Bumblebee is a software solution trying to support nVidia Optimus laptops

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Need help with bumblebee --------Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver

I'm new to ubuntu. I have a ACER R7 with intel and gt 750m and I'm pretty sure they are using optimus. However, after I install and run bumblebee, I always get this error: legolas@Frog:~$ optirun ...
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Cannot get Nvidia GPU running on my HP laptop (dual graphics)

I'm trying to get the GPU GeForce 940M on my new HP laptop ENVY 17-n101ng running (need CUDA eventually), but have somehow extreme troubles switching from Intel to Nvidia... I've installed nvidia-352 ...
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Problem with nvidia/bumblebee

I recently had to reinstall my Ubuntu 14.04.3 and now have problems with using bumblebee. I installed it as per https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee, but when I try to check it I get this: ...
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Bumblebee Nvidia Drivesrs

Actually I am new to Linux. Currently I using Ubuntu 15.10 on my Lenovo Y50-70 with Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M graphics driver installed. I've installed the required graphics drivers from Additional ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 doesn't boot after trying to install bumblebee

I'm on mobile so short sentences, sorry. I have a Lenovo t430 with ubuntu, an integrated graphic chip and a discrete Nvidia graphic card (something like nvm 4500). YouTube videos were not playing ...
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Graphics Cards - Power State

I have an Nvidia Optimus laptop dual-booting Ubuntu for general use and Windows 7 for gaming. I only want integrated graphics for Ubuntu, and when I run glxinfo | grep OpenGL the output is: OpenGL ...
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how can i install bumblebee for nouveau?

i read Ubuntu Wiki and they gave instruction for nvidia driver not for nouveau. (actually when i tried to download Nvidia proprietary driver my laptop stop working so i have to deal with nouveau ) I ...
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Reinstalling bumblebee on Kernel 4.4

I updated my kernel from 3.19 to 4.4, but afterwards the initialization of bumblebee failed. Therefore I removed it completely (purge) and reinstalled it, this time with the current nvidia driver ...
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Optirun is lagging with wine

I have notebook with intel HD 4000 and nvidia GeForce GT 710M with nouveau drivers. If I run game under wine with optirun then is more lagging as I run it without optirun.
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nVidia Optimus problems on Ubuntu 15.10

I've used Ubuntu on my Lenovo Y510p for nearly six months with no issues, and I fell in love with it. I recently bought a MSi GS60 (Skylake), and I've had a major problem with running Ubuntu. I can ...
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Problem installing bbswitch on Ubuntu 14.04.3

I have an Nvidia Optimus graphic card installed and have the Nvidia driver installed and working for my Intel card, but I cannot switch to the Nvidia card. This is because bbswitch-dkms will not build ...
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Installed bumblebee on Wily and boot hangs

I recently installed bumblebee and when I reboot I get this http://imgur.com/jIeR5pE How do I get to a point where I can just Uninstall bumblebee before the boot process starts. I have tried holding ...
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Black screen after deleting nvidia-prime

I decided to change nvidia-prime to bumblebee. I removed the nvidia-prime, installed bumblebee and restarted the computer. Loading freezes on plymouth. Then I booted into recovery mode and uninstall ...
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Nvidia Problems - how to completely “reset” Xorg?

There is a complete background below (borne out of frustration) as to why I want to know this - but the basic question is how do I completely reset Xserver to the state it was in when I installed ...
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about nvidia graphics driver

I have installed NVidia graphics drivers for Ubuntu from the official NVidia site. When I installed I wasn't able to get my battery back up. I heard about an open source driver for Ubuntu 14.04 so ...
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How to force anti aliasing using bumblebee on a specific program

I have KSP bought on steam but antialiasing is not working on it. So graphics are pretty bad. I saw this link but i can't create the according rule or find how to do this. ...
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Bumblebee unable to load nvidia-uvm without sudo

Apparently nvidia-uvm is only loaded with sudo. I'm using nvidia-352 driver, so I added in my /etc/modprobe.d/bumblebee.conf file the next line alias nvidia-uvm nvidia_352_uvm Thus, the optirun ...
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Swap a module at boot

