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First remove all currently installed NVIDIA software. Select the Ubuntu menu entry and press the E key. Add nouveau.modeset=0 at the end of the linux line. Press the F10 key to boot into the Ubuntu system. When the login screen appears press Ctrl+Alt+F1. Enter your user name and password and then execute : sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo reboot ...


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Currently, you have (at the best of my knowledge) three possibilities regarding Nvidia hybrid graphics (the so-called Optimus technology) under Linux: Bumblebee. While this project might seem dead, it’s not (discloser: I’m part of the dev team). It has been slowly developing for a very long time, because we were all quite busy, but things have gone better ...


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Ubuntu 16.04 of course supports hybrid graphics solutions, especially notebooks that have intel graphics and NVIDIA graphics with Optimus support. Do NOT install bumblebee, it is not under development anymore, the latest version is from April 2013. The solution to switch between the two graphics today is nvidia-prime, which is available in the official ...



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