nVidia Optimus is a hybrid graphics technology

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Again: On the obstacles of Optimus in Ubuntu 15.10

I know questions about the nvidia drivers are asked zillions of times and I have searched for possible solutions but non of them worked!! Lenovo Idea Pad z510: optimus graphic card (intel-nvidia ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS keeps freezing, I feel like it's the Nvidia card I have

I've been having troubles with my computer as of late. I was running Ubuntu previously and it suddenly crashed on me so I did a fresh install and it has become a bit better but not really. 1) Whole ...
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nvidia-prime doesn't turn off Nvidia card while using intel graphics

So I'm using nvidia-352-updates and nvidia-prime. It also installed bbswitch and some other packages. I've set nvidia-prime to use the Intel card. It is using that card but powertop reports that the ...
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Cannot switch from Intel to Nvidia GPU somehow

I'm trying to get the GPU GeForce 940M on my new HP laptop ENVY 17-n101ng running, but have somehow extreme troubles switching from Intel to Nvidia. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (16-bit). I have ...
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Acer Laptop with Nvidia GPU and Optimus: Can't get past black screen when trying to install

I've been using lubuntu for years on my laptops to save battery life tremendously, and this is the first time that nomodeset has failed for me, so I searched far and wide for all sorts of different ...
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Problem with nvidia/bumblebee

I recently had to reinstall my Ubuntu 14.04.3 and now have problems with using bumblebee. I installed it as per https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee, but when I try to check it I get this: ...
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Bumblebee Nvidia Drivesrs

Actually I am new to Linux. Currently I using Ubuntu 15.10 on my Lenovo Y50-70 with Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M graphics driver installed. I've installed the required graphics drivers from Additional ...
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Make use of “gfx_switch_status” in sony-laptop?

I successfully managed to install 14.04.3 on my Sony Vaio S Series SVS1513C5E laptop and after few minor tweaks I adore the setup! My concern here is: The device has Optimus graphics that uses a ...
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Graphics Cards - Power State

I have an Nvidia Optimus laptop dual-booting Ubuntu for general use and Windows 7 for gaming. I only want integrated graphics for Ubuntu, and when I run glxinfo | grep OpenGL the output is: OpenGL ...
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Reinstalling bumblebee on Kernel 4.4

I updated my kernel from 3.19 to 4.4, but afterwards the initialization of bumblebee failed. Therefore I removed it completely (purge) and reinstalled it, this time with the current nvidia driver ...
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Optirun is lagging with wine

I have notebook with intel HD 4000 and nvidia GeForce GT 710M with nouveau drivers. If I run game under wine with optirun then is more lagging as I run it without optirun.
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nVidia Optimus problems on Ubuntu 15.10

I've used Ubuntu on my Lenovo Y510p for nearly six months with no issues, and I fell in love with it. I recently bought a MSi GS60 (Skylake), and I've had a major problem with running Ubuntu. I can ...
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Laptop nvidia graphic card slower than integrated Intel CPU graphic card

I have got laptop Lenovo G580 with Ubuntu 14.04 and two graphic cards: CPU integrated Intel graphic card and dedicate Nvidia GeForce GT 635M. It takes me really too long to set up laptop to use ...
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Use Intel GPU + NVidia with 1 monitor on a desktop system

I'm planning on running a desktop system with 2 GPU's on one monitor: am I correct that GPU switching is not available in this scenario? So I'll have to boot either using the Intel GPU (but I'll be ...
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Graphic lags in ubuntu 14.04

After entering I see here is samsung np350e5c
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Black screen after deleting nvidia-prime

I decided to change nvidia-prime to bumblebee. I removed the nvidia-prime, installed bumblebee and restarted the computer. Loading freezes on plymouth. Then I booted into recovery mode and uninstall ...
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Nvidia Prime not working on Ubuntu Gnome 15.10

Switching the graphics card does not work, if you leave the system, it is impossible to login again. If you reboot, the GDM will not start. I have to boot into rescue mode and perform prime-select ...
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How to force anti aliasing using bumblebee on a specific program

I have KSP bought on steam but antialiasing is not working on it. So graphics are pretty bad. I saw this link but i can't create the according rule or find how to do this. ...
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Poor performance with Nvidia 540M and 352.63 drivers on Ubuntu 14.04LTS

