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

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xserver-xorg-video-intel - 2:2.21.6 has a bug - how do I update?

I'm on raring and the xserver for my intel hardware (xserver-xorg-video-intel - 2:2.21.6) has a bug. Running pd (pure data) reliably crashes X. It's a known bug (see here) and it has been fixed in ...
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No Unity, can't send bug report

After updating today, 13.04 no longer shows Unity panels. I tried the guide to reporting from console, but it always shows "please fill out the form in the automatically opened web browser". Is there ...
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Custom resolution and screen positioning to ignore dead space

A few days ago my laptop display developed a rectangular artifact with the width of the screen and the height of 84 pixels. I can no longer use this space but I was wondering if I could set a custom ...
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Enable HDMI Port Xubuntu 12.04

I have an HP Pavillion dm4 with intel core i5. I'm trying to get my second screen going but whenever I plug it in, nothing happens. The display settings don't recognize the second output either. I ...
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Screen shuts down when trying to install or try ubuntu? [duplicate]

I bought Lenovo Y510P and I want to use Ubuntu. When I try install or try Ubuntu the screen shuts down and nothing appears. When I selected to try Ubuntu. I hear the sound of Ubuntu start yet, the ...
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Where do I find drivers for Intel HD 4000/nVidia GT 640M laptop?

I just completely moved from Windows to Xubuntu 13.04 on my Gigabyte u2442 laptop. Specs: Intel Core i5-3210m 8GB DDR III Ram 128GB SSD Intel HD 4000 nVidia Geforce GT 640M What I would like to know ...
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Graphics in half screen

I'm new with Ubuntu and downloaded the latest version about a week ago. I have issues with my launcher, dash, and unity not showing, but I can cope since I can figure things out from the terminal. My ...
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Slow FX/Unity perfomance in a Intel(r)915G/915GV/910GL Graphics, can be improved?

Since I upgraded Ubuntu to 13.04, last Friday, FX on Unity is very slow. This is a pretty annoying issue, because everything has an FX: Launcher menu, Appl. Switcher and so on. I tried to disable ...
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Black Screen after boot menu for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS & 13.04? [duplicate]

Every time I try and install Ubuntu on my laptop from a USB I get it to the first page where you select if you want to install or try it but no matter which i choose, I get a blank screen forever. I ...
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Resolution problem after upgrading kernel

I have an ASUS laptop X53S and Ubuntu 12.04. After the last update to 3.2.0-50-generic, my resolution changed to 1024x768 and it is not possible to increase it as before. In System > Settings, I see: ...
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Flash & graphic-card problems: 82865G Integrated Graphics Controller

I'm a new ubuntu user and installed 13.04 on a computer that used to run on xp. Since I installed Ubuntu I had some troubles: Unity is not launching: so i use the gnome interface The ...
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How can i get Boinc to play with Xscreensaver?

is there a simple way to get Boinc and Xscreensaver to play nicely?
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Unity interface works slow on intel hd 2000

Hello! I'm install ubuntu 13.04. All works fine, but unity interface slow and freeze. It's going me crazy. My pc config: i5-2300 ...
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12.04 - Screen glitches / freezes after “Lock Screen”

Ubuntu 12.04, 3.5.0-36-generic kernel through LTS Hardware Enablement stack. HD4600 GPU on top of an Intel Core i7-4770. When I use the "Lock Screen" feature of the desktop, sometimes I will go back ...
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Two types of graphic cards in my computer [duplicate]

sudo lshw -C display says: *-display description: Display controller product: Mars [Radeon HD 8670A/8750M] vendor: Hynix Semiconductor (Hyundai Electronics) ...
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Ubuntu Multiple Monitor Support

I have recently aquired a Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition (7520) and I am trying to get 2 monitors connected, plus the laptop screen. With a single monitor I can have things working no problem, but ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, DELL 7010MT (i5-3470), success in running FlightGear, but texture not good

I have DELL 7010MT, the CPU is i5-3470, memory 8GB DDR3, 1600 dual channel. Success installed FlightGear, and can run it. But, the texture is not okay. The picture for texture white colour, is ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 amd64 ATI HD 5850 isn't found (instead just the Intel GPU)

I have an Acer Aspire 7745G laptop. The freshly installed Ubuntu shows in the settings that the Intel Ironlake Mobile is found, but not the ATI. When I go into the BIOS and switch the Graphics mode to ...
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Radeon 7770, Integrated intel gpu and two monitors

I want to connect two monitors, one to Radeon 7770, and second to integrated intel gpu (i have to do it that way). I installed Radeon's drivers from official site, and Intel drivers from ...
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what is the idea of developing mir? [duplicate]

Is Mir is developed from the source code of wayland directly or indirectly? how Mir is developed so quickly?
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How to get better graphics than VESA: Intel®Sandybridge Mobile Graphics

I am currently using the VESA: Intel®Sandybridge Mobile Graphics and I must say, I do not like the appearance of almost everything. My unity is running only on 2D mode. My screen resolution is also ...
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Text is cut out [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 desktop on my PC. Everything is OK, but when I use Firefox, Terminal. The text is cut out, I can fix it by zooming in/out. This is the output when I run lspci | grep ...
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Ubuntu randomly change resolution by itself to 1024x768

I'm running 13.04 on an IBM machine with integrated intel graphics on a 1920x1080 monitor. When I boot up, the resolution is fine for a couple of seconds and then the screen goes black, and the ...
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Upgraded to 12.10, can't boot up

So I had Ubuntu 12.04, and all was well - except it froze occasionally. Monkeying around with the kernel made no difference, so I asked here (can't find my old question). Someone advised upgrading to ...
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3D Games Crashes i7 Intel GPU

