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I have installed bumblebee on my Asus laptop U36SG with a 610m Nvidia dedicated graphic card and a Intel integrated one.

When I open System Settings -> Details -> Graphics, Ubuntu 12.04 64bit won't detect my video driver. "Driver Unknown".

I have made a test with optirun. This is the result.

$ optirun glxspheres
Polygons in scene: 62464
Visual ID of window: 0x21
Context is Direct
OpenGL Renderer: GeForce 610M/PCIe/SSE2
123.168638 frames/sec - 137.456199 Mpixels/sec
138.215647 frames/sec - 154.248662 Mpixels/sec
139.426502 frames/sec - 155.599976 Mpixels/sec
139.378692 frames/sec - 155.546620 Mpixels/sec
139.481144 frames/sec - 155.660957 Mpixels/sec
139.375521 frames/sec - 155.543082 Mpixels/sec

After this I have found on the command optirun nvidia-settings -c :8 Here I can see that the It is working. I am new to Ubuntu, I have used it for 2 weeks on this settings and it worked fine, in my opinion.

Can I set Ubuntu to display my graphic card? It is recommended to install Nvidia Additional Driver? Thanks.

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