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How to switch to discrete graphics with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having trouble switching to the discrete graphics on Ubuntu 14.04. First about my system: Model: HP Pavilion dv6 CPU: Intel Core i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz Memory: 6GB Graphics card: Radeon HD ...
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Dpi/Screen Resol. Test-Case [Ubuntu-Desktop] (seemed to be better with Nouveau) — Xorg Display Server vs. Proprietary Nvidia .Xorg Drivers

When I first installed Ubuntu I noticed that the plymouth display screen (command-line initialization display or w.e.) Was printing lines of high-dpi text, and just as well, the desktop environment ...
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How can I turn off the screen of my laptop while using an eGPU?

I use my latop with an external graphic card (eGPU) through an express card slot. As soon as, the eGPU is activated, the screen of the laptop is fixed. The blue image of the xubuntu loading is ...
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Hybrid intel-nvidia card on 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my old dell Vostro 3500 laptop. The laptop has a hybrid intel/nvidia 310M GPU. Bublebee doesn't seem to work and installing the nvidia drivers (versions 319+) ...
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How to check if my graphic card is muxless?

How can I check whether my Graphic Card is "muxed" or "muxless"? My graphic card is an AMD HD 8730M, and on my Dell Inspiron 15r 5521 I've also got an Intel HD 4000. But when I use the lspci command ...
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No signal on HDMI connected screen, but is detected in xrandr

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on my (old) Dell Vostro 3500 laptop. I have been struggling to get my hybrid graphical card working. At the moment I just use my integrated intel gpu, not my nvidia ...
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How to check if my nvidia discrete graphic card is working now or not?

I am using Ubuntu 15.04. I have tried the following command: lspci -vmk | grep -A 8 -B 2 VGA But it always shows me the same results (both graphic cards) even with bumblebee installed, so I don't ...
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14.04 : How to disable discrete graphics card

I know 14.04 has Kernel 3.13 and is supposed to be better at dynamic power management. My problem is the estimated remaining time keeps changing. But on an average I see 5 hours. On same machine on ...
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12.04 Failed to load module “nvidia” (module does not exist, 0)

I have ASUS UL50Vt with nvidia optimus hybrid graphics (GeForce 210M). I recently installed ubuntu 12.04, and in Details app it was showing me, that I am on Intel video driver. So, I installed ...
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How to use integrated Intel graphics instead of Nvidia graphics on MacBook Pro?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on MacBook Pro 15" 2010 (MacBookPro6,2) and I would like to use the integrated Intel graphics instead of the dedicated Nvidia graphics Ubuntu boots with on this ...
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Can I use Intel HD 4000 Graphics and discrete Radeon HD for dual monitors?

On windows I have a dual monitor setup. I have one monitor connected directly to the motherboard, running off of Intel HD 4000 graphics. I have another monitor connected directly to my Radeon HD 7850. ...
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How to set up nVidia Optimus/Bumblebee in 14.04

The previous methods i have used to set up Bumblebee on 13.10 based distributions is not working under Ubuntu 14.04 . How can I set up Bumblebee and Bumblebee GUI in Ubuntu 14.04 ?
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install bbswitch to disable nvdia graphic card

i want to permanently disable nvidia gcard on my laptop. i just finished installation of ubuntu. so please post every step. and there is no option on in BIOS to disable gpu. ubuntu is 14.04. laptop=hp ...
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Radeon R5 M240 with hd 4400 hybrid graphics

I am thinking of buying a laptop with the following specs: Intel core i3-4010u 4 GB RAM Radeon R5 M240 1 GB So, the laptop will have 2 graphic cards, Radeon R5 M240 and intel hd 4400. Before buying ...
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Discrete graphics always DynOff

I'm using the default open source driver and when I run # cat /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch I always have my discrete AMD adapter as DynOff. I tried echo ON > ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on lenovo g50s A8-4500m with Ubuntu 14.04

