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

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Trailing mouse and other small graphical glitches, unable to install proprietary drivers in 14.04 [closed]

So I've been trying to get various distros Ubuntu running on my PC for a few months now, on and off. I recently had success with 14.04 on my Laptop so I decided to give it a go on my PC, especially ...
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Configure Ubuntu 13.10 to rotate display globally?

How can you configure Ubuntu 13.10 to rotate the display globally (for LDM and all users)? I have an Intel graphics chipset with an x64 processor. lspci shows the following for my graphics chiset, ...
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Why does LIBVA return an error while trying to init Intel GM965 driver?

Ubuntu 12.04 amd64, Intel 965GM chipset. Here is the result of vainfo command: libva: VA-API version 0.32.0 libva: va_getDriverName() returns 0 libva: Trying to open ...
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No HDMI output on 12.10, Intel HD graphics (Ironlake)

I am unable to get any output to my external monitor on 12.10. The monitor is recognized and shows the native res (1920x1080, correct) but enabling has no effect. Graphics chipset is Intel Ironlake ...
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Banding with intel HD 4000

I just installed 12.10 on a mid-2012 13" Macbook Pro and I've noticed that gradients on-screen exhibit slight banding problems. The system says it's running 24-bit colour but it seems more like ...
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Couldn't find matching GLX visual (Resource temporarily unavailable)

When I execute etracer (ExtremeTuxRacer) from within a terminal all I get is: "etracer error: Couldn't initialize video: Couldn't find matching GLX visual (Resource temporarily unavailable)" I have ...
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Messed up my 12.04 graphics: Falsely installed NVidia drivers on HD Graphics

OK hope you can help. After installing Ubuntu 12.04 I noticed that my graphics were sluggish so I decided to install the new NVidia drivers. Wrongly I assumed I needed NVidia drivers. Stupid mistake, ...
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Is triple monitor possible with Intel HD 3000?

I am considering buying a new PC, with Intel HD 3000. I have 3 monitors, the MB has VGA, HDMI and DVI outputs. Is it possible to work with 3 monitors in such a system (with 12.04 or 11.10)? Does ...
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Can T520+Bumblebee run an external monitor via DisplayPort?

Using 64-bit Ubuntu 11.10 and integrated (Intel) graphics, I can run the 1600x900 laptop display plus a 1600x1200 external monitor connected to the VGA adapter. But my external monitor is 1920x1200 ...
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Getting drivers to work for intel gma 950

I recently switched over my netbook to Ubuntu 11.10 and I'm having issues with detecting the graphics chipset. The closest I've come to finding a solution that does not require messing with git ...
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Giant battery consumption with dual graphics solution (only i-gpu working)

I use a Laptop with Intel Core i7 SandyBridge and integrated Intel HD3000 graphics as well as a Nvidia Geforce GTS 555M. So far, I got the impression my Laptop was running with the Nvidia graphics ...
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Unity 3D, Compiz effects and Intel Sandybridge Mobile Graphics

My notebook is a Pavilion dv6-6030el with an Intel i7-2630QM CPU, 8 GB of RAM and the ATI HD 6490m as VGA dedicated. I was forced to stop it due to the switchable graphics issue editing the GRUB and ...
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Dell Latitude E6420 multiple-monitors not working

Has anybody managed to use a Dell Latitude E6420 with Ubuntu 11.10 64bit installed on it with dual monitors? I could not get it working. I have the notebook plugged into the docking station with two ...
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Do I need a better graphics card for 11.10?

I am not anything like a gamer so a modern Integrated graphic card should be more than enough for me but after getting a new PC with Sandy Bridge CPU (Intel core i7 2600K) I've had very shaky display ...
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Does 11.10 support Sandy Bridge?

I'm an user of Ubuntu 11.10 who have an Asus U32sd equipped with i5 Sandy Bridge (Intel Graphics integrated). I'm afraid that the support of this plattform in Ubuntu is quite bad, and the ...
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Graphics issues: black screen [duplicate]

I cannot enable desktop effects from system>preferences>appearance. There also seems to be a big problem with my graphics in general, because many times I get a blank screen on booting. I have to ...
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TV HDMI output and resolution issues; broken after 11.04 upgrade [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop w/ Intel graphics: lspci: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (primary) (rev 0c) My TV is an ...
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GUI problems in Ubuntu 11.04 using 'Ubuntu Classic (No Effects)'

I have seen some questions like this but I thought I might be able to provide more detail. I recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 and wiped 10.10. Since my old built-in graphics card is incapable of 3D ...
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How do I clone my monitor?

I recently installed Ubuntu 10.10 on my Dell Latitude E6510 and I didn't find how do I do to clone monitors, I can only extend it. Is the Intel® HD Graphics, it is not the Nvidia version. Cloning ...
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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 does one enable Compiz on Alienware M11x R2?

I want to enable compiz on my Alienware m11x r2 but when I try to I get a message that I have to enable Nvidia propietary drivers and I can't enable them because it will cause problems with next ...
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Debugging Graphic errors

I have got a graphic problem, but I don't have a clue how to find the source of it. It seems like some parts of the display won't refresh when I am moving a window. It also has to be some software ...
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how to accelerate intel on board graphics card?

On ubuntu 13.10 saucy clean installation with an intel on-board graphics card, glxgears that comes with mesa-utils shows 60fps. A much older computer with ATI card and fglrx drivers shows 600fps. ...
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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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Poor performance when opening windows on new PC

I have just installed Linux on a new PC. I have a CD of Windows drivers - things seem to run OK, but windows open really slowly (like chug, chug, chug), and menus expand slowly, so presumably it's a ...
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Ubuntu crashes constantly and is upset with my video card. What can I do?

