Nvidia Prime is a way of adding hybrid graphics support to your computer. Nvidia Prime allows the user to switch between NVIDIA (Performance Mode) and Intel (Power Saving Mode) graphics from the NVIDIA Settings utility.

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Bumblebee not switching card off

I am running Kubuntu 14.04.2 x86-64 on a ASUS Q551L. I have a Nvidia GeForce 840m that I am running the 352 driver from Nvidia. I am using bumblebee to switch between the two graphics cards. I can use ...
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No HDMI output Nvidia 331 driver

I've had a long running battle trying to get dual external monitor outputs from my 14.04 system. One monitor is VGA, the other is HDMI. Specifically, I get no HDMI video signal, but Ubuntu knows I ...
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Unable to switch to Nvidia 331 graphics driver

I'm trying to get HDMI video output working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, which I've not had any luck with so far. So I installed the proprietary Nvidia 331 driver. However the system still appears to be ...
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laptop with ubuntu 14.04 overheating

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Y580, I' have 2 graphic cards, nvidia and intel, I have noticed it's overheating a lot. Following some tutorial I removed bumbelbee and tried to install nvidia-prime ...
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How to turn off Nvidia GPU in a hybrid graphics laptop using Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a HP zbook 15 with hybrid graphics (Intel/nvidia). I want to save power and only use the Intel GPU in Ubuntu 14.04. I am dual booting between windows 7 (for work) and Ubuntu 14.04. So I can't ...
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Error when trying to run nvidia-settings and nvidia-prime

I've installed nvidia-prime and nvidia-346 drivers on my Asus K550J with intel integrated card and nvidia geforce gtx850m.. When I try to use nvidia-settings on the terminal it says: ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 on a UEFI laptop in UEFI mode?

My laptop: i7 with built-in Intel HD 4400, 8GB ram, Nvidia GeForce 840M, Broadcom WiFi, Windows 8.1 64 bit. I had tried to get Linux to work but ran into a lot of issues such as screen tearing and ...
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Can't switch to dedicated nVidia graphics card

I have an ASUS F552CL laptop with Ubuntu 15.04 installed. The laptop comes with a dedicated nVidia GeForce GT 710M graphics card. I have installed and enabled all the proprietary drivers suggested ...
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Nvidia drivers and external connections via HDMI not working when using a dual card laptop, but works with Intel card

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 (coming from Linux mint 17 for gnome shell). Everything works fine with the exception of my second monitor, attached to my laptop via HDMI. I installed the ...
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Blank screen after Nvidia driver installation

What I have done: I have follow the steps here. I downloaded the Nvidia driver for Linux 64 bit version 346.72. Does that have anything with Optimus? After seeing the said blank screen, I've ...
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How bumblebee Nvidia works in Ubuntu?

As far as I know bumblebee enables nvidia gpu when a selected client is running or run with optirun. But in wiki page Bumblebee mentioned the following line. Using Bumblebee, you can use your NVIDIA ...
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Error in optirun with nvidia [closed]

Well $ lspci -vnn | grep '\''[030[02]\]' 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0116] (rev 09) (prog-if ...
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Screen tearing with Nvidia Prime

I've installed Nvidia-346 (that also installed Prime) and prime-indicator from the ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 repository in Ubuntu 15.04. Whenever I switch from Intel to nVidia I get a general screen ...
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Nvidia dedicated graphics slower than Intel integrated

I have a laptop with Geforce 640M video and Intel i5-3317U processor(Acer Aspire M3-581TG). Nvidia uses driver 331.113 and Intel integrated graphics uses i915. With Nvidia Prime, when I switch to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 hangs sometimes on boot after CUDA 7.0 installation

in the last couple of weeks I have been struggling trying to set up my laptop for c++, qt5, OpenCV developing. System Info: Latop: MSI GE60-2PE Apache Pro (Graphic: Intl HD Integrated Graphic ...
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Can't enable nvidia profile on nvidia-prime, ubuntu 15.04

This is a bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-prime/+bug/1412057 #prime-select nvidia Info: the current alternatives in use are: ['mesa', 'mesa'] Info: selecting nvidia-346 for the ...
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Nvidia card problems on hybrid setup

