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Switchable Graphics is a feature allowing the user to change between integrated and discrete graphics, without unplugging and replugging a screen or any other hardware-related manipulations.

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How do I solve Error of failed request: BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)

xrandr --listproviders Providers: number : 2 Provider 0: id: 0x46 cap: 0x9, Source Output, Sink Offload crtcs: 4 outputs: 4 associated providers: 0 name:modesetting Provider 1: id: 0x1f4 cap: 0x0 ...
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Need help figuring out some things about my graphic drivers

I would like to find out all the graphic drivers that i have available and which of them is the best one for me. I am currently running ubuntu 22.04 This are the results from sudo lshw -C display > ...
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What does the "DRI_PRIME=2 program-name" command do?

I use DRI_PRIME=1 program-name for running a program via discrete GPU on a notebook computer. DRI_PRIME=0 program-name and DRI_PRIME=2 program-name gives the same result: program is run via integrated ...
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How to force Intel Graphics instead of Radeon?

I am struggling to find how to change graphics renderer in ubuntu. My radeon card gives off all kinds of corruptions so I want to change my graphics adapter to Intel Graphics Here are some outputs: $ ...
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How do I switch between GPUS on Ubuntu?

One of my laptops (Acer Aspire Timeline 5820TZG) has two GPUs. First the integrated Intel one, and second an AMD Radeon HD. When I'm running Windows, I can use the Amethyst Control Center to switch ...
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How do I configure Vulkan to use my AMD graphics card instead of Intel?

I installed Vulkan but vulkaninfo tells me that it's using the Intel integrated graphics rather than my AMD (it has switchable graphics): VK_LAYER_LUNARG_standard_validation (LunarG Standard ...
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Nvidia drivers override AMD APU drivers

In short: Nvidia drivers take control of the graphics and my computer doesn't use the iGPU Here is my setup: CPU: Ryzen 3 2200G (display) GPU1: Gigabyte GeForce 1060 OC 3Gb, in the PCIe slot MB: MSI ...
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Do i need Drivers for Ubuntu 20.10

i am using a dell inspiron with a single boot ubuntu 20.10 x64 (bios), and intel cpu and a switchable amd hd 8670 i was checking out some ubuntu articles(i am new to linux and had some free time) and ...
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Unable to get my external monitor working on Ubuntu 20.04

After the latest update Ubuntu 20.04 is unable to detect my monitor. My graphics card is Nvidia RTX 2060. I have tried all the drivers in the list of drivers in Additional Drivers, but I had no luck. ...
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How can I switch video output from one graphics card to another (Matrox/GeForce)?

I have a home server with an integrated graphics adapter (it's some Matrox G200). But I need to drive a 4K-display with it (amongst other duties), so I've installed a GeForce (GT 710). I'm toying ...
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Missing graphics card

Ubuntu Mate 18.04 on a laptop with two graphics cards. The Intel works just fine. but the AMD Radeon HD 8690M is nowhere to be seen. All my searching has suggested with starting by checking additional ...
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How to use switchable Radeon HD graphics for Flatpak apps?

How to use switchable Radeon HD graphics for Flatpak apps? HP Pavilion G6 Dual booting with Windows 7 OS: Kubuntu 18.04 64bit Processors: 4x Core i3-2310M 2.10GHz Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6470M Memory:...
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I can't see my dedicated graphics information in system details

I have HP notebook da0077tx. It has 2 GB Nvidia GeForce dedicated graphics. I have installed Nvidia driver, it shows that nvidia is in use But it's not showing in system details
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Switchable Graphics in ubuntu[18.10]

I have AMD RADEON graphics in my laptop. As I was using windows 10, I had inbuilt as well as third party softwares for switching between intel and Amd graphics for different applications/games. Is ...
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Setting up graphics on Ubuntu for gaming

I would like to change from windows 10 to ubuntu on my "gaming" laptop. It has a core i5 with intel graphics and ATI Radeon HD 8850m graphics. Do I need to install any driver for the Radeon? Will I ...
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How to switch between switchable graphic cards in Ubuntu 18.04?

