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Is a NVIDIA GeForce with Optimus Technology supported by Ubuntu?

I am considering buying a Dell XPS 15 laptop. The laptop has a Nvidia 420m card which should work with Linux but I keep reading that the Nvidia Optimus technology isn't supported on Linux. I am not ...
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How can I improve battery life on my laptop? [duplicate]

I have a Macbook Pro 6,2. It uses Nvidia Optimus technology and would not work with Bumblebee as the i915 driver would fail. I had to uninstall Bumblebee, install nvidia-current, and blacklist nouveau ...
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How do I fix hybrid graphics on a Dell XPS L502? [duplicate]

I'm using a Dell XPSL502 15' and it's facing hybrid graphics problem. I'm really desperate, I don't know what to do - how should I fix this? This problem has occurred before on other Linux variatns ...
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Power management issues on an Asus N55 [duplicate]

I noticed that with respect to Win7 on my Asus N55 Ubuntu 12.04 tend to overheat the system. After startup the fan controller takes control of the fan, I could here it slowing down, after a few second ...
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Intel technology & nvidia Hybrid drivers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? Hybrid Graphics Intel/nVidia I have a Samsung laptop (QX510-S01gr) which has 2 graphics cards, an Intel HD graphics one ...
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How to make NVIDIA GEFORCE 710M a default graphics on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Honestly, my default graphic driver for Ubuntu 13.10 is Intel® Ivybridge Mobile. But got a Nvidia driver which it was already been installed. So, how to make Nvidia driver as a default graphics ...
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Bumblebee and Nvidia [duplicate]

I am a Linux newbie having freshly installed Ubuntu for first time. I have Nvidia Geforce GT630M and question about it. I couldn't get Nvidia driver to work. I tried to follow different instructions ...
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About Graphic Card [duplicate]

Hello everyone I might have a problem with my laptop graphıcs(samsung p5cs02 tr laptop) First off all,I have nvidia gt 650m 1 gb graphic card and intel hd 4000 graphics 1 gb My problem is ubuntu ...
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Laptop Nvidia Bumblebee clarification

So this is partly clarification (to help future users) and partly questions to make sure I understand what's going on. Recently attempted to make the switch from MacOSX to Ubuntu as I can't afford ...
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1answer
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Install Gnome3 (gnome-shell) on Kubuntu problem

I tried to install gnome shell on Kubuntu with this commands sudo apt-get install gnome-shell sudo apt-get install gnome-session and I just found gnome classic session when logging in, Are there ...
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Can CUDA and Gnome work together on an optimus laptop?

Here it goes, I have a laptop with an Nvidia GT520M card and I am running ubuntu 11.10. When I first installed ubuntu on my pc, I was able to use gnome3 and all was well (I suppose my laptop was ...

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