nVidia Optimus is a hybrid graphics technology which does not work for Linux

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Bumblebee and Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 with Nvidia GeForce GT 630M

Bumblebee doesn't recognizes my graphic card, $ lspci | grep -i vga 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Dualscreen problem with optimus

I have a Lenovo T430 (with an Optimus graphical system), connected to a Dock Station with an output DVI (a 23" screen is on this output). I have Ubuntu 14.04 Beta1. Optimus works great with the last ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Optimus black issue [on hold]

So I installed Trusty for the second time, as the first one messed up graphics. Whilst this works great, there is something I'm having trouble with, and once again it's graphics related. I have a ...
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Problem installing Bundlebee [on hold]

I'm following the installation tutorial from https://wiki.debian.org/Bumblebee#Installation but I can't install the bumblebee package: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates $ sudo ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Bumblebee vs Nvidia GeForce GT 740M

After a week checking a lot of references about bumblebee/nvidia, I decided to post this new Thread. Nothing I've tried have worked in my scenario :-( ... testing of virtualgl and primus, different ...
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Bumblebee optirun CrossOver games

I've been trying to play a Ragnarok Online private server with wine but this specifically server gets stuck in a faded login screen, with sound. So I installed CrossOver and it runs nice! But I need ...
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Need help getting optirun to work

I have been searching for a few weeks now (must have spent 30+ hours) and cannot get bumblebee to run for the life of me. Here's what I do: run optirun firefox: and here's my syslog and Xorg log: ...
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How To Use Nvidia-Prime On Ubuntu?

I have optimus laptop so i have installed nvidia drivers with prime. I have googled but didn't found any help regarding using Nvidia-prime. So How do i use my optimus card ? I know i can switch to ...
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Bumblebee and Nvidia black area instead of image Lenovo Y410P Ubuntu 14.04

I installed bumblebee with nvidia-331.38. I expected optirun glmark2 to run glmark2 but it gave me a window with nothing in it. (Completely black) Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo Y410P Kernel.log (Part that ...
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If not manually launching with bumblebee, are nvidia drivers irrelevant to display problems?

I have a Dell XPS 17 L702X with an Nvidia optimus card. I have installed bumblebee. Is the following correct? If I don't manually launch a program with optirun or primusrun, then bumblebee is not ...
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bumblebee and lenovo: OS crash after (unsuccesful) installation

I have been struggling for some days now, and unfortunately not solved the problem: I am trying to install Bumblebee on Ubuntu (both 12.04 and 13.10) with a Lenovo T440p with hybrid graphic cards ...
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Making Bublebee NOT work

I have laptop with Optimus, and with Bumblebee properly installed. I want to play Dota 2 and my Nvidia card apparently hates it, to the point of no repair. I tried everything I managed to find, even ...
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X crashes on boot with dual external monitors - Lenovo Y580

I have a Lenovo Y580 with an Optimus GeForce 660M, and I'm using Bumblebee as my graphics driver. I want to disable the screen on the laptop and use two external monitors instead - one hooked up ...
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Can anyone confirm a combination of Ubuntu version plus NVidia driver version plus bumblebee that works? [closed]

Is there a known combination of Ubuntu 13.10 + NVidia driver + bumblebee that works with an Optimus NVidia laptop? I have a Dell Latitude E6530 laptop with an Intel i7 CPU + integrated GPU + NVidia ...
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GeForce 610M with ubuntu 13.10

How can I check to have installed correctly the proprietary nvidia driver? why glxgears with and w/o optirun the output it's pretty much the same: 59 FPS. lsmod | grep nvidia gives 0 lines. But ...
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How to run a program using the Nvidia card with bbswitch?

I have a Nvidia graphics card running with Nouveau drivers which I keep disabled (at boot) using bbswitch in Ubuntu 12.04. Bumblbee always kept the card on, so I uninstalled it, and installed the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 which driver should I install?

