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Edit the desktop entry: sudo nano /usr/share/applications/skype.desktop Change the Exec to: Exec=env PULSE_LATENCY_MSEC=60 LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/mesa/libGL.so.1 skype %U This runs: LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/mesa/libGL.so.1 before running skype when you start it with the launcher / desktop entry. It should run fine after that ...


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Something similar to the original request can be found in the nvidia-prime project. However, after some tests, I decided to get back to optirun. The main reason is that prime keep your nvidia GPU always on, with a lot more power consumption.


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Use GitHub retrieve method to check your specs. $ lspci -vnn | grep '\''[030[02]\]' 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0a16] (rev 09) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller]) 08:00.0 3D controller [0302]: NVIDIA Corporation GK208M [GeForce GT 740M] [10de:1292] (rev a1) Notice the notation ...


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Why using Bumblebee when you could get Nvidia Prime Indicator. I go the same garbled screen with first try on 331 with Bumblebee on Optimus notebook. After short googling I decided to get the Prime Indicator. You need to get rid of Bumblebee and the Nvidia driver. Bumblebee does not run well on my Optimus machine, same problems, get Prime indicator. Also ...


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As usual, I've found the solution myself ~ 5 minutes after posting the question: I had edited my firewall settings, and they were too restrictive - in particular, they prevented bumblebeed from connecting to the X server via port 8001. Firewall settings adjusted, everything back to normal :-/


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Ok, we share very simmilar specs! You need to get rid of Bumblebee and 304 Nvidia driver. Bumblebee does not run on my Optimus machine, same problems. get Prime indicator. To remove and purge bumblebee run terminal (if you got black screen, press Ctrl+Alt+F2) and type: sudo apt-get remove --purge bumblebee To install Prime run: sudo add-apt-repository ...



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