Bumblebee is a software solution trying to support nVidia Optimus laptops

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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 frame rate. 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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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 ...
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MBP 15" Retina - Ubuntu 13.10 - Only Nvidia Graphic, doesn't find Intel

I installed Ubuntu 13.10+desktop+mac on my MacBook Pro 15" Retina 10.1 with Kernel 3.12. My Problem is, that Ubuntu just found my NVIDIA graphic card and not my integrated Intel. So I can't install ...
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[ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver

I am new to linux, I'm using an gt 740m I am getting this error when I use optirun [ 55.478327] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver [ 55.478372] ...
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How to cc & make an OpenCL program on my laptop Asus x550cc

My system is Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64bit. My laptop is a Asus x550cc with Intel integrated graphics & Nvidia 720m. I installed CUDA5.0, and when I run Optirun ./deviceQuery , it work good. But when ...
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Bumblebee + wine + Direct3D problems

My system is ubuntu 13.10 and I've got my bumblebee and wine works. Commands such as optirun and wine works fine. Then I follow the web http://www.dedoimedo.com/games/wine-directx.html to install ...
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I used Bumblebee to ruin my display resolution. How can I change it back to default settings?

I have an Nvidia 470 and Ubuntu looked great OOB. I tried Bumblebee to install Nvidia drivers, and the resolution went from great to lousy. How can I change my resolution back to the default, ...
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Installing Bumblebee - Kernel issues

I'm fairly new to Linux and I'm currently running Linux Mint 13 (based on Ubuntu 12.04). I'm trying to install Bumblebee with preferably the latest stable Nvidia 319 drivers on my Asus R505CB (this ...
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How to use Bumblee with Nvidia GeForce GT 750M?

For the life of me I cannot get Bumblee to work with my graphics card. I attempted to follow this thread to no avail, along with every other thread you get when you google "bumblebee GT 750M". Has ...
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How to choose dedicated videocard over integrated videocard in a laptop?

I have a Lenovo z580 laptop and it has 2 video cards Intel HD Graphics 2000 integrated in Intel Pentium Dual Core CPU B970 nVidia Geforce GT 630M. I use Bumblebee but it doesn't work for Virtual ...
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Errors In Bumblebee

I recently installed bumblebee.My problem is when I ran any command in terminal it showed me an error.If I run following commands in terminal bumblebeed --driver DRIVER bumblebeed --group GROUP ...
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Start Wine program using nVidia video card

I recent have installed Adobe Photoshop CS6 using Wine. If I run in terminal optirun wine "C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS6\Photoshop.exe" I get the next errors : vas@LenovoZ580:~$ ...
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Black screen problem after removing bumblebee

I use nvidia optimus gt540m graphics card. Today I upgraded to 13.10 successfully and installed Bumblebee but because of the problems about using external screen, I removed it using sudo apt-get ...
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Bumblebee: Glxspheres blocks after running a while

I guess I have a problem with the functioning of my Nvidia card. The symptoms are like following. When using the command vblank_mode=0 optirun -b primus glxspheres the fan is turning faster and ...
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Nvidia 740M still not working after Bumblebee installation

first of all, I have checked a lot of similar topics, but I still can't get my laptop to use Nvidia 740M. So first things first. I have a laptop Asus X550V(i5-3230, 4gb RAM, Nvidia 740M + Intel ...
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Bumblebee with nvidia 540m 12.04 (ACER ASPIRE 5755g)

Ive been really struggling to get my nvidia card working with bumblebee. Currently when i run optirun glxspeheres i get the following. [ 138.520664] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: ...
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Bumblebee optirun appears to depend on Intel

I have a Lenovo T420 with Intel and Nvidia graphics. On upgrade to Ubuntu Saucy, I had to purge and reinstall bumblebee-nvidia to get beyond optirun failing to find a GPU driver. Now, "optirun ...
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Ubuntu optimus support?

When will Ubuntu (or a Linux kernel) have native nvidia Optimus support? Estimates? Weeks/months/years? "native nvidia optimus support" as in when I run a graphically-demanding application, my ...