I am fairly new to Ubuntu, so excuse if this is a stupid question.

I am trying to get Hybrid Graphics to work. First let me explain my setup.

  1. I have a 26" Samsung as my main screen connected to DVI on Nvidia 560Ti.
  2. I have 1 19" Acer screen connected to my desktop onboard Graphics DVI for monitoring.
  3. Then I have a 42" Proline TV on the HDMI Port of the Nvidia Card.

Ubuntu version 13.10 Nvidia Driver version is 319.60 and also installed prime.

In the Nvidia Settings it picks up all 3 monitors but only display on the intel screen. I have not made any changes to xorg.conf as I am not sure what to insert.

Is this where my problem is or am I missing something else?

Here is a screenshot of my nvidia settings: screenshot of my nvidia settings

Any help will be highly appreciated.


You seam to have two option:

there is the nvidia proprietary solution


and there is the open driver solution with the bumblebee solution

How to switch between hybrid Graphics Intel/nVidia?

I am afraid that both require the GPU to be used all the time...

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