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vgaswitcheroo doesn't work on 14.04 - discrete Radeon always on, Dell Vostro 3350

I've a following problem - I've just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 on my Dell Vostro 3350 and I can't turn off the discrete graphics. As instructed here and following HybridGraphics I managed to ...
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Autoswitch GPUs using vgaswitcheroo?

I have a hybrid graphics laptop with AMD/Intel GPUs , I use vgaswitcheroo to disable/enable the external GPU , and I'm looking for any way to make it autoswitch . Is that possible ? Ubuntu 13.04 with ...
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lspci not detecting my graphic card

I recently purchased a Lenovo g505s, the specifications of which can be found here. After setting up Ubuntu 13.04 I tried to install the ATI proprietary drivers. But only my integrated graphics are ...
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switcheroo to discrete turns off backlight on laptop screen

AMD cedar/ Intel ironlake hybrid graphics. Custom kernel 3.8.3. Free radeon xorg drivers. When I switch from integrated to discrete, I do a killall lightdm and X doesn't automatically respawn like it ...
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vgaswitcheroo + ATI radeon driver

I want both vgaswitcheroo and ati driver on same machine. vgaswitcheroo is good at powersaving while I also want powerful processing too. Most of the time I switch between powersave and performance ...
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AMD/AMD GPU Switching

I have two GPU's in my laptop, both of which are AMD. Whenever I use the Catalyst Control Centre to change the GPU, nothing changes after reboot. In fact, when I do the fglrxinfo command the ...
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How can I disable one Graphics card/GPU on my system? (Interchangeable graphics involved)

The problem I have is this: I have a DELL laptop with 2 GPUs, an Intel integrated and high performance of AMD Radeon HD a 6470m, but Ubuntu does not detect it. However, the two are active at the same ...
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vgaswitcheroo isn't working in Ubuntu 12.04

I always used vgaswitcheroo to turn off my discrete graphic, I did a script to turn off in boot, but now, vgaswitcheroo isn't working anymore, I don't know why... look ...
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how to install swichable radoen hd 6470M drivers for ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: ATI 6470m & intel HD graphics 3000 drivers? i have hp pavilion g6 i5 laptop with Radoen hd 6470M switchable VGA. i installed it the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but VGA drivers ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 and ATI/AMD Radeon 5650

I have a laptop with freshly installed Ubuntu 11.10 and ATI 4200/AMD Radeon 5650 hybrid graphics. The problem is that I can't switch between integrated and discrete video while using Catalyst driver ...
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AMD Switchable Graphics (HP Probook 4530s-specific) - any way to enable?

I'm proud owner of not-that-expensive, yet powerful laptop (HP Probook 4530s). Being a fan, and every-day user of Ubuntu I was unable a way to use discrete GPU from of my laptop (hd6490), the only way ...
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How do I get the Radeon HD 6650M in my Lenovo G770 laptop working?

As stated in the topic, I have the following problem: there're two VGAs in my Lenovo G770 laptop with Ubuntu 11.04, namely Intel Mobile HD and AMD Radeon HD 6650M. And if integrated videocard is ...
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How can I choose which GPU to use from grub using vgaswitcheroo? [closed]

I have a notebook with switchable AMD/Intel Graphics. I use, successfully, vgaswitcheroo to choose the active GPU and disable the unused one by a script in rc.local. However, I would like to be able ...
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how to switch back to ATI card after using switcheroo?

I have been using switcheroo to turn off my ATI Radeon HD5650 using the switch: echo OFF > /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch This has worked perfectly. I've added it to /etc/rc.local. The ...
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I have an Intel GPU and a AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5400 series GPU, multiple questions

They are the supposed to be Switchable, the Hybrid Graphics page seems to be a little dated (talking about 10.10 and kernel 2.6) I'm not sure the AMD MRHD is working, how can I tell which graphics ...