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

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Is it possible to install the same version of ubuntu on the same hdd?

I would like to have ubuntu 14.04 installed two times on my laptop. One is for actual day to day use, the other for testing how ubuntu copes with my hardware under different circumstances, without ...
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Bumblebee has stopped working since update to 14.04

~/Downloads/FTL$ optirun -vv ./FTL [ 3180.543769] [DEBUG]Reading file: /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf [ 3180.544875] [DEBUG]optirun version 3.2.1 starting... [ 3180.544894] [DEBUG]Active configuration: ...
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How to set up nVidia Optimus/Bumblebee in 14.04

The previous methods i have used to set up Bumblebee on 13.10 based distributions is not working under Ubuntu 14.04 . How can I set up Bumblebee and Bumblebee GUI in Ubuntu 14.04 ?
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Bumblebee nvidia GeForce GT 750M

I have tried various ways to get bumblebee running on a fresh Ubuntu 13.10 install with all the updates. However I seem to be having trouble getting it to work at all. I have followed the instructions ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit locks up after login

Today I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. The installation went well with no sign of issues. On boot everything seems fine until I get to the login screen. After putting in my password and logging ...
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Problem with optirun bumblebee

I'm trying to run optirun on my Lenovo G580 with nVidia GeForce 610M on Ubuntu 14.04. Getting the following error $ optirun glxgears [ 98.457967] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] ...
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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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Switching to nvidia graphics (nvidia prime,nvidia x server settings)

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I tried to switch to my Nvidia graphic card via Nvidia x server settings, but it doesn't allow me. It shows the blocking sign. Any ideas? -- with NVIDIA 745M
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Has Nvidia 331.38 support for optimus?

I'm going to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop with Intel & Nvidia graphics card. Do I have to install Bumblebee or Nvidia 331.38 has support for optimus. I don't use Nvidia card I would like to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia optimus Bumblebee error

I know that in 14.04 exists nvidia-prime for Nvidia optimus but I don't like it and neither I am able to get it work. After upgrading from 12.04 everything crashed and I made a clean install of Trusty ...
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Nvidia-331 Nvidia-Settings Prime Profile Switching Error

I'm having an issue with my nvidia-331 driver. I can't seem to switch between Intel and Nvida via nvidia-settings. The option is there but when I click 'nvidia' a blank error window pops up. It's very ...
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Unable to upgrade to 14.04

I am trying to upgrade from Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. When I start the distribution upgrade, I get this message after "setting new software channels": An unresolvable problem occurred while ...
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How to play games on Nvidia Card in Ununtu 14.04

I want to play only games on Nvidia Graphics Card and render my desktop with Intel Grphics Card. How do I add application profiles to Nvidia X server settings.
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Valid driver for Nvidia GT 740M on Ubuntu 12.04(x64)?

Has anyone successfully installed some valid driver for Nvidia-GT740M on Ubuntu 12.04(x64)?? (and being more accurate, on laptop HP Pavilion 15 ?) My question is as result of the latest thing I ...
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Logitech K810 bluetooth keyboard fails to work after waking up from hibernate

I recently bought a Logitech K810 keyboard for my laptop (Ubuntu 12.10 AMD64) and set it up using the instructions found on a bug post for the device. In a new terminal type: hcitool scan ...
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Bumblebee and Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 with Nvidia GeForce GT 630M

Bumblebee doesn't recognizes my graphic card, $ lspci | grep -i vga 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Bumblebee vs Nvidia GeForce GT 740M

After a week checking a lot of references about bumblebee/nvidia, I decided to post this new Thread. Nothing I've tried have worked in my scenario :-( ... testing of virtualgl and primus, different ...
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Error loading libGL.so.1

When attempting to run various pieces of software (notably Steam and Yenka), I have come across an error similar to this: enter code here error while loading shared libraries: libGL.so.1: cannot open ...
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Dualscreen problem with optimus

I have a Lenovo T430 (with an Optimus graphical system), connected to a Dock Station with an output DVI (a 23" screen is on this output). I have Ubuntu 14.04 Beta1. Optimus works great with the last ...
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How well does Ubuntu run on the Lenovo Y510p?

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 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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StarCraft II, Wine, Ironhide [closed]

ASUS N43JM notebook NVIDIA Geforce GT 435M Ubuntu 11.10 64bit Switchable graphics, working through ironhide Ironhide Settings: Automatic Shutdown of nVidia Card: NO Virtual Terminal: 8 Image ...
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Bumblebee optirun CrossOver games

I've been trying to play a Ragnarok Online private server with wine but this specifically server gets stuck in a faded login screen, with sound. So I installed CrossOver and it runs nice! But I need ...
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How to run a program using the Nvidia card with bbswitch?

I have a Nvidia graphics card running with Nouveau drivers which I keep disabled (at boot) using bbswitch in Ubuntu 12.04. Bumblbee always kept the card on, so I uninstalled it, and installed the ...
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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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Need help getting optirun to work

I have been searching for a few weeks now (must have spent 30+ hours) and cannot get bumblebee to run for the life of me. Here's what I do: run optirun firefox: and here's my syslog and Xorg log: ...
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How to setup Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Notebook Nvidia Optimus drivers?

