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

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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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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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Ubuntu 13.04 Multi Monitor Dell precision m4600 nvidia optimus

I've been fighting for two days now trying to get mulitmonitor support for the my dell precision m6400 with a nvidia quadro 1000m. I recently saw that Nvidia's 319 drivers supported optimus, so ...
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Nvidia Optimus / Purple screen at boot

I have a ThinkPad T430 with an Nvidia NVS 5400M dual booting Raring and Windows 8. If I boot directly into Ubuntu or reboot Ubuntu then the system boots with a purple screen directly after grub. It's ...
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Can't detect second monitor (NVIDIA Optimus)

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a DELL XPS with NVIDIA Optimus. I know that questions related to this have been asked several times, and I followed many tutorials and instructions but couldn't make this ...
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Falling back to unity-2D after an update

I have a laptop with nvidia optimus technology and I had installed bumblebee (running ubuntu 12.04 64bit). After an update ubuntu-2d is loaded (I verified that with echo $DESKTOP_SESSION printing ...
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Nvidia Optimus GPU with Bumblebee Overclocking [duplicate]

I have a laptop with Nvidia GT 640m LE GPU, with optimus. I already made it work with Bumblebee using optirun command, but I wanted to Overclock it since the nvidia's kepler chipset has a very good ...
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Ubuntu/Kubuntu 12.10 and nvidia optimus which drivers to use

O.K. There is a mountain of information out there that I can find of particular help is this thread: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? The hardware I'm trying to install on is an ...
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How to improve performance by Optimus for GT650m?

This error occurs when I try to use the optirun command: $ optirun glxgears [39785.949467] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to assign any connected display ...
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nvidia proprietary driver 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.10 an nvidia 540M graphic card with optimis technology. If I install the nvidia current package from Software Center (and bumblebee for optimus) when I run 'optirun glxspheres' i get ...
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Wavy screen on ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 in a Samsung Chronos Series 7. This machine has NVIDIA Optimus system (Nvidia 640M plus an Intel 4000HD). I have Bumblebee installed and everything works fine with ...
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BumbleBee / getting Nvidia 310.19 Drivers to Work | 12.10

Asus U31JG - A1 Laptop: -Intel Core i3 -Nvidia 415m / Intel HD Graphics ( Optimus Technology ) Hello, I have been trying for about 3 weeks now to get any kind of Nvidia driver to work, and now ...
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bumblebee does not work with metacity and KWin, but works with compiz

If I try to launch something with optirun under compiz, it works. If I try to launch something with optirun under KDE or metacity, it gives me: [ 247.384077] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - ...
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Will installing CUDA for my Nvidia card make OpenCL available?

I'm trying to use a program called 'pyrit' which can use OpenCL. When I run the program, I get this warning: Failed to load Pyrit's OpenCL-core ('Failed to enumerate OpenCL-platforms (Unknown ...
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NVidia GF 555 and HDMI monitor on 12.04 [closed]

I know there are issues with this, but I haven't heard of a resolution. And some of the suggestions just confuse me. I have a Dell XPS with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M with Optimus running Precise ...
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How to avoid nvidia optimus syndrome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I'll be buying new laptop in few days, and reading the nvidia optimus problems, I got really scared. I'm not sure if I ...
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Nvidia optimus - Howto configure xserver on dual screen? [closed]

I have notebook with nvidia optimus technology. I have installed bumblebee and everything seems to work fine. The problem is that when I connected a second monitor to my notebook after login, it works ...
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No proper resolution settings on my ASUS x53s (Nvidia/Intel) [closed]

I have an ASUS x53s on which I've installed Ubuntu 10.11. I have read several threads about the Optimus feature using dual GPUs (integrated Intel and dedicated Nvidia) and I have also installed both ...
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How do I get an Nvidia Geforce 310M working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I have NVIDIA GeForce 310M (Hybrid) Graphics in my Samsung QX 410s02 laptop. I installed Ubuntu 11.10. Before installing ...
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World of Warcraft under primus/crossover getting Direct3D9 is not available without opengl

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 64bit and having issues using primus (due to nvidia optimus) to run World of Warcraft in Crossover.. I'm getting the following: steorra@perpetual:~$ primusrun ...
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Is there a driver for a NVIDIA GeForce GT525M?

I'm planning to buy a new laptop : http://www.dell.com/us/p/xps-l502x/pd?oc=dndodq1&model_id=xps-l502x In this laptop there is a 1024MB NVIDIA® GeForce® GT525M video card. But when i looked on ...
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Nvidia (Bumblebee) failed to load after install latest Intel driver

Everything was just fine. I have updated Intel driver using this installer. After installing the driver it was asked to restart and I did. Now optirun is not working. Intel driver looks good I think. ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, bumblebee and power management problem

First of all my laptop is asus n55sf with ubuntu 13.10. I've installed bumblebee and it's working quite good (I've tried e.g. optirun firefox and it's working fine). Right now I have problem with ...
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How do I get Ubuntu working on a Dell XPS 15?

I have a Dell XPS 15, (L502X) and I want to know If there is any problem, because of the 2 Video Cards, or anything else? Core i5 8 GB Nvidia GT525M
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Has anyone used the Lenovo y480 with Ubuntu?