Switchable Graphics not working on lenovo g505s with Ubuntu 14.04 only sow Radeon HD 7640G second graphics card its ATI Radeon HD 8570 2GB
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How to turn off Nvidia GPU in a hybrid graphics laptop using Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a HP zbook 15 with hybrid graphics (Intel/nvidia). I want to save power and only use the Intel GPU in Ubuntu 14.04. I am dual booting between windows 7 (for work) and Ubuntu 14.04. So I can't ...
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How to turn off nvidia (hybrid graphics)

I have a big problem, which prevents me from using Kubuntu 14.04 as my default system. My Asus ul 80 laptop with hybrid graphics (nvidia g210m and intel adapter) seems to use both graphic cards all ...
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Sony Vaio (sve14a27cxh) overheat and very loud fan

Since I lost de recover partition from may Sony Vaio, Ubuntu 14.04 is my only OS installed (berfore I used to have a dual boot with Windows 8). Ever since I dual booted it I have experienced overheat ...
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How do I install the Nvidia drivers?

I just ordered the Nvidia GTX 560 card, which should arrive tomorrow. I have a dilemma, though. Should I keep using the driver which is available in "additional drivers" in Ubuntu (10.10), or should I ...
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Why amdcccle is not working on 15.04 with dual graphic card

So I've got an Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2) and an AMD Radeon R7 M265 Series in a dell Inspiron 7000 series. The thing is, I installed the AMD control centre to change between the Intel ...
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Setting up HybridGraphics on Dell xps 15z (L511z) Ubuntu 14.04

Few days ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell xps 15z (L511z) laptop. First problem I encountered was with installation (from CD) not willing to start. With acpi=off selected installation always ...
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Radeon/Intel hybrid 14.04 VGA controller missing

everyone There are plenty of questions about hybrid graphics (ex. How do I install proprietary AMD drivers for a Radeon HD 6870M / Integrated Intel hybrid graphics?). Every question I found begins ...
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Hybrid Graphics problem - Discrete graphic card doesn't work

I am using a Lenovo G510 with an Intel integrated card and a Radeon R7 M265 discrete card. Ubuntu version is 14.04 trusty while the kernel is 3.13.0-46-generic. I've spent quite a few hours trying to ...
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How can I switch graphics from Intel to nVIDIA in ubuntu 14.10?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and it shows that I'm using VESA: Intel® Sandybridge/Ivybridge Graphics. I don't really like the performance and I'm searching for a solution to switch on the nVIDIA GeForce ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Black Screen after login (due to changed brightness?)

I have an hybrid switchable (AMD+Intel) PC, where I have both ubuntu and windows 7. Two days ago I was using Ubuntu, and since the battery was low I lowered the brightness. Usually, when I lowered ...
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What are these commands for (fglrx-updates installation)? And how to undo one of them?

My ubuntu 14.04 was not able to install fglrx-updates. I have two graphic cards (intel and amd). I searched on the net and found some answers related to it. Firstly i tried this one: sudo apt-get ...
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Hybrid graphic card drivers (AMD® Radeon HD 8570 + Intel HD Graphics 4000)

I am always trying to find answers for my problems with Google, but this time I give up. I've read almost every topic on every discussion board, blog posts etc. about my problem. I've tried many tips, ...
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intel-virtual-output command for Saucy 13.10 with dual monitor setup and hybrid graphic

I want to configure/use a second display on my Thinkpad W530 with Intel/Nvidia hybrid graphics. Bumblebee from Ubuntu ppa is installed. After hours on searching the web, i found a solution which uses ...
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choose which GPU to use for each application

I am Ubuntu 14.04 and have NVIDIA graphics card 820m running with driver v331. On windows we can select which GPU to use to run a application. How can we do it on Ubuntu? UPDATE: my question was ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 problems with suspend and hibernate while using NVIDIA profile instide of intel profile

First I hope it isn't duplicated question... but I have been searching for a week but no solution for my problem. I have HP laptop with Hybrid graphics for Intel and Nvidia I enabled hibernate when ...
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Can't enable nvidia profile on nvidia-prime, ubuntu 15.04

