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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 15.10 randomly crashing back to login screen

fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 here. Everything works fine, but I'm getting random crashes back to the login screen. I pasted my syslog here: http://paste.ubuntu.com/12989589/ Edit: Confirmed bug on ...
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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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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 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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Is AES-NI fully supported?

Has support for the Intel AES-NI hardware crypto acceleration been added to Ubuntu (LUKS, kernel, OpenSSL libs, etc)? If so, starting with which version? Here is a list of Intel processors supporting ...
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kidle_inject causing very high load

When ever kidle_inject starts running on my system the load shoots up in general it only gets to a load of around this 5.23, 3.65, 2.54 but a lot of the time it jumps up past the 15 mark on each of ...
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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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intel_do_flush_locked failed Input/Output error

Sometimes while running apps using OpenGL, the following message comes in the command line where I run the app. I have a Sandy Bridge integrated graphics card (the same as in the bug reports) ...
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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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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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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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Is the Intel Thunderbolt interface supported in Ubuntu Linux?

I was searching the web around one hour now, but still could not find a definite answer: Is Intel Thunderbolt already working with Linux? I am especially interested in networking, so that I can ...
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Undervolting with a 2.6.35 kernel?

I am trying to undervolt my ubuntu 10.10, using the info from the following link: http://openmindedbrain.info/09/05/2010/undervolting-in-ubuntu-10-04-lucid-lts/ But i can't install the undervolt ...
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Assembler similar to TASM on Ubuntu

I have an HP computer running 64-bit Ubuntu, so you could say Intel. I'm taking a assembly course at the university. The instructor wants us to use TASM. While it may run on wine I'm not sure about ...
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“Distribution not supported” when trying to install Intel Graphics Installer in Ubuntu

My Ubuntu version is new, and Intel Graphics Installer doesn't allow me to install the Intel video drivers. It says "Distribution not supported" How can I resolve this problem?
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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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[drm:intel_dp_start_link_train], too many voltage retries, give up

Upon startup in Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus Ux32vd laptop, I get the following error: "[drm:intel_dp_start_link_train], too many voltage retries, give up" The computer boots fine otherwise, but I ...
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Intel Core i3 CPU is not 64 bit?

According to this page: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/32bit_and_64bit the following Intel CPU's are 64bit: Intel F and 5x1 series Pentium 4 using the "Prescott" core Pentium D Core 2 (Solo, Duo ...
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intel_powerclamp: Start/Stop forced idle injection

I do not really knows when it started, i just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and was about to do something about graphics performances (unity felt sluggish). That situation already lasted for 6 months I ...
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Macbook Pro 2011 compatibility

I'm planning to a buy a new 13" Macbook Pro, the one that was just released this week with the Thunderbolt port. The question is, has anyone given it a shot with Ubuntu (10.10 or 11.04 alpha)? I'd ...
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How Do I Install Intel HD Graphics Driver on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my Intel integrated graphics to be recognized in System Info How do I install drivers for an Intel HD Graphics? How do i install intel hd graphics driver ...
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Is there a 64bit version of ubuntu for intel CPUs? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 that I'm planning on dual booting with. I want to use Ubuntu 13.04, but on the daily builds download page there is only "PC (Intel x86) desktop image" listed for intel, ...
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Are AMD processors less well supported than Intel processors?

I am looking to buy a new laptop, and as the Toshiba C660s seem to have small speakers, off-center keyboards and touchpads, and terrible "two-touch to zoom" feature, i am browsing Lenovo Ideapads. ...
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Installation problem - dual boot with W10 on Win certified laptop

I've got Acer V15 Nitro Black Edition with Intel Integrated graphics + GTX 860M and I know there are some problems with drivers and so on. But I have problem with installation, where I just get ...
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A weird driver appeared after upgrade to 15.04

In English this sounds something like this: Unknown: Unknown This device is not working Using Processor microcode firmware for Intel CPUs from intel-microcode (proprietary) ...
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Does Ubuntu use TPM 2.0 chip?