After I installed the drivers and switched to the NVIDIA card the framerates I get on glmark2 are just absurd: ======================================================= glmark2 2012.08 ...
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ubuntu gnome 15.10 error with using bumblebee optirun: KMS not enabled

I have a fresh installation of ubuntu gnome 15.10 and I cannot get bumblebee optirun to work. My laptop has the optimus setup with Intel and Nvidia graphics cards. I get the following error trying to ...
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Using optirun on Optimus Laptop (GT 740 M) gives “Cannot access secondary GPU”

I'm trying to use bumblebee on an nvidia optimus laptop. I've got the version 340 of the nvidia dirver installed with bumblebee and bbswitch. When trying to run optirun i get: [ 576.095946] ...
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Nvidia Ion Asus Eee PC Seashell series 1215n and Optimus

I'm using ubuntu, lubuntu , kubuntu: Linux sysop 3.19.0-33-generic #38-Ubuntu SMP Fri Nov 6 18:18:12 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux on a Asus Eee PC Seashell series 1215n that has an ...
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Install Freezing Alienware 14 or 17

I have an issue installing Ubuntu on my Alienware 2013 14 or 17 inch laptops. Basically when I try LiveCD or try to install, after the part when I select the WiFi connection, it freezes after a ...
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Ubuntu compatibilty on Cosmos III laptop (pcspecialist)

I am planning on buying a new laptop and I would like to dual boot it with Ubuntu and Windows (I need the latter, it is not an option...), but I need to be sure that I will not have any problem when I ...
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Cannot reboot Kubuntu 15.10

I installed Kubuntu 15.10. I am able to boot and shutdown perfectly fine, but I cannot reboot. After trying to reboot I see the word kubuntu with a blue glow around it. After that disappears my screen ...
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Newbie help re: mess after upgrade to 15.10, lots of important packages want to be removed

I'm running an Alienware 14 (with Nvidia Optimus graphics). I've gone from 14.04 LTS to 15.04 to 15.10, and in the process it seems I've gone wrong with packages. My kernel stayed on 3.19.32, but I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 Intel HD 4000 stuck at 1050-1100Mhz => Heat

Samsung NP550P5C S02 i5-3210M, Intel HD 4000, Nvidia GT 650M Ubuntu 14.04.3, kernel 3.19, xorg 1.17 nvidia-352 Ubuntu 14.04.3 Mesa 10.5.9 dmesg gives me some [ 4565.419502] intel_powerclamp: Start ...
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15.10 will only start with `nomodeset`

I'm not sure what started the problem, I don't think I even did an apt-get update, but now I cannot start my laptop without adding nomodeset to the GRUB command-line. Going without it either yields a ...
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Bumblebee fail safe x after reboot [GTX 755M][Ubuntu 15.10]

When I installed bumblebee and the nvidia-340 drivers Ubuntu booted into a normal session. On the next reboot, after running glmark2 with optirun in the previous session, the normal x session would ...
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Bumblebee Intel+Nvidia on 15.10 blackscreen issue

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.10, i have a msi GT70 laptop with optimus. I have installed bumblebee bumblebee-nvidia, it is absolutely needed because nouveau keeps crashing at login. So i ...
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Bumblebee on Asus Zenbook UX303LB

About a week ago, I bought a new laptop (Asus Zenbook UX303LB). I immediately threw out the included Windows installation and installed Ubuntu 15.04 (later upgraded to 15.10, and also reinstalled at ...
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How to add option in xorg.conf with nvidia-prime

I am using nvidia-352 with nvidia-prime. To fix the tearing issue(well known) I was trying to add options in /etc/X11/xorg.conf. But after restart nvidia or prime replace xorg.conf file. My question ...
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Several problems with NVIDIA prime

After having problems with bumblebee and now using nvidia-prime, I am still running to into problems. The first issue is that the ability to switch between NVIDIA and Intel drivers is nowhere to be ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 borked my Nvidia Optimus xorg setup

I had a fiddly but working setup for my nvidia/intel driver setup where by I used the nouveau drivers and had the intel driver disabled, it gets hot but it works. I just upgraded to 15.10 and no I ...
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primusrun/optirun slower than the default launching

Today I've noticed something really weird: When I execute vblank_mode=0 glxgears I get: 38885 frames in 5.0 seconds = 7776.864 FPS 39279 frames in 5.0 seconds = 7855.745 FPS 39096 ...
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Building OpenGL program: Cannnot find -lGL - but bumblebee, nvidia drivers and libgl1-mesa-dev are installed?