I am trying to use a version of bbswitch hacked for a T450s mentioned in this issue on bumblebee-project/bbswitch. It works well and now my Nvidia 940m card turns off properly. To install it I run ...
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Ubuntu hangs on starting light display

I'm running ubuntu mate 15.10 and after I installed bumblebee my coputer hangs on starting light display. Here it is a low quality print of the screen http://imgur.com/affGbcx Neither ctrl-alt-f1 or ...
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Understanding bbswitch and nvidia kernel module

I have a laptop with a GTX 970M dGPU and an Intel GMA iGPU. I currently have the proprietary nvidia drivers installed (no nouveau) as well as bumblebee and bbswitch. Basically, I want the laptop to ...
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Can't restart after installed bumblebee

I have a Dell Inspiron 7559. I installed bumblebee to shotdown NVIDIA GTX960M. But after I installed the bumblebee, Ubuntu can't restart. It stoped at the picture ubuntu. What's wrong? ...
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alias nvidia_352_uvm to nvidia-uvm, opencl working only with sudo

I'm using the module nvidia-352 with bumblebee in my ubuntu 14.04. OpenGL programs are working fine with optirun. Nonetheless, bumblebee fails to load the module nvidia_352_uvm which is necessary for ...
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ubuntu gnome 15.10 error with using bumblebee optirun: KMS not enabled

I have a fresh installation of ubuntu gnome 15.10 and I cannot get bumblebee optirun to work. My laptop has the optimus setup with Intel and Nvidia graphics cards. I get the following error trying to ...
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bumblebee running fine but software updater wants to install nvidia

I have an Asus N53SN computer working with 14.04. I am happy with the performance of the computer and bumblebee. The software updater (SU) wants to install NVIDIA driver 304. SU NVIDIA packages Once ...
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Using optirun on Optimus Laptop (GT 740 M) gives “Cannot access secondary GPU”

I'm trying to use bumblebee on an nvidia optimus laptop. I've got the version 340 of the nvidia dirver installed with bumblebee and bbswitch. When trying to run optirun i get: [ 576.095946] ...
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bumblebee 64 and 32 bit?

Is it possible to have bumblebee and primus 64 bit and 32 bit both installed at the same time? So that 64bit apps will use the 64bit libs? If so, how? When I sudo apt-get install primus:i386, it ...
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lightdm won't start after bumblebee install

On an Asus rog with GT960M graphic card running Lubuntu 15.10, I installed bumblebee (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee) which rebooted fine. Then I updated the nvidia driver by sudo apt-get ...
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Bumblebee (Primus & Optirun) ERROR in Ubuntu 15.10

Terminal (same result on any program w/ primus & optirun cmd's): $ primusrun steam 2015/10/28 17:41:41 socat[2135] E connect(5, AF=1 "/var/run/bumblebee.socket", 27): No such file or directory ...
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Bumblebee fail safe x after reboot [GTX 755M][Ubuntu 15.10]

When I installed bumblebee and the nvidia-340 drivers Ubuntu booted into a normal session. On the next reboot, after running glmark2 with optirun in the previous session, the normal x session would ...
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trying to figure out what happened with lightdm and Xorg

thank you for trying to help me with this issue! :) So I installed bumblebee and then my screen got a low resolution after my pc crashed (not related, cat pulled electric cable ;) ). To fix this issue ...
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Bumblebee Intel+Nvidia on 15.10 blackscreen issue

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.10, i have a msi GT70 laptop with optimus. I have installed bumblebee bumblebee-nvidia, it is absolutely needed because nouveau keeps crashing at login. So i ...
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Bumblebee on Asus Zenbook UX303LB

About a week ago, I bought a new laptop (Asus Zenbook UX303LB). I immediately threw out the included Windows installation and installed Ubuntu 15.04 (later upgraded to 15.10, and also reinstalled at ...
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Set i915 to low-power /Reduce thermal throttling

Samsung NP550P5C S02 i5-3210M GT 650M Ubuntu 14.04 Gaming (especially in wine) and bumblebee/primusrun severly degrade performance after a few minutes due to powerclamp throttling! This is extremely ...
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lightdm - Job failed to start (xorg problem?!) / bumblebee/cuda related?

