Fedora Hardware :: QM57/QS57 Intel Video Card - Cannot Use The Desktop Effects
May 30, 2011
I am using a Dell Latitude E6510 with QM57/QS57 Intel GMA HD chipset video card, when I am installing the Fedora 14, if I choose the 'Install the new system or update an existing system', it goes to blank screen.if I choose the 'Install system with basic video driver', it starts to install.BUT I cannot use the desktop effects, the Stellarium, etc, it says that 'accelerated 3D graphics is not available'. Even I have updated my kernel to 126.96.36.199-91.fc14.i686. As far as I know, QM57 do support a 3D graphics, what should I do to drive it to work.
I'm running Karmic Koala 64 bit on my Lenovo T400 laptop with switchable graphics having both Intel and ATI video cards. I've set my bios to use the intel card only and turned the automatic switching off. So far so good, but I'd like to turn on compiz for basic window animations. When I try to start compiz by selecting
doesn't show any new drivers that could be installed. This was working out of the box when I first installed Karmic Koala a few month ago, but things got messed up when I installed the restricted drivers for my ATI card. Now I can enable compiz if I switch to ATI from my bios settings and install the drivers but I don't want to use it due to high power consumption and I've removed the ATI drivers.
Here is my xorg.conf file:
Section "Device" Identifier "Configured Video Device" EndSection
I have Ubuntu Natty installed on my computer, and I cannot activate the desktop effects and animations. I know that they can be activated, as I used them on Gutsy, but they have somehow been disabled during an update. I want to reactivate them, but every time I try I am told that they cannot be activated because the right graphic card drivers are missing. I have an integrated Intel card on my computer. Is there any way I can reactivate the visual effects? If not, how was I able to activate them in Gutsy?
I am fairly new to Ubuntu, so I'm sorry if I don't include any necessary information. Installed 10.10 rc from CD about 3 days prior to official release and everything was working fine... went about installing software and setting up laptop for use. About one week later, got prompted for upgrade and went ahead through update manager. Now can't enable desktop effects. Right after upgrade had a period where title bars of windows would not display... menus were present, but no title bars, no maximize/minimize/close buttons and no dragging windows to new locations on screen That has since resolved itself. Spent quite awhile searching forums, created xorg.conf at one point, later deleted it.
compiz-check says this: Code: ./compiz-check Gathering information about your system... Distribution: Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop environment: GNOME Graphics chip: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02) Driver in use: intel [Code]...........
Just put 11.4, 32 bit on a system with an Intel D865 GLC motherboard and 865G built in graphics controller. While the install went OK it turns out that X is totally hosed. After fighting with things for a while and discovering that Sax2 had disappeared I poked at Google and discovered some other poor folks that have had similar issues with Intel video cards. Based on a suggestion for a doc in OpenSuse.org I edited the file: /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-device.conf
and added the line: Driver "intel" to it - after that things got better. Obviously the install process had not identified the video card correctly. I'm now left with another issue - while the system now identifies the driver and can talk to the monitor correctly, a Samsung S23A350H I can't open a window after X comes up and I login - basically the same issue as the unresolved Bug 673873: [Bug 673873] intel [865G] Windows flash rapidly or don't appear if Desktop Effects are on in KDE and GNOME
The workaround is to turn Desktop Effects off but since X doesn't work I can't figure out how to do that. I can't find the gnome-xgl-switch or a xgl-switch that used to exist to do it on the command line so that's out. Someone said you could drop the empty file "disable-compiz" in the ~/.config/compiz directory and that would do it but in 11.4 that directory doesn't exist. how to disable "Desktop Effects"/XGL/compiz or whatever it is now called on the command line in OpenSuse 11.4 without a gui if that is still possible?
I have a Geforce 9300 GS installed in my machine I am using 64 bit Gnome with a 64 bit system I downloaded this: Now my video won't show any effects and the Nvidia card won't work? This doesn't make any sense. Frustration to the max. I should have stayed with Fedora 10 at least it worked with downloadable drivers.
I recently installed fedora 14 on my Asus laptop with Nvidia GEForce 130m Cuda Video card. I installed the nvidia drivers, but when I go to configure any sort of visual effects in systemsettings it says Code: Your hardware cannot support visual effects due to the following problem: The problem is that it gives no problems for me to fix! How can I find out what the issue is?
I recently installed Fedora 12 and have tried it in different machines with different results. I am using HP laptops and can boot with no issues in one of them (HP NX7200), boot with compiz limitations in another (Compaq 6910p) and almost never get a proper boot on another (HP EliteBook 6930p). This last one is the one I want to check on, because even if I have got it to boot properly, most of the time it fails. I get to the login screen OK, but when trying to load the desktop, it usually fails and sends me back to the login screen. The driver in use is i915. I have tried to generate an Xorg.conf file and add a specific option, which I got from other people having the same issue. Here's the display section from my xorg.conf file:
Looking into the last few lines from my Xorg.0.log file, I could see segmentation faults and messages that showed how the server was killed and the system would drop it. ometimes I can get this machine to boot (in fact, I am typing these lines from it). To achieve that, I run
su -c system-config-display
on one of the other laptops that work. That allows me to boot fine at least initially. Every time I get that right, I get a kernel crash message, which reports the following:
------------[ cut here ]------------ WARNING: at drivers/pci/dmar.c:616 check_zero_address+0x7d/0x191() Hardware name: HP EliteBook 6930p Your BIOS is broken; DMAR reported at address zero!
If I reboot/shutdown, I won't be able to boot again until I repeat the same workaround.
