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

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Unity “Isn't Supported” after installing nvidia website drivers. Computer has optimus. Trie

This all started when I went to the nvidia website and got the latest driver for my GForce 555M. I downloaded and installed LINUX X64 (AMD64/EM64T) DISPLAY DRIVER, version 310.32. There were ...
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Optirun glxgears: Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) No devices detected

I have problem with optirun command on Ubuntu 12.10 installed on notebook DELL M6600. In the BIOS I have enabled Optimus technology. I have two graphics: lspci -vnn | grep '\''[030[02]\]' Intel ...
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Steam Counter Strike 1.6 Linux beta with optimus (optirun/primusrun)

I was able to run Sam 3 on nvidia card before. Now they added CS 1.6 but they changed paths. I modified the original command I was using for sam3 but it doesnt work. cd ...
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Why is Ubuntu unable to mount my hard drive when I use Nvidia Discrete graphics?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T520 with Nvidia Optimus graphics. Optimus is designed to let you switch between discrete and integrated graphics as needed for performance and battery life. The BIOS has ...
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Ubuntu 12.10+ optimus nvidia 635m and CUDA installation?

I am trying to install CUDA on my ubuntu 12.10 as my computer has Optimus Graphic card 635m. I was able to use the card by bumblebee till I tried to install CUDA. After that I cannot run optirun. I ...
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Asus N55SF dual monitor setup

I am a new user of ubuntu. I wanted to plug my 24 inch Samsung monitor to my laptop with HDMI. My laptop has an Nvidia GT 555M and an i7 sandy bridge. so i have 2 graphic cards. But when i go to ...
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12.10 hangs on splash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? This is driving me crackers, and means I am currently having to work on Windows, which is just horrible compared to my familiar ...
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Should I be afraid to install NVIDIA driver updates?

im running ubuntu 12.04 lts using nvidia GeForce GT630M i already installed bumblebee and it works, but after like 2 weeks using it, i got updates like this: should i install the updates? im afraid ...
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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 do I undo and install the proprietary GPU driver?

At https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee I did steps 1 to 3. However, instead of doing step 4, I did: sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends bumblebee linux-headers-generic? If one day, I wanted ...
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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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“Cannot access secondary GPU” error on a Lenovo y580

I've laptop with nvidia optimus technology. I'm trying to run the nvidia graphic card (ubuntu 12.10 32bit). I did everything from this tutorial ...
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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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How can I see which video card on my Optimus-enabled machine is being used?

I'm Using Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on my Optimus-enabled Asus K55v notebook. This means it features two video cards; an integrated Intel one (1GB shared memory), and a discrete Nvidia Geforce 610M. ...
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Stable ubuntu distribution for a broadcom bcm4313 wireless driver and an nvidia 630 graphics adapter

I have been trying to completely shift to ubuntu or a linux distro for almost 2 years now. I have tried all the ubuntu distros starting from 10.04 through 11.10, but there has always been some bugs ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Black screen with mouse cursor sometimes after Ubuntu boot - nvidia optimus [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have the problem on my ThinkPad T520 with Nvidia Optimus and SSD drive Problem occurs with ...
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Will we ever see full support for nVidia Optimus on Linux?

I've been trying to wait patiently for a while. I want to use Linux a lot, but I don't want to get slower graphics. I paid extra for my graphics card, so I want to get as much gusto as I can. Thanks! ...
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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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Lightdm not working at all since bumblebee install!

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu, so please excuse me if my question is stupid... So a few weeks ago, I bought a Gigabyte U2442N with Optimus Graphics (a 640M and a HD4000). I installed the stable ...
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Which is a normal temperature for a laptop?

