The previous methods i have used to set up Bumblebee on 13.10 based distributions is not working under
Ubuntu 14.04 . How can I set up
Bumblebee GUI in
Ubuntu 14.04 ?
To install bumblebee in Ubuntu 14.04, run these commands in terminal
Now you have to install
Install Python App Indicator:
Make a directory for git:
Check out the repository:
Go to Startup Applications and add
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I just install the NVIDIA GTX880M from my ASUS ROG G750JZ via this url (french site) Ubuntu FR forum
For unity 8 in Ubuntu
After reboot, you can see the logo from intel or nvidia in your system bar indicator and you can switch between both of them.
You can test your video card speed with glxgears.
If you encounter the problem with prime like an empty popup error in nvidia-settings panel you can see the bug in Launch Pad 1310023. I have encounter a similar problem and I can correct them with that:
then reboot and see if it works
I will dare to not to answer the question directly but, to provide an alternate way. I made a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 last week, after it was released.
And I just followed the steps described here
For short I just followed these steps:
Even though there is a newer driver available, the last version of nvidia-settings is 319, so I followed the exact steps, but make sure you read the complete article as other steps are suggested in case of errors.
Bumblebee is not working for at least some people on 14.04. If that is your situation you can use the nvidia-prime package as decribed in another answer here: Getting hybrid graphics to work nvidia-prime GT650M