System: Ubuntu 14.04 Hybrid graphics, Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics and NVIDIA GT 745M. Fresh from installation the system worked, I could use Nnvidia prime to switch ...
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Nvidia GTX 860M ubuntu 14.04 blackscreen

community I have since a clean ubuntu 14.04.2 install and two weeks searching the following Problem. System Specs: OS: Ubuntu 14.04.02 Kernels: 3.16.0-30-generic (does not boot) 3.16.0-31-generic ...
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Remove/Add nvidia drivers ubuntu 14.04.2

I'm following Ubuntu Wiki to install the drivers for hybrid-graphics in Ubuntu 14.04.2. Here are the steps: NVIDIA systems: Make sure that no other NVIDIA driver is installed (keep the ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 730m doesn't work properly with nvidia-prime

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a Dell notebook with hybrid video cards, one integrated Intel card and one dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT 730m card. I've selected the proprietary driver in the ...
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Animation/Image texture tearing

I have ASUS K53SV with nvidia GT540M card(with Optimus). Using Ubuntu 14.04. When I'm using javascript animations in either Firefox or Chrome there is texture tearing of an moving image. For example a ...
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Can't get NVIDIA Driver or CUDA working on Optimus laptop

I have an acer aspire V5-573G which comes with a NVIDIA OPTIMUS chipset and 750M gfx card. I have a fairly fresh install of 14.04 and I have tried a number of things to install driver and CUDA. In the ...
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ubuntu 14.04 - nvidia prime only works on restart (logout-login doesnt work)

on a fresh ubuntu 14.04 install, xorg-edgers PPA, dist-upgrade (latest xorg from xorg-edgers PPA), nvidia-drivers 346.47 (latest drivers), nvidia-prime 0.6.2 (from official ubuntu repository). ...
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nvidia prime dual monitors

After I fix nvidia-prime black screen issue Solving the Ubuntu 14.04 – NVIDIA 346 – nvidia-prime black screen issue I can't set up dual monitors. In one time I have enable only one monitor. How can I ...
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black screen after resuming from suspend

My laptop screen goes black after I resume it from suspend while using nvidia as default graphics manager, but when I use Intel graphics as default I dont have this issue. Nothing works, even ...
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Low brightness Ubuntu 14.10

I have an Asus X550LN with NVIDIA 840m + Intel HD 4400 but since i've installed ubuntu 14.10 the brightness is too low although in the system settings is at maximum. Some help? Fn+f5 or Fn+f6 works ...
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Low brightness Ubuntu 14.10

I have an Asus F550LNV-DM092H with NVIDIA 840m + Intel HD 4400 but since i've installed ubuntu 14.10 the brightness is too low although in the system settings is at maximum. Some help?
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nvidia-prime extended desktop stopped working

Dell XPS 14z; up-to-date Trusty, nVidia 520m (I think), display port wired to nVidia card. I had nvidia-prime running on Trusty all fine, with an extended desktop to an external monitor via the ...
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Dual monitor is not working with nvidia-prime

I have ASUS K555LA with optimus nvidia(740M). I have installed nvidia-340, nvidia-prime and everything is working just fine. Now nvidia driver is enable and my second monitor is just black(like no ...
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Problem using Nouveau Prime

I have a laptop with integrated Intel + Geforce GT 740M, and Ubuntu 14.04. I have a problem using prime features, executing this: xrandr --listproviders Providers: number : 2 Provider 0: id: 0x66 ...
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14.04 nvidia dual display (external+laptop) stretched display, offset desktop

When I try to attach an external monitor to my laptop, the windows are stretched oddly horizontally and the click offset is off. The nvidia settings also doesn't seem to show the built-in laptop ...
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Nvidia-prime profiles is empty

I have installed nvidia prime and x-org settings to solve my fan noise and overheating problem.But as my friend said to me in application profiles is empty so I couldn't switch my computer power ...
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Problem with nvidia 820m

I have laptop asus X455ld with core i3 and I installed Ubuntu 14.04. However, I can't switch to nvidia 820m graphic card. How can I resolve this problem?
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enabling discrete gpu and choosing which gpu to use