I'm looking into a Laptop with good graphics capabilities for under $1000, and I came across the Lenovo y470p and y480. The y470p has an AMD graphics card which I'm told is supported better under ...
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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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Multiple-monitors and Nvidia Optimus not working after apt-get update/upgrade

Just recently (late August / early September 2014) my multiple monitor setup and Nvidia optimus is not working. I had the symptoms characterized by this bug. After setting the BIOS to graphics card: ...
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Installing CUDA toolkit

I am trying to set up my computer for CUDA development as per this instruction. Before installation it recommends uninstalling nvidia drivers and suggest running apt-get remove --purge "nvidia*". But ...
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How to solve Bumblebee/Nvidia Optimus issues with kernel 3.4 (works perfectly under 3.2)

I installed Ubuntu and could setup to utilize my Intel HD 3000/Geforce GT 540M hybrid graphics perfectly with the method described here: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? Everything works ...
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How to make sure my system has Nvidia Optimus?

I just got a new Dell XPS 15 L502X with these specs: CPU Intel i7 2670QM with Turbo Boost (integrated graphics : Intel HD 3000) Discrete Graphics: Nvidia GT 525M It was ordered from Dell France. ...
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How comes I can't use Unity with the propietary nVidia driver for my Geforce 410M?

I've got a 2nd generation Intel i5 processor with integrated graphics. In live usb mode, Ubuntu uses this one and Unity works fine. After installation with automatical updates and 3rd party software ...
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14.10 fails to boot from live USB on Alienware 14

I am trying to boot Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit on my Alienware 14 (HD 4600/GTX 765M, i7-4700MQ, 8GB RAM) and this is what appears. I'm guessing this is an issue with my GPU? How can I get this to work? I'm ...
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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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bbswitch problem in ubuntu 13.04!

I have a Sager np8290 laptop with NVidia geforce GTX 770m (optimus). I'm currently trying to get bumblebee to work with Ubuntu 13.04. Through all the mess, and fresh system installs, I have been able ...
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Clevo w650sr, nvidia 750m driver problem

I have just bought an Clevo w650sr, everything work except the nvidia graphic card. It has nvidia 750m together with a haswell CPU, Core i7-4700MQ. I have done some research and found out that I need ...
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optirun fails in Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to use Nvidia Optimus on my laptop by using Bumblebee, I have an Intel Core i5 with an Nvidia Geforce GT 630M. I have followed the instructions on the wiki page at ...
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Lost unity taskbars and window frames after upgrading from 12.04 LTS on a Dell Precision m4600 nVidia

I just upgraded from 12.04 LTS. The upgrade went fine until the moment, while still installing packages, all the unity taskbars and window frames went away. I could do nothing more but observe the ...
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Ubuntu (any version) and 650M CUDA

I'm trying to get CUDA working on Ubuntu. I can install any flavor and version, but have begun with Ubuntu 12.04 because I can't get the network set up with 11.04. This question is similar: No Cuda ...
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Compatibility of new Acer Aspire M3 with Nvidia GT 640M Kepler GPU with hybrid graphics?

A new Acer Aspire M3 with Nvidia GT 640M Kepler GPU (Nvidia Optimus) has been announced: http://www.theverge.com/2012/3/13/2868854/acer-aspire-timeline-ultra-m3-announce-kepler-gt-640M [...] the ...
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stuck with 640x480 resolution using bumblebee on 10.04

I just installed bumblebee on a Dell XPS L502X. It basically works: optirun glxspheres does exactly what it should. However, X is running with a resolution of 640x480. I can try to change settings ...
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Nvidia amd64 driver update (290.10 certified) impact on Optimus Systems and bumblebee?

Before installing Bumblebee, many users with optimus enabled systems, when they install the nvidia driver, this latter get on conflict with the integrated graphics driver and then remains inactive. ...
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kernel module nvidia with bumblebee

Bumblebee is refusing to work due to unable to finding the nvidia kernel module (I think) but I do have others. junke@1215N:~$ modprobe nv # tab tab :) nvidia-current nvidiafb nvram ...
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Asus 1215n GPU driver/s don't give me a “full” OS experience

I'm use to not having specific drivers from a manufacture on my laptop when running a Linux OS and that has always been fine - there's been adequate FOSS drivers for my needs and it hasn't ruined any ...
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xorg-edgers or mamarley ppa?

I've been having issues (it seems many have been experiencing the same problems) with the NVIDIA drivers and NVIDIA prime lately. More specifically, being unable to switch to the card and getting ...
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Which applications should I open with Bumblebee?

Having a Nvidia-optimus laptop, I have, on recommendation, installed the Bumblebee optimization. Though I am unclear about when to actively use it. There seems to be a a GUI called Bumblebee GUI where ...
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primus: fatal: Bumblebee daemon reported: error: Could not load GPU driver

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and then installed bumblebee following the instructions on Ubuntu Bumblebee wiki(where they said that primusrun is better than optirun for version=> 13.10) But when I ...
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Thinkpad with Optimus in low graphics mode after upgrade to 14.04

I upgraded my TP W520 with Optimus from 13.10 to 14.04 Under 13.10 optimus worked will. Setup with the following: ...
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Poor battery life UX32VD Ubuntu 14.04 with optimus 4000/620m

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 ux32vd laptop and am getting only 2 hours of battery life where as on my Windows partition I get 6. I'm using a zenbook ux32vd with Intel 4000/nvidia 620m. I have the ...
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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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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 ...