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Questions tagged [nvidia-optimus]

nVidia Optimus is a hybrid graphics technology

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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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Bottom panel (taskbar) missing after enabling nVidia DRM

I am using Kubuntu 18.10. I've experienced screen tearing and animation (QML) going too fast in KDE plasma so I enabled nVidia DRM modeset with kernel parameter nvidia-drm.modeset=1. With this ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 external monitor with intel graphics

I wanted to attach an external monitor through HDMI to my optimus laptop (Gigabyte Aero 15x) but it did not work. I found a solution that works for me in this thread: https://askubuntu.com/a/1094034/...
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How to turn off NVidia graphic card immediately?

I've used Archlinux for a long time, it use bbswitch to turn on and off NVidia driver in a few seconds. When I switch to Ubuntu, this feature seems to be missing, the only option I found is to use: ...
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prime-select nvidia not reflected in “about” Ubuntu 18.04

I have a Dell XPS 15 9570 with both intel graphics and nvidia grpahics. Currently I am running Wayland (to avoid screen tearing issues) and the nvidia 410 driver. I want to always know whether I am ...
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how to fix freezes when using nvidia prime

today I installed nvidia prime for optimus support for my aspire e5 575g running ubuntu 18.10 fresh install. specs : intel core i5 7200u with integrated graphic card nvidia 950M second graphic card 8 ...
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How to install CUDA on 18.10 for an Optimus laptop?

I have a Thinkpad W520 with NVIDIA Quadro 1000M + integrated Intel GPU. I have just made a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.10 on it. I want to achieve the following: working CUDA, working external ...
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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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Screen flickering ONLY while blank

So there's lots of reports of screen flickers for various reasons on Ubuntu, but none which only occur when the screen is blank. For me, when the screen goes blank as a result of inactivity, or if I ...
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nvidia-settings (&prime-select) fails to switch GPU after removal of GRUB

Recently I purged grub on my EFI-System (before you ask: I simply don't like it). Now nvidia-settings and prime-select throw an error when I attempt to change GPU (which fails because of this 'stupid' ...
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Cannot login after updating Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Nvidia drivers issues)

I've had Ubuntu running for the past few days without any issues. I was prompted by the built-in software updater to update some Nvidia drivers so I shrugged and went ahead with the update. When the ...
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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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nvidia-xrun problem

The command I tried to run: nvidia-xrun kwin nvidia-xrun startkde both commands give the same result. X starts, but KDE or KWin doesn't work. the screen freezes and nothing happens until ...
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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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What's the state of hybrid graphics in 2018?

I have a laptop with both Intel and Nvidia graphics, running Ubuntu 18.04. I've installed and selected the proprietary Nvidia drivers via the Software & Updates GUI (the card is a GTX 1050, which ...
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Is nvidia-xrun available only for Arch? How do I install it? [closed]

I recently found this post on Reddit. And there I found out about nvidia-xrun. I tried to google how to use it with Ubuntu but didn't find anything I could make a use of. Is it possible to use it with ...
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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 not able to turn off or switch to Intel on Ubuntu 18.04

I have Nvidia 5200m and I'm using the additional driver from Nvidia. I want to only use Intel GPU and turn off Nvidia. I try to do this with prime-select intel and it works, but when the system ...
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Nvidia Optimus HDMI no sound [duplicate]

I am using a Lenovo Legion Y720 laptop with a discrete GTX 1060 GPU. I can connect to an external monitor but there is no option to chose HDMI as output source for the speakers. Only the internal ...
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Selecting intel graphics makes my system crash at boot

i have UBUNTU 16.04 (had 18.04 with the same problem), and the problem is, when I select intel graphics by sudo prime-select intel, my system fails to boot. It starts booting, Ubuntu loading animation ...
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How to install Nvidia driver in ubuntu 18.04?

