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I have installed the Ubuntu 12.04 on Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Notebook.
Currently I don't know how to ascertain which card is being used and how to setup the appropriated drivers to use the Nvidia Optimus.

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Hope this will help you and/or get you on the right track: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia


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i have same laptop with ubuntu 12.04. I simply installed bumblebee and primusrun with software center. after this install lenovo hack(needed for us laptop): https://github.com/Bumblebee-Project/bbswitch/tree/hack-lenovo#lenovo-ideapad-y470y570-and-toshiba-satellite-p870 This work fine for me,hope this halp!

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