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Questions tagged [nvidia-prime]

Nvidia Prime is a way of adding hybrid graphics support to your computer. Nvidia Prime allows the user to switch between NVIDIA (Performance Mode) and Intel (Power Saving Mode) graphics from the NVIDIA Settings utility.

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can i use Mesa 18.1.1 as intel graphic driver and nvidia 415.25 graphic driver for nvidia 940mx and switch them using sudo prime-select?

My laptop has hybrid graphics with ubuntu 18.10 and both Intel HD620 and Nvidia 940mx. when I switch Nvidia graphics it works with zero lag, but Intel graphic lags, so I installed mesa 18.1.1 for ...
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How do I switch back to using nvidia-prime after uninstalling bumblebee?

I have a Inspiron 7559 laptop, with Nvidia 960M gpu. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, then installed nvidia drivers and bumblebee and it ran fine. Recently, I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 ,installed nvidia ...
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Xserver often freezes when running on Nvidia GPU

Running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. There are two cards: Nvidia 1050 and Intel 630. For Nvidia, I use proprietary drivers with prime. When prime mode is selected to performance (so it works on Nvidia card) ...
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Unable to switch between integrated and discrete GPUs?

This will be fairly long post because I'd like to provide a lot of detail and information on what I've already tried and hasn't worked I've just installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 on a mid-2012 15" Macbook Pro ...
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switch video cards on Asus

my question is simple. Till 16.04 I was able to switch between nvidia to intel and viceversa with proprietary drivers (through prime-select or bumblebee) without any problem. Now, after updating to 18....
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xorg configuration for switchable graphics

I have an Intel + Nvidia laptop with latest(415.23) Nvidia proprietary drivers running on Ubuntu 18.04. Sometimes it happens that in some large applications (like games) my GPU got more than 95 ...
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NVIDIA Persistence Daemon Fails, symlinks are delted

System: Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS - Unity Desktop fresh install Dell XPS 9650 Intel 7700 HQ + Nvidia 1050 GTX mobile I'm trying to get Nvidia drivers (415) + Cuda + prime select to run on my work Notebook. ...
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How can I set coolbits nvidia Ubuntu 18.04

Ok, so it seems there is no longer a xorg.conf, so how do I get to set the coolbits option now? I tried creating a config file automatically through nvidia-settings, but X fails if I do so. I have a ...
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Is my NVIDIA driver working or not?

If run the command prime-select query it returns nvidia However, if I run nvidia-smi, it looks like my nvidia processor is not being used. I can't use nvidia-settings to diagnose because for ...
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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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18.10 upgrade from 18.04 Graphics driver issues

I recently upgraded my dell XPS 9570 from ubuntu 18.04 to ubuntu 18.10. My laptop has a hybrid graphics system with an Nvidia 1050Ti and intel graphics 630. Since the upgrade, if the Nvidia graphics ...
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18.10 Vulkan on Nvidia 390 only works as root

I have a Thinkpad P50 that has a Nvidia Quadro M1000M GPU that I use with Prime. I have the Nvidia 390 proprietary drivers installed. If I run vulkan-cube as my normal user with the nvidia driver ...
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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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How to use Nvidia Prime or Bumblebee in 18.04 MSI Laptop

This is my 3rd week using Ubuntu/Linux. However my laptop has low battery life due to always running Nvidia driver. I have read many tutorial across the web about how to use Nvidia Prime but I didn't ...
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KDE Driver Manager does not show Nvidia drivers being installed, despite seemingly working

The KDE Driver Manager does not show my Nvidia drivers being installed. Specifically, I installed nvidia-396 through the Proprietary GPU Drivers PPA. It seemed to install fine. Reasons I have to ...
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Fail to boot due to Nvidia drivers

I enabled switched my gpu using prime-select nvidia and then rebooted it worked fine. But the next time when I reboot it fails to boot(stuck at loading screen) when I check behind I see that most ...
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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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18.04 Boot loop when using Intel graphic card instead of Nvidia

I just upgraded to 18.04, and I am experiencing this very annoying problem. If I disable through PRIME the Nvidia card, when I reboot a get to a black screen that flashes the boot operations, that ...
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Using AMD IGX for X/Wayland and Nvidia 1050Ti for gaming?

Here's my setup Mobo - Gigabyte 890gpa-ud3h Integrated graphics - AMD HD4290 Discrete card: nvidia 1050TI Monitor - 2 HDMI inputs available; currently only using nvidia card OS: KDE neon ...
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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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Switching to prime-select intel makes system freeze after login

I am using ubuntu 18.04 with kernel 4.17.0-041700rc6 on my ASUS FX503-VD laptop with Intel Core i5-7300hq and NVIDIA GTX 1050 (4GB). I had several issues with this laptop since installing Ubuntu up ...
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Can't boot or login using Intel w/ Nvidia server X

That's an old problem that I've got here, I'm trying to use my CPU Intel for display (nvidia prime). The problem is that after switching in the setting to Intel, my OS won't boot or login if I ...
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Switched to Intel Graphics, can't boot now (Failed to Start GPU off during boot)

I just started using Ubuntu (also Linux), and I'm having so many problems. One of which is now, I can't boot to the OS because I switched to Intel graphics from Nvidia on the Nvidia X Server Settings ...
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Can't use nvidia after upgrading kernel

