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Ubuntu 20.04, i7 1165G7 i915 Intel Xe Graphics 4k@60hz Screen Flickering

I am using Lenovo Thinkpad notebook, Type-C (Thunderbold 4) port is available. I can't use 4k@60hz because the screen keeps turning off (black screen) and on again. When navigating with the mouse ...
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Is i915 the right driver for my TigerLake-LP GT2 [Iris Xe Graphics] GPU?

I just upgraded from 20.04 on an old laptop to 21.10 on a new one. The old one used the proprietary NVidia graphics driver - the new one uses i915. My GPU setup: $ sudo lshw -C video *-display ...
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How to enable DRI for i915 laptop video card when glxgears not render output without error provided?

I've did sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-video-intel libgl1-mesa-glx libgl1-mesa-dri xserver-xorg-core sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg sudo update-...
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Play the video will cause Z distortion after rotating on Ubuntu 20.04

On Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, the screen display causes Z distortion when playing a video or switching photos quickly after the screen is rotated. see the recording video. I also tried several tests but still ...
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Horizontal streaking and slowness after update

MSI Z390-A Pro, Intel Core i-7-9700 Using on-chip graphics. Apparently i915. kubuntu 20.04 After my update the other day, I get, esp. on kpat and libreoffice writer I get horizontal streaks in the top ...
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Unstable screen, shifts to left randomly

I am fairly new to Linux in general and have just installed Ubuntu 20.04. I have problems with my screen. It sometimes shifts to the left, where the left part of the screen somehow gets displayed on ...
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Terrible dual monitor desktop performance with Intel Iris Xe on Ubuntu 20.04

Using the standard desktop environment, with or without Wayland, the performance is terrible when using two monitors. Interestingly, watching 4k@24hz video on the second monitor is no problem at all, ...
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External USB-C monitor flickers / blinks randomly

I regularly use an external monitor, connected through USB-C/thunderbolt to my laptop. It usually works flawlessly, but every now and then (between a few weeks or a few days), the monitor starts ...
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Configuring OpenGL ES to work with i915 driver

I have an old Lenovo Yoga 2 that I've been configuring as a backup laptop. This past week I put a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04.3 on it. I'm having issues with getting OpenGL ES to work on it properly ...
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Black screen when waking up from suspend with Intel GPU (HP Probook 450 G7)

I have installed Ubuntu on my HP Probook 450 G7 laptop, but when it wakes up from suspend, it shows me a black screen. Meanwhile, I still have SSH access, so I think that this is only a video issue. I ...
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GPU hang while long run 4k video play on VLC (ubuntu 18 or 20)

Please help to ptovide your suggestion for the following issue. Thanks in advance! VLC hang or re-boot when play 4k video under ubuntu environment with over night. (sometime hang couple hours or close ...
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stuck on boot - macbook pro 2011 - faulty AMD gpu

I followed this post: Ubuntu 20.04 Failed to Set MokListRT: Invalid Parameter I managed to replace the shimx64. Efi with grubx64. Efi, through LIVE Ubuntu. Now only appears a " _ " on the ...
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Fixing GPU hang caused by i915 driver

Ran updates on my laptop recently, and after rebooting, my laptop started behaving weirdly. After I logged in, the screen started flickering, and as soon as I opened a window (the application menu ...
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VLC Crashes when attempting to open any video (Ubuntu 18.04 with Unity)

I open VLC, and then open the file as I would normally, but ever since I updated to 18.04 last week, VLC and Ubuntu's totem video player just crash on any attempt to open and play a video of any ...
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System is unusable after upgrade to 20.10 - i915 GPU hang

I have a Lenovo G710 laptop that ran Ubuntu flawlessly since 15.04. After updating to 20.04 there were occasional random complete freezes of the desktop. Having updated to 20.10, it now boots okay and ...
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Is it possible to fix the possible missing firmware (see picture below) after installing Kernel 5.4.0-48 to Kubuntu 18.04

I saw the previous questions on Possible missing firmware but in my case, I got few more than previously reported. See picture below. I installed this kernel: 5.4.0-48-generic #52~18.04.1-Ubuntu SMP ...
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xserver-xorg-hwe-18.04 broke hardware acceleration