I have installed the Ubuntu 12.04 on Lenovo IdeaPad Z500 Notebook. Currently I don't know how to ascertain which card is being used and how to setup the appropriated drivers to use the Nvidia Optimus. ...
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How To Use Nvidia-Prime On Ubuntu?

I have optimus laptop so i have installed nvidia drivers with prime. I have googled but didn't found any help regarding using Nvidia-prime. So How do i use my optimus card ? I know i can switch to ...
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Garbage in primus with nvidia bumblebee on Trusty

The following appears when running optirun glxgears with primus and nvidia-331-updates configured in bumblebee.conf: This is on 14.04 Trusty Tahr, upgraded from 13.10. The application seems to run ...
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If not manually launching with bumblebee, are nvidia drivers irrelevant to display problems?

I have a Dell XPS 17 L702X with an Nvidia optimus card. I have installed bumblebee. Is the following correct? If I don't manually launch a program with optirun or primusrun, then bumblebee is not ...
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How to get Nvidia Graphic card to work on Thinkpad T430?

I installed Ubuntu Linux on my Thinkpad T430 and everything works until last week. Because then I bought a new monitor with a higher screen resolution than full hd. So I cannot run the monitor with a ...
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bumblebee and lenovo: OS crash after (unsuccesful) installation

I have been struggling for some days now, and unfortunately not solved the problem: I am trying to install Bumblebee on Ubuntu (both 12.04 and 13.10) with a Lenovo T440p with hybrid graphic cards ...
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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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Bumblebee [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG]

Though this may seem like a duplicate question, none of the suggestions I've seen have worked for me, however nearly all posters get good results. I'll start with hardware: Metabox W350ST notebook ...
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Can anyone confirm a combination of Ubuntu version plus NVidia driver version plus bumblebee that works? [closed]

Is there a known combination of Ubuntu 13.10 + NVidia driver + bumblebee that works with an Optimus NVidia laptop? I have a Dell Latitude E6530 laptop with an Intel i7 CPU + integrated GPU + NVidia ...
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Making Bublebee NOT work

I have laptop with Optimus, and with Bumblebee properly installed. I want to play Dota 2 and my Nvidia card apparently hates it, to the point of no repair. I tried everything I managed to find, even ...
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X crashes on boot with dual external monitors - Lenovo Y580

I have a Lenovo Y580 with an Optimus GeForce 660M, and I'm using Bumblebee as my graphics driver. I want to disable the screen on the laptop and use two external monitors instead - one hooked up ...
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GeForce 610M with ubuntu 13.10

How can I check to have installed correctly the proprietary nvidia driver? why glxgears with and w/o optirun the output it's pretty much the same: 59 FPS. lsmod | grep nvidia gives 0 lines. But ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 Graphics Issues: Broken Pipes, Reinstalled Xorg and Bumblebee

It seems I have a problem, and am only making it worse by following what I find online. I have a new Asus N550JV-D71 (not sure about the part after the dash, though I definitely know it includes 71). ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 13.10 which driver should I install?

I have the nvidia gt 420m and the closes source driver 319.60. I red that with the drivers 319.* the nvidia optimus is native. Is that true? What about the open source drivers? I have not use them for ...
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diablo 3 won't start after add optirun prefix

I've been trying to run the Diablo3 in the ubuntu 13.10 for a while now, sadly without a success... My problem is, that i can't run it with optirun. If I just type wine ...
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how to install nvidia drivers for Geforce 750M? (no bumblebee)

Ubuntu 13.10, 64bit, Asus n550jv, Nvidia Geforce 750M I wonder has anyone succeeded to install nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 13.10 64bit without bumblebee. And if yes - then what's the trick and exact ...
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nVidia Optimus technology and LifeBook AH532

I recently bought an Fujitsu LifeBook AH532 which have hybrid graphic and comes with Windows. On Windows the Optimus technology works well, but I couldnt find how to make it works under Ubuntu. I ...
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Cannot get Asus laptop to correctly wake up from Suspend mode

I have Asus X53S laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. On my previous 12.04 installation, suspend was working. Now, after waking up from suspend mode, all I got, was a blank screen. What I've tried so far: ...
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How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? [closed]

I am considering buying a Dell XPS 15 laptop. The laptop has a Nvidia 420m card which should work with Linux but I keep reading that the Nvidia Optimus technology isn't supported on Linux. I am not ...
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How to switch between hybrid Graphics Intel/nVidia? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung NP-QX411. It has two graphics cards, Intel and nVidia. The Intel drivers were quickly found and is fully functional. But nVidia, I have tried installing several drivers in different ...
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Skype 4.2 in Ubuntu 13.04 won't open in nVidia Optimus Laptops

Actually this is an answer. Im not asking a question. Last day, I tried to install skype 4.2 on my dell N5110 with nvida Optimus, after the installation when I tried to open skype from dash it didn't ...