If I use the kernel that came with ubuntu 18.04 after a fresh-install, I can use the nvidia GPU. However, after using ukuu to install kernel 4.17.2 I can't use the nvidia GPU anymore. lucas@test:/...
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Ubuntu is using my graphics card but it claims it's not

I'm currently running Ubuntu 18.04. I have install the prime drivers, Nvidia X Server and the Prime Select gnome add on. They all tell me I'm currently using the Intel graphics card. I ran the ...
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Nouveau blacklisted but loaded

Hi I am trying to use Ubuntu-Prime for ubuntu 18 on an asus laptop with 2 GPU (intel & nvidia). I found the power consumption of the computer to be way too high when I reboot with only the intel ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: nvidia PRIME issue - prime-select intel does not work

I have a strange problem while using nvidia-prime comand. When I change the command prime-select like this prime-select intel and reboot the system, my laptop will display something like this and ...
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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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Nvidia driver installs but does not load on ubuntu 18.04

Nvidia driver 384 ran well on Ubuntu 17.04 and 17.10. I switched to Ubuntu 18.04 (clean fresh install) and installed nvidia-driver-396 following this great answer Then I installed cuda toolkit 9.2 ...
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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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Ubuntu 18.04 EGPU not work

I have a HP Spectre (intel i7 6500 U). I have been using 16.04, and installed 18.04 recently. I don't travel much, so I use EGPU to gain more GPU power all the time. I have a razer core at home and an ...
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Dell XPS 2720 aio i Intel/nvidia 750M, Bad resolution

I'm on Ubuntu 18.10 simple boot. I've got this PC: http://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-desktop-computers/xps-27-touch-all-in-one-desktop/spd/xps-27-2720-aio I can't set the good resolution on my ...
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Suspend/Resume Yields fuzzy screen

On Ubuntu 18.04 with kernel 4.15.0-20-generic, I get the following screen when resuming from suspension: I use default 390 driver for Nvidia shipped with Ubuntu: [ 1.147280] nvidia: loading out-...
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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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Ubuntu 17.10.1 overheating on laptop with GTX 1060 Mobile and i7 7700hq CPU

My laptop is overheating on new ubuntu installation. I have tried propriety nvidia drivers and set select-prime to intel and nvidia both vise versa, but the problem persists on both selected GPU. No ...
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nvidia xserver settings freezes when switching between intel and nvidia

i am using ubuntu 18.04, when switching between intel and nvidia gpu in nvidia prime profile switcher, the application completely freezes, sometimes it shows intel card in use, but actually nvidia ...
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How to not have to log-in again after restarting Lightdm ubuntu 16.04

I have an nvidia prime laptop running Ubuntu 16.04, so I am constantly switching gpu's. However, every time I do so I have to restart lightdm through sudo systemctl restart lightdm, and in doing so ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Desktop freeze on restart/shutdown

Expected Behavior: resuming after standby - it should be possible to restart or shutdown the system by using the menu power button. Problem: after resuming, choosing restart or shutdown by the menu ...
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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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OpenGl renderer shows N/A on NVIDIA/INTEL GPU config with prime-select intel

Details: inxi -G Graphics: Card-1: Intel Device 5916 Card-2: NVIDIA GM108M [GeForce 940MX] Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.5 ) drivers: modesetting (unloaded: fbdev,...
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Cannot switch to NVIDIA GPU despite downloading proprietary driver (Acer) (ubuntu 16.04)

Despite having downloaded drivers described in other tutorials for switching to dedicated nvidia gpus on ubuntu, system details still show intel being used. Details Using a machine with hybrid ...
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Nvidia not working on Ubuntu 17.10 on Xorg

I have a Dell Mobile Precision 5510 with hybrid graphics, both an Intel HD Graphics 530 chip and an Nvidia Quadro M1000M. I'd like to switch to the Nvidia chip to run some games on SteamOS but can't ...
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Install nvidia proprietary drivers 17.10 on laptop

I've been trying for a week or so to get Ubuntu 17.10 to work with NVIDIA drivers. I've been on several forums, tried a lot of methods, but I can't figure it out. What is the best method to install ...
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Selecting nvidia graphics card with Prime results in black screen

I am currently dual-booting Ubuntu MATE 16.04 and Windows 10 using UEFI with "Secure Boot" disabled on a Thinkpad P51 with a Quadro M1200. I am trying to get the latest stable Nvidia drivers and ...
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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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Nvidia drivers - Unable to check “Force full composition pipeline”

I read that in order to avoid screen tearing I should enable the option "Force full composition pipeline" on nvidia settings[¹]. However that option doesn't seem to be available in my system. I ...
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Boot with nvidia or intel driver loaded

I have a problem with nvidia-prime, it doesnt work. When switch to Intel graphics and then start X server, notebook freezes. Intel graphics worked fine before I installed nvidia driver. I tried ...
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Intel Graphics card problem with Kernel 4.10 and prime select crash

I have a Dell XPS-15 9560 with Windows 10 pre-installed. It has 2 graphics cards, a NVIDIA GTX 1050 and an Intel 620 Kabylake GT2. I install ubuntu 16.04 through live-USB. The installation finishes ...
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Rotating screen with Nvidia driver impossible. Why?

Using the proprietary NVIDIA driver (384.59), I can't rotate a screen. It works with the Intel drivers for the integrated graphics instead the Optimus/Prime. The control panel only offers the rotation ...