I have been struggling to get my hybrid graphics (i915, amdgpu) to properly work in Ubuntu 18.04. A few months ago, I installed the drivers from ppa:oibaf/graphics-drivers. While the Intel drivers ...
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Ubuntu does not startup anymore with "i915 invalid parameters enable_dpcd_backlight" error messages

Since yesterday my dual-boot laptop does not start anymore with an error message: i915: ' invalid for parameter enable_dpcd_backlight' hdaudio hdaudioC0D2: Unable to bind the codec Anyone has an ...
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Chrome stop working after upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04

Last night I've upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 and now Chrome won't start. 10:20:00 /opt/google/chrome$ ./chrome MESA-LOADER: failed to retrieve device information MESA-LOADER: failed to open i915 (search ...
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Focal - screen flickering, i915 CPU pipe A/B FIFO underrun on Intel HD Graphics with DisplayPort screen

I have my Lenovo ThinkPad X220 connected to an Acer VG0 27" 1440p screen via DisplayPort. Periodically, the screen flicks off for several seconds. Usually it comes back, but occasionally it will ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 i915 passthrough with libvirt/kvm

I'm trying to passthrough my integrated Intel GPU for transcoding purposes. Host I'm running on a NUC with a Coffee Lake i7 processor with ubuntu 20.04 LTS Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8559U CPU @ 2.70GHz $ ...
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Graphics driver not keeping up under Ubuntu 20.04

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04. I experience the following problem. The graphics is slightly delayed every second or so. This can be seen in at least three ways. Video playback where ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 graphics driver problem [duplicate]

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04, and now I have a problem with my graphics rendering (strange squares on background and font problems). I use the i915 driver. Graphics card: Skylake GT2 HD ...
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[drm:gen9_set_dc_state [i915]] Setting DC state from 02 to 00 spams my dmesg

dmesg messages are spamed with gazillions of entries like: [drm:gen9_set_dc_state [i915]] Setting DC state from 02 to 00 [drm:intel_power_well_enable [i915]] enabling DC off and then back [drm:...
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Upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04 breaks i915 driver detection

I recently upgraded from xenial (16.04.3 LTS) to bionic (18.04.3 LTS), and my intel graphics driver is no longer detected. I used to use i915_bpo as the driver, as far as I remember. And now the ...
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i915 Whiskey Lake GT2 has graphics corruption, sometimes crashes/hangs Xorg

I've installed Ubuntu on a new laptop, the LG Gram 17 which has Whiskey Lake 3x8 GT2 graphics. Some applications are causing corruption with triangle segments that are blacked out. Screenshot ...
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Graphic Driver Problem Display freeze, tear and jitter Ubuntu 19.04

I recently bought a new PC ThinkPad E580 with Intel and AMD graphics card. I installed Ubuntu 19.04 in my PC as the dual system with Windows 10. Windows 10 works well but I had a great problem with ...
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DisplayPort not being picked up

My mini-PC has Intel i7 running Lubuntu-18.04. It has 2 monitor outputs, one HDMI and one DisplayPort. The HDMI port has a HDMI monitor (E2441) plugged into it. The DisplayPort has a DisplayPort-HDMI ...
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Nvidia 1070 on home built system wtih ubuntu Disco Dingo - Various problems

I started off trying to update my computer and this has been now a few weekends of hell. This is a self-built desktop with an Nvidia GEForce 1070 graphics card Problem (primary)-display manager will ...
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Ubuntu desktop 16 lost i915 drivers after kernel upgrade

i have 2 systems both are exactly the same hardware. on 1st box i installed efi Ubuntu desktop 16.04.4 then upgraded to 4.15.0-43-generic and all works as expected. (i can see my i2c bus\devices ) ...
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i915 is not loaded with latest kernel

I downloaded and compiled the latest kernel in ubuntu 16.04.In that kernel config file I make I915=m and I compiled it.But still i915 module is not getting loaded.Please provide any solutions.I tried ...
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how to get and install Intel i915 drivers on ubuntu 18.04?

