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

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limited resolution with Intel graphics

My Dell laptop has an Intel Graphics HD 3000 driving a 1600x900 LCD. However, For some reason, Ubuntu 13.04 and 14.04 won't let me set the resolution above 1024x768. Can anyone offer any advice? ...
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Dock with dual external DVI monitors with Intel + Nvidia Optimus?

I have a Dell Latitude E6420 laptop plugged into a docking station, and the dock has 2 monitors (connected with DVI). Also note that I've installed Ubuntu alongside (dual-boot) Windows 7. I can't ...
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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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Help getting mini-DisplayPort external monitor working on Lenovo T440s ( Intel HD 4400)

I have the following setup: Lenovo T440s running Ubuntu 15.04 (upgraded from 14.10) Asus PB278Q (supports DisplayPort 1.2) AmazonBasics mini-DisplayPort to DisplayPort cable System information: $ ...
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Can't control laptop screen brightness after upgrading to 14.10 [closed]

My brightness is stuck at 100% when I have the power cord plugged in, and using the hot keys to change the brightness, or changing the brightness through the system brightness app does nothing until I ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect hdmi connection

Whenever I try to connect my laptop on my TV through HDMI connection, it doesn't work (VGA does). Here is the output for xrandr: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1366 x 768, maximum 32767 x ...
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How to configure 1440x900 on two monitors in mirror displays?

complex issue. i bought my Mom a new desktop pc, with specs listed below (using HardInfo 0.5.1): Processor : 4x Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3450 CPU @ 3.10GHz Memory : 3943MB (1228MB used) ...
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How do I install working drivers for an Intel 4500MHD? (12.04 LTS) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upgrade intel graphics package? I was running Ubuntu 11.10 before, today I decided to do a fresh install of 12.04 because when I tried the beta, I had graphics ...
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Intel Linux Graphic Drivers

I want to install the Intel Linux Graphics Drivers through the program, but everytime I've tried to install them this error comes up W:GPG error: https://download.01.org Ubuntu Release: The ...
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What is the difference between the driver that comes with Ubuntu and Intel open source graphics driver?

What is the difference between the driver that comes with Ubuntu and Intel open source graphics driver? Installing the Intel driver will improve performance and reduce battery consumption ...
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Overscanning picture problem using HDMI with Intel Graphics

When I use my laptops HDMI on a TV the TV overscales the picture (~5-10% is missing at the edges). There is no option on the TV (sporting a 720p resolution btw). The comp is running Intel HD Graphics ...
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Problem installing libva (VAAPI), vainfo fails

I'm following a wiki on how to make VLC use the GPU in the Core i3 integrated graphics chipset, but I'm stuck at one of the first steps, installing VAAPI. I installed libva1 and vainfo by using "sudo ...
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Tear-free disabled in Intel Graphics, tearing in Xubuntu

I use Xubuntu 13.10 and have installed the Intel Graphics Installer. I did it in order to reduce the amount of screen tearing with the VESA drivers earlier. But I see "tear free" as disabled, when I ...
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Experiencing major issues on graphic displays

Since installing Ubuntu 12.04, I am experiencing low performance on graphic programs, including video playbacks, etc. As I have checked the intel driver of mine is already at its latest version. It'...
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Integrated graphics: does Ubuntu work better with Intel HD Graphics 4000 or with an AMD APU (AMD Radeon 7660D)?

I'm planning to build a computer for myself, on which I'll install Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit. This computer will be used for light gaming and office work. In order to save some money, I'm planning to use ...
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Graphics driver being reported as Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 0x300) instead of intel

I have an integrated Intel 945GM in a Toshiba laptop. Previously the graphics driver was reported correctly, but at some point it has changed. I've noticed general poor performance and though it ...
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How to install “intel graphics driver installer ” in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

My system specification is as follow:- Microprocessor 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5-3230M Video Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000 I want to install graphic driver provided by intel for linux. Need help ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 hangs on checking battery state

I have a Thinkpad X230. After a boot it hangs with checking battery state [OK]. A second boot is most times successful. What I have seen in other posts doesn't fit to my problem, because My ...
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16.04 - How To Purge Intel Default Drivers & Reinstall Intel Graphic Drivers

I posted this question as I am encountering display problems after upgrading Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. I went into 'additional drivers' & noticed this: I was wondering whether purging the current ...
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Why am I experiencing visual corruption with Intel X4500 graphics card on 14.04?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. After a while of using it, the screens will have rubbish and smudges as in the pic. Here is my card info and driver: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Terrible graphics performance with Intel graphics on Ubuntu 13.10

Graphics performance is now terrible (videos play at ~1 fps, opening Dash is extremely slow etc) on my Dell Latitude E4300 after upgrading to 13.10 (13.04 was fine). The graphics adapter is listed as: ...
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Is it possible to update my graphic card drivers?

