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

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Can't revert to the previous state of graphic experience

This might seem so similar to many other posts regarding Nvidia Optimus Graphic Cards troubles and the pain it inflicts on its Linux users but my question is actually simply how to go back to my last ...
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How do I get Bumblebee working with a GTX 660M?

I have a GTX 660M, also an integrated Intel. The Intel runs fine but I couldn't start the Nvidia. I followed all the steps to install and configure Bumblebee from this tutorial and this other ...
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Is Bumblebee-Project that lets you configure Nvidia Optimus completely safe to use?

It's working as expected (Ubuntu 12.04 x64) and I have no problems. However I'm slightly worried about any possible damage to the hardware, I know it's far fetched but it's an unofficial workaround, ...
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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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ThinkPad T420s won't boot in NVS 4200M enabled

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my Lenovo ThinkPad T420S. In BIOS I have an option to select graphical card: integrated intel card or NVS 4200M (or NVIDIA Optimus which is out of scope now). When I ...
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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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How to make Unity 3D work with Bumblebee using the Intel chipset

I have a Sony VAIO S laptop with the dreaded Optimus and finally managed to get Bumblebee to work fully on Ubuntu 12.04 so that I can utilize both the hardware acceleration of the Intel chipset as ...
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Bumblebee problem with external monitor on hdmi: program doesn't fill whole screen

I have a DELL L501X computer supporting Optimus; my Nvidia chip is connected to the hdmi port. The driver is Nvidia-current; Bumblebee is installed and working. My PC resolution is set to 1366x768. I ...
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Intel HD 3000 not working in ubuntu 12.04

My laptop is MSi GE620 DX and it has Nvidia Optimus technology. Intel and Nvidia gfx cards. However Ubuntu doesn´t even regonize my Intel HD 3000 at all! I even tried Fedora 17 on my system and it ...
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Cannot load nvidia driver on Lenovo IdeaPad Y570 (Nvidia GT 555M)

So I understand that my laptop does not support Nvidia Optimus out of the box (http://askubuntu.com/questions/36930/how-well-do-laptops-with-nvidia-optimus-work), therefore I decided to install ...
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CUDA & MSI GT60 with Optimus enabled GTX670M?

I have a MSI GT60 Laptop with an Optimus enabled GTX 670M GPU, and I have been trying to get CUDA going in Ubuntu 12.04 environment. I realize that Optimus is not supported in Linux, but I have read ...
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Distorted graphics problem

My laptop is Asus N53S. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Installed bumblebee to use nvidia optimus (Nvidia Geforce GT540M) - animations, performance in games are excellent. But sometimes when I'm working ...
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HD 3000 is not detected [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I am using Ubuntu 12.04 which is runing on an Intel i7 based laptop with a gt540m nVidia graphic card. The problem is that ...
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How To Configure Bumblebee In Ubuntu 12.04?

After running optirun firefox i got the following error Failed to open VDPAU backend libvdpau_nvidia.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I google & found out the ...
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Having Trouble Updating Nvidia Drivers

I've just bought a new laptop and am trying to install Ubuntu on it. This is the first time I'm installing linux on my own machine (I've used it on machines at work and school before, but I've never ...
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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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External display on Vortex III laptop with Ivy Bridge and NVIDIA GTX 675M

I am planning to buy a Vortex III laptop: http://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/notebooks/VortexIII-15/ but I am not sure if I will be able to connect and use it with the external display. Does anyone have ...
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How do I install the video driver on an Asus N56V?

On a fresh installation of Kubuntu 12.04 amd64 on a Asus N56V jockey-kde says that there are no useful prprietary drivers. Using the info-center I can see in PCI an Nvidia Non-VGA unclassified ...
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How do I install Bumblebee on Nvidia 540M in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I am new to Linux ("Ubuntu") and have been using Windows until now. I have decided to try Ubuntu out since version 11 ...
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What sort of a performance hit can I expect if I use Bumblebee and Wine with an Optimus laptop? Can I even use Bumblebee in ivy bridge?

I plan to buy a new laptop sometime and I have been doing a lot of research trying to find the best one. Unfortunately a lot laptops include Optimus and it has very little Linux support. I have a ...
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Why doesn't Bumblebee work with Nvidia GT640M?

I've done a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 from a liveCD on a Samsung Series 7 Chronos with a 3rd Gen i7 and the Nvidia GeForce GT 640M. I've followed this: ...
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Should I go with a VMWare install or a Wubi install?

First off, no, I'm not going to do the standard partitioning install. I've gone through a few hours of dealing with boot managers that wouldn't install properly and accidentally temporarily "breaking" ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to recognize my nvidia graphics card?