This is a bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-prime/+bug/1412057 #prime-select nvidia Info: the current alternatives in use are: ['mesa', 'mesa'] Info: selecting nvidia-346 for the ...
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Which one is active? How to switch it off? Or Switch GPU? Switchable Graphics Ubuntu GNOME

This is what I get when I run lshw. Which one is active? rahul@rahul-hp-dv6-dev-pc:~$ sudo lshw -c display [sudo] password for rahul: *-display description: VGA compatible ...
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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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Nvidia card problems on hybrid setup

System: Ubuntu 14.04 Hybrid graphics, Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics and NVIDIA GT 745M. Fresh from installation the system worked, I could use Nnvidia prime to switch ...
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Switching to nvidia graphics (nvidia prime,nvidia x server settings)

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I tried to switch to my Nvidia graphic card via Nvidia x server settings, but it doesn't allow me. It shows the blocking sign. Any ideas? -- with NVIDIA 745M
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Laptop getting really hot

I have tried numerous solutions but my laptop is still getting really hot running Ubuntu. I have tried a number of different Linux OS's and they all seem to have this issue. I am now running Linux ...
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vgaswitcheroo doesn't work on 14.04 - discrete Radeon always on, Dell Vostro 3350

I've a following problem - I've just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 on my Dell Vostro 3350 and I can't turn off the discrete graphics. As instructed here and following HybridGraphics I managed to ...
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Fglrx causes serious bug-black screen!

I downloaded newest driver from Ati site and installed it... Now at start-up I see a black screen and message: "Your screen,graphics card,and input device settings could not be detected ...
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Static and crackling in my HDMI audio?

So, I managed to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.04. In Ubuntu 13.04, I installed the drivers for my graphics card(AMD HD Radeon 7700 Series, I'm pretty sure it's a 7790 one and Intel HD Graphics ...
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How to set the discrete GPU as default Video card instead of the dedicated?

I have a MSI FX420 Laptop which I will be giving to my brother starting college as a CS. One requirement is that they should be using Linux as their OS. Now my problem is after installing Ubuntu ...
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video cards don't work properly ASUS N550 JK

First time i ask for help here, but after a week tryng to solve the problem just reading i decided to write something too: As title says i have this N550 JK, i installed ubuntu 14.04, bumblebee and ...
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Intel/AMD Hybrid graphics on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently acquired a new laptop featuring hybrid graphics, namely a Toshiba P50T-B. I installed Ubuntu and at first I had lots of troubles to set up the graphics. The screen was turning black right ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia 740m and hd400 no screen detected

i tried every possible way that i found on google to install nvidia drvier with bumblebee and without and every version of the driver and i end up after booting with a black screen and a cursor witch ...
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What the best way to install the graphics drivers for a Radeon HD 8550M on a Intel 4005u system?

I am using ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on an Intel i3 4005u system. The 4005U has an integrated GPU. There is also a 2GB Radeon HD 8550M dedicated graphics card installed. The problem is with installing the ...
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FailsafeX fails: no screens found

Following are the steps I have taken previously in this attempt to install AMD Catalyst on a AMD/Intel hybrid system. I have since tried to revert everything to normal, uninstalling all ati and fglrx ...
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Is my ubuntu using both video cards?

I got 2 videos cards, an intel hd 4000 onboard and a dedicated amd radeon 7730M. Following this question that I answered myself, I could see that my computer was using the intel one. However, the ...
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Overheating problem in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm still having an overheating problem in Ubuntu 14.04. I have heard that the problem would vanish in the new version (Ubuntu 14.04), but my HP Pavilion g6 laptop is still overheating. It's not ...
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Nvidia 840M driver installation Acer E5-571

After a lot of trying and installing I don't know anything more to I can do to get this running. I am having trouble installing the current Nvidia proprietary driver 346.35 on a Nvidia 840M graphics ...
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Hybrid Graphics on Ubuntu 14.04 Problem

I've got problem to install drivers for AMD graphics card. When I install a fglrx driver's I've got a black screen and X not start. Please help and thanks! My hardware is: ACER ASPIRE 5820TG ATI ...