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

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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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Low Resolution on Boot, not Login

Ok, here goes: When I was installing Nvidia drivers and Bumblebee for my 780m Optimus laptop, the Intel driver somehow made my display undetectable, making X output in the lowest resolution it could ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 black screen with cursor after logging out

When I log out in Ubuntu using the GUI log out option, often the GUI interface disappears and I am left with a black screen or my desktop background and a movable mouse cursor. The system is still ...
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Sony Vaio Fit SVF1521V1EB Cannot access secondary GPU

As a new Ubuntu user I've tried several distro's including Mint. Everything works except for my graphics card. The laptop has an GT 740M gpu which has Optimus. Now I've tried a lot of tutorials to the ...
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How well does Ubuntu run on the Lenovo Y510p? [closed]

So I want to install Ubuntu on my new laptop, a Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p. It's a great laptop, pre-loaded with all the latest cool stuff like Windows 8 and UEFI and everything. Obviously, this is al nice ...
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Bumblebee on Kernerl 3.13

I just installed the new 3.13.0-031300 kernel. Can I install bumblebee normally, or there will be any issue? Also, every time I update to a new Kernel ( manually ), must I uninstall/reinstall ...
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How to configure Stereoscopy 3D using bumblebee?

Using a laptop with a GeForce GT 650M (optimus) with bumblebee using nvidia drivers 304.88 lspci -vnn | grep '\''[030[02]\]' | wc -l 2 I would like to display some stereoscopic Video on a external ...
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low screen resolution after installing bumblebee

I installed bumblebee and on reboot, I had lost the screen resolution I had before. I have tried uninstalling bumblebee and also deleted the xorg.conf file but I am still stuck with the low ...
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How to turn off dGPU on Asus S56CB aka K56CB with Bumblebee?

I run Xubuntu 13.10 on the above-mentioned laptop, sporting Optimus. The battery life is disappointing. I'd like to improve it by means of turning off the Geforce 740 with Bumblebee but something has ...
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Nvidia 331 with kernel 3.13

nvidia 331.20 or nvidia 331.38 xorg edgers not working with ubuntu 14.04lts with kernel 3.13, x crashs when loading, how i resolve this? system: asus k56cb intel 4000/nvidia 740m nvidia_prime 0.5.3 ...
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Gather discrete GPU temperature optimus

I run Nvidia Optimus using Bumblebee. Is there a way to check discrete GPU temperature while running applications with optirun?
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Bumblebee and libglx on Ubuntu 12.04, version mismatch

I tried to setup bumblebee, but until now I get this message: me@105999hmolt:/usr/lib/nvidia-current-updates/xorg$ optirun glxspheres primus: fatal: broken GLX on main X display I've noticed that ...
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Launcher Auto-hide leaves a dark bar, doesn't display properly

I am using ubuntu 13.10, I have alienware. It has nvidia-optimus but ubuntu is able to boot up if install it in UEFI mode. I have tried to auto-hide the launcher both with and without bumblebee but ...
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Input lag after nvidia update

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 with bumblebee and nvidia 331 from xorg-edgers in a ideapad u430. I used to be able to play games like Metro LL using bumblebee without any problems, but since a couple of weeks ...
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What do you do when Nvidia-CUDA drivers break Ubuntu?

I wanted to try some CUDA programming, so natually I installed all the Nvidia-CUDA* packages. After reboot, I can log in, but then there is only a black screen, and the cursor. Even after I remove ...
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How to install new graphic driver for Nvidia GT 540m and Optimus driver [duplicate]

i have an Aspire 5750G with an Nvidia GT 540 M i don't know how to install the driver for the card and the driver for the Nvidia's Optimus technology can you help me?? i'm new with Ubuntu thanks for ...
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Triple Head Performance with Nouveau

