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Update 2015Mar12-2238: NOT SOLVED! I'm still struggling. Original (non-)answer: Since startx works for root and fails for user, it is a permission problem. To answer the question. "In all my installed software, what can root execute that user cannot?", I first collected the data with: #!/bin/bash # for pkg in $( dpkg -l | egrep '^ii' | awk '{print ...


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I don't think you have a driver issue. Your problem is that you're trying to run Kubuntu, which has the highest sytems requirements of any *buntu edition, on a computer that has only an Intel Atom processor. For a normal performance on a computer with an Intel Atom processor, you should use a more lightweight *buntu edition like Xubuntu 32-bit or Lubuntu ...


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To answer your question directly: You have 3 choices, do nothing, upgrade Ubuntu to a version that the intel installer supports, or run another distro that the installer supports. To help in choosing: The big reason for an LTS release is to have an OS that is stable and does not change often. If having the latest graphics is important you should ...


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Because the installer could not work with 14.04.2 (HWE) or if a 14.04.1 user of the installer tried to install the lts-utopic mesa stack they've dropped any further support for 14.04.x Read here for announcement - https://01.org/linuxgraphics/node/471 Personally don't think the Intel installer provided anything of real value, at least here with Haswell ...


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1. Enable Synchronize drawing to the vertical blank You can find this option under your System Settings -> Window Manager Tweaks -> Compositor if you have Xubuntu. I don't know where in other distros. This option basically means some kind of vertical synchronization when drawing. 2. Create & edit xorg.conf Create /etc/X11/xorg.conf if it doesn't exit ...


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If you don't want to install any extra packages, switching between the nVidia GPU (Performance Mode) and the Intel GPU (Power Saving Mode) could be achieved by using the NVIDIA X Server Settings, which has already been installed along with your driver. First thing you will need to do is to find the NVIDIA X Server Settings application from your dash: And ...



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