How to install the latest Intel Linux Graphics Drivers

20 Nov

It may happen that you become very annoyed by some behaviour of the version of Intel Linux Graphics Drivers currently shipped with your version of Ubuntu.

For me the last straw that broke the camel’s back was yet another startup crash due to poor support of the Dell Display Port in extended desktop mode.

Here you go how to install the Intel Linux Graphics Intaller on your system to make sure that you are always using the latest drivers available (which usually solves the most of the issues out there).

This is the page where you have to go to download the installer package.

You can install it simply by opening it with the Ubuntu Software Center or by manually using dpkg -i

$ sudo dpkg -i name-of-the-package.deb

Then open the program and say OK to some easy steps to get the latest drivers on your system (reboot required  … Continue reading »