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How NVIDIA On-Demand option works in NVIDIA X Server Settings?

Ok I finally figured it out. As this moment, it appears that NVIDIA can do offload rendering for OpenGL and Vulkan apps. In order to enable this offload rendering, you have to put the Prime profile on ...
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ATI/Intel hybrid graphics 16.04 LTS

To use the AMD Graphics card, execute this command: DRI_PRIME=1 ./executable If you want to run a Steam game with AMD Graphics Card, you should set the Game Launch Options on Steam with this command: ...
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Can't get internal and external monitor working simultaneously with 20.04 on laptop with AMD Ryzen 7 4800H and Nvidia RTX 2060

I managed to the the AMD graphics working using the experimental support for Renoir in the Linux kernel that ships with Ubuntu 20.04. You need to add amdgpu.exp_hw_support=1 to /etc/default/grub. To ...
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How NVIDIA On-Demand option works in NVIDIA X Server Settings?

From: Part I. Installation and Configuration Instructions Chapter 35. PRIME Render Offload PRIME render offload is the ability to have an X screen rendered by one GPU, but choose certain applications ...
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How NVIDIA On-Demand option works in NVIDIA X Server Settings?

as extension to Md Narimani answer: i can confirm this is actually working for me on kubuntu 19.10 with nvidia driver version 440 some background info can be found at Chapter 34. PRIME Render Offload ...
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NVIDIA card for CUDA and AMD card for display on Ubuntu 16.04

Before starting I recommend to install ssh in order to be able to shutdown the system remotely if something goes wrong. To do so use this command: sudo apt-get install ssh and to shutdown your ...
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Intel/AMD Hybrid graphics Ubuntu 18.04

I have the exact same setup (Intel Latitude E5570 / Hybrid graphics, Intel/AMD). I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 very recently. Here are my experiences: Although I marked Install third-party software ...
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How to make steam games use my AMD GPU instad of my Intel GPU?

Launch Steam from terminal using DRI_PRIME=1 steam. Now every game you launch from Steam will use the AMD GPU. Alternatively, if you are using GNOME, you can right-click the steam icon then choose &...
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Discrete graphics always DynOff

On my Ubuntu 18.04, I solved it this way. There is no need to edit /etc/default/grub file. Check that the integrated GPU is used by default by running glxheads $ glxheads ...
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GNOME does not show the option to use dedicated graphics card on right click

GNOME requires switcheroo-control in order to detect whether the system has a hybrid graphics configuration. Check this for more on that. The fix was as easy as running one command: sudo apt install ...
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How do I install the Nvidia drivers?

Let the built-in ubuntu-drivers program decide automatically which proprietary graphics drivers to install. Open the terminal and type: sudo ubuntu-drivers install sudo reboot The install ...
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Disable NVIDIA Optimus Graphics Card

Uninstall the proprietary NVIDIA drivers and disable the use of the nouveau drivers. Open a terminal and execute : sudo apt-get install gksu gksudo gedit /etc/default/grub Add nouveau.modeset=0 ...
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How to configure an application to always run with DRI_PRIME=1 set? Is there an other way besides terminal?

Here is a little light reading on environment variables for those sleepless nights, but to cut to the chase, I quote: "A suitable file for environment variable settings that affect the system as a ...
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Is my AMD hybrid-graphics card supported by Ubuntu 16.04 driver?

In 16.04 the AMD graphics card driver is AMDGPU. The list of supported cards is here . This says your card is fully supported.
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AMDGPU with hybrid graphics 16.04

I had to update to the the mainline kernel 4.6.3 before DRI_PRIME=1 glxinfo | grep "OpenGL renderer" returned my AMD card. I am on a thinkpad s531 with an i7 processor and a Radeon HD8600. I followed ...
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safely install opensource or proprietary amd driver in ubuntu 14.04

In order to show all the proprietary drivers that are available to be installed from the default Ubuntu repositories and are compatible with your hardware, open the terminal and type: ubuntu-drivers ...
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Intel/AMD Hybrid graphics Ubuntu 18.04

In my case (HP 15-N, Radeon 8670m), I had the same problem, but I fixed it. Earlier it was: $ xrandr --listproviders Providers: number : 2 Provider 0: id: 0x64 cap: 0x9, Source Output, Sink Offload ...
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Can't see my dedicated video card

You don't see it because the lspci line does not contain VGA. If you run lspci -nn | grep -E 'VGA|Display' you will see both cards. If you are unsure what to filter, run it without grep lspci -nn
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Intel/AMD hybrid graphics on Ubuntu 16.04: How activate the other one?

just type in console: DRI_PRIME=1 application name
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Would this Arch Wiki fix for enabling GPU apply to Ubuntu?

It looks like the ACPI firmware fix can be applied in a similar fashion to Ubuntu. The boot configuration works differently though because Ubuntu 16.10 uses Grub instead of systemd-boot. Install ...
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How can I use my secondary (nvidia) graphics card

My understanding is that more recent NVIDIA hardware/software combinations are unlikely to work well with bumblebee/optirun type solutions. What works reliably for me is: > sudo nvidia-settings ...
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Disabling NVIDIA card on hybrid graphics laptop

Yes, you can: Open NVIDIA X Server Settings. Go to PRIME Profiles. Select Intel. Log out and back in or reboot. Now you are using Intel graphics. Update addressing your comments that you cannot ...
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Can't get internal and external monitor working simultaneously with 20.04 on laptop with AMD Ryzen 7 4800H and Nvidia RTX 2060

I am having same laptop. after trying lots of things what worked for me. Kernel 5.7.15 ( or later from https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/) this kernel have drivers for amd cpu and apu ...
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How do I install the Nvidia drivers?

There are a lot of solutions out there but here is what actually worked for me (suppose you have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 16.04 and nvidia binary driver downloaded) If you have dual boot, go to ...
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How do I install the Nvidia drivers?

Its available in Default Repositories. From now on, Nvidia drivers are available on default repositories. So no need of any ppa. Execute : sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-361 As of ...
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Hybrid graphic and laptop life

I have some good news for you ... you do not have to be concerned about nor fear anything at all ! The information you have got that your motherboard will get "burned up" by the integrated intel ...
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AMDGPU with hybrid graphics 16.04

Since you have the hybrid graphics and the Intel controller is present, your active card will be the Intel one. Support for AMD on 16.04 is, well, none. And there are no plans at this point to ...
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Switch Nvidia Prime without logging out

If I understand correctly, this's a problem with X server. There are no means of switching between devices while the X server is running. Bumblebee used 2 instances of X server being used in the same ...
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16.04 - Radeon R7 M260 errors

had the same problem with a similar radeon graphic card. i installed the mainline kernel version 4.6 from here: http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.6-yakkety/ Here is a guide for the ...
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AMD-INTEL hybrid graphics on Ubuntu 16.04

Since there are no longer support for fglrx driver in Ubuntu 16.04, so it seems the built in radeon driver is the only way to solve this problem. First, you have to confirm that your ATI Radeon ...
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