I'm happy user of MSI GP60 Leopard. It has Intel HD Graphics 4600 and nVidia GeForce 840M. Official driver downloaded from nVidia website doesn't work. After install X server hangs right after login attempt. But after adding Xorg-Edgers PPA repo and install suggested driver works everything. I also installed Prime Indicator to switch gfx card but it's force me to logout and login again.

And here is a question: is it possible to switch gfx card without logout? Or is it possible to switch it automagically?


I installed Bumblebee and switching to nVidia works on demand with optirun. Problem solved somehow.


You can't do it without logout for now.

  • Anything new on this? – smihael Mar 15 '16 at 11:36
  • How about bumblebee? – Amanuel Nega Aug 5 '18 at 6:55

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