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How To Install Latest Intel Driver 2.12 On Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

Jul 07, 2010, 20:34 (2 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Falko Timme for this link. ]

"After a long time waiting the most interesting update of the Intel drivers for linux is now a fact. We can now have this great hardware acceleration for playing h.264 video. Or in other words we now have Hardware acceleration for HD content with our Intel video cards. As an owner of U400-138 with Intel 4500 MHD I have been waiting for this over a year but now I can play 720p without an issue. And so here is how to install this.

"First let's add the Xorg-edgers repo.

$ gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

"And add these two lines at the end of the file:"

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