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

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Problem installing Nvidia driver on Lenovo z570

I have a Lenovo z570, I found out that my laptop has two Graphic Card (Intel + Nvidia). When I tried to install Nvidia driver, I've got an error which says: The graphics driver could not find ...
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How to disable DisplayInfo for Intel i810 when there is no xorg.conf?

I'm testing 12.04 on an office desktop. This machine has an integrated Intel i810. This very machine used to run Ubuntu (or Kubuntu) quite well, until the Natty Narwhal release, when the X server ...
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How do I adjust the resolution on a Dell GX620?

Hello I was running Ubuntu 10.04 on a desktop Dell Optiplex GX620 with onboard graphics Intel 82945g (945G), and even then I had to use xrandr to add mode 1280x1024 and edit the files in /etc/gdm, but ...
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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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External monitor support for Sandy Bridge integrated graphics

I have a Lenovo W520 with an I7 2720QM+Nvidia Quadro 2000M. Now, I always use the system in integrated graphics mode, but I've found that with this setup, the system doesn't detect external monitors ...
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Graphics show up as unknown on a Dell Inspiron 1564 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my Intel integrated graphics to be recognized in System Info I have a Dell Inspiron 1564 i3 330M. I dual boot it with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Prior to ...
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How to get a driver for an Intel 82852/855GM?

My niece's laptop had Ubuntu 9.04 and supported this video card perfectly, Compiz effects, games, movies, everything..., but she wanted Iphone support so I installed the new Ubuntu 11.04, but for my ...
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Will 3D games run in a VirtualBox4-hosted Windows system under Ubuntu with Intel GMA X4500HD card?

I've just got a laptop with Intel GMA X4500HD card (which is said to be DirectX10-compliant, while my previous laptop had Intel 82852/855GM and no chance to play modern 3D games at all). It would be ...
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Compiling and installing Intel graphics card drivers

I have a laptop which has an Intel core 2 duo processor with in-built graphics card. I have some issues with the video drivers. I want to know from where I can get latest sources code for the drivers, ...
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GMA 5700 MHD Dell Vostro 3300 externel vga monitor is flickering

I use the Dell Vostro 3300 und Ubuntu Lucid 10.10. The VGA for the external monitor is flickering. The problem seams to be the Intel Graphics. lspci / grep “VGA” says: VGA compatible controler: Intel ...
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Monitor won't display at native resolution.

Whenever i connect my monitor to my laptop, it won't display the video at the native resolution in Ubuntu, but my monitor works fine and does both in Windows 7! In Ubuntu it just gives me stripes and ...
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How can I use my Intel HD GPU at the same time as my NVIDIA GPU on a Desktop system?

So, I've found only a handful of questions / articles about this topic but in pretty much all cases it's about laptops. This is very different because it's usually related to Nvidia Optimus sort of ...
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Intel HD 5500 support on ubuntu?

I am searching for a new laptop these days, with an intel i5. But around 95 % of them have intel hd 5500 graphics. By making a simple google search for it I can find a dozen of incompatibility ...
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How can I confirm that I'm using Adobe Flash hardware acceleration (VDPAU) with Chrome on Ubuntu with integrated Intel card HD4xxx and default driver?

The title tells it all. I have found one similar question but it is outdated from 2013 and not related to Chrome. How can I enable hardware acceleration for flash on Intel graphics? When I go to ...
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is it safe to remove i915-3.18-3.16-dkms after updating to Ubuntu 15.04?

I installed latest Intel i915 drivers via Intel Graphic Installer (Ubuntu 14.10). After updating to Ubuntu 15.04, error regarding "i915-3.18-3.16-dkms" package appeared. Is it safe to remove this ...
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Triple monitor on Nvidia and Intel

I want to use 3 monitors, one on built-in Intel iGPU card and 2 on PCI-E Nvidia card on desktop. Is this setup possible? Searching gives Bumblebee for Optimus technology on notebooks, I tried and it ...
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How can I disable i915 Intel integrated graphics permanently?