Please work through my wall of text, need help!! Thank you! Booting up my laptop this morning, I encountered the following problem: Boot to black screen with no responsiveness, couldn't even get to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 No Desktop

Before I start, this is on my inspiron 7707 windows 8.1/Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot which has Intel HD 4000 and Nvidia GeForce GT 750m. I have been trying to update my Nvidia drivers, which by itself is ...
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primusrun/optirun slower than the default launching

Today I've noticed something really weird: When I execute vblank_mode=0 glxgears I get: 38885 frames in 5.0 seconds = 7776.864 FPS 39279 frames in 5.0 seconds = 7855.745 FPS 39096 ...
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Building OpenGL program: Cannnot find -lGL - but bumblebee, nvidia drivers and libgl1-mesa-dev are installed?

I am trying to compile an open gl program on xubuntu 15.04. I have installed bumblebee, the nvidia driver 304 and the libgl1-mesa-dev library. Inside /usr/lib I have the file libGL.so.1. What's ...
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Unable to locate package nvidia-settings-319

I have been trying to set up Bumblebee on Ubuntu 15.04 and I am having trouble installing the nvidia driver for it. After I type: sudo apt-get install nvidia-319 nvidia-settings-319 I get the ...
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Nvidia CUDA, Hybrid Graphics, optirun vglrun, deviceQuery Permission denied

Intro I am trying to get CUDA working on my hybrid graphics laptop. I am using (l)ubuntu 15.04. Currently I have followed some steps in an online guide, which I shall explain below, and I am able to ...
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Nvidia prime vs Bumblebee fps drop issue

It was two months ago that I switched to Bumblebee from nvidia-prime due to prime not liking Nvidia-340+ and booting to low-graphics and followed the instructions here in my answer, Nvidia Driver and ...
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How do I only use my discrete nvidia graphics card (turn off integrated graphics)?

How do I turn off the Intel integrated graphics and only use my discrete nvidia 960m card? I know I can install bumblebee and then use optirun, but I want to use the nvidia card by default. I always ...
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Using bumblebee on an NVIDIA Optimus Laptop (GT 740M)

After installing Ubuntu on my laptop i tried to install a driver for my NVIDIA Geforce GT 740M. Sadly i wasn't able to do so. My system uses NVIDIA Optimus. ubuntu:~$ lspci | grep "VGA\|3D" 00:02.0 ...
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Problem building intel-virtual-output

Following this guide and many others I'm trying to getting my ThinkPad w520 with ubuntu gnome 14.04.3 (64bit) work with bumblebee. I have however a strange problem, when I try to build the ...
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Nvidia Compatibility in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 for sometime. It uses my Intel HD 4000 graphics in my Laptop, but I want it to use y Nvidia GT 740m graphics card to. I have the nouveau driver for Nvidia, but it seems like ...
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How to make bumblebee works with official nvidia driver

I tried install CUDA from ubuntu repository but unfortunately it doesn't work for me. I installed CUDA from runfile like the official nvidia guide say and it was successful but I don't know how to use ...
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Bumblebeed and bbswitch error

I have a problem with my MSI-GS60 laptop under Ubunutu. I explain: First of all, with this laptop I had a wifi unrecognized issue. So I had found somes posts talk on that and I had finaly found a ...
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Primusrun won't launch steam games

Clean ubuntu install 14.04 on lenovo ideapad y570. After a few futile attempts finally installed both steam and bumblebee/primus. Homever, every time I try to launch any steam game with ...
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nvidia-modprobe trying to load the wrong driver

I've finally installed the latest nvidia drivers running with Bumblebee. It works just fine now with optirun. The driver is called nvidia_352. Now I'm trying to get CUDA working. I can modprobe ...
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Optimus: Using optirun logs me out, then fails?

I have a Samsung QX411, with an Intel HD Graphics 5000 and a nVidia GeForce 520M GPU, both bridged with Optimus. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04. Now, here's my problem. When I run optirun glxinfo for the ...
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Optirun says that discrete video card is on

~$ optirun --status Bumblebee status: Ready (3.2.1). X inactive. Discrete video card is on. Does that mean that card is somewhy working or just ready to use? Is that message ok when I actually don't ...