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

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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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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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How to make Bumblebee work with HP Pavilion DV6T-7000 Quad Edition with Intel HD 4000 and Nvidia GeForce GT 650M 2GB?

I just recently bought a HP DV6T-7000 Quad Edition. It has an Intel HD 4000 and a Nvidia GeForce GT 650M 2GB with Optimus. I read that I could use bumblebee to make optimus work, so I installed it. I ...
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ubuntu 12.04 - intel hd4600 haswell graphics issue

Ubuntu 12.04 is not 'recognizing' my intel haswell i5 hd4600 graphics (which 13.04 does). I have the traditional 2d desktop and am seeing copious amounts of screen-tearing. The main vice is that I ...
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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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How to install drivers for switchable graphics for HP dv6 7040tx

I have a laptop with dual graphics cards: 1.Intel graphics 4000 2.Nvidia geforce 630m I wanted to completely switch over from windows to UBUNTU 13.04 :) But, i am very new to this environment.. In ...
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Ubuntu not detecting second monitor

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo x61s Thinkpad. As the screen's rather small and I want to do some video editing, I thought I'd plug in a monitor and use that. The monitor is Relisys JM777 (quite ...
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Graphics problem after upgrade to 13.04

I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04, and am having graphics bugs. Either the screen is blank with random colored pixels at the top of the screen or I get repeated patterns or colors. I reinstalled (clean) ...
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Cannot change backlight brightness Ubuntu 14.04

This morning I found that I cannot change the brightness of my Dell XPs 13 laptop's display anymore. I tried the following to change the brightness Use keyboard brightness keys Run the commands ...
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How do I adjust the resolution on a Dell GX620?

Hello I was running Ubuntu 10.04 on a desktop Dell Optiplex GX620 with onboard graphics Intel 82945g (945G), and even then I had to use xrandr to add mode 1280x1024 and edit the files in /etc/gdm, but ...
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Is my graphics card supported by Gnome 3?

I was running Maverick very fluently, before I upgraded to Natty. However, the display performance seems fall down. For example, zoom desktop is very well in Maverick, but very slow in Natty. I ...
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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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Laggy Graphics After Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10

I noticed some issues concerning the graphics after I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. More specifically: Dash tends to be more "laggy" than it used to be. When I switch desktops you can clearly ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Intel and AMD Graphics Comparison

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T61 with the integrated intel X3100 graphics. I also have an advanced dock in which I can put a PCI-E graphics card. How well will ubuntu behave when being booted up with ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 and AMD Radeon 13.1 driver

I have a Inspiron 7520, I have a i7 2.1ghz going up to 3.1 ghz. I also have an hybrid graphic card with a Intel HD 4000 and a AMD Radeon HD 7730m 2go. My Linux OS is Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits. My problem ...
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Laptop boots at low color depth, close lid and reopen and voila--normal?

I boot the computer and the color depth is low in the sense that gradients don't look impressive as you can see banding in them. That is they don't appear to be dithered. I know this is a sign of low ...
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Intel GMA 950 doesn't work on Asus eee pc 1000HE [closed]

My system info showing my graphics card as unknown in Ubuntu 12.04 and unity works slowly(( I tried to reinstall driver (as advised here), but it's didn't help. upd: 3 years ago, i install ubuntu ...
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Video quality too bad while playing (any) videos in Intel GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller Ubuntu 12.04

I have searched blogs and forums, installed several drivers, but can't find a solution that can provide equivalent video quality as that of Windows 7. Kindly help. Video quality specially color is ...
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Graphics not working with Intel i5-3470

I recently upgraded my PC to the following Spec: Processor: Intel Core i5-3470 Motherboard: GA-B75M-D3H - GIGABYTE B75M-D3H IVY BRIDGE MOTHERBOARD RAM: JM1333KLN-4G - TRANSCEND 4GB JETRAM DDR3 ...
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Where can I download intel hd vga driver for my dell inspiron n5010?

i have a Dell inspiron n5010 Core i3 with intel hd vga i'm running ubuntu 11.10, i want to download and install the vga driver, i used the update manager but it didn't update my driver
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AMD / Intel switchable graphics problem in Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a Lenovo G500, CPU is Intel Core i3-3110M, 4GB RAM, and as you can guess, dual graphics: Intel HD 4000 for the basic stuff and AMD Radeon HD 8570 for the good stuff. ...
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How to install drivers for NVIDIA (NVS 5200m) for Dell Latitude E6430 laptop in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I have a new Dell's laptop E6430 with two VGAs (the Intel and nVidia). I tried to download the file from the official site of nVidia but it caused the system to crash. I'm now on a new fresh system. ...
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In 12.04 Over heating, can anyone help me?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 32bit OS. When I write on Iibreoffice or open two or three tabs in Mozilla Firefox or open more than one programs or open software download center taking my notebook over ...
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Black screen after boot

After I choose Lubuntu on my Grub nothing happens. The screen turns black, the keyboard lights up like it may be doing something, but over time nothing happens. This started happening after I closed ...
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Are there drivers for Intel GMA 4500 integrated graphics for 64-bit Ubuntu 11.10?