I have a Samsung series 5 my temperature is around 77-80°c when i am playing, and 48-54 on normal use it laptop don't have a month and I am not sure if it is normal. Intel® Core™ i5-3210M CPU @ ...
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GLX on NVIDIA Optimus, Ubuntu 12.04

I have a laptop that has an NVIDIA Optimus graphic card setup. I have tried running Minecraft on that laptop, and the game crashes after login, with the following error: org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: ...
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Correct configuration of graphics card Nvidia GeForce GT 520MX Optimus on 12.10 x64 (ASUS K53S Laptop)

Recently I installed the latest version of Ubuntu in my laptop. I made the installation with the following guide. The graphic card works and the window displays optirun glxspheres in operation and ...
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Extension GLX missing…on a desktop PC

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a new PC with an Nvidia GTX 560 graphics card, but after installing the Nvidia proprietary drivers (either -current or -current-updates), Unity won't start. When ...
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optimus dilemma [duplicate]

I plan to buy a customized laptop in a week. My main OS on the system would the latest version of ubuntu. Almost all the laptops I am interested in, seem to come with Nvidia optimus and I am well ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.10 : Sometimes a Black Screen after boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Sometimes I get a black screen after I boot my computer , I can hear the login sound from the ...
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How can i see that bumblebee has disabled nvidia?

Im trying to find out how to see if bumblebee which i installed on my 12.10 installation on my k55vd asus laptop... How can know for sure that bumblebee is turning the nvidia off?
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Is it possible to turn off integrated GPU in laptops with an Optimus card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to enable to work only one card on my laptop? Good morning. I have Alienware m14x with NVidia Optimus GT555M. I would like to be able to have my laptop screen and ...
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Optimus Alienware m14x external HDMI display?

Good evening. I spent few hours browsing possible settings and solutions, but I'm running out of options so I would really appreciated any help. I got Alienware m14x with Optimus GT555M card and I ...
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how to fix “The Bumblebee daemon has not been started yet or the socket path was incorrect”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: NVidia with Optimus conflicting in Ubuntu 12.04 I just bought a new Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook which comes with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M. So, following some indications that ...
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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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is bumblebee supposed to be a “seamless” implementation?

It is said that bumblebee is used to make Nvidia Optimus work on linux. The wikipedia Optimus description says that The switching is designed to be completely seamless and to happen "behind the ...
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Connect Lenovo W520 with TV using VGA output

I am trying to connect my Lenovo Thinkpad W520 with my 32 inch TV (Samsung) using he VGA output.The problem is that after connecting it with the TV I go to System Settings and then Monitors but it ...
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12.10 system with optimus, bumblebee and nvidia current wont install

I have a system with the optimus technology, when I try to install bumblebee-nvidia, I receive a message saying that I am missing nvidia-current (>= 260.19.12~) so, I go on and try to install ...
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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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Unity is broken after upgrading to 12.10 (Optimus laptop)

I upgraded to GNU/Linux Ubuntu 12.10 but have been unable to use Unity properly afterwards. Indeed, I encountered the exact same problem as a lot of people: the Unity side and top bars are not ...
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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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NVIDIA Optimus and Ubuntu 12.10

I'm new to linux environment. I have NVIDIA GEForce GT 520M which is Optimus card. I installed ubuntu 12.10 and on the top of that I installed NVIDIA's new driver 304.60 but something went wrong and ...
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Stuck at Unity2D, Intel video borked, discrete NVidia seems to work (Bumblebee set up)

I've been stuck with Unity 2D all day at 1024x768, tried all sorts of workarounds to no avail. My issues started when I upgraded to mesa9.0 in the ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates PPA. After a reboot, I was ...
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Thinkpad T530 with Optimus and Docking Station

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T530 with Optimus video, which is not supported on 12.04.1. I don't normally need the discrete (nVidia) graphics, so I turn it off in the BIOS settings to achieve longer ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 Nvidia drivers

i am new to Ubuntu. And i have been trying to install a new version of the nvidia drivers. When i do so, the resolution changes to 800*600 and i am unable to change it back. the reason i believe i ...
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Current status of support, on 12.10 quantal, for intel optimus? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? Which is the current status of the support, on 12.10, for intel optimus? I've seen lots of talk around, but how does it ...
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Will Xorg 1.13 land in ubuntu 12.10?

I am asking this because there may be some Optimus Nvidia updates before next year April ubuntu release and i read somewhere its connected with 1.13 features? Or i am maybe wrong.
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External display is not working under Ubuntu with a Thinkpad W530

I have a new Thinkpad W530. It has a K2000M graphics card (with Optimus) and a Intel Chipset graphic. I can't connect an external display. Here is what I tried with more or less success. 1) ...
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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