On an i7 3820XM processor with the integrated Intel graphics, games keep crashing. Notably supertuxkart. I used to play on the nVIDIA GPU but people tell me it's buggy, ignore it, don't use it, so I'm ...
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Display resolution error after kernel update

I am using an Intel x86 64 bit board with the 4000 GPU for 12.04. For my display I am using my Sony LCD TV. When I apply this update: Start-Date: 2013-07-04 09:10:11 Commandline: aptdaemon ...
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I don't give up on Ubuntu, so I installed Ubuntu 13.04, but work very slow [duplicate]

Ubuntu or nothing :), this is my motto. I installed (without problems) Ubuntu 13.04 via live USB stick, on the other hand I could not do the same with Ubuntu 12.04 (installation just crashed). I ...
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How to make Ubuntu remember gamma settings

I finally was able to make Ubuntu 12.04 remember my screen brightness. Seemed the only way it worked was putting xbacklight -set 80% to my startup programs. But how can I make it remember gamma ...
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Extremely slow desktop and laggy. Need help with graphics driver

I am a fresh newbie Ubuntu user and I just installed my first Ubuntu 13.04 onto my HP Slate 2. I did a liveCD on my USB drive and installed everything perfectly fine...nice and smooth, not a trace of ...
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Is Onboard graphics enough for running Ubuntu 12.04?

I have a laptop with core i3 processor and onboard graphics, 4gb RAM, desktop with core2duo processor, onboard graphics, 2gb RAM. I want to install ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop currently running ...
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Screen is flickering on max resolution

I got a new pc with an Intel i7 4770 with no extra video card. So this pc uses the Intel HD 4600. My monitor is one from Dell. It's the U2711. The max resolution of the monitor is 2560x1440. To ...
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Ocassional flickering screen

I have installed ubuntu on my Vaio VGN-Fe790G laptop which has a Intel® 945GM driver. The screen works fine, but whenever I open the launcher (with its transparent layer), or if I am in a game, I get ...
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Core i2x00 - Unstable if not updated frequently

and thanks in advance for your time. I am a new Ubuntu user and support tech; I really love some features of this O.S., I love the fact that it's free (as in freedom) and I was amazed to see how much ...
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Boot & Log on slow + graphics test fails on Ubuntu 13.04

I would really appreciate your feedback here. I have installed 13.04 on a friends laptop - with disappointing results : the boot is slow, the log-on is slow, and launching applications is slow. Once ...
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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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Do graphics drivers for Intel HD 4600 exist?

I recently installed Precise on an Intel i7-4770 machine with a HD 4600 GPU and I've unfortunately been experiencing the dreaded "flickering mouse cursor" from the beginning. I read that supposedly ...
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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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Lenovo G570 GPU hangs while playing games

I have a Lenovo G570 Laptop with the following specifications Memory 3.8 GiB Processor Intel® Core™ i5-2450M CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 Graphics Intel® Sandybridge Mobile OS type 64-bit Disk 1.2 TB Samsung ...
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HDMI connection is not detected

I have the Samsung 530U3C ultrabook with Intel HD4000 graphics. I have Ubuntu 13.04 (fresh install). The laptop is connected to the TV HDMI port, but it isn't detected by the laptop. The TV shows that ...
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Will Mir reduce usage of system resources? [closed]

I have spent quite a lot of time searching for the answer to this question and have not found a definite answer yet. I was hoping that either someone directly involved with creating Mir or someone ...
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Intel HD4000 HDMI and Ubuntu 13.04

Any ideas what can I do in order to get HDMI output in Ubuntu 13.04? I have an integrated Intel Hd4000 card. It is very frustrating that this basic function still doesn't work.. This is the output ...
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Suspend Fails to Resume on Lenovo G780 Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

I installed Ubuntu desktop over Ubuntu server and am facing a serious problem with suspend. When I press any button to resume, the screen flashes white then turns black. Pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1 and other ...
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No display on miniITX running Ubuntu 12.04

Install runs without issue. Once it reboots and gets past post, the display disappears (screen just goes to sleep). While testing with another Linux OS, I noticed that it comes up with a laptop ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode on hybrid gpu

im running ubuntu 13.04 on my Sony VPCSB37_GA with intel and amd Graphic cards I followed this tutorial so i can switch between intel and amd and it was working good, till yesterday. now i can only ...
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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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Logon screen resolution on two displays (Intel HD Graphics)

I have a laptop with Intel HD Graphics and resolution 1366 x 768 (d.1) and a display with resolution 1280 x 1024 (d.2). When I connected it via VGA while in my desktop it worked all right, but after ...
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Is it safe to use 3.9 kernel from ppa because 3.8 is broken in 13.04 on my hardware

I have a Acer 1810TZ with SSD on which Ubuntu runs really fast, except that 13.04 introduced a bug that made my laptop freeze after every suspend and nearly every boot. Had to force a restart every ...
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Running XBMC on Bumblebee-Nvidia

I have XPS 15z with Nvidia GT 525M and Intel graphics cards running using optimus technology. Currently, when I start xbmc it runs using the "intel" driver. And it runs totally fine but I would like ...
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Intel Graphics 4500HD- X3 Game (Linux) on Ubuntu 13.04

Yesterday I tried to install X3: Reunion (Linux Distribution) on Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit. My laptop uses the Intel Graphics 4500HD. Ubuntu's driver alternative- installed: Intel® Ironlake Mobile ...
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Can't extend desktop to second monitor

I have a Vostro 200, Intel Pentium D (E2160) processor and Intel G31/G33 video adapter. The video adapter is integrated and I'm using a VGA splitter to connect to monitors. The monitors are Samsung ...