Bumblebee is a software solution trying to support nVidia Optimus laptops

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13.10 - Bumblebee with Nvidia Optimus 750M - Stuck in high resolution (3200*1800) and drivers issues

Dear Ubuntu friends, I am a happy owner of a Dell XPS 15 9530 with Ubuntu 13.10 installed on it. Well... happy until yesterday. Although with some difficulties to install ubuntu on it (Intel smart ...
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Bumblebee with 2 dedicated video cards?

So I have a lenovo 510p laptop, with integrated Intel HD 4600 graphics, plus 2 GeForce GT 755M-s, one of which is in the ultrabay and thus is removable. I'm running Lubuntu 13.10. I use the ...
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Lost volume-controls on ubuntu 13.10

Finally I've decided to make ubuntu as my primary development environment. After a clean install on a brand new ssd, I've checked sound, video, keyboard hotkeys (Asus N55SF) and everything seemed to ...
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Bumblebee with nvidia-331-updates. Work with “--driver nvidia” but won't work as service

I trying to set up bumblebee on ubuntu 12.04. I also using last nvidia driver because 319 isn't available any more. This is my configuration files: /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf: # ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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[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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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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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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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 ...