Bumblebee is a software solution trying to support nVidia Optimus laptops

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Getting hybrid graphics to work bumblebee nvidia-prime GT650M on ubuntu 13.10 and 14.04

I recently made the switch to Ubuntu. Everything on my laptop works fine except my hybrid graphics card. It is intel graphics combined with Nvidia geforce GT650M. I tried bumblebee, but primusrun ...
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Low Resolution on Boot, not Login

Ok, here goes: When I was installing Nvidia drivers and Bumblebee for my 780m Optimus laptop, the Intel driver somehow made my display undetectable, making X output in the lowest resolution it could ...
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System settings doesn't display graphic drivers in Ubuntu 13.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on an Asus K55VD Ci3 with a 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD and a 2GB NVIDA Geforce610m graphics card. I followed all the steps given on Bumblebee wiki. Yet I am unable to see my ...
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How do I install bumblebee and CUDA?

I'm trying to get CUDA running on my Dell Precision M6700 laptop. I use Ubuntu 12.04 for the moment but I can switch to a newer version if it facilitates the installation of CUDA. I just want CUDA to ...
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Sony Vaio Fit SVF1521V1EB Cannot access secondary GPU

As a new Ubuntu user I've tried several distro's including Mint. Everything works except for my graphics card. The laptop has an GT 740M gpu which has Optimus. Now I've tried a lot of tutorials to the ...
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applications close immediately when running with optirun

When I try to run for example optirun glxgears the glxgears window opens and closes immediately. It's the same for any other 3d-accelerated application. optirun firefox or optirun nautilus work ...
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Bumblebee on Kernerl 3.13

I just installed the new 3.13.0-031300 kernel. Can I install bumblebee normally, or there will be any issue? Also, every time I update to a new Kernel ( manually ), must I uninstall/reinstall ...
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Nvidia gtx 755 with bumblebee - Failed to initialize the NVIDIA GPU at PCI:1:0:0 - Lenovo Y410P

I installed bumblebee with nvidia-331. I expected optirun glmark2 to run glmark2 but I got an error. $ optirun glmark2 [ 785.642896] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 black screen after some graphics related installs

I was having problems running opengl libraries in java and had the exact same error as here could not init GLX in minecraft So I followed the instructions from the first answer. I also tried to ...
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Dell XPS15 L502x Mini Display Port not working Ubuntu 13.04

Before i had Ubuntu 12.10 running on this laptop and the mini display port worked. Now i have Ubuntu 13.04 and the mini display port does not work anymore. If i connect my external monitor using a vga ...
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How to configure Stereoscopy 3D using bumblebee?

Using a laptop with a GeForce GT 650M (optimus) with bumblebee using nvidia drivers 304.88 lspci -vnn | grep '\''[030[02]\]' | wc -l 2 I would like to display some stereoscopic Video on a external ...
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low screen resolution after installing bumblebee

I installed bumblebee and on reboot, I had lost the screen resolution I had before. I have tried uninstalling bumblebee and also deleted the xorg.conf file but I am still stuck with the low ...
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How to turn off dGPU on Asus S56CB aka K56CB with Bumblebee?

I run Xubuntu 13.10 on the above-mentioned laptop, sporting Optimus. The battery life is disappointing. I'd like to improve it by means of turning off the Geforce 740 with Bumblebee but something has ...
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Gather discrete GPU temperature optimus

I run Nvidia Optimus using Bumblebee. Is there a way to check discrete GPU temperature while running applications with optirun?
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Bumblebee and libglx on Ubuntu 12.04, version mismatch

I tried to setup bumblebee, but until now I get this message: me@105999hmolt:/usr/lib/nvidia-current-updates/xorg$ optirun glxspheres primus: fatal: broken GLX on main X display I've noticed that ...
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Input lag after nvidia update

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 with bumblebee and nvidia 331 from xorg-edgers in a ideapad u430. I used to be able to play games like Metro LL using bumblebee without any problems, but since a couple of weeks ...
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Nvidia-331 Nvidia-Settings Installation Error [duplicate]

nroot@MS-1762:~$ sudo apt-get install nvidia-331 [sudo] password for nroot: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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Bumblebee HDMI not detected

