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At first update all packages by running sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade After that sudo apt-get install linux-source linux-headers-$(uname -r) sudo apt-get install build-essential dkms To delete all the nouveau driver sudo apt-get --purge remove xserver-xorg-video-nouveau Blacklisted nouveau driver in modprobe.d as sudo gedit ...


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In my case this did not work. The problem is a bug in ubuntu-drivers-common I had the same problem with my W530 and could solve it by downgrading > to ubuntu-drivers-common=1:0.2.91.4 sudo aptitude install ubuntu-drivers-common=1:0.2.91.4 sudo aptitude hold ubuntu-drivers-common This defect is still valid even with the latest update of ...


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It finally seems I found the answer. It pretty surprising for me really. I feel like... it's all about my hard drive! Hard drive I used asking this question just died few days ago. For now I'm forced to used my backup, which is stored on my external drive. I've got Ubuntu there and and I'm just using it. I tried playing Hearthstone and it just works ...


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You can also upgrade linux kernel Run in terminal sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-vivid and reboot.


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You need to install a proprietary graphics driver for Nvidia. Run in terminal sudo apt-get install nvidia-331 nvidia-prime and reboot. You will be able to switch Intel and Nvidia adapters in "Nvidia Settings" program. It looks like Intel is enough for your activities.


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You have hybrid graphics. Both adapters are powered all the time and that is way battery life is low. Nvidia adapter is new. So you need to install drivers. Run in terminal sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-352 nvidia-prime sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa and reboot. If the driver ...


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It is in the NVIDIA Settings which is installing with the nonfree driver, but I don't switch often to compare performance.


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It is working but on command line... Add only the file name to open something: optirun vlc /path/of/gamesofvideo.mkv Seeing a video on command line is not very handy.



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