Bumblebee is a software solution trying to support nVidia Optimus laptops

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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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optirun glxgears stuck

I intsall Bumblebee on ubuntu 12.10 by this articale and try to run some programs but it just stuck on terminal screen and i have to use ^Z to stop it. No glxgears and no glxspheres work. Here is some ...
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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?
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Lightdm not working at all since bumblebee install!

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu, so please excuse me if my question is stupid... So a few weeks ago, I bought a Gigabyte U2442N with Optimus Graphics (a 640M and a HD4000). I installed the stable ...
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Always use one GPU [duplicate]

I got a Linux-Box with 2 GPU (intel and nvidia). I'm using bumblebee (and primus) for using the nvidia card, but I'm quite far from be really satisfied. I would like to know if there is a way to ...
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Optimus Bumblebee Performance [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 and Bumblebee, I tested out the performance of the Nvidia card using Minecraft and a few other games. I've noticed it to be way slower than it was on Windows 7. Is this ...
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If running on discrete card with Bumblebee, will games on Steam also run on said card?

I have Steam running on Ubuntu and loaded using 'optirun'. Will it follow that games that are started through Steam will also be using the Nvidia discrete card? It doesn't seem to look that way. What ...
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bumblebee does not work with metacity and KWin, but works with compiz

If I try to launch something with optirun under compiz, it works. If I try to launch something with optirun under KDE or metacity, it gives me: [ 247.384077] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - ...
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Can't get Bumblebee to work on 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu 12.10 Nvidia GT555M Bumblebee I am trying to use Bumblebee to get Nvidia Optimus to work on my on my laptop. It is a Pavilion dv6 with a i7 and Nvidia Geforce GT ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Nvidia GT555M Bumblebee

I have laptop with Nvidia GT 555M video card. System Ubuntu 12.10, kernel Linux 3.5.0-17-generic step what i do: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bumblebee/stable sudo add-apt-repository ...
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How can i see that bumblebee has disabled nvidia?

Im trying to find out how to see if bumblebee which i installed on my 12.10 installation on my k55vd asus laptop... How can know for sure that bumblebee is turning the nvidia off?
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How to get Nvidia 555M working on Ubuntu 12.10 (drivers, optimus, cuda)?

I'm trying for few days to get my GPU working properly on Alienware M14x with GPU NVidia 555M, but I have no luck at all. After fresh ubuntu install I did follow the guide here NVIDIA Optimus and ...
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how to fix “The Bumblebee daemon has not been started yet or the socket path was incorrect”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: NVidia with Optimus conflicting in Ubuntu 12.04 I just bought a new Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook which comes with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M. So, following some indications that ...
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optirun fails in Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to use Nvidia Optimus on my laptop by using Bumblebee, I have an Intel Core i5 with an Nvidia Geforce GT 630M. I have followed the instructions on the wiki page at ...
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12.10 system with optimus, bumblebee and nvidia current wont install

I have a system with the optimus technology, when I try to install bumblebee-nvidia, I receive a message saying that I am missing nvidia-current (>= 260.19.12~) so, I go on and try to install ...
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nvidia optimus low-end graphics mode?

I've seen a lot of people in this situation, but every time the variables differ and so does the solution for it. I think I have everything installed correctly. I have Nvidia GeForce 540M with ...
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Nvidia Graphic installed?

I have an Optimus graphic card and had the blank screen issue after installing Nvidia drivers. I think I installed Bumblebee drivers correctly and everything is running correctly. But, in the ...
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Will installing CUDA for my Nvidia card make OpenCL available?

I'm trying to use a program called 'pyrit' which can use OpenCL. When I run the program, I get this warning: Failed to load Pyrit's OpenCL-core ('Failed to enumerate OpenCL-platforms (Unknown ...
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How to install nvidia optimus driver?

I have followed http://ubuntuportal.com/2012/01/bumblebee-3-0-tumblewed-nvidia-optimus-gpu-switching-for-linux-has-been-released-how-to-install-bumblebee-3-0-on-ubuntu.html this guide to install ...
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Stuck at Unity2D, Intel video borked, discrete NVidia seems to work (Bumblebee set up)

I've been stuck with Unity 2D all day at 1024x768, tried all sorts of workarounds to no avail. My issues started when I upgraded to mesa9.0 in the ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates PPA. After a reboot, I was ...
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Screen Resolution stuck at 640x480 after installing Bumblebee

I have a Dell XPS 15z laptop. As you can see here, there are some issues with NVidia drivers. The site recommends installation of Bumblebee (instructions given in the link). I am posting it again for ...
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Thinkpad T530 with Optimus and Docking Station

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T530 with Optimus video, which is not supported on 12.04.1. I don't normally need the discrete (nVidia) graphics, so I turn it off in the BIOS settings to achieve longer ...
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How do I install Bumblebee?

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and noticed that the battery life drastically lower than it was in Windows due to the fact that Optimus was disabled. After some search I have found the ...
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External display, windows are moving to external display

I use external display with lenovo w520, I am running it with following script xrandr --output LVDS1 --auto --primary --output VIRTUAL --mode 1920x1200 --left-of LVDS1 optirun screenclone -d :8 -x 1 ...
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HDMI and Bumblebee, Washed out Colors and Low Resolution

I’m on a Acer TimelineX 3830TG, Nvidia 540m, Ubuntu 12.04 using the bumblebee drivers. I just connected my external monitor to my laptop using HDMI and there is output to it, however the contrast is ...
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Effect of using dedicated NVidia card instead of Intel HD4000

Short version: Can someone please advise me of the effect of adding a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M card to an Ubuntu laptop in terms of power consumption and performance gains/losses when doing ...
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Restoring monitors.xml file

I was following @Alex's answer about my other question. My GPU is GeForce GT 540M. I installed bumblebee and bumblebee-nvidia packages. And reboot, i get this error : none of the selected modes ...
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Accelerated graphics with an nVidia card

How can I get a program like glxgears to run on my computer? I've tried installing nVidia proprietary drivers (which reduce the resolution to 640x480) and bumblebee to no avail. When I run optirun ...
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Can't revert to the previous state of graphic experience

This might seem so similar to many other posts regarding Nvidia Optimus Graphic Cards troubles and the pain it inflicts on its Linux users but my question is actually simply how to go back to my last ...
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Problem installing Bumblebee on Ubuntu 10.10 [closed]

I am installing bumblebee on my laptop(Ubuntu 10.10),and there are some problems when I use this code to install it: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bumblebee/stable sudo add-apt-repository ...
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How do I get Bumblebee working with a GTX 660M?

I have a GTX 660M, also an integrated Intel. The Intel runs fine but I couldn't start the Nvidia. I followed all the steps to install and configure Bumblebee from this tutorial and this other ...
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bumblebee::Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver

EDIT As of today, this was fixed by the latest nvidia-current update :) Until last week i had a working bumblee/nvidia set up. Now, when i do optirun -vv firefox I'm greeted by: [ ...
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Is Bumblebee-Project that lets you configure Nvidia Optimus completely safe to use?

It's working as expected (Ubuntu 12.04 x64) and I have no problems. However I'm slightly worried about any possible damage to the hardware, I know it's far fetched but it's an unofficial workaround, ...
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How to optirun .sh file?

I managed to get as far as optirun glxgear, which worked perfectly, but I am unable to define settings for a specific shell script. In its wiki it says this: optirun [options] <application> ...