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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.
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 ...
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
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: ...
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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