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From https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads/intel-graphics-installer-linux-1.4.0: Ubuntu 16.04 is already current with the latest Q1 2016 Intel Graphics stack and therefore no Graphics Installer is needed. This means that no additional installation is necessary.


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I found out why the screen turns black when I login on my personal account. It appears I have accidentally pushed a button that toggles between monitors/beamers when connected. When nothing is connected to the laptop the build-in screen still turns off. This is done by pressing Fn+F8. This is applicable for the Asus R500V series My thanks to the people who ...


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There are many possible causes for this problem. And thus, there are many solutions, some of which might work for someone else but not you. That said, give this a try: Open up tty1 on the logon screen by pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1 Login at the prompt. Then run these commands: sudo rm .Xauthority sudo shutdown -r now


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What I did 1: First I ran lspci | grep VGA to check which Nvidia graphics card/chipset my computer is using. 2: Then I went to the nvidia driver website to check which graphics driver version I should install for Linux x86_64. 3: I added the graphics drivers ppa to my system sudo apt-add-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa 4: Then sudo apt-get update 5: ...


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I had to update to the the mainline kernel 4.6.3 before DRI_PRIME=1 glxinfo | grep "OpenGL renderer" returned my AMD card. I am on a thinkpad s531 with an i7 processor and a Radeon HD8600. I followed this guide to update the kernel. As described here you can then use eg. DRI_PRIME=1 blender to run a program with the AMD GPU.



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