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I'm out on a limb here, but do you perchance have an X3500 or X4500 Intel card and an odd amount of RAM installed / unequal RAM sticks? Because this is a known issue with those configurations: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28813 It affects Windows systems too, albeit less severely: http://support.lenovo.com/en/documents/ht001223 In ...


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I'm sorry to tell you this - but those smudges are a clear sign that your HD3650 is starting to fail. Especially if they become more frequent the longer you use the computer. I had that same issue on the same card on a laptop of mine. Regardless, if you want to exclude a driver problem, you can just download an image of a later (14.10) or earlier (I would ...


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This being caused by a virus is very unlikely. I have the same problem, also Ubuntu 14.04 on Thinkpad T450s, and the following workaround that someone suggested on Launchpad works for me, although it has a noticeable negative impact on graphics performance: sudo mkdir /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ sudo -H gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf Add the ...


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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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