I knew I shouldn't have gone for the updates. But I did. And now my lovely Ubuntu keeps on fighting with my graphics card - or so it seems from my point of view. If I - read a up-to-480p video - or ...
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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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Problems with my Intel HD GC

I'm running Ubuntu and I have an Intel HD graphic card, I installed Counter Strike 1.6 and I cannot launch wide screen display mode, parts from the both side of my screen are black. Also when I am ...
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Can't activate “mirror display”

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell latitude E6410, I have a problem when using the VGA output I always have dual monitor and can't switch on the "mirror display" toggle under systems setting/displays. It's ...
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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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Graphics Drivers do not show up on System Info or Additional Drivers

So I've been having problems with a few games since I first switched over to Ubuntu about 3 weeks ago (very much still a noob, yes). I fixed a couple bugs with certain games, but on the whole I think ...
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xrandr shows VGA1 as disconnected

I have a Thinkpad W520 with Nvidia Optimus graphics. I have disabled the Nvidia card in BIOS (by selecting "integrated graphics"), so I'm running only on the integrated Intel graphics. I get full 3D ...
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How to load EDID Firmware with drm_kms_helper

I've some screen trouble with my computer, I use it with a KVM switch, but this switch seems to block the EDID detection of the screen, and as no screen is detected, after the boot (when the Ubuntu ...
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Intel graphic chipset and NVIDIA Geforce GTX560

I have an NVIDIA Geforce GTX560 with two video projectors and I would like to use the onboard Intel Graphic Chipset to plug an additional monitor. I saw the question : How can I use both Intel ...
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How do I get screen brightness controls to work with Intel HD3000 graphics?

TL;DR Version I'm looking for a simple way to install a working graphics driver for my laptop (via command line or system settings) so that I can control the brightness and resolution. Solution ...
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How well does Intel 3000 HD work?

Right now i have notebook with Nvidia 8400M GS (I know, it's not good card) and it's impossible to work normally when i'll plugin external monitor (1920x1080). Windows 7 can deal with it without ...
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Screen flickering on DELL Latitude E6510 with Intel Graphics

I use this dell machine at work for extended periods and usually have it connected to a 23" external monitor. Every now and then, a wavy flickering pattern appears on the screen and moves rapidly. It ...
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3D textures on Intel HD 3000 Sandy Bridge have erroneous rectangles in 32-bit GL/GLU games (but not 64-bit ones) in either 32-bit or 64-bit

I am wondering if there is a way to fix the following problem with Intel HD 3000 video drivers on Oneiric. As can be seen from the the linked image below the problem is that in some games (namely ...
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How do I install the lastest Mesa driver in 11.10?

I'm suffering from this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-intel/+bug/829086 Does anyone know how to fix this from reading the comments on the bug? There is a proposed ...
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Can't get 1280x800 screen resolution

How can I enable 1280x800 screen resolution? I started to have this issue once I switched from Windows XP to Ubuntu 11.10. Are there any drivers I need to download? I checked and Ubuntu says there are ...
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I have an Intel GPU and a AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5400 series GPU, multiple questions

They are the supposed to be Switchable, the Hybrid Graphics page seems to be a little dated (talking about 10.10 and kernel 2.6) I'm not sure the AMD MRHD is working, how can I tell which graphics ...
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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 ...
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Install Intel onboard graphic driver in Asus K53SV?

From the first time installing Ubuntu, I can not enable desktop effects. My laptop is Asus K53SV core i7 SB with hybrid graphic card Intel HD 3000/ Nvidia 540 GM. After installing Bumblebee, I still ...
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Can't set maximum resolution on an LG Flatron L177WSB

I have an LG Flatron L177WSB Monitor. My supported resolution is maximum 8192 x 8192 according to the xrandr command. But Ubuntu only allows me to set maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. I would like to ...
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DisplayPort with Intel integrated graphics

I have a HP Compaq 6000 Pro small form factor which has a DisplayPort output and Ubuntu 11.04 installed. The machine has integrated Intel graphics. I am trying to connect the machine to a monitor ...
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Low graphics performance with Intel HD graphics

hey, my laptop should be capable of running some games fine but doesn't. Examples are egoboo and tome. http://www.ebuyer.com/product/237739 this is my laptop. I tried the gears test and i only get 60 ...
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Natty crashes randomly and jumps to login

Sometimes when I work on Natty 32bit the screen goes black and jumps to the login-screen. i don't know how to reproduce this bug, but it seems it occurs when starting Applications. Anyone has a ...
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Intel DH57JG vs. Ubuntu 11.04 [closed]

I've installed 11.04 on my pc (processor i5 660) and what I get on start-up is in sequence a violet screen a black one and after system crash. The unique way to log in Ubuntu is in recovery mode. I ...
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Desktop effects could not be enabled with Intel 82G35

I moved an Ubuntu installation (i.e the hard drive) to a new machine, and while everything went alright, I had to delete xorg.conf to get X running. Now, Gnome is running fine, but I can't get desktop ...
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Mouse Cursor Freezes Randomly with Intel GMA 950

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. It's installed using Wubi, dual booting with Windows. It's a fresh install. At random times, the mouse cursor freezes and I can't click anything on the screen. I can move the ...