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

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Graphics Card Properties

I have an Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics. I want to know if there is a way to change my graphics properties like there is Windows? I'm also running Ubuntu 13.10.
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How to test if Graphics card is causing freezes

My ubuntu 12.04 distro often freezes when for example watching a youtube video. My system is a 15,6 inch BTO VBOOK 15CL17 FULL HD IPS with a Intel HD Graphics 4600. lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA ...
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Ubuntu Screen is too stretched

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 in my lenovo ideapad s110 and the screen appears too stretched i have tried installing the drivers reading the posts at ask ubuntu itself but I couldn't find any ...
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Intel Graphics Installer vs stock driver

I am running a Haswell ultrabook and just read about the Intel Graphics Installer, and Kubuntu 14.04. I want to know, if there's an advantage, if I install. If it's not running for 14.04, what would ...
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Low Texture Graphics in Mupen64

I installed Mupen64plus in my system and tried to run Ocarina of Time. Instead of the nostalgic polygonal graphics I saw low texture graphics where green turned to brown and Link's face missing. I had ...
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Lubuntu 12.04, need updates while roaming [duplicate]

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 while I am roaming on old Dell Inspiron Pentium 4 with 1GB ram and integrated Ati graphics because I read that this distro handles 720p and more videos. Well, it looks like I ...
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Minecraft crashes constantly [SIGSEGV] i965_dri.so libjvm.so

My problem is that Minecraft is constantly crashing, giving 1 of 2 different errors in the log. I've tried using the edgers ppa. I've tried Minecraft with no mods or with optifine. I've searched for ...
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connect Crossover High Res. Monitor to Intel HD Graphics 4400

I tried to attach my external Crossover monitor to my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro with help from this page on notebookcheck.com. My monitor seems to be able to display only 2560x1440 at 60.0, xrandr shows ...
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How to detect AMD graphic processor?

My laptop Lenovo G500 has a Radeon HD 8570M video card and Intel HD4000! Processor Intel 2020M. Kubuntu 13.10 I'm keen on to find wether my laptop has another graphic processor or not? and so, how ...
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How to install AMD graphics divers on hybrid system with intel onboard graphic card?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC, but without 2 AMD graphics card on PCIe. So I am using PC with Intel graphics card which is on board so far. But I bought 2 AMD graphics card HD7970. But for ...
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How to set up dual monitors properly

All the solutions I'm seeing seem to relate to people putting two monitors on the same graphics card.I want/need one on the graphics card and one on the motherboard's integrated graphics VGA port. I ...
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graphics init failed gfxboot

I just tried to install ubuntu on my netbook from an external hard drive to try it first, and then I would install if I liked it. This is the message I received upon boot up "Graphics Initial Error. ...
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Intel Extreme Graphics II drivers and Ubuntu 13.10

Not sure if anyone can help, but I've put together an older PC that has on-board graphics, which according to the documentation is Intel Extreme Graphics 2. Anyway Ubuntu 13.10 (32-bit) installed ...
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Error when using DisplayPort monitor - Lenovo X220

When I connect my Acer 21.5" LCD monitor to my Lenovo X220 using a DisplayPort to VGA connector, the monitor shows up under 'Displays' but when I enable the monitor, it doesn'twork and I get the ...
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Ubuntu and multiple graphics cards [duplicate]

This question has been asked a lot before, but I am still having trouble following the tips. I have Intel HD Graphics 4000 (Inside an I7 3310QM) and an Nvidia GT630QM. What I basically want is to run ...
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Coreect drivers for ATI Raedon hybrid graphics

I just bought a Dell Inspiron 15R 5521 laptop with i7, and hybrid graphics(Intel HD 4000 with 2GB ATI Raedon HD 8730M. As expected, it ran into overheating problems when installing Ubuntu. Thats ...
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Unable to get 2560x1440 to output through DVI

I am attempting to get a display resolution of 2560x1440 to operate correctly through DVI output on my Lenovo ThinkCentre M71e running Ubuntu 12.04. The computer has both VGA and DVI connectors. ...
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13.10, ATI RADEON HD 5650 Mobility, Intel, and switchable graphics