I try to use my TV connecting on my PC using HDMI cable. I installed bumblebee. I launch "lspci -v", and this is the ouput for my card : 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF108M ...
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Running glmark2 with discrete graphics card: 60 fps cap

I wanted to verify that my NVIDIA discrete graphics card was functioning appropriately with bumblebee installed, in comparison to the intel integrated graphics card. So, I ran glmark2 and optirun ...
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How to check if Nvidia Optimus drivers are install

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and I have an Nvidia Geforce 640m Card. I installed the bumblebee PPA follow the instructions from the original website. I rebooted but how do I check if the drivers were ...
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Got a bumblebee error: HP-Notebook bumblebeed[3064]: [XORG] (EE) Invalid isolated device specification

I have a HP Pavilion 15-n061sr (ENERGY STAR) laptop with 2 videocards: Nvidia Geforce 740M and Intel 4000 HD. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 x86_64 and Bumblebee by following these instructions: ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M with Bumblebee on Ubuntu 13.10 giving error

I have an Acer Aspire V7 running Ubuntu 13.10 with an NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M graphics card. Currently though I'm not using this at all I'm just using the standard Integrated Haswell Graphics. I've ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Geforce 520m and Bumblebee

I am totally new to Linux. So well after following different Tutorials and How To's I am about to delete Ubuntu and start using Windows again. I just can't make my graphic drivers work properly with ...
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Bumblebee's optirun command was working fine, then suddenly it does nothing anymore

I installed Bumblebee today on my Dell laptop (i3 2370 + GF630M) to play Doom, using Doomsday. I tested the "optirun" command with firefox, then with doomsday and all was working fine. Now however, ...
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Black screen with mouse cursor upon boot, Fixed by logging in

Recently I had to reinstall my ubuntu 12.04 due to some kernel installation issues. So i grabbed a new livecd and installed it. Went on to configure drivers and settings. I have bumblebee installed ...
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I moved my /home partition and now some services don't work

I am using backbox-ubuntu 12.04 LTS My root partition got short on space so i decided to resize the home partition and add the free space to the root partition. I took backup of my /home partition ...
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Bumblebee segfault in nvidia drivers

I recently tried to use my laptop (an MSI GE60, with a GeForce GT 750M) under lubuntu 13.10. From the info I gathered, I had to use Bumblebee if I wanted to use the GeForce. I installed it using ...
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optirun with running browser

Problem: I have a window of Firefox or of Chrome opened via the launcher in the menu and now I want to run another instance of the program that take advantages of my dedicated Nvidia card, via ...
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Bumblebee applications running very slow

My laptop has NVIDIA GT 520MX discrete graphics. I installed Bumblebee to take advantage of OPTIMUS technology. But applications are running slow with Bumblebee. Applications with small memory ...
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vlc player doesn't run with optirun

I have installed bumblebee. Other applications are working with optirun instead of vlc. optirun -b primus vlc error VLC media player 2.0.8 Twoflower (revision 2.0.8a-0-g68cf50b) [0x19d0108] main ...
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Bumblebee on 12.04.3: Cannot access secondary GPU

\o Title says it: trying to get Bumblebee to work. System specs: MSI GE70 w/ Nvidia GeForce 765m Drivers installed: morphheus@nyx:~$ dpkg --get-selections | grep nvidia bumblebee-nvidia ...
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Bumblebee Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG]

I try hard and search to solve my problem and read a lot of related problem but still can not run nvidia on my hp laptop ubuntu 12.04 LTS Kernel version 3.8.0-34-generic and nvida GT 740m this is my ...
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Bumblee settings

I have installed bumblebee on my lenovo W530 with Ubuntu 13.10. I have followed the guide given in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee and ensured that all settings are as in the wiki. When I run ...
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Within Ubuntu, let virtual Windows machine control the discrete graphics card

I have an ASUS N56VM with both onboard intel graphics (HD3000) and a discrete nvidia card (630M). My main OS is Ubuntu 12.04. I have VMWare Player installed and a Windows 7 virtual machine running. ...
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How does bumblebee optirun actually work?