I have a nVidia GTX660 running the latest drivers via the Ubuntu additional hardware tab. As such, I noticed I have been having weird issues when playing graphic intensive games and I found that ...
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Configure Xorg to work from integrated

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS, with an Intel CPU + integrated graphics, with a GTX650 GPU. I asked this question on SO but they said it was offtopic. I want to use my GPU for debugging CUDA code and for ...
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Laptop screen goes black, but laptop still running

I have an old Asus laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Sometimes the laptop's screen goes black, but the laptop keeps running. It happens when loading a youtube video or websites like GDrive, but not all ...
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Using Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT and Intel HD 4000 at same time

I have been running Ubuntu in a VM at work for a while now to do my programming in and finally got sick of windows and decided to go full Ubuntu. I can't seem to get my 3 monitors to work. When I ...
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Three screens with Nvidia video card and Intel HD graphics?

I have a Nvidia video card, but also a built in Intel HD graphics. On windows I can do 3 screens with 2 screens on the nvidia and the third on the Intel card. Is this also possible in Ubuntu? Because ...
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Intel Graphics Installer on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Thar

Is there a way to install the the Intel Graphics Installer for Linux on Ubuntu 14.04? I installed the Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit version from here but I get Operating System Not Supported error when trying ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 blank screen with cursor after installing libopencv-dev

After installing libopencv-dev from the Ubuntu repository, I get a blank screen with cursor after logging into a session (after restarting the computer). I think there were some Nvidia-related ...
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Logon screen resolution on two displays (Intel HD Graphics) [closed]

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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Unable to enable dual displays

I am running an almost-fresh version of Ubuntu 12.04 on my old Dell Inspiron 710m laptop. I had to re-install yesterday due to a different display issue. I wasn't able to directly reinstall 12.04 ...
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Trying to use 3 monitors with Intel integrated Graphics and Separate video Card

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a desktop that has a Intel i7 2600k with integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics and a GeForce GT430 1GB video card. I have 2 monitors (in a vertical orientation) ...
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Ubuntu and bumblebee and intel problem

I have a brain teaser that i can't solve. When 12.04 (64bits) came out, i did a fresh install and then installed bumblebee with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bumblebee/stable sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 OpenCL with Intel and Radeon?

I want to setup my Ubuntu 12.04 with OpenCL(Open Computing Language) support for i7 2600k and Radeon HD5870. My Monitor is connected to the integrated Graphics of the i7. Intel OpenCL SDK is ...
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Periodic short freezes after new fresh installation [closed]

I have the problem that my screen and input freezes for approx 1 sec about every 30 sec. I have googled a bit and found that this symptom has showed up with several different actual causes. For ...
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Why my gamma settings in my xorg.conf is reseted to 1.0 after some seconds in login screen? [closed]

Recently I changed my monitor for a newer one. This new monitor has a darker image than my old one (for example, videos with dark scenes are now completely black). Bright and Contrast are 100% in ...
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Tinted green picture when connecting Dell Inspiron 1525 to a TV via HDMI [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 Intel GMA x3100 graphics Intel 965 chipset The built-in monitor works fine, but when I try to connect it to my Toshiba 32WL48E LCD TV via the HDMI port, I get a green ...
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Which ATI/AMD, or Intel, or NVIDIA Graphics for Unity? [duplicate]

I really want to know which one of them better for running Unity 3D or GNOME 3 Shell. I'm specifically interested in this for desktop, not laptop, computers.
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One SSD, two computers (with different video cards). Best approach for video drivers?

I have a single SSD I dual-boot with Windows 7 / Ubuntu 11.10. I switch this drive daily between two computers. One is a laptop with integrated Intel graphics. The other is a desktop with an NVIDIA ...
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Vaapi not working in Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Dell Vostro 1014 having GMA 4500 mhd. I have installed vaapi driver but it shows that it supports Mpeg2 acceleration only. Actually I want to use it for playing full HD video that takes ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Intel graphics(hd 4000) in ubuntu 14.04

So I tried installing intel hd graphics 1.08 in ubuntu 14.04 but it says 'Distribution not supported'. I read up on the intel graphics forum that they have disabled it for ubuntu 14.04. So here is my ...
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How can I reload video driver after black screen?

I have intel i915 graphic driver. Sometimes I get black screen, I have a shortcut for sudo service lightdm restart but it doesn't fix black screen problem. How can I reload graphic driver? EDIT: It ...
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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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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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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 ...