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

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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NVIDIA Geforce GT 520M driver

how to install NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M driver on ubuntu 13.10? i want this graphic driver for steam's games
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Minimising Firefox causes Xserver to crash

Whenever I minimise Firefox by using the minimise button or clicking the icon in the taskbar, within 10 seconds xserver crashes and brings me back to the login screen. This has only been verified on ...
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Installing Bumblebee - Kernel issues

I'm fairly new to Linux and I'm currently running Linux Mint 13 (based on Ubuntu 12.04). I'm trying to install Bumblebee with preferably the latest stable Nvidia 319 drivers on my Asus R505CB (this ...
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Problem with installing Nvidia display drivers on Ubuntu 13.10

Hello everyone and thank you for taking a look at this topic! I'm currently trying out Ubuntu 13.10 but I keep hitting a wall when it comes to installing a driver. I've tried: sudo apt-get install ...
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How to use Bumblee with Nvidia GeForce GT 750M?

For the life of me I cannot get Bumblee to work with my graphics card. I attempted to follow this thread to no avail, along with every other thread you get when you google "bumblebee GT 750M". Has ...
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How to choose dedicated videocard over integrated videocard in a laptop?

I have a Lenovo z580 laptop and it has 2 video cards Intel HD Graphics 2000 integrated in Intel Pentium Dual Core CPU B970 nVidia Geforce GT 630M. I use Bumblebee but it doesn't work for Virtual ...
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how to install that Nvidia 331.45 version… Nvidia newly released Nvidia 331.45 version updated drive.. now in my pc Nvidia 319 Updated drive

i'am a windows user. recently i now am switched in Ubuntu 13.10.. it's is every thing new for me... commanding and setting whatever it is every thing new for me.. and now my Pc monitor resolution is ...
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Step by step guide to install drivers for my NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520MX Graphics, Optimus™ technology

I am using Samsung NP300E5Z-S01AE Notebook and it has a NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520MX Graphics, Optimus™ technology graphics card in it. Please anyone tell me what's the way to install the drivers for the ...
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what has happend with my unity desktop

a couple of days ago I worked all day on my laptop at school, no problems.. then after arriving at home I powered up my laptop again and logged in. it loaded my desktop but unity was broken, I only ...
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Black screen problem after removing bumblebee

I use nvidia optimus gt540m graphics card. Today I upgraded to 13.10 successfully and installed Bumblebee but because of the problems about using external screen, I removed it using sudo apt-get ...
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Can't install primus:i386 package on Ubuntu 13.10 x86_64

When I try to install primus:i386 on my Ubuntu 13.10 x86_64 machine, I get this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: primus:i386 : Depends: bumblebee:i386 but it is not going to be ...
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How to turn on DisplayPort

I have Thinkpad T430 with NVIDIA NVS 5400M and Intel HD Graphics 4000. I installed the bumblebee and nvidia-current, but Ubuntu still doesn't recognise external monitor connected DisplayPort
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Bumblebee optirun appears to depend on Intel

I have a Lenovo T420 with Intel and Nvidia graphics. On upgrade to Ubuntu Saucy, I had to purge and reinstall bumblebee-nvidia to get beyond optirun failing to find a GPU driver. Now, "optirun ...
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Ubuntu optimus support?

When will Ubuntu (or a Linux kernel) have native nvidia Optimus support? Estimates? Weeks/months/years? "Native nvidia optimus support" as in when I run a graphically-demanding application, my ...
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What is the use of nvidia-prime?

Yesterday, I was very excited about initial support for optimus using nvidia-prime package on Ubuntu 13.10. It seemed to be the way to replace my bumblebee + hybrid-screenclone configuration, since ...
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ubuntu 13.10 secondary monitor - doesn't redraw properly

Hi I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo w350 and am having some issues with graphics driver. standard nouveau drivers work great on the laptop display but when I attach an external display it ...
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nvidia optimus, ubuntu 12.04, No device detected

I have a Dell XPS. I followed this tutorial to get NVidia working: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupport/Machines/Laptops/Dell/XPS/15z I try to run the glxspheres and it fails with the message ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU running Bumblebee

I'm trying to get Bumblebee working again after an upgrade to Saucy. Running software with Optirun gives the following output: optirun nvidia-settings [ 45.697126] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary ...
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Multiple Monitors using bumblebee on Ubuntu 13.10

I've been unable to get multiple monitors to work with Ubuntu 13.10 using nvidia-prime or bumblebee. Could someone point me in the right direction? With nvidia-prime, I've tried the xorg.conf here ...
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dell xps 17 l702x Nvidia GT 555M (optimus)

I know there are some topics about getting Nvidia drivers to work on the Dell XPS 17 (l702X). I have read them all and tried several approaches. Every time it results in re-installing Ubuntu because ...