Originally Posted by mhilinski
How do i install 2.6.3 for my intel driver I have no idea as to what my monitor is set at where would this option be?
You did not state the version of X11 that you have installed nor the distro of Linux installed. You will find that you will need to state the Distro and versions of installed software when asking for help.
I have Gentoo with x.org-X11 version 7.2 in my case. I would not tell a newbie to use the Gentoo distro ever. I tend to use Gentoo, SuSE, OpenSUSE, Fedora, Red Hat, CentOS, Slackware, and some Debian. (Have used many more distros over the years (My first install had no distro and no install program (pre-slackware).)
Since you did not state which distro you have installed, the answer is not a simple one. I assume that since this is in the newbie thread that you are not using Gentoo which would require the simple command:
emerge -va xf86-video-intel
If using Fedora (Red Hat, CentOS, or others that use the rpm package manager), the drivers are part of the package that starts with
Note if you are using this and have not installed yum and yumex, you might what to install them as they work using names of packages while rpm requires the version as part of the package name.
To get xorg information via, rpm package manager:
rpm qa | grep -i 'xorg'
yum info xorg-x11-drivers
yum also allows on to search for packages that contain a string such as:
yum search xorg
I have never performed an update with Ubuntu only installed an tossed within a virtual machine.
Debian uses apt and apt-get.
It using slackware, then you have to use the tarball.
The tarball version (also not very Newbie friendly) is at:
MD5: 440c014bbd3072b5d379fe1bdb861918 xf86-video-intel-2.6.3.tar.bz2