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

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Dual screen with JUST extended desktop

Im using a dual monitor set-up a lot, but i have a problem. I need to forbid to clone the dektop, i want to use just the extended desktop feature. Can it be done somehow? It's a problem because, when ...
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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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how to get adobe flash fullscreen video fluid with an atom processor?

My system has an atom N270 + intel i915 graphic card. Under Windows I can enjoy 720p bigbuckbunny youtube video fullscreen without any trouble. Under Ubuntu 12.04 I have laggy and choppy fullscreen ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 video issue on Dell Inspiron 1100

I have an old clunker - Dell Inspiron 1100 with A32 BIOS. I managed to install correctly from a USB drive, and the screen showed graphics in full natice 1024 x 768 - as did the 'try from USB' Ubuntu ...
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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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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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OpenGL runs on very low framerate with a intel graphic card

I got two systems which are almost identical but with slightly different graphic cards: System A product: N10 Family Integrated Graphics Controller vendor: Intel Corporation driver: i915 System B ...
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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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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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Xubuntu/Lubuntu/Ubuntu 12.10 cannot load XFC/LXDE/Unity on netbook running Intel N2600 [duplicate]

I just tried doing a fresh install of the 3 flavors of Ubuntu 12.10 and every time I try to boot into the GUI interface, I face an error saying "Fatal Error: No screens detected" and then just thrown ...
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Problems with libcairo2 when installing intel linux graphics on 64bits

I have the catalog broken and apt-get -f install is not working. I need help to repair it. this is the log. You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have ...
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Max resolution available is 1024x768, while I should expect 1280x1024

The max resolution what I can choose is 1024x768. What shall I do to have 1280x1024 (max resolution of my monitor) option too? My configuration: a Siemens brand PC Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot ...
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Dual graphic (between graphic card and mainboard graphic)

Can I do the dual graphic (use two same monitor, the monitor 1 is next to monitor 2, monitor 1 use the graphic card, monitor 2 the mainboard graphic) on Ubuntu? What driver I should install to do the ...
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Why are all videos jerky on an Intel 845G graphics controller in 12.04?

Currently I am using Lubuntu 12.04 desktop installed on my PC. When I play videos, the videos are really slow. It skips frames I have following PCI devices installed on the system Host bridge : ...
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load average is too high

i installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. Even if when I am doing nothing, load average is somewhere between 0.50 to 0.60. laptop configuration is toshiba satellite c640 Intel Core i5-2430M (2.3Ghz, ...
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How to get intel 82845 graphic drivers for ubuntu?

When I had XP, after installing it, I used to run the setup.exe file for graphic driver. This used to greatly improve graphic quality, like good looking small icons, cleaner videos, and so on. Now, ...
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Mathematica 8 constantly crashing when I rotate 3D graphics

Mathematica 8 is consistently crashing on Ubuntu 11.10 when I rotate 3D graphics. On Ubuntu 11.04 it did not. I have Intel GMA 900 integrated graphics. Did anyone encounter the same problem and ...
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Is there any PPA that follow the latest Intel Opensource Driver For Ubuntu 10.04?

Intel have opensource driver source repositories The question is, is there any PPA that try to create deb package from the repositories that follow the latest version?
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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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Desktop installation never gets to the graphical stage with a GMA500

I am trying to install ubuntu desktop on a hardware-set, which on a similar one, I have successfully installed ubuntu server with no issues. When booting from Ubuntu Desktop CD it ends up at the ...
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Flash Video Problem — Is this an Issue with my Intel Video Card?

When I maximize flash to full screen mode, it lags. The video renders slowly even though the sound is playing smoothly. I think this might be caused by an issue I'm facing with installing the ...
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How to control display brightness on Intel hardware?

I'm working with a Sony Vaio BZ-12 Notebook and want to know how to manage the brightness of my display, especially when it's in eco-mode. The designated Graphic-Accelerator is the Intel GM45. With ...
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Switching users freezes desktop

Since I upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10, I've been having problems switching between users. When I run Logout > Switch User in X, the screen often stops updating and the keyboard stops responding to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...