My Intel motherboard has a TPM 2.0 chip. Ubuntu 13.04 seems to have a driver for it, but what does it do with it, anything? Can it be switched off/disabled?
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Distribution not supported error when trying to install Intel Graphics Installer on Ubuntu 14.04

My processor is Intel core i3 inside x64 bit and RAM is 4 gb. When I used Windows 7 Intel was successfully installing, but now I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and Intel Installer makes me crazy!!! I've tried ...
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Braid, Bastion showing black polygons

I just got the Humble Bundle 5 and am suffering severe graphical defects on Braid and Bastion. Both games run but do not display properly. Sound, mouse etc. work fine. Here are some screens of ...
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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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No sound on Ubuntu 15.10

After a fresh install on a brand new HP Probook 470 G3 everything is working perfect only sound :-( Try to re-install all alsa parts, but still no sound. If the manual is correct it is a Conexant ...
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OpenCL programming on CPU and GPU with Nvidia cards?

I have a bi Xeon machine with Ubuntu 10.10 and a Nvidia GTX 480 graphic card on it and I'd like to use OpenCL on the CPU and the GPU. I installed the latest Nvidia driver (nvidia-current) with ...
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X doesn't start on boot

I installed my new computer today with 11.10 (i5-2500K, ASUS P8Z68-V LX, using the onboard graphic processor). After updating everything went fine but then I tried to go to StandBy-mode. This crashed ...
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Is it already possible to enable Compiz on an i5 Thinkpad laptop?

Besides a number of other issues, I still cannot enable Compiz or any effects with Maverick on a Thinkpad X201. I understand this laptop is supported by Ubuntu, yet I have found a good number of posts ...
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I'm unable to get intel 7260 cb (IWLWIFI) to work, Kubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I bought a new Asus Q302 with the Intel 7260 wireless in it because "hey, it is supposed to work out of the box", but it doesn't. The computer has wifi ONLY, no ethernet jack. As such, getting wifi ...
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What to do with extra video drivers?

I have 11.04 installed, and was poking around and saw that I had more than my Intel Video Drivers installed. Do I need them? What is the best way to "trim the fat"?
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Integrated graphics: does Ubuntu work better with Intel HD Graphics 4000 or with an AMD APU (AMD Radeon 7660D)?

I'm planning to build a computer for myself, on which I'll install Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit. This computer will be used for light gaming and office work. In order to save some money, I'm planning to use ...
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Using intel's pin tool on Ubuntu?

I'd like to use Intel's pin tool on Ubuntu 12.04 and having trouble installing it. I downloaded pin for Linux 64bit from here http://www.pintool.org/, extracted the package and compiled the examples ...
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Intel Ivy Bridge Z77 Driver for Ubuntu 12.04

I was wondering where I can get the repository for the latest Intel Z77 chipset from? I've got the new Intel Ivy Bridge 3570K along with with the built in HD4000 video card. 12.04 keeps freezing ...
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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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How to get my Intel Wireless 3165 to work?

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my new Intel NUC However the wifi does not work. It complains (in dmesg) that the iwlwifi module was unable to load the firmware code because iwlwifi-3165-10.ucode ...
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How do I enable all four cores on my Toshiba P70-A notebook? (only one enabled now)

I recently noticed my computer is highly sluggish (recent install of Kubuntu 13.04 by the way). I have a Toshiba Satellite P70-A PSPLPC-01Y007 laptop with an Intel i7 quad-core, 16 GB of ram. It ...
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How does synaptic package manager work?

I always wondered how the synaptic package work? I always wanted to know it's secrets. Can someone tell me?
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100% CPU usage in Ubuntu 11.10

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity to dual boot with windows 7 on my lap top. My laptop is running an Intel i7 quad-core and 8gb of RAM just as some background. I've noticed that when I'm ...