I've finally got 3 displays (Laptop display + VGA + DisplayPort) working on my Thinkpad T420 optimus laptop using the nouveau driver under Ubuntu 13.10 :) However, the performance is pretty poor, if ...
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How to check if Nvidia Optimus drivers are install

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and I have an Nvidia Geforce 640m Card. I installed the bumblebee PPA follow the instructions from the original website. I rebooted but how do I check if the drivers were ...
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Got a bumblebee error: HP-Notebook bumblebeed[3064]: [XORG] (EE) Invalid isolated device specification

I have a HP Pavilion 15-n061sr (ENERGY STAR) laptop with 2 videocards: Nvidia Geforce 740M and Intel 4000 HD. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 x86_64 and Bumblebee by following these instructions: ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M with Bumblebee on Ubuntu 13.10 giving error

I have an Acer Aspire V7 running Ubuntu 13.10 with an NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M graphics card. Currently though I'm not using this at all I'm just using the standard Integrated Haswell Graphics. I've ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Geforce 520m and Bumblebee

I am totally new to Linux. So well after following different Tutorials and How To's I am about to delete Ubuntu and start using Windows again. I just can't make my graphic drivers work properly with ...
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Bumblebee's optirun command was working fine, then suddenly it does nothing anymore

I installed Bumblebee today on my Dell laptop (i3 2370 + GF630M) to play Doom, using Doomsday. I tested the "optirun" command with firefox, then with doomsday and all was working fine. Now however, ...
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Unable to get Nvidia drivers to work on GeForce GT755M (Optimus)

I am trying to get Ubuntu 13.10 running on a Lenovo Y510p with a GeForce GT755M graphics card. I have followed countless tutorials on the web, all to no avail. The methods I have tried include: 1) ...
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Bumblebee segfault in nvidia drivers

I recently tried to use my laptop (an MSI GE60, with a GeForce GT 750M) under lubuntu 13.10. From the info I gathered, I had to use Bumblebee if I wanted to use the GeForce. I installed it using ...
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optirun with running browser

Problem: I have a window of Firefox or of Chrome opened via the launcher in the menu and now I want to run another instance of the program that take advantages of my dedicated Nvidia card, via ...
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Issues on 12.04.3 on Asus Notebook with geforce 710m

I have 12.04.3 installed on an ASUS x552CL notebook which has GeForce 710M(optimus). I have 2 issues: Wireless gets disabled from hardware switch, I resolved it using echo "options asus_nb_wmi ...
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Bumblebee applications running very slow

My laptop has NVIDIA GT 520MX discrete graphics. I installed Bumblebee to take advantage of OPTIMUS technology. But applications are running slow with Bumblebee. Applications with small memory ...
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Graphic drivers for Asus N76VZ (NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M) [duplicate]

I just installed the latest Ubuntu 13.10 and I'm trying to figure out what drivers I should install and how to do it. I have an integrated Intel GPU and a Nvidia GeForce GT 650M that should work ...
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External Monitor display on Thinkpad W520 with 12.04

I know there is a lot of material regarding these problems, but much of it seems outdated and nothing seems to be working for my situation: ThinkPad W520 (Intel 3000 and Nvidia 1000M chipset) OS: ...
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Bumblee settings

I have installed bumblebee on my lenovo W530 with Ubuntu 13.10. I have followed the guide given in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee and ensured that all settings are as in the wiki. When I run ...
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Within Ubuntu, let virtual Windows machine control the discrete graphics card

I have an ASUS N56VM with both onboard intel graphics (HD3000) and a discrete nvidia card (630M). My main OS is Ubuntu 12.04. I have VMWare Player installed and a Windows 7 virtual machine running. ...
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Modern OpenGL Core Development on an Optimus Laptop using 13.10?

