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How can I get my graphics card to be recognized in System Info?

I am new to Linux/Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Lenovo IdeaPad y510. System info says Graphics: unknown. Driver: unknown, Experience: Standard. What should I do to use all my ...
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Is the 64-Bit version of Ubuntu only compatible with AMD CPUs?

I was told that computers with more than 2 gig's memory need a 64 bit operating system to utilize all RAM. Is the 64bit Ubuntu download really JUST for AMD processors? I am asking because the disk ...
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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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No wireless with Intel Centrino Advanced-N 7260

I have just bought a new laptop. Acer v7-582PG. Everything works great with Ubuntu, exept the wireless module. I have tried Ubuntu 13.04 and 13.10 Beta. Still no luck. It is kind of a new wireless ...
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Is Turbo Boost Working?

I recently purchased a laptop with a sandy bridge CPU that is supposed to have turbo boost. Is turbo boost supported in 11.04? How can I tell if it's working? I tried this but it seems to only detect ...
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How to install nvidia optimus driver?

I have followed http://ubuntuportal.com/2012/01/bumblebee-3-0-tumblewed-nvidia-optimus-gpu-switching-for-linux-has-been-released-how-to-install-bumblebee-3-0-on-ubuntu.html this guide to install ...
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extension “GLX” missing on display

When I try to confirm than I can run Unity 3D on my Asus U31SD with intel's i5 Sandy Brigde and Nvidia 520 and Nvidia Optimus I receive this error: Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". Of ...
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xserver-xorg-video-intel not installed

I keep receiving a crash report and when I view the details it says xserver-xorg-video-intel not installed. I receive this crash report constantly. 5-10 times in a row. It is very annoying and I ...
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Details window showing “unknown” driver for Graphics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my graphics card to be recognized in System Info? I have Intel Graphics Card, which have model number GM965. It is on a Notebook, (Lenovo 3000 Y410). My ...
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CPU Turbo boost: modify temperature limit under 14.04

I've installed kubuntu 14.04, and there is some problem with CPU turbo frequency. I've read a lot about it, but can't find the correct answer. There is an i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40GHz with 3.20GHz turbo ...
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How do I install HD3000 drivers on ubuntu 12.04?

I have a Dell XPS 15 L502x. In ubuntu 12.04 it is not using the intel graphics and therefore, it is eating a lot of battery. any suggestions on how to get my intel graphics to work instead of nvidia ...
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Is there an easy way to enable S3TC on Intel graphics?

S3TC is a patented graphics mechanism for compressing textures. It's so widely patented that distributions (Ubuntu included) does not ship it with its free drivers. Closed-source drivers have this ...
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How reinstall the default graphics drivers?

When I installed ubuntu 11.10, 64 bits I didn't have to install any kind of graphics drivers and all 3d efects were working fine. Now, it seems to be that graphics drivers are uninstalled. I can't use ...
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Graphics driver for Intel 3150?

Hello everyone can anyone give me a link to the Ubuntu driver of graphics card designed for Intel 3150? And is there software which provides a substitute Ubuntu Store Windus content of the file ...
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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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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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Display issue on Toshiba Satellite P75-A7200

I am fairly new to Linux and Ubuntu and I am sure this is a simple issue. The screen is really dark on the boot up and it looks like it is off. I've found out that if I plug a monitor and boot, I can ...
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64-bit Intel machine can use the AMD64-bit? [duplicate]

I have a Intel 64-bit laptop with 8GB. I found somewhere that if I want to take the most out of my machine I should use the 64-bit version. But, is it correct that I can use the "Desktop image for ...
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How to remove Intel's Open Source Technology Center Driver?

I have downloaded and installed Intel's drivers from this link, following all instructions: https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads/2013/intelr-linux-graphics-installer-version-1.0.2 However, I would ...
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failed to get i915 symbols, graphics turbo disabled error on boot

Whenever I boot my laptop, I see this message and it makes the boot process very slow as my screen stays black for a long time before this message appears. It shows just for a split second but today ...
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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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Unity GUI pauses/freezes for less than a few seconds

I've just got my new Lenovo ThinkPad X220 with Intel HD graphics (I'm not sure what the chip is) and I've installed Natty. Everything works great out of the box, except there are short pauses/freezes ...
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How to reinstall or recover GRUB/MBR on an Intel Mac?

I'm on a triple boot MacBook (OSX, Ubuntu, Windows). Windows started misbehaving and needed to be re-installed (as it often does). After reinstalling windows, the MBR now points to Windows directly ...
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OpenGL with Intel 82865G integrated graphics

There's a similar question on the site, but it's outdated and doesn't specify exactly what I'm faced with. Namely, I have an old computer that I'm fixing for someone, and it's got this Intel 82865G ...
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Installation of the Catalyst drivers in a ATI / Intel hybrid laptop [duplicate]

I have installed the Catalyst drivers in my Ubuntu 11.10 64bit but they don't seem to be working. lspci -nn | grep VGA returns: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Core ...
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Disable AMD graphic card to save battery

I just bought a dell inspiron 5537 (which already comes with ubuntu 12) and I removed the ubuntu and installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside a windows 8.1. After struggling with the system is running low on ...
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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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How to enable to work only one card on my laptop?

