Ubuntu 12.04 3600 GMA Driver for Intel (Cedarview)

There is a ppa repository with drivers for ubuntu 12.04 at http://ppa.launchpad.net/sarvatt/cedarview/ubuntu/
With the following steps, you can get accelerated X working with the Intel Cedarview Chipset on Ubuntu 12.04:

To begin installing, open a terminal and just add the repository below to your apt sources list

http://ppa.launchpad.net/sarvatt/cedarview/ubuntu/ to your APT:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sarvatt/cedarview

# Install the add-apt-key utility
sudo apt-get install add-apt-key

# Install the Repository KE
sudo add-apt-key 0x4c96de60854c4636

# Make apt-get update
sudo apt-get update

# Make apt-get upgrade to verify that your system is up2date
sudo apt-get update

You can try to Add “video=LVDS-1:d” to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT variable, if your don’t

see anything remove it… on one of my Systems it’s working, on a second device it doesn’t.
sudo vi /etc/default/grub

if you’re using PAE kernel, remove it and install generic kernel
sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic linux-image-generic
sudo apt-get remove linux-headers-generic-pae linux-image-generic-pae

Install the cedarview drivers
sudo apt-get install cedarview-drm libva-cedarview-vaapi-driver cedarview-graphics-drivers

Change Option “AIGLX” to “Off” because 3D isn’t working (default settion)
sudo vi /usr/share/intel-cdv/X11/xorg.conf.d/61-cdv-pvr.conf

Update the Grub Bootloader
sudo update-grub2

After which you are ready to do a reboot

# sudo reboot


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