Ubuntu :: Xorg Configuration For Intel Onboard Video?

Dec 20, 2010

My PCI-E Nvidia card died, and I want to use the onboard video from my H55 chipset, which Windows identifies as "Intel 5 Series/3400 Series". This is on 10.04 LTS.I did 'apt-get purge nvidia*' followed by adding "intel" as the driver in xorg.conf, but on boot I get the message:


intel0: no valid modes found
Screen(s) found but none has a usable configuration

Current xorg.conf:


Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Layout0"
Screen 0 "Screen0"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"


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Ubuntu :: Getting X To Work After Switching From Onboard Intel Video To A 5000 Series ATI Card?

Apr 25, 2010

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.

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what can i do? is there a log file for X which details the initialization of it?

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Jun 19, 2011

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Apr 1, 2014

I am running Debian 7.0 Wheezy amd64...I installed Debian's nvidia driver earlier but I was having a few issues with OpenGL. So I removed those drivers using "apt-get remove nvidia*" and installed proprietry NVIDIA's driver from their website.Now the issue is, my apt-get/synaptic does not work anymore because it is trying to remove xserver-xorg-video-nvidia and failing to do so.

Code: Select allThe following packages will be REMOVED:

0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 4 not upgraded.1 not fully installed or removed.After this operation, 17.8 MB disk space will be freed.Do you want to continue [Y/n]? Y

(Reading database ... 194280 files and directories currently installed.)Removing xserver-xorg-video-nvidia dpkg: error processing xserver-xorg-video-nvidia (--remove): subprocess installed post-removal script returned error exit status 128.Errors were encountered while processing:  xserver-xorg-video-nvidia.E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)I have tried apt-get install -f to no avail.

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Jun 20, 2010

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I have installed Fedora 14 on Intel's DH67BL mother board, which has a on board LAN port, Fedora 14 does not detect on-board LAN. Unfortunately, intel does not provide any driver support for linux OS :-(. However, if I install an additional LAN card, Fedora 14 detects it and everything works fine.

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Dec 24, 2010

everex gPC2 tc2512 they went under
ubuntu 804 hardy
no windows
single boot

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Jul 26, 2010

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So, If I get a motherboard with onboard HDMI, would it be possible to run the HDMI out at the same time as the graphics card output?

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Jun 17, 2010

I installed Edubuntu 9.10 on a Dell Optiplex GX260. This system has onboard INtell 846G series video. I want to install an NVIDIA video card. I popped it in the case, diabled the onboard video. I get the POST, the GRUB, no problem. But once I get past the GRUB, all I get is a blank screen. The HDD does not sound like Ubuntu is loading.

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Oct 17, 2010

I am a bit overwhelmed with all the information out here, and can't get this to work properly after trying to for two days. I have a PCI ATI card(Sapphire Radeon 9250):

00:08.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] (rev 01)
00:08.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] (Secondary) (rev 01)

of which I am only wanting to use the Primary, and my onboard video:

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. KM400/KN400/P4M800 [S3 UniChrome] (rev 01)

right now my xorg.conf is empty and I only get a display off my ATI card. How can I get my onboard to display as well like it does in windows?

I've tried many ways that I found and nothing seems to work.

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This is what lshw produces

And here is what I get with startx:X.Org X Server 1.7.6

Fatal server error:

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Sep 8, 2010

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I have an integrated intel video and latest xserver-xorg-video-intel driver(using only stable repo). Now I wanna watch high-res video. From the bits of info collected from all over internet I understood that I need to:

1.aptitude install libdrm libva.

2.compile or find the .deb mplayer-vaapi and install it.

3.add -vo vaapi -va vaapi to the mplayer command line in gnome-mplayer.

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Mar 31, 2010

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I will proceed with the installation in a 1-3 weeks but I am expecting to have problems related to the graphic card not being seen or not configured ok.

Can you tell me how to configure it and what would its xorg.conf look like ?

Until I do the installation, I can use the Live-CD to test out your suggestions or do queries.

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Mar 3, 2010

I've freshly installed Debian Lenny 5.03 with xfce from cd, but I'm having intermittent problems with X. Mostly X will startup fine, but occasionally it crashes. If I'm lucky, it will just shutdown and just return me to the text-mode login. But if I'm unlucky, it freezes completely, such that even the alt-SysRq key combos won't work.

The PC I'm using is a Dell Celeron 1.8Ghz, with

:# lspci | grep -i vga
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82845G/GL
[Brookdale-G]/GE Chipset Integrated Graphics Device (rev 01)

where I'm using a default xorg.conf file of... [URL]

and the respective Xorg.0.log files are

a) for when xorg runs okay... http://pastebin.com/h0rbti1U
b) for when xorg crashes to textmode... http://pastebin.com/f7B6SgKf
c) for when xorg freezes up completely... http://pastebin.com/gydNkJFf

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get multiple screens working in Xorg with the Intel driver? I can manage to get Dual Head working (one big screen), but I'm interested in having two seperate X sessions (two screens) instead.

