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Can't use nvidia card/driver on optimus notebook

I installed (once again) the latest official nvidia driver for my GT540m on Ubuntu 11.10. Even though everything seems OK with my xorg.conf file (I've manually added BusID "PCI:1:0:0", since lspci ...
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How to use external displays with Intel driver on a NVidia/Intel hybrid system

I switched to a new laptop, a Dell Latitude E6520. This laptop has a NVidia/Intel hybrid GPU setup. When "NVidia Optimus" is enabled then Linux (Ubuntu Oneiric) sees both GPUs: lspci | grep VGA ...
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Problem using miniDisplay port adapter to VGA on Dell XPS l502x

It's my first question here and I feel really bothered by this problem. I recently bought a new AOC e2343F2k 23" monitor, it supports 1920x1080 resolution and when I plugged by the first time, it ...
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How do I know which graphics card is being used in a hybrid system?

I have an Acer Aspire 5935G. It comes with hybrid grahics solution from Nvidia. It has two graphic cards; Nvidia GeForce 130GT M (discrete) and Intel mobile graphics series 4. I have just installed ...
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Can't run Google Earth with Ironhide - libGL.so.1 wrong elf class

I've got a working ironhide setup (ubuntu 11.10). Most applications works fine with the nvidia-drivers (nvidia-current), but I can't get Google Earth (64bit .deb installed) working with or without ...
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Dell E6520 ubuntu 11.10 64bit no working vga / dvi

I can't get any external monitor to work with my dell E6520 after an upgrade. from 11.04 -> 11.10, which is pretty damn annoying. I got a second monitor to work for a short moment once. Currently The ...
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Nvidia GT 540M on ASUS working on Ubuntu 11.10 optimus 100%

This is a laptop ASUS K53SV-SX538V with Nvidia Geforce GT 540M. I have several questions about this topic: 1. Do I need to install additional drivers other than the one Ubuntu recommends during ...
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Still cannot run unity on my laptop (nvidia optimus)?

When I had installed 11.04 due to my gpu's optimus technology, my laptop could not fully run unity. I thought that with 11.10 release this would be covered. When I run nvidia x server I see this ...
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Display brightness and resolution issues with an Nvidia GT520M

I have a notebook with NVidia GT520M (which uses Optimus technology) and after a long and bloody fight I finally put it to work through Ironhide. Last night I let my notebook be out of battery by ...
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Screen flashes gray as I log in, can I stop it?

Since installing 11.10 I've noticed that often when I login the following sequence: login screen [hit enter] light gray screen (0.5 - 1 sec) my background appears Unity loads Guake loads I'm ...
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Can I use HDMI with the Intel card of my optimus laptop?

I have an Dell Inspiron 7110 that has a Sandy bridge i7 and a discrete graphics card (GeForce 525M) from Nvidia. I want to be able to use my 23' display at home throungh hdmi but Intel integrated ...
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LightDM will not start after stopping it

[UPDATE: I appreciate the suggestions you posted, but since I couldn't make anything work in the end, I ended up re-installing Ubuntu a little while ago.] I am running Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot", ...
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2000+ processor wake ups..?

I have dell xps 15 with nvidia 525 with optimus. I use ironhide for optimus support. Under normal conditions I can see 2000+ processor wake ups. As a result of which my battery dries up rapidly. In ...
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Dell Latitude E6420 multiple-monitors not working

Has anybody managed to use a Dell Latitude E6420 with Ubuntu 11.10 64bit installed on it with dual monitors? I could not get it working. I have the notebook plugged into the docking station with two ...
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nvidia 525 disabling using ironhide

I have installed ironhide using ppa [11.10 - 32 bit, Dell xps 15]. After rebooting I tried to disable nvidia gpu using the command "sudo ironhide-disablecard". I got message as "ERROR : no module for ...
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CPU usage under ideal condition [closed]

I'm using dell xpx L502X (i7 - core) with ubuntu 11.10 with nvidia 525 with optimus support. I have installed ironhide for optimus support on my laptop. When I look at system monitor even under ...
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How can I enable unity 3d on a Dell XPS 15 L502x?

I am trying to get Unity 3d running on Ubuntu 11.10 I ran the test shared on this post How to enable Unity 3D on an Nvidia Quadro 1000M and I got this result: me@Dell-Ubuntu:~$ ...
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Graphics Card Problems with Lenovo ideapad Z570 w/ Nvidia 520m [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? My lenovo Z570 have 2 Graphic cards Intel HD and Nvidia 520m. In Ubuntu 11.04 I used wobbly windows which but now in 11.10 ...
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Getting gnome-shell working on nvidia optimus notebook

what i need is to enable the lamest hardware acceleration to get gnome-shell or unity 3d working. i know about bumblebee/ironhide/bumblebee-project. but i didn't understand how to use it directly ...
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nvidia GT 525m no screen found [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I'm a Dell XPS user with nvidia GT 525M with Optimus. When I installed nvidia I was greeted with blank screen. And the ...
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Does 11.10 support Sandy Bridge?

I'm an user of Ubuntu 11.10 who have an Asus U32sd equipped with i5 Sandy Bridge (Intel Graphics integrated). I'm afraid that the support of this plattform in Ubuntu is quite bad, and the ...
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Unity fails to load with nvidia-current with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I am using NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M default nvidia-current can only boot into Unity 2D, Unity fails to load. I tried ...