Bumblebee is a software solution trying to support nVidia Optimus laptops

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Getting nvidia GEFORCE GT 635M to work in 13.04

I tried installing nvidia drivers in 12.10 via x-swat repository, and primus, and noveau, and a million things i found on the net and everything just broke the system, until I finally got bumblebee to ...
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Primusrun doesn't seem to use my NVidia card

I have been installing bumblebee and primus in order to play a few game on my laptop. When I test them with respectively optirun glxspheres primusrun glxspheres, I see an adequate increase of the ...
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13.04 Unity troubles related to Nvidia Optimus [closed]

I know this bug in variations has been discussed in other questions, but none of the solutions work... I'm running Ubuntu on a lenovo ThinkPad T420s. It has a Nvidia Optimus discrete graphics card. ...
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Primus failed to load libraries in Raring

Bumblebee is working fine. But primus is giving me an issue. vblank_mode=0 primusrun glxspheres primus: fatal: failed to load any of the libraries: ...
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Bumblebee issue with 13.04

Bumblebee cannot access my GPU optirun -vv glxspheres [ 1731.443943] [DEBUG]Reading file: /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf [ 1731.445149] [DEBUG]optirun version 3.1 starting... [ 1731.445191] ...
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Why does vblank_mode improve framerate drastically in benchmarks?

I am messing around trying to find the best graphics solution for my Laptop with Optimus Nvidia. (ASUS K55VD) I've got bumblebeed running and i use optirun when i want to improve graphics ...
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Bumblebee Configurator GUI Set-Up

Installed Bumblebee Configuator GUI. I choosed "Nvidia" driver and "Exit at quit" thing to test it. It saved. But how do I know its really Nvidia driver that's in use? The other option was ...
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I am sudo but cannot edit file or save it

I became a Ubuntu user 3 months ago, and have been trying to utilize my Nvidia GeForce graphics card approx.10 hours per week. I am attempting to try this offering; :~$ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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bumblebee with nvidia-exxperimental-310 primus: failed to load any of the libraries

I have a dell inspirion 5720 with Intel HD 4000 with Nvidia GT 630M, running ubuntu 12.10 64bit. I installed bumblebee first, and worked, after that primus, and it worked again. After that I ...
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Screen and webcam recording with nvidia-bumblebee

I wish to record my desktop or my Game session in Linux with webcam if possible. For windows I use OBS, but until it comes out, i need to find other means. I looked at Recordmydesktop, and kazam ut ...
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how to correctly configure nvidia GT-520MX on ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I'm trying to be able ubuntu graphical effects and unity 3D with the video card in the title on my samsung np300e5a. They seem to run fine with a live cd or usb but they don't on a fresh install. I ...
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Window manager won't boot using Nvidia GPU on EEEPC1015PN with Ubuntu 12.10

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 on an Asus EEEPC 1015PN. This netbook has an Nvidia Ion GPU, which I had to install Mtrons scripts in order to use (located here: ...
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Help Getting HDMI Output with Bumblebee

Running Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Gnome Shell as interface. Graphics card of nVidia GT555M. Drivers - Bumblebee and not nVidia's. Can get great VGA support (which is also on card) and optimal screen ...
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Bumblebee, Ubuntu 13.04 could not load GPU driver [closed]

I have a Asus Zenbook UX32VD laptop, using nVidia Optimus technology and having two graphics cards: one from Intel and one from nVidia. I've been running Ubuntu 13.04 happily for a month now using ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Bumblebee 3.1 - Error - Unable to locate package Bumblebee

Hello Ubuntu citizens, I am on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (up-to-date) and was trying to install the new Bumblebee 3.1 First, I tried to remove Bumblebee first using: sudo apt-get install ppa-purge sudo ...
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Black screen on boot nvidia optimus card

Whenever I boot my screen comes up with a black screen with the same text as if I hit Control Alt F1. My graphics card is an Nvidia Optimus card using Bumblebee. It also sometimes comes up with "This ...
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World of Warcraft under primus/crossover getting Direct3D9 is not available without opengl

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 64bit and having issues using primus (due to nvidia optimus) to run World of Warcraft in Crossover.. I'm getting the following: steorra@perpetual:~$ primusrun ...
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If i install ubuntu 12.04.1 will I receive all updates without upgrading to ubuntu 12.04.2 due to bumblebee issue?

I ran into the problem with the bumblebee dependencies for the Ubuntu 12.04.2. To know more about the problem you can head to this thread Ubuntu 12.04.2 won't boot after bumblebee instalation ...
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Cannot install bumblebee to the Ubuntu 12.10?

If I try to install bumblebee with following command: sudo apt-get install bumblebee bumblebee-nvidia I face with following output end with double error Need to get 0 B/60.7 kB of archives. After ...
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How to correctly install bumblebee 3.1 with nvidia-experimental-310

Bumblebee doesn't work for me with the experimental NVidia driver. If I use NVidia current, everything is ok. uname -a Linux adrian-K55VM 3.8.2-030802-generic #201303031906 SMP Mon Mar 4 00:07:09 UTC ...
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Bumblebee not working anymore after installing the new nvdia drivers

I had managed to make bumblebee work yesterday and today i launch update manager and i see some new nvidia drivers. I dont know why but i installed them... I shouldnt have done that lol Now im back ...
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Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 12.10 don't work on my Mac Mini

I have a 2009 Mac Mini with a Core 2 Duo processor. I got fed up of MacOS so I installed Ubuntu 12.10 hoping to get some welcome relief. The "standard" (I'm not a Linux expert) drivers gave me ...
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Error: The Bumblebee daemon has not been started

I saw that there are some posts about that, but any of them I can find the solution to fix mine. I have a Sony Vaio vpcz11c5e with Ubuntu 11.10. Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GT 330M Intel graphics I ...
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How to install bug fixes for nvidia in kernel 3.7.9?