I have the nvidia gt 420m and the closes source driver 319.60. I red that with the drivers 319.* the nvidia optimus is native. Is that true? What about the open source drivers? I have not use them for ...
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diablo 3 won't start after add optirun prefix

I've been trying to run the Diablo3 in the ubuntu 13.10 for a while now, sadly without a success... My problem is, that i can't run it with optirun. If I just type wine ...
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nVidia Optimus technology and LifeBook AH532

I recently bought an Fujitsu LifeBook AH532 which have hybrid graphic and comes with Windows. On Windows the Optimus technology works well, but I couldnt find how to make it works under Ubuntu. I ...
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Garbage in primus with nvidia bumblebee on Trusty

The following appears when running optirun glxgears with primus and nvidia-331-updates configured in bumblebee.conf: This is on 14.04 Trusty Tahr, upgraded from 13.10. The application seems to run ...
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Cannot get Asus laptop to correctly wake up from Suspend mode

I have Asus X53S laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. On my previous 12.04 installation, suspend was working. Now, after waking up from suspend mode, all I got, was a blank screen. What I've tried so far: ...
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Primus and Optimus

When I run primusrun glxspheres64 I get a maximum FPS of 69. But when I run optimusrun glxspheres64 I get over 300 FPS. Both are supposedly running off of my Nvidia Quadro K2000M. Is there something ...
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Ubuntu running very slow. Unity is being rendered by Intel video card, not by my NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 540M [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed bumblebee too, and it works fine. But my operating system is very slow. I suppose it's because the Intel video card is rendering my graphic interface. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 lts fails to load unity. Nvidia persistence daemon [fail]

Ubuntu 12.04 fails to start when my drivers are installed for nvidia. When I’ve a ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop without the drivers installed, everything works just fine . But when I install my ...
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How to reload Nvidia driver, (Nvidia Optimus/multiscreen: How to restart optirun after hibernation/suspend)

I use the following scripts to initialize multiscreen setup: #!/bin/bash # Initializes Nvidia Optimus for multi-screen functionality. sudo modprobe bbswitch optirun true intel-virtual-output But ...
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system is running in low graphics mode ubuntu 13.10

I currently wanted to upgrade my bumblebee optimus to just the nvidia-prime since 13.10 doesn;t need bumblebee anymore. When I did a sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia* && sudo apt-get remove ...
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Bumblebee on 13.10 ;cannot access secondary GPU

Im dual booting linux and windows on my Sony F1521KSNB (1.8GHz Intel Core 3rd Gen i5 processor, 4GB RAM,NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M ). I realized Ubuntu wasnt using my Nvidia chip and googled to find out ...
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how to install nvidia drivers for Geforce 750M? (no bumblebee)

Ubuntu 13.10, 64bit, Asus n550jv, Nvidia Geforce 750M I wonder has anyone succeeded to install nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 13.10 64bit without bumblebee. And if yes - then what's the trick and exact ...
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Problems with nVidia Optimus secondary GPU in Ubuntu 13.10

Every time I try to run something in Optimus mode I get a message like this: [ 277.250055] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver [ 277.250091] [ERROR]Aborting ...
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Bumblebee and nvidia 740M issues Ubuntu 13.10

I used this link to install bumblebee on my System. I have an ASUS X550LB that uses the Intel haswell chip for graphics (i think its 4400) and Nvidia 740M. After installing as it says (no virtualgl) ...
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Bumblebee issue with 13.10 and Asus K56CB

I have an Asus K56CB laptop with Intel HD Graphics 4000 and Nvidia GT740. I tried Bumblebee to use them both(normally I can use only the Intel card). I followed 5 steps at ...
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No - error: Could not load GPU driver; Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver

I'm new to Ubuntu... So pls ppl I need help :) My notebook specs : CPU: Intel Core i5 3230m RAM: 4gb 1600mhz I have 2 gpus, 1st : Intel HD 4000 2nd : Nvidia GT 720m Today i installed bumblebee and ...
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13.10 and Bumblebee

Trying to get my Intel and Nvida GPUs to run on Xubuntu 13.10. (Worked with 12.10) [ 230.154527] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) Failed to load module "glamoregl" (module ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Gnome - Nvidia 675mx and Intel drivers

I've currently made a new switch over from 12.04 to 13.10 due to my love for the gnome 3 desktop and 12.04 were breaking Gnome 3 each time. However 13.10 detects my Intel Ivy Bridge and will use it ...
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Optimus - still doesn't work?

