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Questions tagged [bumblebee]

Bumblebee is a software solution trying to support nVidia Optimus laptops

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HELP! Installed Bumblebee, and now my screen is black!

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and I have an Intel GPU and an Nvidia GPU. Previously I had installed the latest Nvidia driver for my Nvidia GPU, however, my computer was only using that GPU and ignoring the ...
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bbswitch error during booting Ubuntu 16.0.4

I don't know how bumblebee installed in my laptop, but after installing bumblebee when I start my laptop it can't boot, and it shows this message: bbswitch: No discrete VGA device found bbswitch ...
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who load nvidia.ko at boot?

help: I blacklist nvidia and nouveau at /etc/modprobe.d/. The nouveau wasn't loaded at boot, this is right. But the nvidia still was loaded. why? who did it?
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IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/etc/default/bumblebee'

I got this problem, I don't know how to solve it ... Please help me. $ sudo bumblebee-app-settings Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/local/bin/bumblebee-app-settings", line 37, in &...
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modprobe nvidia throws error: could not insert 'off'

I am trying to configure bumblebee to switch my nvidia discrete card. As well bumblebee crashes when tries to modprobe nvidia. When i try to do it manually, i face the same error: $ modprobe nvidia ...
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bumblebee seems to work in background, but does not display anything

I installed bumblebee on my Lenovo Thinkpad E570 with 940MX running Ubuntu 18.04.1, after some struggling with library paths I seem to be able to start optirun glxgears without errors, but no output ...
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Bumblebee: module 'nvidia-390' not found

I managed to get Bumblebee to run some time ago, but after an update it just completely stopped. I'm trying to set it up again but I can't get past this error [ 3270.586218] [ERROR]Module 'nvidia-390'...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Boot hangs at PKCS#7 signature not signed with a trusted key

I had a working 16.04 working perfectly (but no bumblebee) and then upgraded to 18.04. Gnome was very laggy so I installed Unity and lightdm but it was still laggy. So I thought something was wrong ...
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xubuntu - CPU at 78C while watching youtube videos

Xubuntu 18.04 CPU: i3-2348m GPU: gt645m RAM: 8gb 600mhz-ish ddr3 The other posts didn't help me, don't mark it as a duplicate I do have bumblebee installed heard if you don't have it installed, you ...
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Nvidia Driver messed up after installing bumblebee

gpu: gt635m I had this problem when i first installed xubuntu (and didn't have bumblebee installed), i know how to solve it but I need a recommendation. I got these 2 'lagging' horizontal lines. ...
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glxinfo Error: couldn't get an RGB, Double-buffered visual

I have a Ubuntu 16.04 server with 3 Quadro P5000. I downloaded LINUX X64 (AMD64/EM64T) DISPLAY DRIVER with version number 390.77 I installed several mesa packages $ apt list --installed | grep mesa ...
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How to run Julia using bumblebee?

I have installed bumblebee on Ubuntu 18.04. When I type optirun nvidia-smi I get Tue Aug 14 17:42:46 2018 +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | ...
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Error running Bumblebee Ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to get bumblebee working because my pc has 2 graphic cards, one Intel i7 7th gen and one Nvidia GeForce 940MX. I want to use the Intel one for almost everything and the Nvidia one for ...
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Errors While Installing Bumblebee on ubuntu 18.04

Yesterday I installed Bumblebee-nvidia;but I am getting warnings as shown below: I am on Ubuntu 18.04 and I have nvidia 396.26 installed.
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Dell XPS 15 9570 (2018) disable nvidia GPU

I have recently bought a Dell XPS 15 9570 and have successfully installed Ubuntu 18.04 on it. Mostly things work as expected, but there are some issues related to power and the nvidia GPU. Currently,...
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computer doesnt wake from suspension and couldnt change the brightness

Hello I recently installed an update on ubuntu 18.04 . After updating my computer doesnt wake from suspension and I couldnt change the brightness . I faced this issue when i installed 18.04 but this ...
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Unable to install CUDA after nvidia driver downgrade on Ubuntu 16.04