Good day all please could someone help me as i think I am a bit stuck, I want to install the Intel 915 drivers on my HP Elitebook 2540p (yes i know its an artifact), I am using this laptop as a side ...
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Dell XPS 13, Ubuntu 16.04, problem with Adapter DA200 i915 [closed]

I have a problem with the Dell Adapter DA200 with my Dell XPS 13. The OS is Ubuntu 16.04, kernel 4.15.0. I installed the patch for i915 usbc (https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=93578&dgc=...
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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 enable power saving features for the i915 kernel module?

According to this post on Arch wiki the i915 kernel module has options which result in significant power savings. How to "pass" the following options to the i915 kernel module? enable_fbc=1 ...
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Screen flickering since Ubuntu install

I have a screen flickering since my first Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS installation and tried everything mentioned in this post: Flickering screen with Intel graphics on Ubuntu 17.04 and setting it to nomodeset ...
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How to install ubuntu in Intels i9 line of processors(7920 &7960)

I recently purchased intels latest offering i9 core X-series 7960.While i got windows running on it but ubuntu 16.04,17.10.1 doesnt boot and also tried Fedora but of no use .I tried with acpi=off but ...
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How to enable direct rendering for i915 driver?

My glxgears works just fine, bit of slow though. When running on some python OpenGL demo, it crashes with X Error of failed request: BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation) Major ...
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How to overcome blank login screen using 2 monitors with laptop (Intel i965)

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS (Kernel: Linux 4.10.0-40-generic (x86_64), Desktop: LXDE(Lubuntu)) on a Dell Latitude D630 (Intel GM965 graphics). It works fine with just the (undocked) ...
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drm/i915 GPU Hang in Artful Advark 17.10

I have installed fresh Ubuntu Mate 17.10 - Artful Advark. This is my Intel configuration file: $ cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" Driver ...
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Setting intel GPU limits in Ubuntu 17.04 no longer works

I was using Ubuntu MATE 16.04 before, but recently switched to 17.04 because it came with updated thermald and I assumed it will fix bugs like this for me. I had problems with thermald in Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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Skylake Integrated Graphics not working on 16.04 Server

I am trying to install 16.04 Ubuntu Server on a machine with a Gigabyte H270 chipset motherobard and an i5-6400. Server installation runs smoothly without any issues. On the first boot though the ...
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Intel i915 graphics card - Macbook 4,1 freeze on Ubuntu 16.04

Graphics card frequently freezes on Ubuntu 16.04 running on a Macbook 4,1. Based on the info I found in System Log it looks like something related to the graphics driver getting stuck in here: [drm:...
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Setting kernel options for the i915

I am trying to configure the i915 driver on my XPS 13 (9360) running Ubuntu 16.04 for better battery runtime. I have created a kernel config file with this name: /etc/modprobe.d/i915.conf Content ...
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Flickering screen + CPU pipe B FIFO underrun when I use the termnal

This is my configuration: $ inxi -b System: Host: balrog Kernel: 4.8.0-42-generic x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.5.5 Distro: Ubuntu 16.04 xenial Machine: System: Dell (portable) ...
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"Unknown stepping info, firmware loading failed"

During boot up of Ubuntu 16.10, my Acer Aspire F5 (Intel i5-7200u) has a firmware loading error. 16.04 had the same problem. It looks like it first tried to load i915_bpo 2.0, which fails, and then ...
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Force VESA driver in Ubuntu 16.10

My Ubuntu 16.10 uses i915 driver. For some reasons I have troubles with it. So I want to force X to use VESA. I tried: blacklist i915 in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf. Then sudo update-initramfs -u....
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i915 Build/install Failure in LTS 16.04

I have been getting failures when performing software upgrades in LTS 16.04 with kernel 4.4.0-45-generic. The error goes something like "Error! Bad return value for ... i915 ...". The i915 make.log ...
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Failed to add i915 component master

I've installed "NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-367.57.run".It gives me this during reboot: /dev/sda5:clean, 273157/1220608 files, 2413783/4882432 blocks [8.012027] snd_hda_intel 0000:00:1f.3: failed to add ...
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Getting 'possible missing firmware error messages' after kernel related updates

In Ubuntu 16.10 I am getting the following error messages when I do kernel related updates: W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/i915/kbl_guc_ver9_14.bin for module i915 W: Possible missing ...
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