I found this guide referencing this script, but they have been written for Ubuntu 10, so they are outdated by now. The script doesn't seem to work, when running it under my account, it always ends ...
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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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5650m/4250m AMD/ATI disable discrete gpu?

I want to disable 5650m, as dpm keeps making it dynpwr for a while and when it switches to dynoff the laptop will freeze for a while. I have tried acpi_call_GUI. It finds \SB.PCI0.AGP.VGA.PX02 and ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 - AMDGPU-PRO 17.50 with --px option cannot be installed because of missing package

I tried installing AMDGPU-PRO without any settings then I can not log-in after rebooting. I searched through AskUbuntu and found one answer telling to try the --px option, which might be applicable to ...
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I tried switching from my Intel GPU to my AMD GPU, and failed

I have an "AMD Radeon R5 M330" GPU and an "Intel HD Graphics 5500" GPU on my PC. I did a check which GPU is in use: lspci -vnnn | perl -lne 'print if /^\d+\:.+(\[\S+\:\S+\])/' | grep VGA It printed ...
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Enable switchable graphics amd/amd

I am using an MSI GX60-3AE notebook with an A10-5750m APU with integrated 8650G (VLIW4) and a discrete 7970m (GCN1.0). I've installed ubuntu 16.10 then realized that the official drivers are not ...
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Does Ubuntu 16.04 automatically switch between gpus? [duplicate]

Does Ubuntu 16.04 know how to automatically switch between gpus (if present) with the default open source drivers? For example running a game on the dedicated card but only using the integrated one ...
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Making amd/intel GPUs Switchable On Laptop

I tried using few different distros on this laptop in last few years. I really like linux and want to use it in every day use but I have all sorts of problems on my laptop lenovo g500. Yesterday I ...
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Running on an i3-6100U in an HP Pavillon with switchable graphics

I'm trying to see how well I can get Kubuntu 14.04 to run on my wife's HP Pavillon with its i3-6100U CPU and additiona Topaz XT [Radeon R7 M260/M265] (rev 81) discrete graphics. It runs OK enough ...
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Disabling NVIDIA card on hybrid graphics laptop

I have MSI GP60 2QE laptop with Intel HD 4600 and NVIDIA 940M graphics. I dual booted Windows 10 with Ubuntu 15.10 and noticed, that on Ubuntu NVIDIA card is always on what makes my battery last about ...
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How do I prevent ATI Graphics Card from over heating?

I am having some serious issues with the Switchable graphics setup on my HP Envy 1103-tx Laptop. This laptop comes with: Intel HD Graphics 4000 AMD Radeon HD 7670M The ATI card is getting really ...
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Lenovo G510 can't use Radeon graphics, fglrx or switcheroo

I have only been using Ubuntu 14.04 for a few weeks and really enjoying it. My first time using Linux and I'm really impressed at how easy it has been to learn a new operating system while still ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on Acer 4820TG with Ubuntu 14.04

I am using an Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820TG notebook with Ubuntu 14.04. Everything is working well except the graphics and when I update my system. On a new 14.04 64bit installation, the default ...
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Need help getting switchable graphics working under Ubuntu 14.10

According to "Details" (System Settings-->Details), my Sony VAIO VPC-CB15F is using only my integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics card (it says the graphics are "Intel Sandybridge Mobile"), ...
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Change back to embedded graphics from Terminal [duplicate]

I used the AMD "Catalyst" program (from within Unity) to change to my dedicated graphics card, but now when I try to boot into Ubuntu, I get an error that the graphics driver has failed! Following ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 AMD/Intel Hybrid Switchable Graphics NOT WORKING

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on the HP 4530s with AMD Radeon HD 6490M/Intel HD Graphics 3000 Switchable graphics. I have installed the first Intel driver from here. Then I reboot so far there are no ...
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switching between graphic cards in radeon open source driver

