Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Great display, sharp, crisp, etc. Sign up using Facebook. Apparently, was and still is a concern in Natty? Having a problem logging in? I do have the Intel drivers installed, I also verified no other video drivers like ATI or nVidia were installed either. Starting with kernel modesetting gets me a graphical console that works fine until X tries to start.

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And for example let’s say it’s i one. Anyone care to help? You’d have to use chrome with its integrated Flash for a modern version.

Graphics Drivers for Linux*

You can check what video driver your machine is currently using with: You can potentially help others having the same problem! The performance should be comparable on Linux and windows but at the end of the day this is an integrated card on a laptop from 6 years ago. Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.

If your question has been answered, please mark your thread as [Resolved]use the flair drop-down on your submission to do so! Coming out of standby I still had to manually adjust my brightness settings. Can somebody give me some substantial instructions how to solve my problem either with the installation of an alternative driver or by starting Ubuntu with special options that allow me to adjust the backlight normally!?


This subreddit is for any question pertaining to Linux from beginner to advanced. Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! With nomodeset x is the only available resolution once logged in to a session. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Same symptoms booting from the F15 DVD. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

My experience has been positive even though I find my computer with lower perfomance under any Linux distribution compared to Windows 7 or 8.

This driver is built-in inside any Ubuntu-based 4050m or do i need to run multiple commands on terminal to fetch it from a source?

Having a problem logging in? Originally when trying to install Mint from a live CD I was getting a blacked out screen.

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[ubuntu] INTEL GMA MHD – hardware acceleration

To switch on the screen you you have to sudo setpci -s Following are a few interesting notes from the link: I’ve written the solution here it’s in French but you may Google translate it. To begin with, I’m planning on switching to Linux even though i’m very noob at it and hopefully will learn a lot on the long run.

Sign up using Email and Password. I’ve Googled, searched Ask Ubuntu and also spent time on the forums looking for a solution. With Freya it was noticeably sluggish at doing normal tasks like opening Midori browser or even acessing the control panel.

The time now is If there is any. Either by ssh or blindly with a tty and it magically switch on the screen. Hitting Fn-brighter once turns it back on. The video was there, but I could barely see it.

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