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My issue was that I was a,) not blacklisting nouveau correctly (probably not rebooting after blacklisting. I should read the docs better.) In addition, the main culprit was that I did not set --no-opengl-libs. Since my machine has a switchable graphics card, having the runfile install them is apparently screwy. IDK why though.


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I managed to figure this out thanks to some other posts in the community and a bit of intuitive poking around. I used Ctrl+Alt+F1 to log into TTY. It asked for my login name and password, and from there I used the following commands: sudo apt-get purge nvidia-* sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-...


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Probably you forgot first before installation of nvidia-packages to export some variables to the library of CUDA. On desktop in terminal one first needs to do: export PATH=${PATH}:/usr/local/cuda/bin and on 32-bit-machines this: export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/usr/lib/nvidia-current:/usr/lib32/nvidia- current but on 64-bit-machines this:...


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The circumstances summerized are: you need acpi on for bumblebee to work, but you can only install the os with acpi off. This issue appears to only affect ubuntu 12.04 and around that, because since 14.04 and onwards I haven't had this issue anymore (on the same hardware and also other similar hardware). The correct time modifying kernel parameters was key: ...


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I have used Optimus with multiple screens (laptop + 2 external) with a dockingstation on my ThinkPad T530. It is very tricky to get it all setup and running. In my laptop screen videos are just fine, but in my external screens I saw a bit of screentearing. I tried with a few linux distros. Fedora 23 was the first one. It pretty much works out-of-the-box with ...


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What I did 1: First I ran lspci | grep VGA to check which Nvidia graphics card/chipset my computer is using. 2: Then I went to the nvidia driver website to check which graphics driver version I should install for Linux x86_64. 3: I added the graphics drivers ppa to my system sudo apt-add-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa 4: Then sudo apt-get update 5: ...



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