpu, running Ubuntu 10.10. Strangely, the performance was terrible. I'm running on intel driver, which seems to load ...
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Switching users freezes desktop

Since I upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10, I've been having problems switching between users. When I run Logout > Switch User in X, the screen often stops updating and the keyboard stops responding to ...
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Modify Monitor Color Profiles / Settings

I can't seem to find this anywhere but every other OS has this... How can I just modify the color settings on my monitor, e.g. white balance, gamma, etc? Also, just in case, i'm on a Lenovo ...
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Is Ubuntu 10.04's “Blank screen blinking with white stripes problem” resolved in ubuntu10.10?

In Ubuntu 10.04 the os crashes frequently by displaying "Blank screen blinking with white stripes problem". This problem exists fpr Intel 8xx series chipset users. Now i want to know whether this ...