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Oct 17, 2010

I recently tried to install the proprietary nvidia driver to my laptop, but after disabling nouveau have run into a problem. When I start X I get an error

Code: (EE) No devices detected

Fatal server error: no screens found

I believe the computer is trying to use the on-chip intel card instead of the nvidia card because "dmesg | grep video" specifies "pci 00:02:0: Boot video device", "lspci | grep 00:02.0" gives me "VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02)

I have googled this issue all day and have not found a solution that works for me. nvidia-xconfig does nothing as doesn't "nvidia-xconfig --multigpus=on". Is there a way to specify which video card my laptop uses on boot? Maybe which my xorg.conf uses?

I will try to add my xorg.conf file later on.

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Mar 2, 2010

I have a IBM ThinkCenter workstation with an Intel i810 chipset and can only get a resolution of 800x600 maximum. I have read this url dealing with this chipset and resolution and cannot get anything past 800x600.http://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/x-config.htmland here is my /etc/X11/Xorg.conf

PHP Code:


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Mar 8, 2010

I'm trying to get full 3D acceleration working with an Intel 82865G Integrated Graphics chipset on my Arch install. I'm wondering if it's possible to get it to work with xf86-video-intel, as I can't seem to get the Intel-provided drivers to compile. As also stated, I have to xorg.conf to speak of, so I can't exactly go in and simple edit lines, unless I wrote it from scratch, which I'd really rather not do, LOL. I've tried Google (including their special Linux search mode), and LQ Search, and I can't seem to find information that's relevant enough to me that I can use. Here's glxinfo (only the (hopefully) relevant portions):


[root@archie mrcode]# glxinfo | grep -i "direct rendering"
direct rendering: Yes
[root@archie mrcode]# glxinfo | grep -i "renderer"


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Apr 27, 2010

Pretty much what the title says.. a few more details:

- I installed 10.04 using the alternative install so I've been doing all this in safe mode
- I installed a newer kernel (2.6.33) and still black screen
- I tried to install an updated Intel xorg driver, but I kept getting dependency errors (xorg, x11, something else)

I read another thread on this forum from a user who is using the same platform (Intel HM55), and I got stuck at the last point (can't get Intel xorg driver to install).

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Feb 20, 2011

With the upgrade to Squeeze and the 2.6.32-5-686 kernel, my Dell GX260's 82845 video chip suffers from the documented intel driver bug (freezes within a few minutes). I tried to fall back to the vesa driver, but am only able to get 640x480 resolution. The monitor is an LG L1720P.

I turned off kernel mode setting (via /etc/modprobe.d/i915-kms.conf), and modified xorg.conf -- added Modeline entries (from gtf) and
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May 16, 2010

I have a video card (Nvidia) in my computer that I want in another computer. I am going to be using the onboard graphics instead. I am running Lucid 32bit.

When I start up using the onboard graphics, the BIOS screen appears, then I see the normal underscore "_" flashing in the top left corner, but when that is done, my screen turns black and the monitor shuts off. I tried running a live USB and everything was fine so it's not a problem with the graphics card compatibility. I think I have to try booting into the command line and typing

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but I don't know how to enter the command line. Is that what I have to do or is there a different way?

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Jul 5, 2010

My laptop has an Intel video card. Does Intel have open source drivers that are included in the kernel? I'm kind of curious because I do not have a xorg file, and I did not install any drivers as I had to on my nvidia desktop, yet all of my maximum resolutions come down accordingly.

I'm just curious on what exactly controls the video settings if xorg isn't in the picture.

Also - what relevance does the Fn keys have that probe for a 2nd monitor to Ubuntu? For example, I do not have a 2nd monitor attached, but if I hit Fn F8 over and over, sometimes it changes my resolution. Why is this? Why would that revert my resolution?

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May 25, 2011

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./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
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Jul 11, 2011

PROBLEM: My computer has an nvidia video card. I'd like to remove the packages that support ati and radeon. When I try to remove xserver-xorg-video-ati or xserver-xorg-video-ati, the package manager wants to remove xserver-xorg-video-all.

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uname -a output:
Linux fahrenheit 2.6.31-20-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Mon Feb 8 09:05:19 UTC 2010 i686 GNU/Linux

When I attempt to suspend this machine it suspends fine, and will come back to life when I press the power button. I then get a hardware (text mode) cursor for a few seconds, then the screen blanks and goes black. At this point I can ssh into the machine and it is responsive, mostly, but Xorg is taking up 100% CPU and the fan spools up to maximum. The Xorg process is unkillable -- kill -9 won't do it. Load avg on the machine is high and it gets freeze-y for a few seconds at a time. How to get either suspend or hibernate working. This is a media box and we'd like the convenience of a quick resume time, but the ability to save electricity when it is not in use.

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