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Ubuntu 13.10: How to disable Nvidia graphics (nouveau)?

I have a MSI GS70 laptop with Ubuntu 13.10 installed. Unfortunately, my laptop has an NVidia graphics card, the only effect of which for me is constant fan noise, hot temperature of the laptop and ...
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Nvidia driver cripples my laptop Ubuntugnome 13.10

Okay so repeating my problem aggain: I have a Dell XPS 17 (L702X) laptop with a nVIDIA GeForce 555M Graphics card inside running Ubuntugnome 13.10. Since my batterytime is amazingly small (2 hours on ...
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ACPI and Macbook Pro 5,3 Ubuntu 13.04

Found out that I can't use ACPI on my Macbook Pro 5,3 (2009) with Ubuntu 13.04. I tested it with the 3.6.x and 3.8.x kernels, and with nVidia drivers 310 ("tested" driver in "Additional driver") and ...
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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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Dell laptop battery backup 1.30 hours only with Ubuntu 12.04. How can the battery backup be increased?

Dell laptop Model: N5110 (Inspiron 15R) Display: 15.6" Battery: 6 cell Graphics: NVidia GeForce 525M 1GB (No driver for Ubuntu), Working on Intel Graphics 1GB OS: Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise) 64 bit ...
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NVIDIA GT630M and Intel HD 4000 issues [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I have a Lenovo Z580 (12.10 Quantal). It has both an Intel HD 4000 and an NVIDIA GT 630M (CUDA and Optimus). When using ...
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Battery Life-time on Acer Aspire Timeline-X 4830TG

I'm running 12.04. In Windows my pc lasts approximately 7-8 hours but in Ubuntu it seems like 2-3 hours. Battery time is paramount for me, so how can I fix that? Ubuntu 12.04 i5 2450 Intel HD-300 ...
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Nvidia vs. Battery Dilemma

I recently purchased a LG a410 notebook, with Nvidia GeForce 310M GPU. When i installed Ubuntu (11.10) my battery used to last about 3 hours. But, since i moved to Gnome3, i noticed that i didnt have ...