So, I've got a HP envy 14(early model), with a ATI Radeon Mobile 5650/intel gpu set up. And for the life of me I can't seem to switch to the integrated(intel) chip. I know I'm not supported by the ...
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Hybrid Graphics Nvidia and Onboard Intel

I am fairly new to Ubuntu, so excuse if this is a stupid question. I am trying to get Hybrid Graphics to work. First let me explain my setup. 1) I have a 26" Samsung as my main screen connected to ...
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Resolution not in xrandr and make new Resolution permenent?

I am using a monitor which its native (optimal) resolution is 1600*900. but xrandr doesn't show any resolution above "1024x768". I can change to my native resoution by issuing these 3 commands: ...
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“Distribution failed” error when running Intel Linux Graphics Installer

I am receiving a "Distribution failed" error message anytime I try and run the Linux Intel Graphics Installer, either manually or through the Terminal. This happens on a fresh install as well. As a ...
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extremely poor performance on intel HD 4000 graphics in 13.04

Experiencing video tearing and extremely slow graphics while playing simple 3D games. I have installed the latest drivers from Intel, modified "xorg.conf", adjusted compiz settings, nothing seems to ...
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Chrome/ium rendering problems with Intel Graphics

This is a kinda weird question I don't know what to file it under but this is the behaviour I observe when I try to access pages like facebook (it happened once with google as well. Happens with ...
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Graphics Problem with cedarview and log-in screen

I've recently encountered problems with my netbook when I dabbled with the graphics driver. I recently tried to install the "Cedar Trail in DKMS Format" through Additional Drivers in system settings ...
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Graphics problems when running battlefield 2 with playonlinux

So I want to run Battlefield 2 on my Kubuntu machine and I found this guide on installing. I did so, the only differences are that I'm using wine version 1.6.2 (latest stable) and the fact that I did ...
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Saucy is intermittently losing video sync! - How to isolate & repair?

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 from 13.04 I have been having a really annoying issue where my laptop screen will sometime go white or just all colored static. There is no rhyme or reason, it may not ...
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How to turn off dGPU on Asus S56CB aka K56CB with Bumblebee?

I run Xubuntu 13.10 on the above-mentioned laptop, sporting Optimus. The battery life is disappointing. I'd like to improve it by means of turning off the Geforce 740 with Bumblebee but something has ...
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(Urgent) Hybrid Graphics: AMD Card faulty, need to use Intel card ONLY

EDIT: Using VGAswitcheroo is NOT possible because it's accessible only if the radeon module loads. But my whole problem is that the radeon card doesn't load, if Ubuntu tries to load it, it hangs. ...
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Upgrading Intel gpu drivers. PPA or from source?

I'm experiencing a bug with my i915 drivers for my Intel HD 4400 card (namely on leaving the laptop inactive for sometime, with screensaver running, I come back to find only a black screen with a ...
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Video driver makes Ubuntu freeze (13.10, Radeon 8670M/Intel HD 4000) [closed]

I have a Lenovo S531 laptop with hybrid graphics. I'm using the xorg-edgers PPA drivers, because it's the only thing that works for me (with fglrx or fglrx-updates Ubuntu presents me with the greeter ...
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Gnome 3 fails to login, blank screen - Intel i915

After an update with these packages: x11proto-render-dev 0.11.1-2 x11proto-xinerama-dev (1.2.1-2) x11proto-damage-dev (1.2.1-2 x11proto-core-dev (7.0.24-1) nvidia-setting x11-dev 64 (1.6.1-1ubuntu1) ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 freezes on “Loading initial ramdisk” when build in graphics card is disabled

I have fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 with graphic card from i5 and nvidia 650Ti and everything works fine(had to add nomodeset to grub as otherwise was getting same issue as i getting now after ...
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xine stopped working suddenly: “No vdpau implementation”

