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

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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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How do I adjust the screen contrast?

I am using an Acer Aspire 3680 with Intel GMA 950 video running Ubuntu 12 and I cannot find the setting to adjust the screen contrast setting. Too many colors and grays are washed out on the current ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Intel Haswell strange graphics and boot issue

I build a new system with a Core i5-4570S CPU and I use the internal graphics card. I can Install Ubuntu 13.04 without problem and everything seems to work fine, but during boot and when I turn the ...
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Is somehow possible to run Ubuntu with both graphics? [duplicate]

Is somehow possible to run Ubuntu with both graphics cards like in Windows ? I tested Linux Mint and he recognized both graphic cards and at details about my computer it was showing them both, but in ...
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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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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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AMD Hybrid graphics, hide intel gpu? 13.04

Clearly no one seems to be able to find an easy way to fix this. Im pretty sure the issue is the Intel driver conflicting with the Catalyst driver, this was fixed for a while in 12.10 by someone ...
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Digital Surround (HDMI) Output

I recently built a HTPC and installed Ubuntu 12.10 on it. It's a Shuttle XH61V with an onboard HDMI connection that I'm using to connect to the TV, which in turn connects to the speaker system (5.1). ...
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GPU lockup on Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E130 [closed]

I recently bought a netbook Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E130 (Video card Intel HD Graphics, CPU Intel Pentium B997 ULV) on which I installed Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits. A systematic bug makes it annoying to use ...
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Details window showing “unknown” driver for Graphics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my graphics card to be recognized in System Info? I have Intel Graphics Card, which have model number GM965. It is on a Notebook, (Lenovo 3000 Y410). My ...
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Ubuntu driver for Intel Sandybridge/Ivybridge Graphics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install drivers for an Intel HD Graphics? I have installed Edubuntu 11.10 on a HP Pro 3420 All-in-One PC (CPU G630, 64 bit). Initially I couldn't get any ...
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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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White rectangles on screen [closed]

My screen frequently doesn't refresh correctly and white rectangles remain. What can I do? My graphics adapter is 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor ...
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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 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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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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Intel GMA 4500M screen resolution problem

I was previously running 10.10 on my Acer Aspire laptop. It has Intel GMA 4500M integrated graphics and worked just fine. Great display, sharp, crisp, etc. I decided to do a fresh install of 11.10 ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu freezes after I run video on the full screen on Chrome 40

After the last update, when I run video on a full screen(youtube, facebook video...) the cursor disappears, and the video works well. But when I close the video(with esc) the whole system freezes and ...
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Displayport 1.2 MST/daisy chain - Dual Monitor setup - Intel graphics

I am running ubuntu 13.10 on a desktop system and I have 2 monitors that I am trying to connect via Displayport's 1.2 multi-streaming support. The system is equiped with an Intel Core i7-4770K ...
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How to install Intel graphics for Dell Inspiron 1545 Laptop

Whenever I start any game (e.g. Max Payne 2), A message like "Install your video card drivers". My laptop configuration is: DELL Inspiron 1545 OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Processor: Intel Core2 Duo T6400 15.6 ...
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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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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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Problem with Installing intel-linux-graphics-installer in 13.10 : Dependency problems

When I try in apt-get install intel drivers I have this errors: I don't know what I do wrong. How can I resolve this ?
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Are Intel HD 4000 graphics supported on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS?

I have an intel Core i7-3700 system with Intel HD 4000 integrated graphics with a dual monitor setup (1 connected via VGA, the other via DVI) on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64bit. I'm trying to get my monitors ...
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How do I find a proprietary driver for the Intel graphics card I have?

I have an Intel corporation core processor integrated graphics controller (rev 18), and I am trying to get a proprietary driver for my graphics card so I can play Amnesia from the Humble Bundle. I am ...
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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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Fixing display issues on Intel 82845GL

I have opened up this question on launchpad too, but in the interest of getting a bigger response base I am posting it here, hoping someone will pick it up. Natty doesn't behave very well with the ...
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Which Intel video cards do not have an open source driver?

Nearly all Intel video cards have open source driver and therefore work fine under Ubuntu, however, I would like to know which are the ones that don't? I want to buy a laptop and need to know which ...
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Error: couldn't find RGB GLX visual or fbconfig ubuntu 12.04

I'm using Intel HD Graphics as graphics card and I'm trying to open an OpenGL program, but, when I try to run it, I have the following error: OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0.0' ...
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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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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 ...