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Do Intel HD 3000 Graphics run out of the box on Linux? Or do I have to do some manual work to get it working? Does Intel develop open source drivers?

Are they faster than on Windows?

This would apply for any Linux distribution.

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closed as not constructive by Sathya Aug 2 '11 at 17:38

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Which distribution are you looking at? – slhck Jul 29 '11 at 15:23
Related article on that subject: Intel Graphics On Linux Still Behind Windows, With Sandy Bridge – slhck Jul 29 '11 at 15:24
Any opinion would be great. Thanks, i will read it. – thom Jul 29 '11 at 15:29
Please don't ask questions about opinions -- Super User is not a discussion forum. Answers should include facts and detailed references (see FAQ) – slhck Jul 29 '11 at 16:50

Ubuntu 11.04 beta seems to support the graphics drivers out of the box, as per this discussion.

As an opinion for game, here's a quote from the same discussion

I am getting stutter in some games, which are mainly in wine, or java (minecraft).

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