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what is the difference between the driver that comes with ubuntu and intel open source graphics driver ? They are the same driver. The benefit of the one included in Ubuntu is that it will have had an additional period of testing by Ubuntu and its users and will remain stable for the life of that Ubuntu release. The benefit of obtaining it from Intel ...


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They are the same. It's just that the one shipped by default by ubuntu are just a little old. But not much. With the intel graphic driver installer, you get the latest of their latest driver. if your distro is supported. As of today, 14.10 is still not. just a few days to wait though.


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"32-bit color" is generally a misnomer in regard to display color depth. While actual 32-bit color at ten to eleven bits per channel produces over 4.2 billion distinct colors, the term “32-bit color” is most often a misuse referring to 24-bit color images with an additional eight bits of non-color data (I.E.: alpha, Z or bump data), or sometimes even to ...


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The xorg-edgers are known for potentially breaking systems. You will need to boot into one of the recover modes (the one with networking available) and remove that package: sudo apt-get install ppa-purge sudo ppa-purge xorg-edgers sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade To get into the recovery mode, hold the left shift key down at boot time so that you ...


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Good news everybody! You don't have to compile linux kernel any more. I have a Dell E7240 with Intel HD running dual monitors via dockstation right now. You have to Install Linux Kernel 3.17 (it is stable). Howto is available at http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/10/install-upgrade-kernel-3-17-ubuntu/ Update Xorg intel driver to a latest version. ...


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I have a lenovo Y510P with a nvidia 775m & only use the Intel Graphics for Ubuntu. Why? - Mobile nvidia adapters are Optimus. If setting the laptop to nvidia only then that's done thru nvidia-prime. In that case there is no vsync at all which is unacceptable here when using an ubuntu session. The way bumblebee is used also provides an unacceptable ...


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answer for question: 1- if i were you i would go for 14.04.1 because it is more stable and the update have less probability to cause your system to be unstable, also the more old is the system( especially LTS like 14.04) , the more stable it is, the more you can find answers for questions you may have in the future 2- if you decided to wipe your disk and ...


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I have no solution for you. I just wanted to point out that from the output of lspci and lshw, you seem to have not one but two graphic cards. the second not being initialised by any driver: *-display:1 UNCLAIMED configuration: latency=0 Edit: and a place to look for more information is /var/log/Xorg.0.log, and the other log files like ...



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