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Just edit the file /etc/bumblebee/xorg.conf.nvidia to include the following screen-section to make bumblebee work: Section "Screen" Identifier "Default Screen" Device "DiscreteNvidia" EndSection (To open the file for editing, run sudo gedit /etc/bumblebee/xorg.conf.nvidia ) After a restart of bumblebee, it works properly.


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You should install and use nvidia propreitary drivers, there's no need to use bumblebee for 16.04. First, open terminal and remove bumblebee: sudo apt-get remove bumblebee sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get update Then, add nvidia driver PPA. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa sudo apt-get update Finally, install nvidia drivers of your ...


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Please don't install any packages. Just edit the file /etc/bumblebee/xorg.conf.nvidia to include the following screen-section to make bumblebee work: Section "Screen" Identifier "Default Screen" Device "DiscreteNvidia" EndSection (To open the file for editing, run sudo kate /etc/bumblebee/xorg.conf.nvidia ) After a restart of bumblebee, it works ...


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The issue is gone with Linux 4.6


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Sorry to tell you but this is a known issue with Linux on Laptops, here is a couple of articles I think may help some. http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/04/improve-battery-life-linux https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/ubuntu-help/power-batterylife.html


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bumblebee will allow you to start specific applications with the nvidia card providing the graphics acceleration for that application only. all other applications continue using the Intel GPU. it's not dynamic switching but it's better than nothing. you invoke an application as follows: primusrun application



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