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

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How do I setup dual monitors in Xfce?

I've got an laptop with a intel chip, and I'd like to setup dual monitors in Xfce. How do I do this?
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Where is the X.org config file? How do I configure X there?

As Ubuntu 10.10 seems to neither detect my graphics card (Intel 82852/855GM) automatically nor use the corresponding Intel driver even after manually installing it, I am looking into manually ...
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Unable to change brightness in a Lenovo laptop

Brightness adjustment keys <Fn + ⇑/⇓> have no effect (although they are recognized by the environment), and I can't change the brightness using GUI tools as well. This seems like a problem in ...
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How to add display resolution fo an LCD in Ubuntu 12.04? xrandr problem

I am fresh for Ubuntu and Linux in general. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and stuck trying to setup correct resolution for my LCD display. The native resolution for the LCD is 1920x1080 here is the ...
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How do I install the Intel Graphics driver in my system?

Can someone help me out and explain or point me in the right direction on how to check video drivers and see if my video card running okay? I had 10.04 installed on my Thinkpad r61 with Compiz ...
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Clearsigned file isn't valid, from 01.org package?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I have an HD 4600 integrated graphics chip. lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor Integrated ...
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Is there an alternative to Redshift and F.lux which only dims the screen?

I want one where it reduces the screen's brightness, either by time or on demand (I don't mind). I have onboard Intel graphics. I don't want it to be like Redshift where it changes the screen's hue.
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Font corruption: lines through characters

I have a problem where a one-pixel high white line is displayed through certain letters of text. Almost always only a single character type is affected at once, and only in one font size (though that ...
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When will we get Sandy Bridge support?

I'd like to build a machine running Ubuntu and using the new Sandy bridge (i5 2500 specifically) intel cpu's. I heard that 10.10 doesn't have the best support (or simply won't work) with the new cpus ...
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Screen tearing in 11.10 with intel graphics [closed]

I have a slight screen tearing when watching videos in Ubuntu 11.10 x64, really annoying. Both in Unity and GNOME-Shell. Please focus the answer to GS since it's my primary DE and it's where I want it ...
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How do I set the native resolution on an HP Mini 210-1004sa?

FYI: My Netbook model is HP Mini 210-1004sa, which comes with Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150, and has a display 10.1" Active Matrix Colour TFT 1024 x 600. I recently removed Windows 7 Starter ...
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Switch from NVidia to internal Intel HD graphics - OpenGL does not work

I switched today to the internal Intel HD graphics of my G630T CPU. The desktop works but XBMC would not start. It complains that it needs OpenGL accelerated hardware. When I check the System Info - ...
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Does 11.04 support Sandy Bridge?

How well does Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) support the processors of Intel's architecture Sandy Bridge and their Intel HD Graphics? Are there any problems with running 11.04 on Sandy Bridge?
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How can I see which video card on my Optimus-enabled machine is being used?

I'm Using Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on my Optimus-enabled Asus K55v notebook. This means it features two video cards; an integrated Intel one (1GB shared memory), and a discrete Nvidia Geforce 610M. ...
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How to enable OpenGL 2.0 and WebGL on GMA 3150?

I have a Dell Mini 1012 which has an Intel N450 processor and GMA 3150 integrated graphics card running Ubuntu 10.10. According to Intel's website the graphics card supports OpenGL 2.0. ...
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How do I disable intel graphics in a hybrid graphics setup?

I have a Dell Vostro 3700 version A10. The relevant bits from lspci -v | grep VGA are: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 18) ...
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Unity 3d Not supported, Intel 945GM graphics card

I have just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my computer, and everything seems to run great. Well, almost. At log on, I can select from the settings the Ubuntu desktop (not ubuntu 2d). Compiz configuration ...
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Less graphics power all the sudden (Intel HD 3000)

I have a Intel Sandy Bridge i5 with the HD 3000 graphics card. I used to be able to play Urban Terror and Nexuiz comfortably with 85 and 60 frames per seconds until mid/end of October 2012, the former ...
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How to install Intel 82852/855GM driver?

When I installed Arch Linux, it detected my video card and monitors correctly "out-of-the box". Now I've installed Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" and it has not. How do I configure Ubuntu to use ...
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Screen resolution stuck at 1024x768

I just updated from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04 and have an issue regarding the screen resolution. I have Intel integrated gfx chip and my monitor supports resolutions larger than 1024x768. (in 10.10 I've ...
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How do I install drivers for an Intel HD Graphics?

In System Info in 11.10, the graphics driver wasn't detected. I use ACER Aspire 4750 with Intel Core i3-2340M and Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphic card How to install the driver for my Ubuntu?
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How can I enable the SNA acceleration method for Intel cards, under Ubuntu 12.04 - 12.10?

SNA acceleration method considered as a "new" and better acceleration method compared with default. Lot of benchmarks shows us that SNA is faster. This acceleration method supported by the 2.20 Intel ...
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Ubuntu 13.04. fail to start after installing nvidia drivers (Vostro laptop)

Everything worked fine in 13.04 Ubuntu but then i installed nvidia-drivers-103 Now it does not load into login screen at all. I see blank purple screen during start-up and then just blank black screen ...
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How to use Intel integrated graphic card for display and NVidia card for CUDA on a desktop

On my desktop, I have a GTX560Ti which I use for CUDA and display I have installed the installed the nvidia driver and everything works fine I have an Intel HD Graphics 3000 integrated in my CPU. I ...
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Intel HD Graphics card not recognized in System Info

When I check the info of my laptop, it shows me "Graphics Unknown": Can anyone help me resolve this?
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Triple-head on a Lenovo T520

Lenovo T520 with integrated Intel HD graphics + a NVidia card (Optimus) Ubuntu 11.10 on the computer. I would like to use the built-in screen plus two external screens. This PDF indicates that it is ...
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Apport-gpu-error-intel.py crash

Feeling disempowered by Ubuntu's new bug reporting policy/system. My Intel i5 machines have all experienced daily (if not more frequent) freezes, but it's very difficult to report bugs now and policy ...
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Why do flash players consume up to 20 times more CPU than VLC player to view exactly the same video file?

