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“W: Possible missing firmware for module i915_bpo” when updating initramfs

When I run a kernel or NVIDIA driver update on my 16.04, this triggers an initramfs rebuild which outputs the warning below: Processing triggers for initramfs-tools (0.122ubuntu8.1) ... update-...
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Will my device work with Ubuntu?

I have a device on which I would like to install Ubuntu. How do I find out if Ubuntu will work on it?
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“Solution” to Intel Graphics Screen Tearing/Flickering Causes Excessive Fan Use in Ubuntu 16.10/17.04/17.10

Several users (one, two, three, four, five) have reported that Intel graphics cards cause severe screen tearing/flickering on Ubuntu >= 16.10. The oft-proposed "solution" is to add the boot parameter ...
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Strange graphics issue after upgrading to 18.04 that affects only one user account

After upgrading from 17.10 to 18.04, I started experiencing a strange graphics issue: text and background in scrollable parts of some windows were getting "scrambled". I performed a fresh ...
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Installing Intel Graphics in 18.04 LTS

I just installed a fresh version of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to a computer that has an Intel Graphics and Nvidia Graphics hardware capability. After the Ubuntu installation completed, I looked in "Additional ...
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Possible missing firmware

Issue: sudo update-initramfs -u [sudo] password for abhishek: update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-4.4.0-53-generic W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/i915/kbl_dmc_ver1.bin for ...
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Which intel graphics firmware version is in use & how to change that

On ubuntu 17.10, I installed recent Intel graphics firmware: skl_dmc_ver1_26 skl_guc_ver6_1 skl_huc_ver01_07_1398 from https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads/firmware using the install.sh scripts. ...
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Cannot shutdown/suspend/restart on intel graphics Ubuntu 16.04

When using intel graphics: Whenever I close the laptop lid or restart / shutdown using GUI or terminal commands, it goes into a black screen with a single "_" at the top left corner, and hangs. Only ...
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External screen recognized, but black

I have a brand new computer (i5-7200U, so Kabylake with a Intel HD Grpahics 620) running Ubuntu 16.10. And I use an external HDMI screen. For some reasons, this one is detected (I see it in the ...
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help! W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/i915/kbl_guc_ver9

I would like to know what this means and how it can be solved. I ran the following lines: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How to make locate output look like `ll` or `ls -la` but nicer?

The locate command output is a little bland: $ time locate etc/profile /etc/profile /etc/profile.d /etc/profile.d/appmenu-qt5.sh /etc/profile.d/apps-bin-path.sh /etc/profile.d/bash_completion.sh /etc/...
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Second display not detected nor usable

Today I installed Ubuntu 16.04.2, I want to use extended display alongside my laptop, but it does not detect and show the other display. I searched and followed this other question on AskUbuntu but it'...
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“Possible missing firmware” message while fixing Plymouth splash screen

So, after installing Ubuntu, I was having problems with the Plymouth splash screen- it was not showing up during booting, nor when I shut my PC down. Sometimes it did show, but very rarely and only ...
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Unable to install NVIDIA Drivers - MSI GS65, Ubuntu 16.04

Trying to install NVIDIA drivers for a native Ubuntu 16.04.5 installation on a new MSI GS65 laptop (specs: Intel 8th-gen i7-8750H, 32GB RAM, NVIDIA GTX 1070). The NVIDIA drvers do not appear to be ...
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Installing driver

I've been trying to install some intel drivers, but I get an error message. This is the text: alberto@alberto-Inspiron-5558:~$ cd Desktop alberto@alberto-Inspiron-5558:~/Desktop$ chmod a+x ...