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I wanted to try out the Linux Mint Debian. I downloaded an iso, checked it and then dd it on a usb stick.

I boot on the usb fine and Mint is starting, but then it looks like that :

Mint live display problem on hd4000

The desktop limits are halfway across the screen. The colors aren't right and are flickering. It looks like a graphic driver problem to me... Everything seems to work fine except that.

I have a Lenovo t430s with HD4000 graphics. I tried to start the Mint live in compatibility mode, but the same thing happened.

Could I fix this somehow?

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That's strange, I have installed LMDE on my t400 with no problems. If you have switchable graphics, disable them in the BIOS and use the onboard card, that might help. Also, see ThinkWiki a great resource for linux on thinkpads. –  terdon Feb 16 '13 at 13:12
    
But you don't have hd4000 graphics on the t400, and I think it's a problem with this chipset... –  Piero Feb 16 '13 at 16:41
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