Bumblebee is a software solution trying to support nVidia Optimus laptops

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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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Unable to boot Ubuntu 13.10 (nVidia GTX 770m and Intel HD 4600)

Ever since I bought this laptop I've been trying to install Ubuntu on it. It came with W8 preinstalled. Up to this point, I've been able to boot in UEFI mode with a black screen. I can tell it's ...
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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 ...
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Kernel freezes with nvidia optimus and bumblebee on 12.04

I have a Sony VAIO with Intel i7-3520M and NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 640M LE]. I installed bumblebee and nvidia drivers. They work almost fine, but the system freezes like in a kernel ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU running Bumblebee

I'm trying to get Bumblebee working again after an upgrade to Saucy. Running software with Optirun gives the following output: optirun nvidia-settings [ 45.697126] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary ...
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running dota 2 on nvidia optimus system

I have asus n56vb with geforce 740 m and I just installed ubuntu 13.10, bumblebee with proprietary nvidia 319 driver, steam and dota 2. I can succesfully launch steam without optirun and with "optirun ...
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After upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10, bumblebee doesn't work anymore

When I try to "optirun steam", for instance, I get the following error: /usr/bin/env: error while loading shared libraries: libturbojpeg.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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How can I play Team Fortress 2 (TF2) with bumblebee in Ubuntu 13.10?

Previously in (K)ubuntu 13.04, I could play Team Fortress 2 (TF2) on my nvidia-optimus laptop using bumblebee. I would do this by setting its launch options in Steam to LD_PRELOAD="libpthread.so.0 ...
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Can't install Bumblebee on Ubuntu 13.10

I have a newly installed Ubuntu 13.10, and I have followed instructions from https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee. The first two steps are: (not needed for 13.10 Saucy and newer) sudo ...
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Nvidia Optimus on 13.10 Use initial Support or Bumblebee?

After upgrading to 13.10 and reading this post: http://www.webupd8.org/2013/08/using-nvidia-graphics-drivers-with.html im wondering if the "initial optimus support" from nvidia or the bumblebee ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, bumblebee and power management problem

First of all my laptop is asus n55sf with ubuntu 13.10. I've installed bumblebee and it's working quite good (I've tried e.g. optirun firefox and it's working fine). Right now I have problem with ...
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Frozen desktop on Dell XPS 14 ultrabook

I have a problem with my novel installation of Ubuntu. Sometimes, the system crashes: the monitor still show the desktop environment, but it is frozen or blocked and the only think that I can do is to ...
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Asus Eee PC 1015 PN GPU question

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 (64 bit) on my netbook, the Asus 1015 PN. The netbook has a built-in Intel GMA and a Nvidia Ion GPU. After a fresh install of the OS, Ubuntu uses the dedicated Nvidia Ion GPU ...
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Bumblebee optirun truble

Alright, this is my first time to post here so please be patient if i dont do it perfectly. I am attempting to run Amnisea using optirun through bumblebee. I am typing the command like so: sudo ...
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NVIDIA Optimus support update on 13.04

I can see two update items NVIDIA Optimus support NVIDIA Optimus support using proprietary drivers I already have bumblebee installed on my system which works great for me. I am hesitant to ...
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Thinkpad T430 with dual DVI and Bumblebee. Detects the VGA port on my dock but not the DVI

I am running a 12.04 64bit config on a T430. Bumblebee/optirun are functioning well: Glxgears normally: 61.037fps Glxgears optirun: 1135.062 If a co-worker drops her windows laptop into my ...
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Bumblebee problem after installation

Yesterday i was using Kubuntu 13.10. I was had problem using my video card intel and nvidia. I was think this is KDE problem. I change linux to Xubuntu. After installation I installed steam and it ...
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Bumblee PPA failed to fetch on Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

When I attempt an update, I can't pull down the bumblebee ppa for saucy. W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/bumblebee/stable/ubuntu/dists/saucy/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found ...
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INstalled CUDA / Bumblebee NVIDIA drivers now SCREEN RESOLUTION stuck in laptop mode (low!!!)

