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any success getting gfx installer to work on Debian?

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Feb 09, 2014 - 06:13am

  • <p id="page-title">Has anyone had success installing and running &#39;Intel(R) Graphics Installer 1.0.3 for Linux* on Debian?</p>
    <p>My system ystem is actually crunchbang converted to Testing</p>
    <p>Graphics:&nbsp; Card: Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller</p>
    <p>CPU:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Dual core Intel Core i5-4200U CPU (-HT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx</p>
    <p>I have googled (though I may have missed something; I have followed instructions aimed at buntu...with no luck,</p>
    <p>I have tried going through some dependency issues that I THOUGHT I had mannaged to resolve, but when I ran the app it returned &#39;Unsupported OS&#39; (or something similar</p>
    <p>I&#39;d appreciate and pointers or hinsts ad to where I can get more info that may lead me to a solution.</p>
    <p>I appreciate your time and I&#39;m willing to provide any other info you may find relevent.</p>
    <p>Thanks again.,</p>

    Feb 09, 2014 - 06:13am
  • Only supported distros are Ubuntu and Fedora, however, if you take the source packages distributed for Ubuntu and rebuild on Debian, those should work but have not been validated.

    Feb 11, 2014 - 04:23am
  • the installer doesn't work... I myself installed all necessary packages out of repositories, hence I'm not really upto date... (still on mesa 9eg.) which is annoying for games and such. (even on testing)

    Therefore the question, why do you only support Ubuntu and Fedora? do you really think that with recent changes in Ubuntu, that it's still the preferred OS? I haven't been useing Ubuntu ever since they started Unity, and my friends aren't any different - most of them working in IT. HOW LONG UNTIL WE CAN EXPECT A WORKING DEBIAN INSTALLER?? ever since steam runs on debian I really could use new newest graphics driver (eg right now I cannot play a game, problem lies with mesa, but is fixed in v 10...

    thanks sarah

    useing tablet with i5 and intel hd 4000 on debian 3.13.1 and laptop with i5 and intel hd 3000 also on debian 3.13.1 both with MATE desktop environment 1.6

    Mar 03, 2014 - 04:59am