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To be able to download the graphic driver from Intel, you have to add their GPG keys to your system. Ubuntu will otherwise be unable to validate that the files are correct. To add the keys, open a terminal window and enter: wget --no-check-certificate https://download.01.org/gfx/RPM-GPG-KEY-ilg -O - | sudo apt-key add - wget --no-check-certificate ...


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Open a terminal Ctrl + Alt + T and write: gksudo gedit /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf Type in your password, then paste the following into gedit: Section "Device" Identifier "card0" Driver "intel" Option "Backlight" "intel_backlight" BusID "PCI:0:2:0" EndSection Let me know it this worked! :)


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Integrated GPUs are capable of sufficient 2D and 3D acceleration, the user experience will be about the same for all normal usecases except gaming. So no, you do not need a dedicated GPU.


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With the release of Ubuntu 14.10, some of the problems related to this incompatibility issue appear to be solved. I succeeded to make both graphic cards to work as follows: 1) Install Ubuntu 14.10. In my case, I first tried updating from 14.04 but I messed up with the installation. I ended up doing a clean install from an Ubuntu CD. 2) Install the fglrx ...


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After many days, perhaps even weeks, I was able to run the graphics card from AMD, and while the hybrid mechanism. I worked on Ubuntu 14.04.1 using the latest drivers from your video card manufacturer. Download the drivers from AMD / ATI. Run it in the console (in graphical mode) by typing sudo sh ./amd.run (I've simplified the long file name). Select the ...


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At the moment, Intel does not provide official drivers for Ubuntu 14.10. They've stated that drivers for 14.10 will likely be released within their next quarterly release (Source). You can keep an eye on their download page here. The current installer is at v1.0.6, so I'm going to guess that v1.0.7 will be the next in line. If the performance hit is ...


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Go to System Settings > Software & Updates > Additional Drivers Choose your preferred drivers. With Bumblebee if you want to run an application using dedicated graphics use: optirun <AppName>



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