When I use bumblebee optirun command to start a program , Google Chrome for example, my laptop indicates that it switched to nvidia GPU. My question is: Is then whole desktop rendered by nvidia or ...
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13.10 Hangs at splash on reboot after nvidia/bumblebee install

I'm a fairly long-time user of Ubuntu and this is my first question here. I'm always able to find a solution to a problem from someone else's question until now. I've recently upgraded from 13.04. ...
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Disabling discrete NVIDIA card on ASUS r501vb on 13.10 Saucy, vgaswitharoo or bumblebee?

I have a Asus r501vb-s3116d with Intel® HD Graphics 4000 and Nvidia GT 740M (GK107 - 128bit) I am trying to disable the Nvidia card In Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy and no, I do not have a option to turn off ...
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Bumblebee setup on Dell XPS 15 9530 for dual monitors in Ubuntu 13.10

I am trying to setup my Dell XPS 15 9530 to use dual monitors in Ubuntu 13.10. The machine has the Optimus chipset with an Intel 4th generation card and an nVidia GeForce GT 750M. I followed the ...
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recent problem with bumblebee (13.04) MSI GE60

I'm on 13.4, optirun was working few days ago, and no more now. uname -a Linux bobby-OC 3.11.10-031110-generic #201311291453 SMP Fri Nov 29 19:54:20 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux pspci ...
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Firefox black artifacts on optimus when on AC power

When using firefox I often get lots of black random artifacts (little black rectangles). It usually happens when I scroll a page. The strangest part is it happens only when my notebook is on AC power. ...
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Bumblebee and Multiple Monitors

So, I've successfully gotten Bumblebee running on my laptop, but I'd like to know if there's any easy way to get a second monitor working out of the HDMI port on my laptop. Because I'm dual booting ...
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Bumblebee on Samsung Chronos 7 and ubuntu 3.10 with non stop fans

I have a Samsung Chronos 7 with a nvidia optimus video card and despite a had read a ton of sites and tutorials I was never able to have my laptop working appropeately. I could never have power save ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 bumblebee wont switch to Nvidia

I installed ubuntu 13.10 and followed the instructions on how to install bumblebee. I then did a test with glxears and the optirun glxears but I get the same framerate. My guess is optirun wont ...
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Nvidia moduel not found

my laptop has NVidia Optimus and I've been trying to get bumblee to work for weeks. Installing bumblebee or nvidia-drivers show no errors, I configured it like described in this article: ...
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Bumblebee project crashes

I installed the bumblebee project when I installed my linux distro a few months ago, I'm running Linux Mint 15. I've been working with Linux for almost 2 years now and I've also ran optirun and ...
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Problem with Bumblebee

When running programs with optirun there is a chance that the following error will occur, and then 30 seconds later the laptop turn off. [ 320.258227] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: ...
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installing bumblebee on 13.10 for my 635M nvidia / 4000M intel is breaking X and putting me in low graphics hell. Please help

Today's date is Dec 2, 2013 I have an Asus R500VJ (aka K55VJ) - with an ivybridge 4000M intel and a Nvidia 635M. lately every time I use the installation method prescribed on the official bumblebee ...
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VGA external monitor not detected in nvidia Optimus

Ubuntu does not detect the external monitor. I have bumblebee installed as indicated here. Anyone know how to make this work?
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Bumblebee does not work in my Lenovo g580 laptop

I'm pulling my hair trying to get this out. Since I know there is an issue with bumblebee and my laptop I've installed one of the latest stable kernels, so uname -r gives me 3.12.1-031201-generic ...
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Failed to initialize the NVIDIA GPU with Nvidia 660m and bumblebee

Specifications: Clevo W370ET ubuntu 13.10 32bt, nvidia 660m, with 319 nvidia drivers installed, the bus ID is PCI:01:00:0. And after installing Bumblebee using this site. LINK I still can not run ...