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Offline Tanya

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How do I update my graphics card drivers
« on: September 28, 2013, 10:07:41 am »
Hi,

Apologies if this already appears elsewhere but I couldn't find anything on this.

Google maps has advised that I may need to update the drivers for my graphics card.  It is an Intel series 4 chipset.  I can only find updates for Windows os on the Intel website.  :P

I'm running Mint Maya 13.

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Re: How do I update my graphics card drivers
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2013, 06:39:31 pm »
Can you open a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T), and post the output from running this command:
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sudo lshw -C display
WARNING: You are logged into reality as 'root'

logging in as 'insane' is the only safe option.

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Re: How do I update my graphics card drivers
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2013, 10:11:25 am »
The graphics drivers for Intel are the ones that come with the X server - just doing a full system update will update them if there are any (don't trust Google on that, they're just guessing!). I suspect that they aren't developing the drivers anymore, as that chipset is years old (although can't confirm that until you post the results of the command Mark gave).

I don't suppose you could post a screenshot of what Google is giving you? I haven't seen that before myself

 


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