Questions about bbswitch, a kernel module for saving power on [tag:nvidia-optimus] laptops.

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How to run a program using the Nvidia card with bbswitch?

I have a Nvidia graphics card running with Nouveau drivers which I keep disabled (at boot) using bbswitch in Ubuntu 12.04. Bumblbee always kept the card on, so I uninstalled it, and installed the ...
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how to fix bumblebee after a package upgrade?

I have been having issues with bumblebee after a kernel package upgrade. It started in 12.04 and has been carried on into 13.04. Basically it is outlined as follows; after a clean install of ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 stuck on shutdown due to bbswitch

I had this problem long ago, but it's the first time it's caused, I think, by bbswitch. First the Ubuntu logo is shown, then I get this : (the last thing written there is bbswitch: enabling ...
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Is bbswitch required for bumblebee to work properly?

I have an NVIDIA Optimus video card. I disabled it using bbswitch, and I'm using bumblebee to run programs using the discrete graphic card. I want to know what's going to happen if I remove bbswitch ...
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bbswitch does not work on ASUS A93S

I've tried the suggestions given in an earlier answer to a similar question (see elsewhere on AskUbuntu), but it does not work. Both lsmod | grep nouveau lsmod | grep bbs come up empty. I am ...
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Bumblebee : Module bbswitch could not be loaded

I've upgraded to 12.04 and I had to switch from Ironhide to the latest version of Bumblebee. Now, when I try to run bumblebeed, I get this error: FATAL: Module bbswitch not found. [ERROR]Module ...