If i type lspci| grep VGA into the terminal i get this output: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Ivy Bridge Graphics Controller(rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA ...
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How to run dual monitor with optimus

I have reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 to make a new attempt in getting the dual monitor working with my nvidia optimus. I already installed bumblebee. But still it isn't working as it should. The monitor ...
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Xlib: extension “GLX” missing on display “:0”. Asus k53s

I had everything working fine, I use a number of openGL graphics software, example pymol, mgltools, vmd, ballview, rasmol etc. All of these give the error: Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ...
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Nvidia Drivers and GPU

I've a laptop with an Nvidia optimus graphic card (GEForce GT 630m) with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. After a while of looking around, I found that the optimus controller for linus is bumblebee, so I ...
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Why does the optirun command shut down my computer?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on the Ivy Bridge Sony Vaio S. I installed bumblebee for nvidia-optimus support. Everything seemed to install fine, but if I use a command like: optirun firefox my ...
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The Bumblebee daemon has not been started yet or the socket path /var/run/bumblebee.socket was incorrect

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 in a Intel Ivy Bridge with integrated graphics and NVidia GPU with Optimus tech, however i cant manage it to work properly. I have already passed by the solution ...
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nvidia-settings error: nvidia driver not in use [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: External displays with Bumblebee I have an Asus with GEFORCE GT520M CUDA (Optimus) and I am running Kubuntu 12.04, 64bit. I am trying to connect an external monitor ...
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Drivers for NVIDIA 520M not working

I know this is nominally a duplicate question, but I've read the other questions and haven't been able to fix my problem after many hours and attempts, so please don't delete it. Also, it seems like ...
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Can I edit the Amnesia and Psychonauts launchers to run Bumblebee?

How do I customize the following game launchers to use bumblebee to run these games with my Nvidia card? The terminal command is: optirun game The games are Amnesia the dark descent and ...
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bypass optimus for external display

I have an XPS 14z with Intel and nVidia graphics. The Intel card is connected to the laptop display only. The nVidia card is connected to the display port and HDMI port. I am running bumblebee for ...
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NVIDIA Geforce gt 555m driver install problem [closed]

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on my asus N55SF, which runs nvidia geforce gt 555m and an integrated graphics, via optimus but after installation i found no such thing on ubuntu. i went o nvidia ...
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Nvidia GT540M wont work under Ubuntu 12.04, even tried different thinks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install HD3000 drivers on ubuntu 12.04? First of all, i want to apologyse in advance for my bad english, i hope you can understpood what i want to say. Also iam ...
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How can i start a game/program with the Nvidia gpu in the right click menu?

I wanted to create a script so i can start a game/program with the Nvidia gpu. So that when i right-click, i get a option in the menu "Run with Nvidia card" (Note: i am using Bumblebee) I tried ...
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How to make Bumblebee work with HP Pavilion DV6T-7000 Quad Edition with Intel HD 4000 and Nvidia GeForce GT 650M 2GB?

I just recently bought a HP DV6T-7000 Quad Edition. It has an Intel HD 4000 and a Nvidia GeForce GT 650M 2GB with Optimus. I read that I could use bumblebee to make optimus work, so I installed it. I ...
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Will Ubuntu 12 run on my Lenovo Z570 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I read somewhere that the graphics were sluggy because of graphic Card ! SPECS OF MY LENOVO: Graphics: Nvidia GT-520m ...
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Dock with dual external DVI monitors with Intel + Nvidia Optimus?

I have a Dell Latitude E6420 laptop plugged into a docking station, and the dock has 2 monitors (connected with DVI). Also note that I've installed Ubuntu alongside (dual-boot) Windows 7. I can't ...
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Ubuntu boots in 2D mode on GT 540M [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. In live mode, ubuntu booted in "3d" mode. But after installing it would always ...
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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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resolution problem with nvidia craphic card GT540M [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? i upgraded ubuntu to 12.04, i have lenovo ideapad with GT540M 2GB graphic card, 2nd gen i5 processor. when i installed ...
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ASUS 1215n 12.04 overheating

This is the 3rd time i install Ubuntu. And this time it's 12.04. I've been going back to Windows, but keep on coming back! But I just got this one problem, my ASUS EeePC 1215n keeps on overheating ...
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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 Card not detected — clean install — Have tried many solutions

I have a Dell L501x with a clean install (now clean, anyway) of 12.04. My issue is that I do not have anything in the additional/restricted driver dialog. I have an Optimus Nvidia 425m I believe with ...
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ERROR: drm:intel_dsm_platform_mux_info“ ERROR” MUX-INFO call failed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: drm:intel_dsm_platform_mux_info ERROR MUX INFO call failed First, good afternoon everyone, I found this error (drm: intel_dsm_platform_mux_info "ERROR" MUX-INFO call ...
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Cannot adjust brightness on my Packard Bell EasyNote TS11HR-127GE laptop

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Packard Bell EasyNote TS11HR-127GE laptop and I cannot adjust the brightness. If I change the slider, the brightness is always at maximum. My laptop is using NVIDIA ...
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Enable graphics Card in Virtual Box

I recently brought a new laptop with following configuration Intel i5 2450 8 Gb DDR3 RAM Nvidia geforce gtx 520 1 GB card I had setup a Windows 7 virtual machine using VirtualBox. I want to use my ...
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How can I use my external display on my laptop with intel and nvidia video cards?

My hardware: Dell xps L502X laptop with integrated intel video card and an GeForce GT 540M (HDMI). My config: Ubuntu 12.04 + nidia drivers 295.53 I didn't manage to use my external display neither in ...
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How to config multiple monitor with optimus?

I have an Acer Aspire 8951G running 12.04 Pangolin with bumblebee working beautifully. My problem is that when I connect either the VGA port or the HDMI to my projector there is no way I can see to ...
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How do I get HDMI out working with Bumblebee?

This is a repost of a questions i posted in another question thread that contained other questions. previous quetionI just pulled this out of that question. System: Asus N43J Intel i5 2.53GHz Nvidia ...