How to install Intel Graphics Installer for Linux Mint
The Intel® Graphics Installer for Linux* allows you to easily install the latest graphics and video drivers for your Intel graphics hardware. This allows you to stay current with the latest enhancements, optimizations, and fixes to the Intel® Graphics Stack to ensure the best user experience with your Intel® graphics hardware. The Intel® Graphics Installer for Linux* is available for the latest versions of Ubuntu* and Fedora*.
LinuxMint is based upon Ubuntu so the installer should work with LinuxMint too. But we don’t know how the installer does not accept Linux Mint.
You can use this command to identify your version of Linux is 32 or 64 bits:
Download it to your home folder and install:
sudo dpkg -i intel-yourpackagename.deb
When you run the program and you got this type of error “Distribution not supported“, you might want to try the following steps:
To work on this, firstly we need to change Distribution information of Linux Mint. Open terminal, type:
gksudo gedit /etc/lsb-release
Enter your root password, then modify the description details of lsb-release to:
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION=”Ubuntu 14.04 LTS”
Now run intel-linux-graphics-installer with sudo right:
When the installer finishes, simply close it and restart your computer.