When I play a video (H264 MPEG4 AVC 320x180) online (in Firefox or Chrome) it uses to consume up to 100% CPU, but if I download it (exactly the file played) and use VLC - it takes just 5% (6% at ...
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Open Source friendly Graphics Card manufacturers?

Everyone knows that in general, Nvidia has the best supported graphics cards under Linux. But I don't want to buy into Nvidia's proprietary drivers if I don't have to. ATI has open source drivers, but ...
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How to manage two video cards on a laptop (ATI and Intel)?

I have a laptop with two video cards. One ATI and on integrated Intel. On Windows, I can choose which video card I want to use. For example, I use the Intel card for normal use and for gaming, I ...
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How can I get my Intel 82945G/GZ video card to support more resolutions?

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04,the screen resolution is stuck at 1920x1280.everything appears big,its not comfortable to look at. There is no such option about screen resolution. I got into the ...
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How can fix HDMI HDTV overscan when I my TV has no aspect ratio setting?

I have a 32" Vizio HDTV. It's a few years old, but running well. I just connected a new nettop to it using HDMI out. It's the Intel 3x00 graphics chipset. I'm seeing overscan, where the resolution in ...
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How to enable overscan compensation in the i915 driver?

Does the i915 driver support "overscan compensation"? If so, how can I enable it? EDIT: Or is there any other driver for Intel's HD4000 graphic that supports "overscan compensation"?
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How can I know if my pc has the right drivers?

I'm new to linux, I got myself an Ubuntu 10.04 I think that the audio drivers aren't working well, since the sound is not as good as before (on windows). I also think the graphic drivers aren't ...
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How to correctly enable/test VA-API on Intel Sandy Bridge?

I would like to know which package I have to install and how to test that is working fine? I know there are many question similar but no one is complete and clear to me
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The system is running in low-graphics mode (12.04)

Every time I boot I get the "The system is running in low-graphics mode" error. The problem is similar to this one: "the system is running in low graphics mode" i get this message when i ...
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How do I install the Intel HD 3000 video driver?

how do I install a new video driver? I need to install the Intel HD 3000 video driver in my PC which is running Ubuntu 10.04.
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Ubuntu 13.04 screen freezing [duplicate]

I have some issues with my Ubuntu 13.04 upgrade. From time to time everything on the screen except mouse pointer freezes forever. Ctrl+Alt+F1 (and so on) still works: if there is animation on screen, ...
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How do I enable hardware accelerated video in VLC with Intel HD 4000 GPU?

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell Latitude E5530, and I am unable to get hardware accelerated video decoding running in VLC player. I've ticked the hardware acceleration option in the settings of ...
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How to re-configure graphics from Intel integrated to Intel / ATI switchable?

Minimum goal: Ability to switch between the graphic cards without drivers re-installation. Restarting computer in the process is fine. There are lots of 'how to get switchable graphics to work' ...
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How to set up multiple GPUs (12.04)?

I have two GPUs: one Intel i915 integrated, and one NVIDIA 560 Ti. This is NOT a hybrid setup, nor a laptop. In Windows 7, each card is connected to a different monitor, with the NVIDIA doing any ...
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What are the Graphics capabilities of i915 driver?

I would like to know if i915 driver support all the features of DirectFB. I dont know whether this is the right way to ask what i have in my mind. When i look at the code, i find that it support just ...
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Intel GMA 950 missing driver for an EEE PC 1008HA

System info shows graphics unknown so I guess the slow response problem in unity is due to that. Is there any way to get some drivers to my card? I have a GMA 950 graphics card and my computer is a ...
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“No required driver detected for unity” on Dell Mini 1010

I want to "try" ubuntu-netbook off the livecd on my Dell Mini1010 (Poulsbo Intel GMA 500 graphics card). It tells me that there is: "No required driver detected for unity. You will need to choose ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot on Asus X101CH Eee PC [duplicate]

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 in my Asus X101CH Eee PC, using a live usb which I made using startup disk creator, replacing Ubuntu 12.04. The installation ran smoothly, but when I boot, it ...
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How to upgrade intel graphics package?

I have a Intel i7 laptop that does not show any resolution higher than 1280 x 1024. A little bit of research pointed me to a bug and subsequently to a fix. I have 11.10 currently installed. I want to ...
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Does Ubuntu include support for the Intel GMA 500?

I would like to know if the new open-source video driver included in kernel 3.0.x for the Intel GMA 500 will be included by default in the kernel that will be shipped in Oneiric Ocelot. The driver ...
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Xorg fails to start with Intel graphics

Ever since the installation of Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop today it has been refusing to start Xorg when booting on occasions. Randomly it works but about 75% of the time it either gives me a black ...
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How do I define the primary monitor in XFCE?

I've set up multiple monitors in xfce per this answer, but my secondary monitor was chosen as the main one. How do I change which monitor is the main one?
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12.04 hangs at “checking battery state”

My 12.04 system hangs at "Checking battery state". At this stage, no commands work eg: Ctrl+Alt+f1, or Alt+f5. I ran recovery mode, and ran the following commands: sudo mount -o remount, rw / sudo ...