I don't watch that much video, but I could swear that sometime within the last couple of weeks I've watched an old video or two. Just now I tried to start xine (which I've been using for years) and I ...
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Problem with graphics on hdmi/dvi monitor using Intel HD 3000

I have a fresh install Ubuntu 13.10 on my Dell Vostro 3750 laptop up and running fine. However, when I plug in my external monitor (a 21'', 1920x1200 Dell) via HDMI-DVI* I run in to some problems. ...
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Purple screen on boot ubuntu 13.10

I installed ubuntu 13.10(Win8 is first OS) from LiveUSB, but it doesn't boot. Booting stuck on purple screen after choosing Ubuntu in grub(Windows boots without any problems). I tried to choose ...
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Force 16:9 from 4:3, Intel graphics

Is there a way to force 4:3 screen resolution/scale to 16:9? I wanna be able to run 1024x768 in a 16:9 scale(fullscreen) on my notebook. So far its only 1366x768 that is scaling to 16:9. I have a ...
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intel driver seems not to be installed

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07) 00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated ...
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System Requirements For Installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

I wanted to know that can we install ubuntu on the following System Requirements:-- Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E4700 @ 2.60GHz (2 CPUs), ~2.6GHz Memory: 2048MB RAM ...
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How to request new driver for Intel 4th Generation?

Does anyone know process to request the creation of a new ubuntu driver for this: 4th generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4500U Processor + Intel(R) HD Graphics(For 8GB Memory) Cheers.
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Intel Graphic 3rd with 12.4 “nomodeset” working but?

If i'm booting with "nomodeset" then can't change Brightness/Login/Logout/Suspend/Resume ..etc. Accidentally booted once without "nomodeset" everything was working ...
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Why Intel Graphic card is unknown in details section under settings? How to install it? [duplicate]

When I type sudo lshw -C display I get the following information: *-display description: VGA compatible controller product: 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics ...
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Graphics Information not showing up in System Details [duplicate]

My graphics card doesn't show up in System Details. It doesn't show up as unknown, it just stays blank: I have an integrated Intel HD 4600 card as well as a discrete NVIDIA GT755M. I am running ...
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External monitor only works during login

Recently my laptop screen broke, so I removed the hinges from laptop and bought external monitor. Now my laptop boots into login screen [via VGA] cable into the monitor, but as soon as I login, the ...
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HD4400 dual monitor mini displayport

How can I get ubuntu 12.04 (or later) to recognise a second monitor on a gigabyte brix with intel hd4400. The HDMI works fine the mini display port is not recognised, was hoping intel drivers would ...
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Video performance is terribly slow on Dot-S Netbook

I face a problem with playing videos after I switched from Windows XP to Lubuntu in my packardbell Dot-S netbook. I believe the graphic card driver wasn't installed correctly. Can anyone help me ...
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13.10 Fresh Install Slow Unity Animations Intel Graphics

I just spent the past two days Googling this and trying to find an answer before I posted. Here's the problem: I installed 13.10 64-bit fresh from a DVD and the various desktop animations in unity ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 . Can't run OpenGL (driver issue?)

So, I've been trying to get cairo-dock to work with OpenGL, yet it doesn't, from what I've digged around it seems to be a problem with the integrated drivers, Intel did release 4 days ago a new stack, ...
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[13.10][intel gma]DVI not showing

Im new to xrandr tool and configuring X on linux - I allways used the terminal. Im trying to setup my linux server into xbmc machine. The VGA worked from the start but im having problem with DVI (so i ...
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How does the fglrx interact with the i915 driver on hybrid GPU?

I have a hybrid GPU, with a discrete Radeon HD 8xxM series card, and the built in Intel card. If I use the AMD Catalyst control centre to disable the dgpu, then sudo lshw -C VIDEO *-display ...
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Dashed borders of my window manager (XFce) - Solution [duplicate]

I ran into the same problem as posted here Dashed borders of my window manager (XFce) I now found a solution but am not able to aswer due to my newbie state. I found out that the problem only exists ...