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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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Well. Through a lot of investigation I found out this problem is at least 2 years old and in those 2 years a lot of very VERY smart cookies managed to make the optimus techonology work and make it easy for us plain regular human beings. I found a tutorial in french here It works only for 13.10 and after. First uninstall anything that was garbage sudo ...


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My system would boot to loging screen, and freeze. I ended up installing the nvidia-current package, but then my resolution wouldn't go above 1024x768. My monitor is 1920x1080, so I had to come up with yet more. I have learned over time that my monitor (Vizio VM230XVT) is not detected properly on install. If I hot-plug it as a second monitor, it works ...


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First do a MD5 hash check of the ISO to verify it. In case the ISO is valid, you may be facing an issue because of your GPU, ie Nvidia GTX 765M. Try the following to make it work. As soon as you boot from the USB, press any key to enter the splash screen. Press F6 and select the nomodeset option Now select Try Ubuntu without installing option and ...


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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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It is more beneficial to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows for you now if you are willing to give Ubuntu a shot and in 95% of the cases no errors will pop up! Be aware of the process as it may give some problems only in the first boot process, I suggest going through the following thread and print it or have an offline copy: Lost Windows 7 in GRUB after ...



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