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Intel Releases Linux Graphics Drivers Installer

Intel has released a tool that allows Linux users to easily install the latest graphics drivers to ensure the best user experience with Intel graphics hardware.The first public Intel Linux Graphics Installer release has been made available for download a few days ago and it currently supports Ubuntu (12.04 and 12.10 for now) and Fedora (17 and 18). By looking at the package changelog, it seems this has been under internal testing since October, 2012.In my test, I was unable to use the Intel Linux Graphics Installer tool to upgrade the Intel graphics drivers under Ubuntu 12.10 64bit due to some issues with multiarch dependencies and it seems this affects other users too (this shouldn’t occur on 32bit, however, I was unable to test in on 32bit since this doesn’t work in VirtualBox). Hopefully, this will be fixed soon. Unfortunately, this means I wasn’t able to fully test the Intel Linux Graphics Installer for now.To use it, download and install the deb or rpm for your Ubuntu or Fedora version and architecture – this won’t upgrade any packages since, like the name says, this is just an installer. Once you’ve installed Intel Linux Graphics Installer, launch it from the menu

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