This is what the lspci -v command shows in the VGA compatible controller section: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Atom Processor D4xx/D5xx/N4xx/N5xx Integrated Graphics ...
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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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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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Ubuntu brightness indicator stops working upon laptop open/close

So I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2011 edition MacAir, and I had the common problem of being stuck with either full screen brightess or pure darkness, with no options in between. I installed ...
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Upgraded to 14.10, brightness control quit working - Intel HD 4400

After upgrading, I can no longer control the brightness of my monitor with Fn+⇐ and Fn+⇒. I followed the instructions here - http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2144815 - but it still isn't ...
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Do I need Intel Linux Graphics Installer?

I am using 64 bit ubuntu 13.04 on a system running optimus technology - Nvidia 635M and an intel integrated card. Recently came across this article for Intel Linux Graphics Installer: http://...
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Poor Performance with Intel HD 3000 GPU

I am running the 8,1 Macbook Pro. It has the integrated Intel HD 300 gpu. I've noticed the graphics performance is drastically worse in Ubuntu than in OS X. I tested this using the bullet physics ...
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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 xorg....
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Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10 and 13.04 have terribly slow graphic performance

I think I've asked and googled this a lot of times. So many that I've lost the count. Anyway I have installed the three versions that I mentioned above and they all have the same issue and it is that ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 HDMI resolution and display options incorrect

I have installed ubuntu 13.04 and the HDMI resolution is incorrect and options limited to a max of 1280x720. The VGA is not perfect as it is cutting off the top taskbar slightly, it also shows a ...
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Google Earth freezes during zoom-in on Intel processors with integrated graphics

When I zoom in at a certain zoom level, Google Earth makes my system freeze completely so that I have to power off or reboot I use Kubuntu 12.04 and my laptop has an Intel(R)Core(TM)i3-2310M CPU @2....
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Am I using integrated or discrete graphics?

My work station is a Macbook Pro which has... integrated graphics: Intel HD 3000 discrete graphics: Radeon XXXX... I have installed drivers for the discrete graphics right after installation. ...
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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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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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Do Apple Thunderbolt displays work with Ubuntu 14.04 on 11,2 Macbook Pros with Iris graphics

Do Apple Thunderbolt displays work with Ubuntu 14.04 on 11,2 Macbook Pros with Iris (integrated Intel) graphics
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Ubuntu 14.04 Intel Graphics Dual / Extended Monitors

Once Ubuntu user returned after a few years messing around with other distros. I have just installed 14.04 and I'm having an issue with my dual monitors. I've Googled this issue only to find solutions ...
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“Could not get screen information” error

I have Ubuntu 13.10 32bit OS. A few days ago I added gnome3 ppa and upgraded to gtk 3.10. I had to fix many gnome bugs. But I couldn't find a solution to this one. When I try to open display ...
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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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How can I know which GPU my VGA output uses?

I have an optimus GPU 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT ...
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Xubuntu 13.04, Intel video chip, bad color and video

I'm using an Intel mother board (D865G SA), about a 2006 vintage, and using the built in video port. The video chip is Intel 865G Extreme Graphics 2. Previous versions of Xubuntu looked normal, but ...
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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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No sound through hdmi to TV

I have a Toshiba Satellite Laptop Model P745-S4102 with Intel integrated graphics and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed recently. When I connect my HDMI TV to it I only get video through it and no audio. In ...
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How to setup widescreen resolutions? Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3000

I have an IBM Thinkcentre with an 'Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3000' but Ubuntu only shows 4:3 resolutions in the display settings. Is there an easy way to add support for widescreen resolutions?...
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How to use external displays with Intel driver on a NVidia/Intel hybrid system

I switched to a new laptop, a Dell Latitude E6520. This laptop has a NVidia/Intel hybrid GPU setup. When "NVidia Optimus" is enabled then Linux (Ubuntu Oneiric) sees both GPUs: lspci | grep VGA 00:02....
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Disable ATI Radeon HD6470 in Dell Vostro 3350 and use integrated Intel in core i5

At the moment ATI Radeon HD6470 hasn't working proprietary driver. Open source driver works not well too: the card heats and cooler works very loud and notebook becomes hot. I would like to use ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Suddenly Fails to Boot [duplicate]

My Ubuntu installation has decided not to work anymore. I suspect it's something graphical or to do with memory. Read on for more. Background. I installed Ununtu 14.04 on my laptop a few months ago ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 graphics crashes with Intel graphics

I just updated a laptop to Ubuntu 16.04, and now I see the following problem. At random moments (but when some graphics activity is going on, such as opening a window), the display garbles and the ...