I am using Kernel 3.7.9 in Ubuntu 12.04. I currently can not build the Nvidia packages for Bumblebee. There is a bugfix available, but I have no clue how to use it. The instructions are: [Impact] ...
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Does bumblebee configure your xserver to use the dedicated GPU?

Just wandered if there is a way to use optirun with the desktop environment. Anyone know if it works? Edit: I have been reading a lot about bumblebee and still have not found any conformation on ...
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Is BumbleBee installed incorrectly?

I have a Dell Inspiron N7110 running Ubuntu 12.10. I followed the instructions to install ubuntu & bumblebee on my computer in this thread from the user mikrus: ...
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Error loading libGL.so.1

When attempting to run various pieces of software (notably Steam and Yenka), I have come across an error similar to this: enter code here error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open ...
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Intel display controller unclaimed

I have just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.10 on my Optimus laptop with Intel Ivy Bridge and Nvidia 650M graphics cards. I have set up Bumblebee following this guide: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 won't boot after bumblebee instalation

First of all sorry for my English, it's not my first language. Here is what I have done: I had a working ubuntu 12.04 with all updates and working bumblebee, so I could do optirun command and ...
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Running OpenCL apps with bumblebee

I have installed CUDA Toolkit 5.0 and nvidia-experimental-310 drivers. CUDA examples works fine with optirun but every OpenCL app fails to run with error calling clGetPlatformIDs function. I've tried ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) Failed to load module “nvidia” (module does not exist, 0) [closed]

Solution: Finaly i solved my problem!!! sudo apt-add-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current nvidia-settings Problem: i have no idea how i can ...
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Can I use an Optimus Card without switching?

I know about Bumblebee and stuff. But my notebook is like a desktop now, it is always powered by energy, without battery at all. My goal is to use the NVIDIA card all the time, without the switching ...
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Nvidia Optimus GPU with Bumblebee Overclocking [duplicate]

I have a laptop with Nvidia GT 640m LE GPU, with optimus. I already made it work with Bumblebee using optirun command, but I wanted to Overclock it since the nvidia's kepler chipset has a very good ...
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Run Unity on external monitor with Bumblebee

I realise there are lots of other questions about this, but they are all about the basic setup. I have gotten most of the way there but I have a very specific question: I want to run full Unity on the ...
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Problems with package manager after uninstalling bumblebee

I uninstalled Bumblebee, but now my video card is not working properly. I tried to update its video driver, but now I just got the message An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10+ optimus nvidia 635m and CUDA installation?

I am trying to install CUDA on my ubuntu 12.10 as my computer has Optimus Graphic card 635m. I was able to use the card by bumblebee till I tried to install CUDA. After that I cannot run optirun. I ...
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About bumblebee 12.10

Im using ubuntu 12.10 64bit and installed BUMBLEBEE with the way in wiki. When i try to run programs with OPTIRUN i get this error. [ 3143.700713] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] ...
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How do I determine whether bumblebee is working as expected?

I followed the instructions at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bumblebee/stable sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update Instead of ...
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How do I undo and install the proprietary GPU driver?

At https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee I did steps 1 to 3. However, instead of doing step 4, I did: sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends bumblebee linux-headers-generic? If one day, I wanted ...
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Is this the right way to enable power saving with Bumblebee?

I am dual booting. Win7 for the occasional game, and Ubuntu 12.10 for everything else. I've got a Nvidia 680m 4GB GPU. At https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee If I only want to install bumblebee for ...
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Can somebody help fix ubuntu 12.04 being stuck at black screen on regular boot [closed]

I will give a run down of the events that led up to the issue first: I performed a clean install of ubuntu 12.04 I upgraded to the 3.7.1 kernel using the instructions provided by the second post in ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 Bumblebee package not found

The official nvidia drivers are not working properly on my thinkpad T520 So I was going to give bumblebee a shot. I have an ubuntu 11.04 install and am reciving a package not found error when trying ...
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“Cannot access secondary GPU” error on a Lenovo y580

I've laptop with nvidia optimus technology. I'm trying to run the nvidia graphic card (ubuntu 12.10 32bit). I did everything from this tutorial ...
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Dell XPS 15z Overheats When Using Optirun

I installed Bumblebee on my Dell XPS 15z running Ubuntu 12.10. Now whenever I use optirun to play a game like Minecraft my laptop gets really hot and crashes in about 5 minutes. What can I do to make ...
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Segmentation Fault while using Primus

I have been trying to use primus for a while, but I couldn't manage to get it work. I have followed these instructions; http://www.webupd8.org/2012/11/primus-better-performance-and-less.html Optirun ...
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Strugling with Samsung NP300V5AH and bumblebee on 12.10

I have some problems with optimus on 12.10. I did a fresh install of Ubuntu and then followed the official wiki - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee. Installation process went fine. But after restart i ...
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hybrid-dump for VDPAU accelerated video playing on Xubuntu 12.04

Following the instructions posted in hybrid-dump for VDPAU accelerated video playing on Ubuntu 11.10 with bumblebee 3.0? Watching videos with hardware acceleration enabled gives me sound but no ...
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How do I make the nVidia graphics card the default?

My laptop has both an onboard Intel graphics card and a nVidia GeForce with Cuda and Optimus. I installed Bumblebee and can now run applications on the nVidia card by typing optirun [application name] ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 won't boot into desktop on XPS L502x

My Xubuntu 12.10 won't boot into desktop on XPS L502x after today's update and reboot (newer version of linux kernel included). When I installed Xubuntu 12.10 on this XPS L502x, I got the same ...
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Would upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10 break bumblebee

Soo would it break my bumblebee, couse it works pretty good now... Would i have to reinstall it?