I would appreciate any help.... I'm an Ubuntu noob. I needed to use some GPU-based software that needs the CUDA library to compile. So I installed it over and over again trying to make it work. ...
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Package system is broken(Primus)

stasik@stasik-TWH:~$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following packages were ...
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Is it better to choose Nvidia's proprietary drivers(319) by ubuntu repo over Bumblebee?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on my dell xPS L502X laptop. I freshly installed ubuntu on my system yesterday. I want to know that is it safe & better now if i choose Nvidia drivers over bumblebee, ...
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Disable CUDA run time limit on kernels

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 with CUDA 5.5 installed on a laptop which have an Optimus compatible GPU. So the displays are using the integrated Intel GPU and I can use the Nvidia GPU (GeForce 525M) to run ...
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Bumblebee on Ubuntu 13.04 with GeForce 750M and Driver 319 [on hold]

here is my story :-) i would like to get Bumblebee running with a NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 750M and it does not work. Basically optirun says Failed to initialize the NVIDIA GPU. I tried many things ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Bumblebee GTX 765M [on hold]

I'm attempting to install Bumblebee and use the PM features of Bumblebee. The installation of Bumblebee works fine and I can use optirun to run programs with my GPU, however, bbswitch doesn't want to ...
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any built in switch for switching between IG and Discrete graphics for bumblebee

I have installed BUMBLEBEE. Everytime i want to run an application, i need to use the keyword OPTIRUN. Is there a way to load the application using nvidia card whenever it is needed automatically? I ...
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should i install bumblebee?

My laptop has dual graphics Intel Graphics 4000 Nvidia geforce 630m when i run this command in the terminal: sudo cat /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch I get the following output: ...
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module nvidia is not found error - bumblebee [duplicate]

today I've installed bumblebee with nvidia-current, but when I check if bumblebee is ok (bumblebee-config),I can read this [ERROR] Module "nvidia" is not found. What can I do? Thanks you in ...
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Bumblebee + Intel HD graphics + GeForce GT 555M + Unity / compiz problem

I have a mx14r1 alienware and I am using Ubuntu 13.04 raring with unity 7.0. I try to install bumblebee to use optimus technology with my nvidia card but didnt work. I am trying to run compiz-fusion ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 Graphics Issues: Broken Pipes, Reinstalled Xorg and Bumblebee

It seems I have a problem, and am only making it worse by following what I find online. I have a new Asus N550JV-D71 (not sure about the part after the dash, though I definitely know it includes 71). ...
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Can't see my NVIDIA card after installing Bumblebee

I have a Dell Inspiron running Ubuntu 12.04, which has an NVIDIA GeForce 630M and an integrated video card. In my attempt to do some good to my NVIDIA card, I installed Bumblebee according to this ...
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How to install optimus with nvidia 310M in a asus K40I?

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04 because I have some problem with the screen resolution, and the speed became low after installed bumblebee. I want to ask something so I don't end up in the same ...
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Where did my Nvidia optimus card go?

I have an Asus UX32VD that has a Nvidia 620M card along with the integrated Intel graphics. I had Ubuntu 13.04 and I could use the Nvidia card with bumblebee for some time, then I it stopped working ...
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Bumblebee [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG]

Though this may seem like a duplicate question, none of the suggestions I've seen have worked for me, however nearly all posters get good results. I'll start with hardware: Metabox W350ST notebook ...
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How can I disable screen blanking without /etc /X11/xorg.conf on Nvidia Optimus laptop

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit, kernel Linux 3.5.0-39-generic, on a system that has an Nvidia GE Force GT 640m / Intel HD graphics 4000 - 1.0 GB graphics processor assembly. In order to get the ...
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How to prevent Bumblebee on a Dell E6530 disable Optimus on the next boot?

I've got a Dell Latitude E6530 here which is Nvidia Optimus enabled. In Ubuntu 12.04 I installed: nvidia-319 Bumblebee stable PPA version 3.2.1-1~preciseppa4 installed with the instruction from ...
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Should I install privative Nvidia drivers if I'm using Bumblebee?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and I have Bumblebee installed. I've recently realized that "Additional Drivers" has finally detected my Nvidia GeForce GT 630M GPU, and it is asking me to install vdpau stuff. ...