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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 ...
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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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Hybrid Nvidia and Intel cards, bumblebee optirun not working and OpenGL not being Intel

I have been fighting with the installation and correct usage of my Nvidia GTX960M together with an Intel i7-4720M CPU on Ubuntu 15.04. I have followed lots of links on this website, on ubuntu wiki ...
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How to use NVidia Gpu simultaneously with intel HD

My laptop has an high-end NVidia Geforce GTX 860m graphics card and the intel integrated graphics (Intel HD 4600, pretty weak) So in my case, i have to work in ue4 (very heavy on the graphics card), ...
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bbswitch failing to turn of Nvidia GPU (Refused to change power state, currently in D0)

I've noticed that my laptop has been running hotter than it should be as well as output similar to the following from dmesg around when bbswitch should be shutting down my Nvidia GPU [ 5775.721636] ...
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How am I supposed to use nvidia-prime?

I have an acer laptop with these GPUs: - GPU0: Intel HD Graphics 4000 (M) (obviously integrated) - GPU1: NVIDIA GeForce GT 710M I uninstalled all nvidia-drivers because I was experiencing a lot of ...
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Low FPS using Nvidia GeForce 730m

I have an Optimus notebook (Dell Inspiron 14R 5421), that has dual video cards: integrated Intel and dedicated Nvidia GeForce 730m. I selected the proprietary Nvidia driver (v346) from the driver ...
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Bumblebee using nouveau instead of proprietary

Running glmark2 with optirun on Nvidia 740M on 15.04: OpenGL Information GL_VENDOR: nouveau GL_RENDERER: Gallium 0.4 on NV108 GL_VERSION: 3.0 Mesa 10.5.2 I want to use proprietary driver. ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Nvidia 540m Optimus latest graphic driver

I am using ubuntu 14.10 and 331.113 NVidia driver without an issue. However I would like to install the latest possible NVidia driver that would work with my GPU. The problem is that if I download and ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 vivid - Nvidia GTX 660M (Optimus again)

I'm really sorry that I pull this topic again but "I still haven't found what I'm looking for...". I've tried tons of solutions with several behaviors, and I can't get it work properly. First of all ...
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Unable to run OpenGL 3.3 on an nvidia optimus system

I have made a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Y-410p(Optimus) with Nvidia Geforce 750M. After running the update tool, I see that nvidia-331 drivers are installed. I am unable to use nvidia ...
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unable to get display over hdmi

After following this tutorial: tutorial HDMI Nvidia trying to run : export DISPLAY=:8.0 && optirun startlxde I encountered following thin in my .cache/lxsession/LXDE (openbox:7988): ...
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Cannot use monitor plugged into dock with Thinkpad t440p on Ubuntu 15.04

This question also covers other graphics problems I've been experiencing. The Thinkpad t440p is certified for Ubuntu, but appears to have major problems after I upgraded it from 14.10 to 15.04 ...
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Ubuntu is always crashing

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside with Windows 8.1 but it's always hanging and I can't finish any work. :(. These are the typical things I'm doing with my Ubuntu. Coding using PHPStorm Debugging ...
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Battery drains very fast on Ubuntu

I have a Lenovo Z50-70 Laptop with dual boot between Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The battery lasts for about 6 hours on Windows but lasts only 2.5 hrs or less on Ubuntu. Since the difference is ...
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How to use Nouveau for graphics and NVIDIA GPU for only CUDA programs on Optimus notebook?

I am using a notebook with a Intel i7 (with its own GPU) and a NVIDIA GPU. On Windows, the notebook uses Optimus to switch between the GPUs intelligently. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I installed CUDA ...
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NVIDIA card and Bumblebee refuse to run

Whenever I try to use optirun to run a program using my NVIDIA card, I get this error message: libGL: screen 0 does not appear to be DRI2 capable libGL: OpenDriver: trying ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU

After turning on computer and login I cant use optirun. $ optirun glxheads [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver [ERROR]Aborting because fallback start is disabled. ...
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Bumblebee isnt active, now what? nvidia-prime takes whole session

Bumblebee stopped developing in 2013. How to use optirun/primerun etc... now (e.g. 15.04)? How to run desktop on intel and single app on prop. nvidia (not nouveau)? I would like nvidia to powerdown ...
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bumbleebe : Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver

I have a problem with bumbleebee since this weekend... I have the classical error : Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver... I tried everything that I found on the internet ...
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Laptop has two screens according to settings. How do I fix this?

Okay, I have just installed Kubuntu 15.04 on my Acer Aspire 5742G (with a nvidia GT540m card). I have an issue with the screen of the laptop. When I tried to open some applications (e.g. settings) ...
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Optimus in 14.04 - should I just get reinstall with 15.04?

I've been trying for a while to get the nvidia driver (331) working on my new laptop. The problem seems to be that optimus support is really hard to get working properly. Added to that, when I try to ...