I want to do some (modern, core) OpenGL programming, and the highest I have available currently on my Haswell architecture (i7) is 2.1 via Mesa. After doing some digging, it looks like this is the ...
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Regarding configuration of Nvidia GeForce GT 740M graphics driver for Toshiba Satellite P50-AX3110 in Ubuntu 13.10

I have a Toshiba Satellite P50-AX3110 laptop which comes with preinstalled Windows 8 operating system having the following configuration: 4GB RAM, 3rd generation Intel Core i5 processor, 2GB Nvidia ...
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How do I use proprietary nvidia drivers? Is Optimus still a problem (without Bumblebee)?

I am using a Nvidia GT 630M card (on a Lenovo G580) which probably uses Optimus since the Intel integrated graphics show up. I am somewhat new to Linux and installed Ubuntu 13.10. System Settings -> ...
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is ubuntu 12.04LTS comapatible with toshiba L50-a-138

I just bought Toshiba L50-A-138. Thing I wont to know is weather Ubuntu compatible with it ? Will all drivers work fine, especially VGA (cuda and optimus technology) ? Here is the link to ...
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How do I get OpenGL working on an Nvidia GeForce GT 750M?

So, what do I have: Acer Aspire V30772G laptop with an Intel video-chipset and an Nvidia Geforce GT 750M video-card Ubuntu 12.04 installed and updated, with the proprietary driver selected ...
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Disabling discrete NVIDIA card on ASUS r501vb on 13.10 Saucy, vgaswitharoo or bumblebee?

I have a Asus r501vb-s3116d with Intel® HD Graphics 4000 and Nvidia GT 740M (GK107 - 128bit) I am trying to disable the Nvidia card In Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy and no, I do not have a option to turn off ...
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Laptop not booting correctly / Nvidia Optimus GeForce 610M video card driver problem

I'm am a new user to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit on my laptop. Nothing went wrong with the installation. The problems seems to remain in a video card driver, as I have done my bit of ...
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Bumblebee setup on Dell XPS 15 9530 for dual monitors in Ubuntu 13.10

I am trying to setup my Dell XPS 15 9530 to use dual monitors in Ubuntu 13.10. The machine has the Optimus chipset with an Intel 4th generation card and an nVidia GeForce GT 750M. I followed the ...
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recent problem with bumblebee (13.04) MSI GE60

I'm on 13.4, optirun was working few days ago, and no more now. uname -a Linux bobby-OC 3.11.10-031110-generic #201311291453 SMP Fri Nov 29 19:54:20 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux pspci ...
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Bumblebee and Multiple Monitors

So, I've successfully gotten Bumblebee running on my laptop, but I'd like to know if there's any easy way to get a second monitor working out of the HDMI port on my laptop. Because I'm dual booting ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 bumblebee wont switch to Nvidia

I installed ubuntu 13.10 and followed the instructions on how to install bumblebee. I then did a test with glxears and the optirun glxears but I get the same frame rate. My guess is optirun wont ...
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Problem with Bumblebee

When running programs with optirun there is a chance that the following error will occur, and then 30 seconds later the laptop turn off. [ 320.258227] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: ...
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VGA external monitor not detected in nvidia Optimus

Ubuntu does not detect the external monitor. I have bumblebee installed as indicated here. Anyone know how to make this work?
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Failed to initialize the NVIDIA GPU with Nvidia 660m and bumblebee

Specifications: Clevo W370ET ubuntu 13.10 32bt, nvidia 660m, with 319 nvidia drivers installed, the bus ID is PCI:01:00:0. And after installing Bumblebee using this site. LINK I still can not run ...
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Latest update breaks nvidia-prime? [closed]

Currently I'm using a Dell Latitude E6430. I recently updated to to Ubuntu 13.10 (from 13.04). I installed the nvidia-319-updates/nvidia-settings-319-updates/nvidia-prime drivers (also tried the plain ...
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How to cc & make an OpenCL program on my laptop Asus x550cc

My system is Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64bit. My laptop is a Asus x550cc with Intel integrated graphics & Nvidia 720m. I installed CUDA5.0, and when I run Optirun ./deviceQuery , it work good. But when ...