I have downloaded Nvidia driver for Linux from official website to install in my laptop. It is a file named NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-390.67.run, how to install this file?
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Disable dedicated Nvidia graphic card

i have a laptop (Schenker S403) and installed KUbuntu 18.04. Previously I have 17.10 with no problems. I disabled the graphic card in the NVidia-x-server-settings. Now my laptop runs hot and the fan ...
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Failed to start dGPU off during boot

I got this message "Failed to start dGPU off during boot." inside my logs system (Ubuntu 18.04). This error caused my discrete GPU (Nvidia 940mx) to still run although I have switched into integrated ...
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Ubuntu 18.4 Intel graphic card selected and verified still nvidia won't turn off

Ubuntu 18.4, Lenovo Ideapad Z570, Hybrid GPU Nvidia Geforce -> Proprietary Driver Installed version 390. I am able to switch between Intel and nvidia card using prime-select and Nvidia X Server ...
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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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No way of getting Nvidia GPU activated on Ubuntu 17

At the moment, my Dell XPS 15 9560 which runs Ubuntu 17 is using the intel CPU's built in GPU. I have made many attempts to change this, so that it uses the GTX 1050. I gather I need nivida-settings ...
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Thinkpad t530 blackscreen after login

Hi the computer start well but when i login the screen turn black, my laptop have the nvs 5400m but when in bios change the nvidia optimus for the integrated graphics works perfectly. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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18.04 sudo prime-select intel gives ERROR the installed packages do not support PRIME

18.04 Dell XPS 15 sudo prime-select intel gives ERROR the installed packages do not support PRIME Where can I find out more about how to proceed?
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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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Optimus : Nvidia GPU turned ON whatever prime-select says

I turned off my Nvidia GPU with prime-select today after a few weeks running dual-screen on GPU. The laptop is a Thinkpad P51 / Intel Skylake Xeon / Nvidia Optimus Quadro M2000 with Ubuntu 18.04 up to ...
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Which proprietary nVidia driver to use

I have Packard-Bell EasyNote laptop and have recently upgraded from 17.10 to 18.04. The laptop uses the nVidia Optimus system, that is it has an Intel GPU for most tasks to conserve battery power but ...
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Screen garbage with nvidia on optimus laptop under 18.04

Hp Envy M7 with nvidia 940M, works fine on intel, switch to nvidia and see assorted garbage intermittently. It clears up after a minute or two, but returns a few more minutes later. Sometimes it ...
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Nvidia prime integrated GPU shown as llvmpipe (LLVM 6.0)

My girlfriend just bought a Dell laptop with Ubuntu and updated to 18.04. But I saw that in Preferences > About shows the "graphics" as llvmpipe (LLVM 6.0, 256bits). "lspci -k" command shows that ...
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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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Intel GPU not detected in optimus laptop, Ubuntu 16.04

I'm having trouble making the integrated Intel GPU visible to Ubuntu 16.04, the only GPU available is the discrete nvidia one. The issue is happening on 2 laptops: a new Alienware 15 R3 and an old ...
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Nvidia Prime doesn't appear in Nvidia Settings on Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

I saw a question over here, says that Nvidia Graphics jumps to 90º and fan goes at maximum speed. So, I want to use the Intel graphics integrated, but in Nvidia Settings (I use Ubuntu 18.04, Nvidia ...
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How to enable hybrid graphics in 16.04

Hi so ı have a nvidia gpu (850m) & intel 4700hq (hd 4600) ı want to enable both of em if its possible ım new to this so please help me p.s:I installed latest ppa driver for nvidia
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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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nvidia-prime needs reboot [closed]

I just got my second laptop with Nvidia Optimus. It's installed with Ubuntu 18.04 beta, Linux 4.15, Nvidia 390.48. The GPU is a Quadro M2200. On my previous laptop, I could switch between the GPUs ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 NVIDIA Prime not showing up

I am having issues with NVIDIA X Server Settings. I will try to put as much info as possible, but if anything is missing let me know and I will add it. I am new to Linux so I might be making mistakes. ...
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Prime-select doesn't work?

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 a while ago, and prime-select used to work, but then I did a BIOS update and it hasn't worked since, so I'm stuck on my intel integrated graphics. I purged and re-installed ...
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No Audio Over HDMI on NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

I am running kernel v4.13.0-36-generic on Ubuntu 17.10 on an HP Omen 15. I have a hybrid NVIDIA Optimus graphics card. I dual-boot Windows 10, which can play audio from the same external monitor over ...
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vaapi with nvidia PRIME

I'm running on Ubuntu 18.04 with Nvidia PRIME, running on the discrete GPU right now. Was checking out vainfo when I found out that it wouldn't use my Intel GPU to process videos, and my 940M can't ...
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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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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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Suspend not working (cat /proc/acpi/bbswitch killed)

I have nvidia optimus laptop (Thinkpad P50) and I am not able to suspend after some recent upgrade. I managed to debug this to following command, which fails: $ cat /proc/acpi/bbswitch [1] 4564 ...
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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 '...