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity in my laptop with (AMD hd8760/Intel) dual graphics. Fglrx is not working so I am using open source radeon driver. I know how to switch between cards when using ...
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How to switch between intel and AMD graphics card? [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 using a ZBook 14 which has Intel® Haswell Mobile graphics and an AMD FirePro M4100. Using the open-source radeon driver, how can I switch between the intel and the AMD card? I'm ...
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AMD / Intel switchable graphics problem in Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a Lenovo G500, CPU is Intel Core i3-3110M, 4GB RAM, and as you can guess, dual graphics: Intel HD 4000 for the basic stuff and AMD Radeon HD 8570 for the good stuff. ...
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DRI_PRIME doesnt work

I have a HP G6-2251ST(7420g+7670m). Im following the procedure below to make my 7670m work but performance seems to stay same. Here is what ive done; xrandr --listproviders Providers: number : 3 ...
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After upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10, bumblebee doesn't work anymore

When I try to "optirun steam", for instance, I get the following error: /usr/bin/env: error while loading shared libraries: libturbojpeg.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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ATI Graphics Card detected as different card Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I ran the codesudo lshw -c display to get the model of my graphics card that I am using. It showed Whistler 6600M series along with my Intel HD Graphics. I have switchable graphics. But my graphics ...
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lspci not detecting my graphic card

I recently purchased a Lenovo g505s, the specifications of which can be found here. After setting up Ubuntu 13.04 I tried to install the ATI proprietary drivers. But only my integrated graphics are ...
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Using my AMD Radeon™ HD 8750M Graphics in 13.04

I have been trying to get my dedicated graphics (AMD Radeon™ HD 8750M Graphics) working on my Samsung series 5 laptop. It just shows Intel® Ivybridge Mobile in the system details and gaming ...
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How to install drivers for switchable graphics for HP dv6 7040tx

I have a laptop with dual graphics cards: 1.Intel graphics 4000 2.Nvidia geforce 630m I wanted to completely switch over from windows to UBUNTU 13.04 :) But, i am very new to this environment.. In ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 AMD/Intel Hybrid Switchable Graphics NOT WORKING! [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 on the HP Pavilion dv7-6175us with AMD Radeon HD 6490M/Intel HD Graphics 3000 Switchable graphics. How can I make switchable graphics work on Ubuntu?
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Unable to boot Ubuntu/Mint

I'm posting this as a last resource I'm really frustrated with the a new laptop I bought few months ago because I am just unable to install Linux on it. It's an HP pavilion G4 1364. Short specs: Core ...
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How can I make an AMD/Intel switchable graphics system work?

I used my HP Probook 4530s (6490m + HD3000 graphics) laptop with Ubuntu 12.04, but its battery life is too much poor. It lasted one and half hour whereas in Windowns7 it lasted 3-4 hours. For using ...
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Any way to make switching between discrete and integrated graphics from the BIOS work with proprietary drivers?

What I would like to be able to do: I would like to be able to switch between my dedicated graphics card (AMD) and integrated chip (Intel) from the BIOS, that means: Restart → BIOS: set to ...
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Switchable graphics in Ubuntu

Windows in my Acer laptop had a function that made the graphics switch to a lower quality (or something) whenever I didn't have the charger plugged in. Now that I'm using Ubuntu, it doesn't seem to ...
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Disable ATI Radeon graphics card and use intel graphics (switcheroo unavailable)

So I have a HP Envy with ATI Radeon 5450 + intel switchable graphics. I think (though I'm not sure) that the Radeon is running right now on Ubuntu 12.04 (because my laptop is making too much noise ...
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Unable to switch to integrated GPU, using fglrx, Catalyst 12.6, Ubuntu 12.04

recently I installed proprietary drivers from ATI, but I am unable to switch to integrated GPU using console sudo amdconfig --px-igpu sudo restart lightdm i am able to log in, but then system ...
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How to re-configure graphics from Intel integrated to Intel / ATI switchable?

Minimum goal: Ability to switch between the graphic cards without drivers re-installation. Restarting computer in the process is fine. There are lots of 'how to get switchable graphics to work' ...
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