Recently I got CUDA upgraded to version 9.2 and nvidia driver to nvidia-396 with a regular auto-update on my Ubuntu 16.04 Optimus-enabled laptop, with Intel video adapter active by default and NVidia ...
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bumblebee doesn't work on Ubuntu 18.04

I installed a fresh version of Ubuntu 18.04 on my optimus laptop then I followed the instructions from this site to install the bumblebee package. It succeeded but I saw a line during the installation ...
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Poor Battery Life When Using NVIDIA driver on XPS 15 9560 [duplicate]

I have recently noticed the great difference in battery life when using the NVIDIA driver vs. the Intel driver. I am currently using the 390 driver on my XPS 15 9560 (i7 7th generation, GTX1050). I ...
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Poor Bumblebee performance on Steam games

I have an issue with bumblebee when i try to play games. I installed native Linux games such as TF2, CS:GO, DotA 2 etc... but i getting very poor performance. Linux Dist. is Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Using ...
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Unable to swtich to nvidia graphic card

I recently installed Nvidia graphics card on my laptop. However even after installation the machine is still using the Intel graphic chip. I tried running prime-select nvidia, the output being nvidia ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04 optimus nvidia MX150 unknown [closed]

I have a problem with Xiaomi mi notebook pro. My specs: i5-8250U Intel HD620 Nvidia MX150 I have tried I think almost everything till now. On Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04 nvidia states as unknown. ...
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Screen flickering after graphics driver change

I had installed ubuntu 17.10.1 on dell inspiron 7567 with gtx 1050Ti today morning. Usually i get around 10 hours of battery life in windows but in ubuntu the estimate shows 2 hrs. After searching ...
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Optirun fails on Ubuntu 17.10 with nvidia geforce 940MX

I have a laptop with a dedicated nVidia Geforce 940MX GPU. I installed the bumblebee packages following the steps written in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee but whenever I want to run optirun ...
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Additional Drivers page does not see my graphics card 16.04

I am using a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 with all of the updates installed. When I go to additional drivers it simply shows one option with "Unknown: unkown". The model is a Thinkpad P50s, it is ...
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Gnome display manager fails to start 17.10

I'm running a optimus notebook and wanted to install bumblebee on my fresh ubuntu 17.10 install. I followed the instructions for bumblebee on the ubuntuwiki. After configuring bumblebee.conf to match ...
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Low graphics mode Hybrid Graphics

My Ubuntu version is 14.04 4.4.0-81-generic, laptop is Dell Inspiron 3558 with Nvidia video card GeForce-920M and integrated Intel HDGraphics. I have spent a huge amount of time trying to find a way ...
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Failed to start Cryptography Setup for cryptswap1

Since yesterday installing the bumblebee-nvidia package I cannot boot into my Ubuntu 17.10 Desktop any more. I get this error: [FAILED] Failed to start Cryptography Setup for cryptswap1. See '...
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Inhibit suspend and hibernate until process terminates

I've managed to get bumblebee + bbswitch + nvidia drivers configured after a bit of toil. The remaining issue is whatever I run with optirun seems to hang up after resume from suspend or hibernate, ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 Cannot get nvidia drivers to work (for CUDA/openCL purposes)

I'm using a lenovo ideapad 700 (i5-6300HQ and GTX 950M), optimus based(?) laptop. My goal would be to use the GPU for openCL or CUDA computing mainly, so using the GPU to display games/desktop isn't ...
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How can I verify that my laptop has hybrid graphics?

I have a Thinkpad T430, the version with Core i7 2.9 GHz which, according to this specs page, should have an nVidia hybrid GPU from the factory. I'm using Ubuntu Mate 16.04.3 LTS. I have (according ...
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Optirun and Bumblebee basic question

I have a laptop which has two GPU's in it, an Intel and an nVidia. I have been using Bumblebee to switch between the GPU's, for instance running glxspheres or glxgears in a terminal the Intel GPU is ...
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steam cs:go, nvidia graphics - fps and game smoothness issue

I have a desktop graphics card (NVIDIA GTX 1060, 6GB). I have nearly the latest Nvidia drivers installed (v 387.12). Cuda version is also the latest (9. something). OpenGL version is 4.6.0. I ...
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Swrast cannot be loaded in Ubuntu 17.10