I have a laptop with Intel HD and Nvidia GPU video cards and I have a problem with installing drivers for the second. They mess everything up. Unity don't want to start, because GLX MISSING ON DISPLAY ...
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My computer freezes very often when I watch videos on youtube, or if I browse the web

My computer freezes very often when I watch videos on youtube, or if I browse the web. I think that i have a problem with the driver of my graphic card ... Sony Vaio SVS1311F3E/W Intel Core i5-3210M ...
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How do I install Intel ethernet drivers?

I just bought a Lenovo T420, I booted the live CD and couldn't connect to my wireless router so I figured I needed the drivers for it. I have the last version of Ubuntu(12.04). It's a Intel® 82579 ...
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How to install Intel graphics HD 3000 drivers? [closed]

I have a Toshiba Satellite R830 which have a Intel graphics HD 3000. But Ubuntu 12.04, like previous versions, does not recognized it. How can I install the correct drivers?
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My wireless card is stuck on channel -1 when I'm trying to use aireplay-ng

I have an Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6200 (rev 35). I've put my card into monitor mode, started airodump-ng, etc. Even if I set my channel to 6 (happens to be the one of my access point) ...
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32-Bit UEFI Boot Support

I recently purchased a Dell Venue 8 Pro. I have read online about what it needs in order to boot into Ubuntu or any other Linux distro. From what I have gathered, what really needs to happen is ...
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How do I get turbo boost working?

I have a HP Pavilion dv6-2190us Notebook, its got 8GB DDR3 and an i7 processor with 1.60GHz (Turbo Boost up to 2.80GHz) I'm not sure if I'm doing something wrong or missing step or what but I can't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Laptop Screen Shaking - no problem on external monitor (HDMI) - Lenovo Y70 Touch

I've just got a Lenovo Y70 Touch laptop. Problem: The laptop screen is vibrating, (flickering? shaking? not sure what the best word for it) as if refresh rate was the problem. (17.3" 1920x1080) ...
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Does Intel turbo boost work in Ubuntu?

I have an Intel i7 processor. It's frequency is 2.67 GHz, however it has turbo boost allowed to a frequency of 3.3 GHz. Is turbo boost posible using Ubuntu?
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Taking The Cores Offline

I have Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz × 8 process which has 4 physical cores and 4 logical cores. Most of the time i been on AskUbuntu, Watching videos, Basically no processor hungry ...
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Intel HD 3000 (Sandy Bridge) 3d games problem

I can't play any 3d games on Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit because of texture gliches, desktop looks ok but games terrible with Intel HD 3000. Any solution for this? The laptop is HP 4530s. exaple Minecraft ...
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Intel 330 SSD running slow, how can I improve performance?

I just installed a new Intel 330 60 GB SSD into my HP Mini 2140 laptop. But it's not going as fast as expected and my hdparm results aren't looking very good compared to SSD benchmarks at: ...
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Screen switches off after waking up from suspend

I guess, there are plenty of duplicates of this question, but I didn't find any to be helpful in my particular problem. My story is as follows: I was running Xubuntu 12.04 on a Thinkpad X40 which has ...
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Tearing intel HD 3000 with Ubuntu 11.10 (AMD 64)

Good evening, I have a problem to eliminate the annoying "tearing" of my current video card intel HD 3000 (Sandy Bridge CPU). Installing Ubuntu 10.11 (AMD64) the bug is now known (but does not seem ...
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Frozen Synapse started crashing with a “Unable to initialize OpenGL” error after upgrade

I just played Frozen Synapse 2 days ago using Ubuntu 11.04. Now with a clean upgrade of 11.10, I cannot play the game anymore. When I run the game in terminal I get this error: Alert: Error Unable ...
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xrandr not listing modes in xorg.conf

On my Lenovo w520, xorg/xrandr (with intel driver) detects the native resolution of my LCD panel, but doesn't seem to detect any 16:9 intermediate resolutions: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current ...
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Does the kernel also need to be updated if I update the Intel drivers?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with an Ivy Bridge processor and am thinking of updating the Intel drivers from the ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/intel-graphics-updates PPA. Do I also need to update the kernel in order ...
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Intel Centrino Wireless N 2230 driver problem

I have Intel Centrino N 2230 WiFi card and I tried to download iwlwifi tar from Ubuntu wireless drivers and then I copied its .ucode to firmware folder and then I ran modprobe -r lawgn and modprobe ...
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My ubuntu 13.04 keeps freezing [closed]

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC dual-booting it with Windows 7, then reboots but when I start to use Ubuntu for about 20 mins it freezes every thing but the mouse. The keyboard doesn't ...
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No GLX on Intel card with multiseat with additional nVidia card

I have multiseat configured and my Xorg has 2 server layouts. One is for nVidia card and other is for Intel card. They both work, but display server assigned to Intel card doesn't have hardware ...
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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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Constant freezes on new Sandy Bridge Thinkpad

I've had my Thinkpad T420 (integrated graphics, 8GB RAM, i5) for less than a month. I couldn't successfully install Natty (installer finished, but wouldn't boot), so I went with Maverick instead. On a ...
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Cpu overheating when booting and using Ubuntu [closed]

My laptop (Lenovo G500 Intel Celeron 1005 1.9 GHz) overheats when using Ubuntu 14.10, but does not in Windows 8. What is the problem with Ubuntu? I am worried that it will caused to damage my laptop's ...