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I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 with my i3-6100 using integrated HD 530 graphics. Works fine. My question is should I install intel graphics stack release 2016 Q2 (https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads/2016q2-intel-graphics-stack-release)? Just wondering if it would give me some options to customize my GPU settings or improve performance. Sorry about the noob questions.

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No you should not. 16.04 ships with Kernel 4.4, the download you linked to is for 4.6. Intel Graphics for Linux Version 1.4.0 would be correct but:

  • Ubuntu 16.04 - The Graphic Stack (i915) is up to date
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No, if it's a newer version at all it's only slightly newer. Intel's graphics drivers are open-source and use the Mesa OpenGL implementation, so they are included by default in Ubuntu. If you want a "bleeding-edge" development version, you may want to check out adding the Oibaf or Padoka PPAs.

However, I would say, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it."

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