Hi all since this is my first post here. But not my first time here. I have used askubuntu a lot, the last few weeks and i have found answers to many questions i had. Unfortunately since im a linux ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen without login after switching GPU to NVIDIA using prime-indicator

After installation of prime-indicator for NVIDIA, I tried to switch from Intel to NVIDIA. (I also have nvidia-prime installed.) System rebooted, started to load, but never got to login screen. It just ...
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nvidia prime on HP ENVY 15-J186na

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on this laptop. How do I get the nvidia prime hybrid graphics working on my HP ENVY 15-J186na? The laptop comes with an integrated graphics card in the Intel Core ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 x64 very slow boot. Nouveau / nVidia: broken pipe?

(EDITED 2x) Recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 x64 takes over 4 minutes to boot on the system below. I don't understand the 'dmesg' output; at first I thought a USB MS Mouse was a problem; replaced that ...
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Nvidia-prime and low refresh

So I have been fighting with this issue for a while, I am super happy I could finally use nvidia-prime on Ubuntu 14.04 (What a relief!), so I could run all my OpenGL stuff no problem. Now the problem ...
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How to install nVidia drivers with Bumblebee on Ubuntu 14.04

As the title, how can I correctly setup nvidia-optimus technology on Ubuntu?
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Setting up HybridGraphics on Dell xps 15z (L511z) Ubuntu 14.04

Few days ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell xps 15z (L511z) laptop. First problem I encountered was with installation (from CD) not willing to start. With acpi=off selected installation always ...
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Enable Nvidia GPU if integrated GPU get stressed

I'm using a notebook with both Intel and Nvidia GPUs. I correctly installed nvidia-331 drivers, cuda and bumblebee and I can correctly run optirun some_application. Indeed, while some application is ...
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Multiple Monitor Support on nvidia prime gt620

I've got a "funny" issue. I've hooked my Zenbook UX32VD up to an Asus USB Dockingstation, and through that I've connected a 22" Dell monitor. The monitor works when I use the built-in Intel ...
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Why does Ubuntu 14.04 not recognize NVIDIA GeForce 310M hardware?

I've got a typical problem with my NVidia GPU. I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 over windows 7 and completely whiped everything (on purpose), so I have a clean Ubuntu computer. Some specs: ASUS ...
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Nvidia-prime driver update

I'm using A laptop with Nvidia 710m Optimus running on Ubuntu 14.04 with nvidia-prime. A year ago, I had 12.04 with bumblebee and back then I had latest nvidia drives installed, now with nvidia-prime, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen after switch GPU to nvidia at nvidia-prime

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 , desktop manager is lightdm, kernel is 3.13, after I installed the nvidia driver( I tried 331, 340, 343, all have this issue) from 'addtional driver' application and reboot, ...
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Nvidia low graphics mode [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on a Asus A53SV with Nvidia 540M and Intel Sandy Bridge i7. I've installed nvidia-331 proprietary driver and also the Intel graphics official driver. After the last ...
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Nvidia Graphics Card Switch Using Nvidia Optimus

I'm having a laptop with nvidia 520mx graphics card with nvidia optimus technology running Ubuntu 14.04. I've installed nvidia graphics driver version 331.38 and nvidia-prime. What I want to do is to ...
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Xrandr custom refresh rate unstable in games and with various applications [duplicate]

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on my Notebook with Nvidia optimus. Default intel drivers, nvidia 340.24 + bumblebee. (Those problems are indipendent from nvidia, they persist with either nouveau and ...
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Does nvidia-prime do automatic switching in 14.04?

I was using bumblebee for a while and have no moved to nvidia-prime. I noticed that I can change the GPU that I am using through the nvidia settings GUI. My question is, however, is if nvidia-prime is ...
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Prime Indicator enormous in xfce-panel [duplicate]

I installed prime-indicator, which allows to quickly switch between Intel and Nvidia graphics cards, as reported here: http://www.webupd8.org/2014/01/prime-indicator-lets-you-quickly-switch.html No ...