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How do I install the latest Intel Linux Graphics?

You don't need to manually install Intel drivers. elementary already provides the latest Intel driver that will work correctly with the rest of the hardware stack. The Intel driver installer from 01....
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How to reset graphic drivers from command line

Thanks to @cl-netbox for instructions/assistance. You did not provide any details about the hardware (desktop PC or notebook), especially about the GPU. But you mentioned in your comment below ...
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How can I install Intel HD Graphics proprietary drivers on elementary OS?

There are a couple of ways to achieve it: Via Oibaf ppa, which is widely used among Ubuntu based distribution users. I use it myself, and everything works fine, except for a minor bug where for some ...
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How can I install Intel HD Graphics proprietary drivers on elementary OS?

In contrast to both nvidia and AMD, Intel actually does not provide "proprietary" drivers - They release their graphics stack completely open source. The version provided by the Intel installer is 2....
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Installing bumblebee on Freya

23/04/2016 UPDATE PLEASE REFER TO MY OTHER ANSWER 11/09/15 UPDATE DON'T FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS. THEY ARE NOT NEEDED ANYMORE BECAUSE OF THE RECENT UPDATE OF THE GRAPHICAL STACK THAT OCURRED ON ...
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How to install video card drivers (e.g., nvidia)

Easiest sudo ubuntu-drivers autoinstall That's it! Manual method The above command installs the latest drivers, but you may want to use a prior release, depending on how well your graphics card is ...
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Booted my elementary OS but no GUI?

I was running Elementary 5 in VirtualBox 6 (upgraded from 5) and the GUI stopped working. Reinstalling elementary-desktop as suggested by @Jeroen using sudo apt install --reinstall elementary-...
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How can I install Intel HD Graphics proprietary drivers on elementary OS?

First download one the installer from this page. The installer uses the file found in /etc/lsb-release to verify your distribution. This file is something like: DISTRIB_RELEASE=0.3 ...
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AMD driver installer not showing any text

After a little help from my friend I fixed this by: Going to System Settings -> Languages & Region And clicking on a popup there saying "The language pack isn't fully installed" or something ...
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Black shadow under windows

I tried the solution proposed on the comments: sudo apt install xserver-xorg-video-intel But it didn't work because I had xserver-xorg-video-intel-lts-utopic installed, which causes a conflict. To ...
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Black screenshots on elementary OS Freya x64 with AMD graphics drivers

First, press Ctrl + Alt + F2, then press Ctrl + Alt + F7 and then take a screenshot.
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How do I install the drivers for my Nvidia GTX 970?

First we should probably blacklist anything that could conflict. You don't have to do this, but a bad update later might do some damage otherwise. sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf At the end ...
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Intel graphics performance on Loki

The Intel Graphics has some settings you can fine-tune to improve performance or powersavings. Long story short, if you want the best performance create /etc/modprobe.d/i915.conf as root and add ...
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Intel core i7 6500 skylake - Chrome flickering/tearing

I had the same problem and i got to fix it by *opening the terminal *run upgrade *run ¨ sudo apt-get purge xserver-xorg-video-intel * run autoremove and finally reboot it fixed the flickering and ...
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Remove Nvidia Drivers

You can remove them by using: sudo apt-get autoremove nvidia* It will remove everything related to nvidia, so make sure to double check before continuing. You can also try this: sudo apt-get ...
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Loki freezes every few hours since monday 6/3

Solution: change the driver to original Nvidia driver instead of Nouveau driver. Issue was resolved.How To Switch to NVidia driver
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Black screenshots on elementary OS Freya x64 with AMD graphics drivers

This is a typical problem for AMD proprietary drivers. For it can not affect anybody, except AMD. Only one way out - use default free driver.
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Installing bumblebee on Freya

THIS IS AN UPDATE FROM MY PREVIOUS ANSWER, SINCE A LOT HAVE CHANGED IN ELEMENTARY FREYA Note that this answer uses ppas, which isn't advisable in a elementaryOS set up. However, to my knowledge, ...
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Booted my elementary OS but no GUI?

I had such an issue on my Freya HTPC installation. It was caused by some unsuccessful Nvidia driver installation. I fixed that by sudo apt-get purge nvidia* which reverted to standard driver.
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Graphics issues on elementary OS Freya Atom N550 (GMA3150)

Upgrade If you installed before the 3rd of September 2015, then you won't have the new graphics stack included in elementary OS Freya 0.3.1: At the heart of this upgrade is the latest Hardware ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 5559 Problem at shutdown and logout (Intel Skylake)

I found the solution. The problem is a driver issue with the Intel Skylake graphics chipset. You can solve it by upgrading to kernel 4.3 and upwards. For instructions to update to kernel 4.4 see here: ...
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32 bit AMD driver on 64 bit Freya

This is a bit technical, so let me know with a comment on anything you get stuck with but here goes: Your 32 bit games might not be failing because of your driver but because 64 bit Ubuntu doesn't ...
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How to reinstall the default graphics driver after failed fglrx install?

if you can access to the command line just put this commands: sudo apt-get remove --purge xorg-driver-fglrx fglrx* sudo apt-get install --reinstall libgl1-mesa-glx libgl1-mesa-dri xserver-xorg-core ...
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Elementary OS is unstable when using with a 6th Gen CPU

Running the command sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-wily will upgrade your Kernel to 4.2, which solved many of my issues with Skylake.
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Application Windows are flickering when moving , closing and opening

I used to have the same issue, random flickering then after a search I found this. Try doing this commands: sudo apt-get install mesa-utils sudo mkdir /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ echo -e 'Section "Device"\...
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AMD GPU Pro on Loki (Ubuntu 16.04)

Edit the following file: amdgpu-pro-install on line 74: (it is 74 for me) # os_release add that hashtag # to os_release that calls a function to check for your system type (as far as I understand ...
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Desktop background glitch after unlock Nvidia 1070 GPU

I was running into the exact same issue recently. I found this bug report which mentions installing nvidia-370 from ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa. After doing that I'm able to lock and unlock my desktop ...
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I'm thinking of completely uninstalling Windows 10 and using Elementary OS full time but I have a couple questions

I can't speak to your specific issues, but Windows driver issues made me switch to elementary OS. I went from several major, unresolvable issues to just a few minor annoyances without needing to do ...
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Artifacts in background

What always works is disabling your NVIDIA card, see Bo rislav's answer. If you need to use your NVIDIA graphics card and this happens, I would recommend executing gala -r from the Applications menu ...
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Intel core i7 6500 skylake - Chrome flickering/tearing

Finally with the help of the user 'I just look ilegal' do the purge of the xserver. the steps where: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current sudo prime-select intel sudo apt-get ...
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