I use the Lenovo N500 notebook and I installed on it 64-bit Ubuntu 11.10. All components except the Ubuntu recognized the graphics and they appear bugs when playing Flash games. Do 64-bit Ubuntu 11.10 ...
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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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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 to uninstall Intel Linux Graphics Installer and revert to default drivers

Recently Intel released their opensource driver tool (https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads/2013/intel-linux-graphics-installer) which auto-selects the right drivers for your intel chipset (in my ...
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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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Can I control brightness on second monitor?

I have a thinkpad (x301) with an external monitor connected via a DisplayPort to HDMI cable. I can control the brightness of the laptop monitor using the keys on the laptop, but I can't work out how ...
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Switching between Intel and NVIDIA GPU

My laptop has 2 GPUs, the Intel HD Graphics 4000, and NVIDIA GeForce FT 650M. How do I switch between GPUs? I tried installing drivers from NVIDIA, but that ruined my Ubuntu installation, and I had to ...
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2 folders in Sys/Class/Backlight?

ISSUE: Backlight brightness does not change. More Detail: Brightness will not change, using both 'System Settings->Screen', or FN keys (Brightness bar shows and moves, but screen brightness does not ...
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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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Compiz high CPU

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 (my first Linux) alongside Windows 7. When I booted for the first time and ever since Compiz is eating up my CPU. When idle and doing nothing window management ...
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Update to latest version of OpenGL

I recently installed TF2 and CS:S on my Ubuntu and it was showing nothing but a black screen (I could still hear the sounds) and after searching a bit I found out it may be my OpenGL version. After ...
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Unresponsive/Laggy Dash with an Intel video card that shows up as “Unknown”

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 about three hours ago. Now I've been installing all the programs I use, etc... However, I seem to be having a problem with a VERY laggy dash, to the point where ...
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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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Monitor won't display at native resolution.

Whenever i connect my monitor to my laptop, it won't display the video at the native resolution in Ubuntu, but my monitor works fine and does both in Windows 7! In Ubuntu it just gives me stripes and ...
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How do I best enable Xinerama?

Following the WoLpH's recommendation I am looking forward to enable Xinerama to set up 2 monitors to be 2 separate Gnome virtual desktops instead of one big. But the thing I worry about is how to set ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: FN-Brightness Key Stopped Working

Hello dear Ubuntu Community, After i installed some Ubuntu Updates on my PC,my FN-Key stopped working. (But i can still change it in the System settings. I tried many ways to fix it trough the ...
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How do you update an old Integrated Intel GPU's drivers to work with Steam?

I am trying to play Steam games on my computer running Ubuntu 14.04. On launching Team Fortress 2 I receive the error Cannot find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'! Either your video card is ...
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apport-gpu-error-intel.py in 12.10

The same error as described here appears again in Ubuntu 12.10. I get it several times a day. xdiagnose 3.2.3 is installed. Here is a screenshot of the details: Hope you can help. If you need any ...
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Resolution and screens not detected properly

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop with integrated Intel graphics (Intel i5 460M CPU). The screen resolution is set to 1024x768 and can only be changed to 800x600, while my screen is 1366x768. ...
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Can't revert to the previous state of graphic experience

This might seem so similar to many other posts regarding Nvidia Optimus Graphic Cards troubles and the pain it inflicts on its Linux users but my question is actually simply how to go back to my last ...
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12.04 is not detecting onboard Intel GMA 950! Need to install driver Manually!

My motherboard model is ASUS P5GC-MX/1333 and built in graphics card is Intel GMA950. Unfortunately, Ubuntu 12.04 is not detecting on board graphics card. Display option under settings menu is showing ...
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How do I enable Extra Visual Effects using an Intel graphics controller?

I'm using an office desktop computer with Ubuntu 10.04 installed. I know the Intel graphics controller should be able to pull off the simple desktop effects made available by Compiz, but I can't ...
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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 ...