I updated the system today and now I am running into problems while running optirun glxgears in a machine with a Nvidia MX150. I could find several questions regarding similar problems online, ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 starts with Nvidia default

I'm trying to run my nvidia with bumblebee, I did it before on older version of Ubuntu. In 17.10 nvidia-387 and bumblebee installation was success but instead of optirun whole X starts using nvidia. ...
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Using NVIDIA Optimus on Ubuntu 17.10

I have a laptop with a GeForce 940MX which I would like to use. Unfortunately installing the official nvidia drivers under "additional drivers" and reverting from wayland to x11 does not do the trick. ...
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I cant login anymore after adding package

I am very new to ubuntu, first week with it in fact. I have 3 monitors and I was experiencing screen tearing on whichever one i wasnt currently using, so I searched a bit and found this: Screen ...
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Stable way to use integrated graphics with dedicated graphics on Ubuntu 17.04

Recently I dug up the Internet on an attempt to use the integrated GPU to display and the dedicated GPU (GeForce 940M) running on nouveau to work together. I've tried both nouveau and nvidia-375 but ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 - optirun bumblebee error [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE)

So, before I start or you calling out duplicate question, there is no such thing as xserver-xorg-legacy here. I have tried this solution here and found out that it does not exist in my version of ...
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“You do not appear to be using the nvidia x server" in BumbleBee

When I open Nvidia X Server, it says "You do not appear to be using the nvidia x server" and tell me to run nvidia-xsettings. After looking for some answers, some said that xorg.conf is not compatible ...
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Unable to use nvidia gpu with optimus on ubuntu 16.04

I'm having a dell inspiron 7567 in which im not able to use the nvidia gpu (Geforce GTX 1050). At first i only installed the nvidia driver and tried signing the MOK by following the steps from https:/...
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NVIDIA-SMI has failed because it couldn't communicate with the NVIDIA driver. Make sure that the latest NVIDIA driver is installed and running

I just installed CUDA in a notebook like this: sudo apt-get install cuda Like said here. The compilation wokrs just fine but when I try to run I got the followin problem: CUDA error at file.cu:128 ...
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CUDA or OpenCL on NVIDIA Ubuntu 17.04

I have installed nvidia-375 drivers with bumblebee by following this guide. However, there appears to be no way to get OpenCL or CUDA support running on this GPU with or without optirun/primusrun. ...
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Bumblebee 16.04: nvidia-375 depends on xserver-xorg-legacy

I updated my packages today, and now I believe I am having this issue: Bumblebee: [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) The recommended solution is to uninstall xserver-xorg-legacy. ...
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Cannot adjust brightness after installing bumblebee on Dell XPS 15

I followed this guide to install bumblebee on my Dell XPS 15 9560 running Ubuntu 17.04 in an attempt to fix the fan-always-on problem. This fixed issue with the fan and the power draw, but now I can't ...
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Bumblebee-Status display problems

For my i3 I use bumblebee-status as the status bar. I want to use it's solarized powerline theme but the arrows are not displayed correctly As you can see the arrows are not connected to their text. ...
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Bumblebee on Ubuntu 16.04LTS with HWE stack [closed]

I'm having issues installing bumblebee on 16.04.2 with HWE stack. I can't satisfy the dependencies for bumblebee because the repository offered libs have the 'hwe' suffix. The GA versions are not ...
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Hybrid Graphics GTX 970M

I have a Laptop with an Intel i7-6700HQ and a Nvidia GTX970M. Now im trying to set a fresh Ubuntu install up and get the Hybrid Graphics to work properly, so that I can use the Intel Graphics when ...
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Bumblebee could not enable discrete graphic card after waking up from suspension [closed]

My laptop is an HP Pavilion 15-n233sl with Nvidia GeForce GT 740M, running KDE Neon 5.9.2 with 4.10.0-041000-generic kernel. I have installed nvidia-375 driver from ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa. As ...
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How do I get Bumblebee & primus to work?

I'm currently using a Lenovo Z40 running on NVIDIA GeForce GT820m GPU. It's currently running on nvidia-378 drivers. I used this guide to get it to work, but, unfortunately, it wouldn't.