For those who want use in VMware guest 3D games or any, using intel graphics... (who cant enable it ) You must enable S3TC texture compression even if your card can't enable it!The software you must use is DRICONF... You can Download it at the package manager...
i bought a new laptopt Gateway, core i3, intel video card. I've tested ubuntu and mandriva without good video results. I have installed Fedora 12, i'm using an external lcd samsung screen on the vga port, it works fine. My display properties shows two screen as well as the correct resolutions...the problem it that i can't use my latopt screen, i have tried different resolutions..but nothing. I can't use mi laptopt without an external screen.Even if i boot without my external screen, my laptopt screen goes black.
I have a Dell Latitude D520 with an Intel 945GM Integrated Graphics Card. I have been unable to get the desktop effects to work in either Jaunty or Karmic. When selecting Normal/Extra/Custom, I get an error:
Code: Desktop effects could not be enabled Graphics card info: Code: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS, 942/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03) I've looked at countless threads pertaining to this issue, but nothing I could find resolved my issue.
I have ubuntu 9.10 I have the ATI Technologies Inc Mobility Radeon HD 3600 Series [1002:9598]video card. I dont know what it is but i want to enable extra visual effects. unfortunally a message stating "searching for drivers" appears, eventuall folowed by " Visual Effects can not be enabled" i think this is due to the drivers obviosly.
what are the drivers I need for linux (if any) for my specific video card? what do I need to do? also which video card are best fit for ubuntu/ linux? note: I dont know what it is, but originally when I first installed ubuntu I did something and the visual effects had worked had worked and up until recently i may or may not have of messed with any thing could i have of touched something
Lucid has been good to be so far, except for the fact that my screen flickers occasionally (I'd say once or twice every 30 minutes) I'm using an ASUS laptop with an INTEL GMA 4500MHD (It's this laptop. I read a bug report about the xserver-xorg-video-intel, but the issue was much more severe and marked as solved before Lucid was released.
i just install ubuntu 10.4 linux 32.bit on my Pc and it's was running fine beside the video card (intel x4500 ) not supported in ubuntu anyway after i update about 251 package in ubuntu ,i restarted the pc after in the grub ...they show me 4 Ubuntu ! 2 for boot ubuntu and 2 for ubuntu recovery and 1 for windows 7 loader !
Just installed Ubuntu 11.04, and everything is perfect, except my video card. Ubuntu 11.04 refuses to run my labtops integrated Intel 855GM video card in OpenGL hardware accelerated mode. Everything is really slow/unresponsive compared to earlier versions, windows are rendering painfully slow etc. From what I can gather, problem is, 11.04/newest Compiz is OpenGL 1.4, and my video card only supports 1.3 (?). Now, I have tried downgrading Compiz following this link: [url]
No luck so far.. OpenGL is still software only. Do I need to edit some ini-file or xorg.conf, or am I missing something here?
I'm having trouble getting X to work after switching from onboard intel video to a 5000 series ATI card. Apparently I need to switch to a MESA or fglrx driver. I did a sudo apt-get install fglrx-driver and it installed but still no X. I'm currently using Karmic. I've tried to boot with a live CD which works fine and changed the xorg file manual but that was a mess.
When I start I get a checking battery state ... done and it stays there forever sometimes and sometimes I can login but without x. Typing startx gives me a long list that says check the xorg website. I've been looking around for a way to fix this and haven't been able to get it working.
Lucid is not in testing but it's released.It seems it works now, with all desktop effects activated and switching users and closing sessions.The only thing I still don't know is which screensaver can I use if removing gnome-screensaver?
I have a Sony Vaio vgn-sz440. Here is what the specs say about the video card.
I do not understand, do I have an Intel video card, or an Nvidia video card? Should I install the Nvidia video card driver, because every time I try, everything gets real glitchy and I revert back to my original setup.
Here goes the problem: I have a Amilo M7400 notebook with an Intel 82852/82855 GME video card, and X is a bit uncompatible with it.I've tried using the vesa driver in the xorg.conf, but when i start Xserver, it hangs hard in a blank screen. I can't open a new terminal and control+alt+backspace won't work.
what can i do? is there a log file for X which details the initialization of it?
I have PC with Motherboard Intel Desktop Board D945GCNL, and Ubuntu 10.10 installed on it. Graphic card was working fine, but recently i don't know what happen suddenly the visual effects stop working, and i believe the issue with the identification of the VGA. with error message "Desktop effects could not be enabled" i checked some forums related but wasn't able to solve it. when i type compiz. it stuck on the below:
1. When I try to enable Desktop Effects it says "Searching for Available Drivers" then says "Desktop effect could not be enabled".
2. When I play and game the has 3d Modeling, it chops to about 3 FPS and is completely unusable. But heres the deal, I have a ATI Raedon X850XT Platinum card, which I know can handle it. I'm using Ubuntu 9.10 and have everything up to date.
I'm thinking of setting up an older second-hand desktop to run ubuntu. The computer is a Dell Dimension 3000, with a Pentium 4 2.8GHz, currently 512mb ram(thinking of upgrading to 2gb), and integrated graphics. My old laptop is slowly dying, and I'm moving in a few months, and I'd like to use this computer after the move as my main home computer, for the usual internet, email, and word processing, as well as photo manipulation and storage(i'm into photography), and maybe some music recording(it has a really nice sound card).I'd really like to run a dual monitor setup, and I already have 2 VGA flat screen monitors.I'm on a budget(paid $50 for the computer...), but I think I need a video cwith 2 outputs.It doesn't need to be anything for gaming (the most I need it for is the silly effects on ubuntu). The computer has a spare PCI card slot for the card. Maybe something along these lines?:
fter I enable the desktop effects on KDE, everytime that I login in to a session,KDE crash.... Im just gettin a black screen.My question is. Can I turn off the desktop effects by editing a file? if so, which file do I need to edit.... and where is the extensive directory tree i can find a the file that holds information about kde crashing "error file or log file" were I can get more info in what is happening with KDE and find out why is crashing.