I installed Bumblebee today on my Dell laptop (i3 2370 + GF630M) to play Doom, using Doomsday. I tested the "optirun" command with firefox, then with doomsday and all was working fine. Now however, when I type "optirun doomsday" or "optirun firefox" in the terminal, literally nothing happens. No error message, the process just hangs for eternity, unless I terminate it. Any ideas?
I had a similar issue, due to Linux headers not working properly. A previous answer on askubuntu suggested (also the info on the bumblebee homepage) to install:
That installs the PPA-Purge utility and removes BBSwitch and Bumblebee. Then
installs the proper Linux headers. In my case, however, I had to use:
Since it seems the "generic headers" weren't enough in my case. Finally
But, if you are using Ubuntu 13.10 there might be a further issue, as explained by this post:
The way to fix it (for 32bit) is to run the following:
See the post itself for the 64 bit version
I hope this solves your issue, let me know how you get on.