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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is the Intel Thunderbolt interface supported in Ubuntu 12.04?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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What alternatives are there to NVIDIA and ATI graphics cards?

Most long term Linux OS users will be all too familiar with the pain of using either of the two main makes of cards. For years I've had to put up with drivers crashing, features seemingly being ...
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Lucid Hydra (LucidLogix) Technology Support

I will soon be buying an Intel Z68 motherboard (Sandy Bridge) which supports Lucid Hydra and Lucidlogix Virtu GPU Virtualization. Are this supported on Ubuntu 11.10 or 12.04. If not, what or how will ...
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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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Intel advanced-N 6235 Saucy not finding any wireless networks / bluetooth devices

I searched the Internet for my problem but did not find exactly the problem I’m facing. I have an Intel NUC with Ubuntu 13.10 installed. Now I added a new PCIE Intel advanced-n 6235 wifi/bluetooth ...
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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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Native Client Chrome Games

So I've been trying to run some chrome applications that make use of Google's new technology of native client on my new desktop computer. They all give me errors when attempting to start the game. One ...
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GPU lockup on Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E130 [closed]

I recently bought a netbook Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E130 (Video card Intel HD Graphics, CPU Intel Pentium B997 ULV) on which I installed Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits. A systematic bug makes it annoying to use ...
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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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Screen scrambled after update with Intel GMA HD Graphics [closed]

Today my laptop froze after it waking up. I rebooted my laptop, saw the grub screen, hit enter, and then everything got scrambled as seen below: This scrambling is not confined to the splash ...
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Ubuntu driver for Intel Sandybridge/Ivybridge Graphics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install drivers for an Intel HD Graphics? I have installed Edubuntu 11.10 on a HP Pro 3420 All-in-One PC (CPU G630, 64 bit). Initially I couldn't get any ...
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Why does Ubuntu 12.04 recognize only one processor?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a machine that has an Intel i3 processor. As far as I know, i3 processor is a multicore one and the OS should recognize 2 processors, just as Windows 7 does. Ubuntu ...
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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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Old kernel and recent CPU

this is my question, I'd like to install Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a laptop equipped with Intel Core i7 processor: does Lucid kernel support the features of this cpu? Many thanks.
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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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32-Bit UEFI Boot Support [closed]

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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Can't get Optimus to work with Ironhide on an Asus N53SN

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 (Same issue in 11.04 btw) and then I installed Ironhide. I went through the configuration, chose the one with the highest confirmation for my system and tested it: > ...
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Which Intel video cards do not have an open source driver?

Nearly all Intel video cards have open source driver and therefore work fine under Ubuntu, however, I would like to know which are the ones that don't? I want to buy a laptop and need to know which ...