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.org will not work with elementary OS. They do not support elementary OS and the installer no longer supports the Ubuntu 14.04 base that Freya uses.
Make sure ...
Unfortunately elementary OS 0.4 Loki requires a 64-bit CPU, however the Atom N270 is 32-bit. All of the Loki packages are only bit for 64-bit, so installing Ubuntu and then adding the elementary repos is not a viable solution.
elementary OS 0.3 Freya, the previous elementary release, was the last to feature a 32-bit installer. You can download it by pasting ...
See if sudo apt-get install linux-generic-hwe-16.04-edge gets the 4.8 kernel installed and then do
sudo dpkg -i linux-firmware_1.161.1_all.deb
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 purge nvidia*
sudo apt-get autoremove
I'm not sure if removing nvidia drivers will stop your nvidia GPU. It will probably still work and use Nouveau drivers, but ...
Enabling this wouldn't harm your machine. Users of CPUs belonging to the Intel Haswell and Broadwell processor families in particular must install these microcode updates to ensure system stability. But all Intel users should install the updates as a matter of course.
You are experiencing lag due to the lack or performance of the laptop. It is old. I am not one to say, throw away a linux flavor because of this, but seeing how graphical Elementary is, you might be better off with a distribution tailored for slower older machines....
Have you tried Ubuntu Mate? That is using a GUI more for older machines, or perhaps LDE gui ...
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 options i915 powersave=0 enable_rc6=0 enable_fbc=0 to it.
If you want more settings or a further understanding of this options just write on a terminal modinfo -p ...
The problem is that when you installed elementary os it configured x-windows to use your on board graphics card, with the Nvidia connected its still trying to use driver from the on board graphics card.
Connect the nvidia card and start up
At the log in screen, don't log in.
Log in with your username and password in the text terminal. ...
While it probably won't result in a noticeable difference, a 32 bit install will use slightly less RAM overall as the OS addresses it differently and you don't need to load both 32 and 64 bit libraries into memory if programs require them. Use the free -m command to see if you are running out of RAM when these stutters occur.
If you have a little to spare ...
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"\n Identifier "Intel Graphics"\n Driver "Intel"\n Option "AccelMethod" "sna"\n Option "TearFree" "true"\nEndSection' | sudo tee /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel....
Are you using a laptop? Brand?
With my HP Omen and Intel 7260 (no dual-band) I had to blacklist acer_wmi to connect with Wifi.
Create a .conf file in /etc/modprobe.d/ with
Save and Reboot.
Whenever dealing with drivers, you first need to remember that elementary os 5.0 is based on Ubuntu 18.04. With this in mind, you might notice that the repository https://download.01.org/gfx/ubuntu/, described in your screenshot, does not contain anything usable above Ubuntu 17.10. You should also know that elementary OS 5.0 already includes the appropriate ...
In turns out windows 10 wasn't 'letting go' of my NIC on shutdown, before booting into the Elementary live usb, so elementary couldn't connect to my router.
Switching off my PC by the PSU resolved it.
I've found something interesting that may be related to your issue:
Baytrail complete freeze
If you are using kernel > 3.16 on Baytrail architecture and randomly
encounter total system freezes, the following kernel option is a
workaround until this bug is fixed in the linux kernel.
This is originally an Intel CPU ...
This also happens on AMD desktops too. I cannot seem to pinpoint it, and it is rather annoying. I don't really have a solution, but try adding these repos to keep up to date with your software.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-5-3
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/updates
Those will keep LibreOffice Stable and you video drivers ...
Do the following steps to install amdgpu-pro drivers for Radeon RX 480:
1) Download driver https://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/ubuntu/amdgpu-pro-17.50-511655.tar.xz
2) Go to your Downloads directory cd ~/Downloads
3) Unpack the driver file tar -Jxvf amdgpu-pro-17.50-511655.tar.xz
4) Go to the unpacked file cd ~/Downloads/amdgpu-pro-17.50-511655
5) Open ...
Have you recently installed updates?
It's always possible there was an issue / conflict in a new package. Installing new updates could help. You could try booting up to live USB and see if the HDMI works in that setup? Then at least you'll know it's not physically broken hardware or cable.
You can use AppCentre or on the command line type:
sudo apt-get ...
Virtual machines aren't well supported on elementary OS, but you should be able to install Intel drivers at least. I'm not sure what errors you received that you couldn't do the install on elementary OS.
As for the drivers utility, I think you want:
sudo apt install software-properties-gtk
First you need to install the official nvidia drivers:
sudo ubuntu-drivers autoinstall
Then, after rebooting, you can choose the card to use in the programm "NVIDIA X Server Settings" in the option "PRIME-Profiles"
Note that you can't use both at the same time. You either have to render everything using Nvidia, or everything using Intel.
The kernel has been updated since the last available disk image. It is now 3.19.0-56 (after updating the system). I don't know about NVidia drivers since I have an AMD Radeon, but otherwise I have a new i7-6500U machine and it works totally fine with that config. I had a minor problem with the open source xorg drivers for the Radeon card, but that one could ...
On ark.intel.com your processor only capable handle 2GB memory RAM is useless if you use 64bit OS, since pointers can take up twice as much space on a 64-bit operating system. You should go with 32bit version.
There is no "alternative driver" for Intel GPUs. Intel releases their Linux GPU drivers as Free Software and those are installed by default on your system. Your hardware might be simply too outdated to run properly with elementary OS, but "works badly" is unfortunately not really informative concerning the problems you experience.
Intel drivers are open source and always the newest in repos.
See the links:
How do I install the latest Intel Linux Graphics?
I guess you are looking at this page
It turns out I just had to restart the computer for it to take effect(of course!).
Type the following into the terminal to get rid of screen tearing for intel CPU/integrated graphics. In this case I tested it for intel HD graphics 5500 on my Lenovo Thinkpad T450s.
sudo mkdir /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/
echo -e 'Section "Device" \n Identifier "Intel Graphics" \n ...
If andrew's solution didn't work, make sure that you got your video drivers installed properly, or your system might run in software-rendering mode, because then your video will be rendered via CPU.
You can also check that with:
glxinfo | grep OpenGL
Take a look at Direct Rendering, if it says no, your CPU is rendering everything.
open a terminal and the command sudo rmmod intel_powerclamp will remove the powerclamp module from your running system. If that fixes it, you can can enter the following in a terminal
echo install intel_powerclamp /bin/true > intel_powerclamp.conf
to stop it loading when your system restarts.