My Machine is a Dell make and the model is Inspiron-N5110 It has a Nvidia 540M graphics card in it. I cannot connect my laptop to the TV via HDMI and i tried installing bumblebee, nvidia-current, but no success so far.

Any one with the same issues, please help


Try http://github.com/Bumblebee-Project/Bumblebee/wiki/Multi-monitor-setup It has steps to enable more monitors, I have not tried it.

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    Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. – Oyibo Nov 10 '12 at 8:52

I had the same problem, both in Windows and Ubuntu 18.04. I solved it by diagnosing my machine specs, downloading and installing the newest drivers at Dell Support:


After that, I changed the BIOS settings removing Legacy mode, enabling secure boot and UEFI.

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