I am trying to compile an open gl program on xubuntu 15.04. I have installed bumblebee, the nvidia driver 304 and the libgl1-mesa-dev library. Inside /usr/lib I have the file libGL.so.1. What's ...
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Nvidia CUDA, Hybrid Graphics, optirun vglrun, deviceQuery Permission denied

Intro I am trying to get CUDA working on my hybrid graphics laptop. I am using (l)ubuntu 15.04. Currently I have followed some steps in an online guide, which I shall explain below, and I am able to ...
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Nvidia prime vs Bumblebee fps drop issue

It was two months ago that I switched to Bumblebee from nvidia-prime due to prime not liking Nvidia-340+ and booting to low-graphics and followed the instructions here in my answer, Nvidia Driver and ...
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Chromium flickering on Ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 up-to-date on laptop with nVidia Optimus, so I have installed bumblebee and nvidia-352. Everything was fine, until I temporary disabled Sync to VBlank in Compiz Config Settings ...
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Using bumblebee on an NVIDIA Optimus Laptop (GT 740M)

After installing Ubuntu on my laptop i tried to install a driver for my NVIDIA Geforce GT 740M. Sadly i wasn't able to do so. My system uses NVIDIA Optimus. ubuntu:~$ lspci | grep "VGA\|3D" 00:02.0 ...
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Problem with nvidia driver on msi cx623

I am new to this site, have been using Linux in the past and now decided to switch to it permanently. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and having problems with installing graphics drivers for my ...
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How to make bumblebee works with official nvidia driver

I tried install CUDA from ubuntu repository but unfortunately it doesn't work for me. I installed CUDA from runfile like the official nvidia guide say and it was successful but I don't know how to use ...
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External Monitor listed in CompizConfig but not in System Settings

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W520 with dual-booted (forced legacy) installs of Windows 10 Pro and Ubuntu 15.04. My CPU (from lscpu) is Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2720QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, and my GPU is a NVidia ...
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Trouble with PRIME configuration on Nvidia Optimus Laptop

I have a laptop with two graphics cards: An integrated Intel card, and a discrete Nvidia one. I could never get bumblebee to work properly, but the new Nvidia drivers (I am running version 340) have ...
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Bumblebeed and bbswitch error

I have a problem with my MSI-GS60 laptop under Ubunutu. I explain: First of all, with this laptop I had a wifi unrecognized issue. So I had found somes posts talk on that and I had finaly found a ...
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linux-image-3.19.-.26-generic broken

For reference, I'm on Xubuntu Vivid, installed on a ASUS E451LD (aka a PL451LD). It has an Intel/Nvidia Optimus GPU setup. If I boot off a 3.19.0-26.28 kernel, it sticks on a blank screen or on the ...
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nvidia-modprobe trying to load the wrong driver

I've finally installed the latest nvidia drivers running with Bumblebee. It works just fine now with optirun. The driver is called nvidia_352. Now I'm trying to get CUDA working. I can modprobe ...
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Upgrading to newest nVidia drivers on a laptop that uses Optimus? (Ubuntu 15.04)

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on a laptop with an Intel HD Graphics 5000 and a nVidia GeForce 520M, joined by an Optimus. I'm trying to upgrade my graphics drivers to the latest provided by the vendor so ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Nvidia NVS 5200m not working and mini display port not working

so I have about 3 issues that may be all related. I have a thinkpad T430s with nvidia optimus. I cannot for the life of me get the GPu working with bumblebee (used all the guides posted around here) ...
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Optimus: Using optirun logs me out, then fails?

I have a Samsung QX411, with an Intel HD Graphics 5000 and a nVidia GeForce 520M GPU, both bridged with Optimus. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04. Now, here's my problem. When I run optirun glxinfo for the ...