Switch from Nvidia nouveau to Intel CPU with onboard graphic driver

I use nvidia with nouveau driver. I’m going to remove nvidia card and switch to intel CPU with onboard graphic CPU as the only graphic. Do I need to uninstall nouveau driver first and install some nouveau driver dedicated for Intel or do anything about at all? Or system will load from its kernel all I need?

Do I need to worry about some xorg configs?

Are there any propriatary drivers for Intel onboard graphics? If yes, are they better than nouveau?

post output from:
mhwd -l -li
inxi -xG

For the first: command not found. For second: it doesn’t do anything, no output.

lspci -k | grep -EA3 'VGA|3D|Display'
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GT218 [GeForce 210] (rev a2)
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device 8354
        Kernel driver in use: nouveau
        Kernel modules: nouveau

those commands should have outputs… did you typed them correctly?
in the lspci output it shows only nvidia, not intel cpu … is it disabled in bios?

I haven’t switched hardware yet. I wanted to avoid troubles and ask first. I will come back here when I switch my disk to new mothermoard and CPU.

you should boot normally, since nouveau is included in video-linux and thats what youll be using with intel gpu

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Please provide the output of mhwd as already asked.
Likely you have video-linux profile installed … which is an umbrella for all the open video drivers. In which case you would be fine … but check mhwd.
This should be part of your basic ‘how to use manjaro’ knowledge.

For the very start I would read the following article in Arch Wiki

https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/intel_graphics - must read

On my laptop (Dell Lat. 5480) I have Intel HD graphics 620 - works very well in x11 and even better in Wayland (sddm - kde plasma 5.27)

If you config. everything properly as the above article says,
your konsole command


should produce the following HW accel. results (enc means HW encoding):

vic@vic-2:~/$ vainfo
Trying display: wayland
vainfo: VA-API version: 1.18 (libva 2.17.1)
vainfo: Driver version: Intel i965 driver for Intel(R) Kaby Lake - 2.4.1
vainfo: Supported profile and entrypoints
      VAProfileMPEG2Simple            : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileMPEG2Simple            : VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileMPEG2Main              : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileMPEG2Main              : VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline: VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline: VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileH264ConstrainedBaseline: VAEntrypointEncSliceLP
      VAProfileH264Main               : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileH264Main               : VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileH264Main               : VAEntrypointEncSliceLP
      VAProfileH264High               : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileH264High               : VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileH264High               : VAEntrypointEncSliceLP
      VAProfileH264MultiviewHigh      : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileH264MultiviewHigh      : VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileH264StereoHigh         : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileH264StereoHigh         : VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileVC1Simple              : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileVC1Main                : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileVC1Advanced            : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileNone                   : VAEntrypointVideoProc
      VAProfileJPEGBaseline           : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileJPEGBaseline           : VAEntrypointEncPicture
      VAProfileVP8Version0_3          : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileVP8Version0_3          : VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileHEVCMain               : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileHEVCMain               : VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileHEVCMain10             : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileHEVCMain10             : VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileVP9Profile0            : VAEntrypointVLD
      VAProfileVP9Profile0            : VAEntrypointEncSlice
      VAProfileVP9Profile2            : VAEntrypointVLD

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