I was using Ubuntu 12.04 with Bumblebee for a while. Since I've bought an SSD, I've decided to install Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10. Now, AFAIR Ubuntu 13.10 has 3.11.* kernel. I read, that with some ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 64bit and Nvidia Optimus HDMI on Dell N5110

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 bit. External display is working through HDMI which is wired to Optimus nVidia graphic card. But the rendering is not good enough. There is a delay. I am ...
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Bumblebee - Cannot access secondary GPU - Dell Inspiron 7000 15 inch

I cant seem to get bumblebee to work with the dedicated GPU. When I run something for example: primusrun glxgears I end up with: primus: fatal: Bumblebee daemon reported: error: [XORG] (EE) ...
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“no screens found” on Live CD with Nvidia Optimus

I have a Lenovo y410p, and I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 in EFI mode side-by-side with a Windows 8 installation on a GPT partition. I have already disabled secure boot, and I have the LiveCD ...
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Overheating and Windows 8 won't load

I'm using an Acer Aspire v5-471 PG Touch. Specs: Intel (R) Core(TM) i5-3337U CPU @ 1.80GHz System Bios V2.13 NVIDIA GeForce GT NVIDIA Optimus Windows 8 pre-installed I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on it ...
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Bumblebee nvidia GeForce GT 750M

I have tried various ways to get bumblebee running on a fresh Ubuntu 13.10 install with all the updates. However I seem to be having trouble getting it to work at all. I have followed the instructions ...
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Ubuntu cannot see Nvidia 730m

I have Bought a new Asus ux302LG and trying hard to install linux on it. The laptop has 3 screen options in hardware (HDMI,MiniDisplayPort, and build in laptop screen) The to external ports works, but ...
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13.10 and Issues with Sony Vaio SVS 15116FXS fan and hard drive

I've got a Sony Vaio SVS15116FXS laptop. Currently I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit. Everything seems to run well, except for two things: 1) The fan currently runs at apparently the same speed, and ...
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Ubuntu only displays on HDMI port

I've installed ubuntu 13.10 on an Asus UX302LG with nvidia 730M. When booted up on both liveCD and on the instalation, only the HDMI port will display the screen. Laptop screen is "on", and the ...
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ubuntu 13.10 black screen after installing nvidia optimus drivers

I have a 3XS Graphite LG155 laptop from Scan, which has integrated intel graphics along with a 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M graphics card. Initially when installing 13.10 the setup was freezing but I ...
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Why is primusrun slower than optirun

I'm having a similar issue to this question, only primusrun is still slower even with vblank synchronization disabled. EDIT: I didn't run standard glxspheres without turning off vblank ...
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Adobe Flash player slow in Linux fullscreen [closed]

I am running Linux Mint 14 on a laptop with NVidia Optimus graphics card. The browser and Flash payer is running on the integrated graphics card. Flash player framerate sometime drops while in ...
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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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Nvidia Optimus Problems

I have an Optimus machine.. I was checking for solutions for a game and someone suggested updating the drivers I picked one of the suggested drivers in the system panel .. rebooted and everything was ...
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Gatewax fx400 crash after installing bumblebee: no video from nvidia card or onboard VGA

I have been trying to install nvidia card for a week to no avail. Then i tried to install bumblebee and rebooted. But now i have nothing: just light on computer, and no output either VGA or DVI via ...
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Getting hybrid graphics to work bumblebee nvidia-prime GT650M on ubuntu 13.10 and 14.04

I recently made the switch to Ubuntu. Everything on my laptop works fine except my hybrid graphics card. It is intel graphics combined with Nvidia geforce GT650M. I tried bumblebee, but primusrun ...